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Sunday, 22 October, 2017, 20:17 GMT

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The Netherlands: Congo atrocities suspect arrives at International Criminal Court
23-03-2013
Bosco Ntaganda has become the first ICC suspect to surrender himself to the court's custody. He stands accused of using child soldiers and keeping sex slaves from 2002 to 2003.


India: Minor girl gangraped in Uttar Pradesh
22-03-2013
A 16-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by three men in Alahiapur village in Sitapur.


1,800 children die daily from unsafe water, poor sanitation
22-03-2013
UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said 90 percent of children deaths from diarrhoeal diseases are directly linked to contaminated water, lack of sanitation, or inadequate hygiene.


France: 400 Francophone women gather at global forum promoting women's rights
21-03-2013
More than 400 women from international Francophone communities met in Paris to explore ways to promote rights of women and to ensure gender equality in Francophone countries.


India: Swiss gangrape: police detain three people
17-03-2013
Madhya Pradesh police detained three persons from Datia district in connection with case of gangrape of a Swiss national in the state.


US drone strikes violate Pakistan's sovereignty
16-03-2013
Head of a UN team investigating casualties from US drone strikes has concluded that the attacks violate Pakistan's sovereignty.


Bahrain acquits leading rights activist
12-03-2013
A leading Bahraini human rights activist said a court had acquitted him of charges of spreading false news on Twitter after he had been arrested during a protest rally late last year.


UN condemns violations by both sides in Syrian conflict
12-03-2013
UN Human Rights Council condemned both sides of Syrian conflict for failing to protect civilians.


Jordan: Abused Nepali Workers Flee Jordan
11-03-2013
Over the past few weeks, the Nepali authorities have rescued six women from Jordan who were working in a factory under inhumane conditions.


US Senate confirms architect of drone attacks, Brennan as CIA director
08-03-2013
US Senate has confirmed John Brennan as the next director of CIA. Brennan's nomination process drew heated protests over the CIA's targeted killing drone program.


Bahrain releases body of slain protester, funeral held
06-03-2013


Sweden: Faecal bacteria found in Ikea chocolate cakes
05-03-2013


UK: Inquiry into murder of 20 Iraqis by UK troops
05-03-2013


UAE: 94 defendants plead 'not guilty' of attempted coup
05-03-2013


Afghanistan: NATO apologizes after troops shoot dead two Afghan boys
03-03-2013


Bahrain jails activist for insulting policeman
02-03-2013


Saudi Arabia arrests 176 demonstrators
02-03-2013


US: Manning makes his plea for role in WikiLeaks documents
01-03-2013


Bahrainis rally for return of protester's corpse
28-02-2013


India: ‘Security agencies persecuting Muslim youth’
27-02-2013


Bahrain: Riot police attack protest in Malkiya
22-02-2013


Germany: Banks block Iranian students' accounts
20-02-2013


India: No apology, British PM Cameron says Jallianwala 'deeply shameful'
20-02-2013


ICC weighs war crimes case on Ivorian ex-president Gbagbo
20-02-2013


Saudi Arabia: Activists accuse Saudi Govt in Qatif shootings
18-02-2013


Egypt: Children give testimonies on torture, sexual abuse in prison
16-02-2013


Gujarat: Narendra Modi and plight of Muslim in Gujarat
15-02-2013


India: 6 year old girl raped, dumped on roads in New Delhi
15-02-2013


Bahrain: Teenage demonstrator killed on second anniversary of Bahrain uprising
14-02-2013


Bahrain: Decades of oppression foment Bahrain revolution
14-02-2013


French charity workers jailed two years on children-smuggling charges
13-02-2013


Saudis protest for female political prisoners
13-02-2013


Oman: Twenty-one prisoners launch hunger strike
11-02-2013


US drone use faces mounting criticism
10-02-2013


Egypt: Sexual harassment as a political weapon
09-02-2013


US airstrikes have killed hundreds of Afghan children:
09-02-2013


Belarus blames West for human rights abuses
05-02-2013


Thailand : Rohingya Muslims safe for now
29-01-2013


US drone war may expand to northwest Africa
29-01-2013


UAE to try 94 nationals on alleged coup d'etat plans
28-01-2013


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