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An alleged Indian human-trafficking victim at a police station after being rescued.

An alleged Indian human-trafficking victim at a police station after being rescued.

Almost 20,000 women and children trafficked in India in 2016 ‎

10/03/2017 15:32

According to the latest Indian government report, there was a rise of of nearly 25 percent in the number of women and children trafficked in 2016 over the previous year.  

 

Vietnam's Thuan Nghia parishioners praying for Catholics beaten by police while protesting against toxic Taiwanese steel plant.

Vietnam's Thuan Nghia parishioners praying for Catholics beaten by police while protesting against toxic Taiwanese steel plant.

Amnesty condemns police attack on parishioners in Vietnam

24/02/2017 15:25

Amnesty International is campaigning for the Vietnamese government to investigate police violence against Catholics protesting against a toxic Taiwanese steel plant. 

 

Afghan refugees in Pakistan protesting against their repatriation.

Afghan refugees in Pakistan protesting against their repatriation.

Rights group says Pakistan forcing Afghan refugees home

13/02/2017 15:40

Human Rights Watch says Pakistan is forcing hundreds of thousands of Afghan refugees back to their homeland, which is still beset by war and crushing poverty.

 

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