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Human rights Watch has accused Bangladesh Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and the police Detective Branch (DB) of rights abuses.

Human rights Watch has accused Bangladesh Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and the police Detective Branch (DB) of rights abuses.

Rights group accuses Bangladesh security forces of abuse

06/07/2017 14:27

“The Bangladesh government is making a habit of complete disregard for human rights, human life, and the rule of law” -  Brad Adams, Human Rights Watch

 

Garbage piles in the streets of Colombo are a major source of the mosquito-borne dengue viral infection.

Garbage piles in the streets of Colombo are a major source of the mosquito-borne dengue viral infection.

Sri Lanka deploys military against dengue ‎

03/07/2017 15:06

The deadly dengue fever has claimed 215 lives this year, with over 71,000 people infected in the first six months of this year

 

An image showing Zafarullah Achakzai (L) being honoured by former governor of Baluchistan in March, 2011.

An image showing Zafarullah Achakzai (L) being honoured by former governor of Baluchistan in March, 2011.

Pakistani journalist arrested under cyber crime law ‎

01/07/2017 16:28

Zafarullah Achakzai, a reporter for the Daily Qudrat newspaper is one of the first reporters to be charged under Pakistan’s electronic crime law

 

Rallies titled, "Not in My Name", were held across India protesting against growing violence against Muslims.

Rallies titled, "Not in My Name", were held across India protesting against growing violence against Muslims.

Thousands across India rally against religious intolerance ‎

30/06/2017 15:46

Protestors of all religions across India have united against Hindu extremists to protest against incidents of public lynching across the country. 

 

Prominent Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh (L), has been sentenced to 10 year in jail.

Prominent Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh (L), has been sentenced to 10 year in jail.

Vietnamese court condemns Catholic blogger to 10 years in jail

30/06/2017 11:15

Mary Magdelene Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh has written about human rights, civilian deaths in police custody and Vietnam's environmental disasters.

 

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