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Sri Lanka's government forces as well as the Tamil Tigers have been accused of rights abuse during the nation's civil war.

Sri Lanka's government forces as well as the Tamil Tigers have been accused of rights abuse during the nation's civil war.

Sri Lankan leader vows to protect general accused of war crimes

05/09/2017 14:40

Rights groups in South America have accused Jagath Jayasuriya of crimes ‎in the final phase of Sri Lanka’s civil war. ‎

 

South Korea's Hyunmoo II ballistic missile is fired during an exercise at an undisclosed location in South Korea.

South Korea's Hyunmoo II ballistic missile is fired during an exercise at an undisclosed location in South Korea.

South Korea conducts live-fire exercises amid tensions

05/09/2017 09:18

South Korean warships on Tuesday conducted live-fire exercises at sea, following the North's biggest-ever nuclear test.

 

Pakistani soldiers carrying the coffin of Catholic nun Sr. Ruth Pfau during her state funeral, in Karachi, Pakistan, 19 August 2017.

Pakistani soldiers carrying the coffin of Catholic nun Sr. Ruth Pfau during her state funeral, in Karachi, Pakistan, 19 August 2017.

State funeral for Catholic nun, Pakistan's Mother Teresa

19/08/2017 13:38

German-born Catholic nun Ruth Pfau, known for eradicating leprosy in Pakistan, was laid to rest in Karachi on Aug. 19 after a state funeral.

 

Rohingya Muslim children in a temporary school in a slum in New Delhi, India.

Rohingya Muslim children in a temporary school in a slum in New Delhi, India.

Rights groups denounce Indian plan to deport Rohingya ‎

18/08/2017 12:51

Human Rights Watch has criticized India’s plan to deport some 40,000 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, even those registered with U.N. refugee agency.

 

 

Filipinos at a scene where two men were killed following a police operation against illegal drugs in Manila, early 17 August 2017.

Filipinos at a scene where two men were killed following a police operation against illegal drugs in Manila, early 17 August 2017.

Highest death toll in Philippines’ war on drugs ‎

17/08/2017 16:58

Sixty people were killed in 3 days by police in Manila and Bulacan in President’s Duterte’s ruthless war on drugs. 

 

Officials of Indonesian anti-narcotics agency (BNN), standing in front of bags of seized drugs.

Officials of Indonesian anti-narcotics agency (BNN), standing in front of bags of seized drugs.

Dramatic surge in Indonesia’s war on drug dealers - AI

16/08/2017 13:34

At least 60 suspected dealers have been killed so far this year in Indonesia, up from last year's 18, Amnesty International ‎said.

 

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