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Daniel Pearl murder case: Journo's parents challenge convicts' acquittal in Pak SC

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.

Afghanistan: Man kills four family members in Parwan, evades custody

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.

Japan: Investigators recover dismembered bodies, man held

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.

Following Lankesh's murder, UN rights experts urge Indian Government to protect free speech

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.

Children increasingly targeted for murder, rape in Central African Republic – UNICEF

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.

Masked gunmen shoot 11 dead at Mexico children's party

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.

UNESCO urges investigation into murder of award-winning Mexican journalist

New York, May 17(Just Earth News): Following the killing of award-winning Mexican journalist Javier Arturo Valdez Cárdenas, the head of the United Nations cultural agency on Tuesday encouraged the country’s authorities to move quickly to conduct a thorough investigation to ensure the killing does not go unpunished.

UN experts 'strongly' condemn brutal murder of journalist and rights defender in Maldives

New York, May 9 (Just Earth News): A group of United Nations human rights experts have “strongly” 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.

UN human rights arm urges Nepal to carry out conviction of soldiers in teen’s murder

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 court’s decision.

UNESCO condemns murder of journalist in the Philippines

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.

Afghanistan: 162 nabbed in Kabul over various crimes

Kabul, Nov 30 (IBNS): The Afghanistan government has nabbed at least 162 people in Kabul in connection with various crimes, local Khaama Press reported.

Bugti murder: Balochistan High Court issues arrest warrants against Musharraf

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.

Dead bodies of man and woman found in a garage in Quebec

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.

Amjad Sabri murder case: 2 arrested

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.

Man arrested in murder of mother of three

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 Toronto’s Rexdale apartment tower in last January.