|mwaniki wanjiku |||Jan 16, 2017 08:24 PM EST|
Philippine rights advocates and survivors of the dictator Ferdinand Marcos, the country's former leader, criticized President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday for his comments that he is considering of declaring martial law to curb what he called the country's run-away drugs problem.
|mwaniki wanjiku |||Dec 24, 2016 02:25 AM EST|
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has reacted angrily at the United Nation's human rights chief, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, by calling him an "idiot" after the UN official urged the country's authorities to investigate the leader for murder.
|mwaniki wanjiku |||Nov 18, 2016 09:38 AM EST|
A Canadian citizen who was held by Chinese authorities says she was tortured and forced to confess that she bribed a former top official who later becomes a critic of the government.
|Charissa Echavez |||Oct 18, 2016 01:49 AM EDT|
China has issued a white paper on Monday commending the efforts and progress made in poverty reduction and human rights, state-backed Xinhua News reported.
|Charissa Echavez |||Sep 13, 2016 11:01 AM EDT|
China on Monday announced amendments to improve its judicial procedures for human rights, according to a white paper published by the State Council Information Office.
|ALVIN MUNENE |||Sep 12, 2016 04:57 PM EDT|
The Chinese government has defended the country's judicial system, arguing that the death penalty sentence is rarely pronounced on suspects.
|S Satapathy |||Apr 15, 2016 12:33 PM EDT|
In a strongly worded note, China hit back at the US' "Annual State Department report on human rights around the World" that criticised Beijing's severe clampdown on lawyers. This report published by Washington discussed human rights violation and policies in 199 countries, with specific focus on serious right violation in the Middle East countries.
|Charissa Echavez |||Jan 19, 2016 06:35 AM EST|
Chinese police officers have rescued 15 babies and arrested 78 suspected child traffickers after busting a child trafficking ring in Shandong province in eastern China. The kidnappers are suspected to have taken the babies from Sichuan province to sell them in Shandong province.
|Charissa Echavez |||Dec 18, 2015 02:02 PM EST|
A 15-year-old boy is facing beheading after joining a protest rally in Saudi Arabia. The arrested boy who is now 19 years old is Abdullah al-Zaher. He was allegedly detained and accused of "harbouring" protesters and took part on the demonstration and slogan chant as well as setting cars ablaze and throwing Molotov cocktails.
|Carlos Castillo |||Dec 18, 2015 06:35 AM EST|
The UK has accused Chinese police and security forces of manhandling foreign journalists and diplomats outside the courthouse of a free speech trial in Beijing last Monday.
|Staff Reporter |||Dec 13, 2015 07:31 AM EST|
The American visual artist Andy Warhol is credited for having predicted that, "In the future, everyone will have their fifteen minutes of fame." But he did not say you would enjoy it. For Ivan Zvonimir Cicak of Croatia, the moment must have been excruciating.
China, Russia Unsuccessfully Attempt to Remove North Korea Human Rights Discussions from UN Security Council Agenda
|Brooke Knightley |||Dec 12, 2015 08:29 AM EST|
China and Russia failed to remove the human rights discussion on North Korea's situation from the United Nations (UN) Security Council agenda on Thursday.
|Charissa Echavez |||Dec 03, 2015 09:46 AM EST|
A Saudi Arabian government official threatened to file a case against an unidentified Twitter user, who allegedly compared the death sentence handed to a Palestinian poet on Friday with the punitive measures of the militant group ISIS. Now, a number of Twitter users have shared their thoughts with the hashtag #SueMeSaudi.
|Desiree Sison |||Nov 12, 2015 07:31 AM EST|
A human rights watchdog is challenging China to reveal its torture cases and methods and its promise to curb wrongful convictions at a key United Nations torture review which will be held in Geneva from November 17-18.
|Cybelle Go |||Nov 11, 2015 03:13 PM EST|
China on Tuesday emphasized that it would not be a good idea for the United Nations Security Council to restore dialogue about North Korea’s alleged violation of human rights, according to Reuters.
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