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On 24 December, the de facto authorities issued a decree banning women from working in NGOs, TOLOnews reported. This came after they had already suspended university education for women and secondary schooling for girls until what they termed further notice.
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Afghans continue to live miserably in their country and have been bearing the brunt of human rights violations since the Taliban took control in August last year.
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Hong Kong, October 12 (ANI): The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Tuesday raised alarm over the sentencing of another five people, including four minors, under the National Security Law in Hong Kong.
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Geneva [Switzerland], October 4 (ANI): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announced on Tuesday that former German chancellor Angela Merkel will receive the 2022 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for "political courage" and decisive action taken during her tenure to protect people forced to flee.
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Washington [US], September 22 (ANI): The Washington-based East Turkistan Government-in-Exile has rebuked US President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, accusing that the two leaders did not adequately address the issues of the minority community in China's Xinjiang region
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New York [US], September 9 (ANI): United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed on Thursday Volker Turk of Austria as the next United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, following approval by the General Assembly.
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Washington [US], September 2 (ANI): Just minutes before her four-year term ended, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet in her long-awaited report on Wednesday outlined China's crimes against humanity due to its "arbitrary and discriminatory detention" of Uyghurs and other
Hong Kong, September 1 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping is pushing for his third term at the 20th Party Congress to be held on October 16 in Beijing despite mounting crises.
Geneva [Switzerland], September 1 (ANI): A report published by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Wednesday stated that China has committed "serious human rights violations" against the Uyghur and "other predominantly Muslim communities" in Xinjiang Uyghur
Geneva [Switzerland], August 31 (ANI): UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is set to release the long-awaited report on rights abuses in China's Xinjiang province on Wednesday, media reports said.
Lhasa [Tibet], August 31 (ANI): Head of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet is set to step down after her term ends on August 31st, however, her silence over Tibet issues throughout the four years of her term as OHCHR is termed as uncertain and inconseque
Geneva [Switzerland], August 30 (ANI/Sputnik): UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday denounced Israel's refusal to issue or extend visas for UN staff to monitor the human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian territory.