The report released just weeks after the International Criminal Court's prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said that she would formally investigate war crimes in the Israeli-occupied areas of West Bank and Gaza. Israel's foreign ministry rejected the claims.
Human Rights Watch urges the UN Human Rights Commission to create a body to investigate allegations, including the mass detention of Uighur Muslims and a crackdown on religious practices that amount to crimes against humanity.
Authorities in western Libya free 120 fighters loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar, the latest move towards reconciliation in a UN-backed peace process aimed at ending years of violence.
Militants ambushed the town in Cabo Delgado province on Wednesday and have now seized its control after government forces withdrew, security sources say.
Tanzania's new President Samia Suluhu Hassan says the country should unite and avoid pointing fingers after the death of John Magufuli, her Covid-19 sceptic predecessor, urging the east African country to look forward with hope and confidence.
Human Rights Watch says Eritrean troops shot dead "over 200 civilians" on November 28-29 alone, making Axum massacre in Tigray region one of the deadliest atrocities of the conflict so far.
Activists across the Arab world continue to fight for human and civil rights despite violence and intimidation.
Using 3D modelling and open-source analysis, an investigation by research agency Forensic Architecture refutes the Israeli army’s claims that the 26-year-old Palestinian was justifiably killed.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said that it would “raise these new developments with the UAE.”
Indonesia’s move has been applauded by rights activists, who say non-Muslim girls were forced for years to wear the head-covering in conservative parts of the country.
The accusation relates to an incident on January 10 that the Cameroon army, which is fighting armed separatists in the region, says was a fight with "terrorists."
Lebanon’s authorities publicly promised an investigation into the blast that killed more than 200 people and devastated half the city would take five days, but six months later, the public is still waiting for answers.
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