Islamabad/IBNS: The parents of slain journalist Daniel Pearl have filed a petition with the Supreme Court of Pakistan seeking overturning of the ruling that freed the four convicted men involved in his killing, media reports said.
Kabul, Jun 20 (IBNS): A man killed at least four of his family members before evading custody in Afghanistan's Parwan province, local media reports said on Wednesday.
Tokyo, Oct 31 (IBNS): Investigators in Japan arrested a man after they recovered several dismembered bodies from his apartment in Zama, near the Japanese capital Tokyo, reports said.
New York, Sept 13(Just Earth News): A group of independent human rights experts on Wednesday called on the Government of India to create a safer environment for independent voices, after Indian journalist and human rights defender Guari Lankesh was killed earlier this month.
New York, July 18(Just Earth News): Renewed fighting in the Central African Republic (CAR) is increasingly targeting children, while there are concerns that the humanitarian needs in the country could escalate to levels not seen since the crisis four years ago, United Nations humanitarian officials on Wednesday said.
Tizayuca, Jul 14 (IBNS): At least 11 adults were shot dead by masked gunmen who stomped on them at a children's party in Mexico's Hidalgo province, reports said.
New York, May 17(Just Earth News): Following the killing of award-winning Mexican journalist Javier Arturo Valdez CÃ¡rdenas, the head of the United Nations cultural agency on Tuesday encouraged the countryâ€™s authorities to move quickly to conduct a thorough investigation to ensure the killing does not go unpunished.
New York, May 9 (Just Earth News): A group of United Nations human rights experts have â€œstronglyâ€ condemned the murder of a prominent journalist and human rights defender in Maldives and called on the authorities to conduct a public inquiry into the killing and bring those responsible to justice.
New York, Apr 19(Just Earth News): Welcoming the conviction of three army officials accused of the murder of a 15-year-old girl during the armed conflict in Nepal more than 13 years ago, the United Nations human rights arm has called on the authorities to implement the courtâ€™s decision.
New York, Dec 28 (Just Earth News): Condemning the murder of Filipino journalist Larry Que on 19 December, the head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom has called on authorities to investigate his death.
Kabul, Nov 30 (IBNS): The Afghanistan government has nabbed at least 162 people in Kabul in connection with various crimes, local Khaama Press reported.
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IBNS): The Balochistan High Court (BHC) on Monday issued bailable arrest warrants against Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf in connection with a case related to alleged murder of ex-Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, media reports said.
Quebec, Nov. 7 (IBNS): Quebec provincial police on Saturday found the dead bodies of a man and a woman in a garage at the back of an apartment building in Becancour, Centre-du-Quebec region of Canada, halfway between the cities of Montreal and Quebec.
Karachi, Nov 7 (IBNS): At least two people have been arrested in connection with the murder of qawwal Amjad Sabri, Pakistani officials said on Monday.
Toronto, Nov 4 (IBNS): A 29-year-old man has been arrested and charged in relation to the vicious sexual assault and murder of a mother of three inside Torontoâ€™s Rexdale apartment tower in last January.