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Turkey’s 18-month state of emergency has led to profound human rights violations – UN report

New York, Mar 21 (JEN): The United Nations on Tuesday called on Turkey to end its 18-month-old state of emergency, saying that the routine extension of emergency powers has resulted in “profound” human rights violations against hundreds of thousands of people and may have lasting impact on the country’s socio-economic fabric.

Stoking fear among followers is not clever politics but a recipe for self-destruction, warns UN rights chief

New York, Mar 8 (JEN): In a scathing address to the Human Rights Council, the top United Nations rights official on Wednesday warned political leaders who stoke fear and intolerance among their followers for the sake of their own ambitions are merely copying the behaviour of previous generations of once strong, but ultimately catastrophic, leaders and politicians.

Mali human rights situation still a concern – UN report

New York, Feb 2 (JEN): Despite the signing of a 2015 Peace Agreement, the human rights situation in Mali still remains a concern, according to a United Nations report published on Thursday.

China remain indifferent to Xiaobo's death, says others not in position to comment

Beijing, Jul 14 (IBNS): With a deluge of criticism coming its way from international platforms, China has remained apathetic towards Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo's death, who expired on Thursday at the age of 61, at a hospital in his home country, reports said.

Suspected gas attack in Syria kills nine children among 35 dead

Damascus, Apr 4 (IBNS) : Suspected gas attack by Syrian Government or Russian jets has killed at least 35 people, including nine children, The Telegraph reported quoting a British-based war monitoring group.