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  • 3 cases drawing human rights focus to China

    HONG KONG China, which recently basked in the glow of an international summit, will end this week in the spotlight for its treatment of at least three prominent human rights advocates.
  • Non-Muslim sworn in as Jakarta governor

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Jakarta's first Christian governor in nearly 50 years was sworn in on Wednesday in the face of protests from religious hardliners opposed to a non-Muslim taking over one of Indonesia's most powerful political jobs. Basuki Tjahaja...

    U.N. panel votes for censure of North Korea's human rights 'horror'

    A move by more than 100 nations to send North Korea's leadership to the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity advanced Tuesday when the United Nations General Assembly human rights committee voted by a large margin to...

    Congo police executed 51 in anti-gang operation -Human Rights Watch

    KALEMIE Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch (HRW) accused police in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday of summarily executing at least 51 people in an anti-gang operation and of being responsible for the disappearance of...

    Prominent Afghan woman survives bombing, but 3 others die

    Prominent Afghan woman survives bombing, but 3 others die
    A prominent female Afghan lawmaker survived an apparent assassination attempt in Kabul on Sunday, but the bomb blast targeting her car killed at least three people and wounded 22 others, officials said. The attack targeting Shukria Barakzai, a member of...