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Appalled by alarming escalation of rights abuses in Myanmar: UN
More than 10 months since Myanmar's military seized power, the country's human rights situation is deepening on an unprecedented scale, the UN rights office, OHCHR, has warned. ...
Iran: Execution of juvenile offender 'deeply alarming and shocking', says UN
The UN human rights office, OHCHR, on Thursday condemned Iran's execution of a young man who was a minor at the time he was charged with committing a crime. ...
Five people killed in Colombia's Northwestern Antioquia: Governor
Three Venezuelan citizens and two Colombian citizens were killed in Colombia's northwestern department of Antioquia, governor Anibal Gaviria Correa said on Sunday. ...
At least 138 people killed in Myanmar since Feb 1: UN
At least 138 peaceful protesters, including women and children, have been killed in Myanmar since the violence that ensued after the military's forceful takeover on February 1, said Stephane Dujarric, spokesperson for the United Nations (UN) Secretar ...
11 more protesters killed in Myanmar as military intensifies crackdown on anti-coup demonstrations
At least 11 more people were killed in Myanmar on Wednesday as the security forces have heavily intensified the crackdown on protests against last month's military coup, local media reported. ...
US preparing more measures against Myanmar: White House
The United States is preparing new measures against Myanmar in connection with the reported violence during the recent protests, said US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on Sunday. ...
Myanmar: India embassy 'deeply saddened' as 18 people killed during protest against coup
India embassy here said it is deeply saddened by the loss of lives in Yangon and other cities of Myanmar as police fired on protestors on Sunday, and urged all stakeholders to "exercise restraint and resolve issues through dialogue" in a peaceful man ...
Over 7,000 arrested in Iran protests, UN says
More than 7,000 people have been detained for their participation in the protests that have been taking place in Iran since mid-November, according to the United Nations, which criticized a lack of transparency regarding the number of people arrested ...