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World - Africa
5/31/2022 4:23:30 PM
Civilian deaths and rights abuses attributable to the Malian armed forces surged in the first quarter of 2022, a United Nations report said on Monday.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/12/2022 7:30:34 PM
The UN's top human rights body has overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling on its investigators to specifically look into possible rights abuses and violations in northern Ukraine shortly after Russia's invasion.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/4/2022 3:06:36 PM
Russia appeared more isolated than ever following a historic vote at the UN Human Rights Council on Friday to launch an investigation into violations committed in Moscow's Ukraine war.

World - International
12/24/2021 12:31:59 AM
Intel found itself on the back foot in Washington and Beijing on Thursday after issuing a public apology over a letter to its suppliers referencing US sanctions targeting human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang province.

World - International
12/16/2021 6:51:00 PM
The Biden administration said Thursday it is imposing new sanctions on several Chinese biotech and surveillance companies and government entities for actions in Xinjiang province, the latest step against Beijing over human rights abuses of Uyghur Muslims in the country's western region.

World - International
12/9/2021 6:04:57 PM
China committed genocide in the Xinjiang region by preventing births in the Uyghur population, a London panel investigating alleged human rights abuses concluded on Thursday.

World - International
12/9/2021 1:19:27 PM
The U.S. has ordered an arms embargo on Cambodia, citing deepening Chinese military influence, corruption and human rights abuses by the government and armed forces in the Southeast Asian country.

World - Region
12/8/2021 9:22:27 PM
Iran has voiced criticism over new US sanctions imposed on a dozen Iranian entities and officials accused of "serious" human rights abuses.

World - Region
12/7/2021 11:00:35 PM
The United States slapped fresh sanctions on a dozen Iranian officials and entities for "serious" human rights abuses Tuesday, days after nuclear talks with Tehran halted with no sign of progress.

Sports - World
10/7/2021 7:22:50 PM
English Premier League club Newcastle was sold to Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund on Thursday after a protracted takeover and legal fight involving concerns about piracy and rights abuses in the kingdom.

World - Region
9/30/2021 4:09:57 PM
Qatar's top diplomat on Thursday labelled a recent string of rights abuses in Afghanistan "disappointing" and called on the Taliban leadership to look to Doha for how to run an Islamic system.

World - Africa
9/24/2021 6:21:35 PM
Tedros has run afoul of the Ethiopian government of Nobel Peace Prize-winning Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed over his outspokenness about killings and other human rights abuses in his home region of Tigray

World - Africa
8/23/2021 9:29:00 PM
'The government of Eritrea rejects, both in letter and spirit, the utterly baseless allegations and blackmail directed against it,' the Eritrean foreign ministry said in a statement

World - Africa
8/23/2021 7:16:09 PM
The US Treasury Department said forces under the command of General Filipos Woldeyohannes, chief of staff of the Eritrean Defense Forces (EDF), are responsible for 'massacres, looting, and sexual assaults'

World - Region
6/28/2021 3:09:59 PM
Iran's judiciary is regularly criticised by the United Nations and Western non-governmental organisations for alleged rights abuses

World - Africa
5/27/2021 9:59:16 AM
'The United States is committed to helping Ethiopia address these challenges,' Biden said, indicating that US special envoy for the Horn of Africa Jeffrey Feltman would return to the region next week

World - Africa
4/26/2021 8:50:33 PM
Blinken noted that Eritrean forces and Amhara regional forces in the conflict-torn region are contributing to the growing humanitarian disaster and committing human rights abuses

World - Africa
4/2/2021 4:37:55 PM
The government says most fighting has ceased but there are still isolated incidents of shooting

World - Region
3/30/2021 7:49:23 PM
EU envoys are expected to agree to impose travel bans and asset freezes on the individuals, the diplomats said, and their names would be published next week, when the sanctions take effect

World - Africa
3/27/2021 11:34:33 AM
Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed, who has faced mounting international pressure to address reports of human rights abuses during the conflict in Tigray, said on Friday that Eritrea had agreed to withdraw troops from the region

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