1. Experts slam The Ghana government’s draft anti-LGBTI Bill as being violative of a number of human rights.

Click to read more: OHCHR

  1. The Indonesian army puts an end to the inhumane virginity tests on female cadets of the army.

Click to read more: CNN

  1. The basic human right to a peaceful protest curbed manifoldly by the increased restrictive laws, sanctions, fines and other such measures in Russia.

Click to read more: Amnesty International

  1. The introduction of anti-discrimnation bill in South Korea results in it being one step closer to achieve the goal of equality and a discrimination free country. 

Click to read more: Amnesty International

  1. The opening of the trial against an accused Iranian in Sweden for mass killings 30 years ago opens the door of justice for hundreds of victims that suffered during that time.

Click to read more: Human Rights Watch

  1. In a move seen as a further restriction on the freedom of press, Poland passes a bill that prevents the non-European shareholders from owning the major stakes in Polish media companies.

Click to read more: Human Rights Watch

  1. The UK government’s proposed establishment of a new authority to seek and receive all information regarding troubles-related deaths and injuries acts as an exemption to the severe human rights violation that occurred during that time.

Click to read more: OHCHR

  1. Indian police stations have been termed as the epicentre of human rights’ threat by the Chief Justice of India. 

Click to read more: The Guardian

  1. A recent study by ‘Front Line Defenders’ says that activists fighting for rights of sex workers are the most vulnerable, risk prone and threatened among all the fields of human rights’ workers.

Click to read more: The Guardian

  1. The women and the girls of Tigray are being subjected to wide-ranging sexual violence by the governmentally aligned Ethiopian fighting forces amidst the ongoing conflict.

Click to read more: Amnesty International

News Collated by: Shatakshi Kakkar

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