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World - International
1/11/2024 6:30:49 PM
The UN mission in Afghanistan said on Thursday it was "deeply concerned" by "recent arbitrary arrests and detentions" of Afghan women accused of flouting hijab rules set by Taliban authorities.

World - Region
9/25/2023 10:55:07 PM
The United States said Monday it refused a request by Iran's foreign minister to visit Washington last week, pointing to concerns about Tehran's record including past detentions of US citizens.

World - Africa
11/27/2022 10:24:05 AM
Allies of Ethiopia's federal military are looting property and carrying out mass detentions in Tigray, according to eyewitnesses and aid workers.

War in Ukraine - Military
9/9/2022 2:08:45 PM
UN investigators said Friday they had documented more than 400 arbitrary detentions and enforced disappearances by Russian forces in Ukraine, and dozens by Kyiv's troops.

World - Africa
5/23/2022 4:09:29 PM
At least nine media workers in Ethiopia's northern Amhara region have been arrested by local authorities, their employers said Monday, as rights activists warned of a sweep of unlawful detentions.

World - Africa
3/14/2022 11:59:50 AM
The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said on Sunday that government forces were responsible for burning a Tigrayan man to death, a barbaric act circulated in a widely-shared video that sparked outrage on social media.

World - Africa
1/10/2022 10:34:15 PM
President Joe Biden expressed concerns on Monday in a phone call with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed about detentions and civilian killings in the conflict in the Tigray region, while commending Abiy for the recent release of several political prisoners.

World - Africa
11/4/2021 12:32:29 PM
A rebel march on Ethiopia's capital would worsen the country's severe humanitarian crisis, already fanned by "egregious" government obstruction, a senior US official said on Thursday.

World - Africa
11/4/2021 11:17:59 AM
Facebook says it has removed a post by Ethiopia's prime minister that urged citizens to rise up and ``bury'' the rival Tigray forces who now threaten the capital as the country's war reaches the one-year mark.

World - Africa
11/3/2021 11:29:10 AM
The U.N. human rights chief said Wednesday that Ethiopia's yearlong war has been marked by "extreme brutality'' as a joint investigation into alleged atrocities faulted all sides for committing abuses, but avoided saying who was the most to blame.

World - Region
8/18/2021 1:12:23 PM
A spokeswoman for the ICRC confirmed that the group started visiting detainees in July, months after being made aware of them, but she could not comment on the conditions in which they're held

World - Africa
7/13/2021 10:56:03 PM
The detentions follow the dramatic turn in the war last month when Tigray forces marched into the regional capital, Mekele, as Ethiopian soldiers retreated and Ethiopia's gov’nt announced a unilateral cease-fire

World - Africa
4/29/2021 5:27:50 PM
Detentions are far more sweeping in scope and more arbitrary, extending even to priests and office workers, sometimes with ethnic profiling as the sole reason

World - International
4/22/2021 9:15:00 AM
OVD-Info, a group that monitors protests and detentions, said 1,782 people had been arrested, including 804 in St. Petersburg and 119 in the Urals city of Ufa

World - International
4/12/2021 9:23:19 PM
Mexico had launched enforcement operations for rounding up immigrants transiting illegally toward the U.S. border and stepped up its efforts along its border with Guatemala

World - Region
3/1/2021 6:23:18 PM
The report is to be discussed by the UN-backed Human Rights Council, which set up the commission, on March 11, as part of its current four-week session

World - International
1/30/2021 6:39:47 PM
The warning comes amid detentions of Navalny associates and opposition journalists and a police plan to restrict movement in the center of Moscow on Sunday

World - Region
5/29/2020 12:26:51 PM

World - Region
12/28/2019 7:03:55 PM
The UN has said it received credible allegations of deliberate killings, abductions and arbitrary detentions carried out by unknown armed men described as 'militia, 'unknown third parties' and `armed entities'

World - International
12/28/2019 2:47:43 PM
Rights groups have decried what they say have been mass detentions and excessive force in Uttar Pradesh, where officers have arrested more than 1,000 people

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