Two prominent Chinese rights lawyers are set to go on trial behind closed doors this week on charges of state subversion, campaign groups said, part of a clampdown on dissent and rights activism under President Xi Jinping.
UN rights chief Bachelet won't seek second term
The Taliban have put a fashion model, Ajmal Haqiqi, and his three colleagues in jail for allegedly insulting Islam and the Quran.
Mickelson says he does not 'condone human rights violations' on eve of new series
Life in Qatar was not easy for 35-year-old Nas Mohamed who had to constantly hide who he really was. He did not have the luxury to openly declare if he loved someone.
Afghanistan's Taliban government has now dissolved the country's human rights commission along with four other key departments deeming them "unnecessary," as the country is facing a financial crisis.
Fans have mixed reactions about the footballer's links with the controversial state.
The Taliban in its latest diktat have reportedly stopped issuing driving licenses to women in Kabul and other provinces of Afghanistan.
The Afghanistan Taliban have now banned TikTok and PUBG saying that the apps are "misleads the younger generation."
The Afghanistan Taliban in its latest diktat has asked all male government employees to wear a beard to office or risk being fired from the job.
An Iranian man who was jailed for murder around 18 years ago and was put on death row, suffered a cardiac arrest after he got to know that he will not be executed.
New Zealand Prostitutes Collective Dame Catherine Healy calls the case a milestone as she warned brothel operators to uphold labour rights.
Biden promises to be more measured in tone and knit back tattered alliances on the global stage -- that could carry a sharper geopolitical threat to Beijing.
The Thai government's existing anti-defamation laws have long been criticised for being abused by big players to stifle freedom of expression.
The British born lad was a former A student who is also wanted by Scotland Yard for forged driver's licences he sold to students
Egyptian Parliament seeks to suspend TikTok for promoting nudity and immorality.
A barista wrote "ISIS" on a Muslim girl's beverage order at a Starbucks in Minnesota
Officially, the Chinese government says it is transferring "surplus" Xinjiang labour to other regions in the name of poverty alleviation.
Iranian government forces homosexual people to choose between unwanted gender reassignment surgeries or public execution
Critics said the welcome Trump was giving Kim in Singapore would legitimize one of the world's worst human rights offenders.
Merkel's visit as the head of a delegation of government and business leaders is her first since she formed her new government.
President Rodrigo Duterte came to power in May 2016, riding on the wave of a harsh anti-drug rhetoric.
A visiting Myanmar minister said his country is "ready" to accept the ethnic Rohingya Muslims who had fled Rakhine state.
Philippines president recently stirred up a controversy after asking his troops to shoot female communist rebels in their vaginas.
A senior police chief has warned new law backed by Theresa May is completely unnecessary at this time.
Over 19,000 children are thought to have been recruited, often by force, by armed groups on all sides of South Sudan's brutal civil war.
The Philippines president hits back at the European Union bloc and explains how he does not want to visit Brussels.
Initially, up to 20,000 refugees, mostly from Sudan and Eritrea, will receive notices.
Myanmar's state counsellor and the de facto leader was not present in the Yangon house when the attack took place.
State-run news agency responds to State of the Union onslaught on regime with claims of US corruption, racism and divisive policies.