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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) found there were several issues of negligence relating to the death of Nigerian student Thomas Orhions Ewansiha, who died in custody after being nabbed by the Immigration Department.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis called for the closing of migrant detention camps in Libya on Thursday, saying they were rife with torture and slavery.
BANGKOK (AFP): The Thai army has expressed "regret" after troops shot dead three Muslim men foraging in the jungle this week and promised a probe, a rare admission of wrongdoing by the military in thailand's insurgency-scarred south.
We have made great strides in protecting basic human rights and freedoms, but there are always threats to counter. We fight best when we fight together.
From SYED IMAD ALATAS of Kuala Lumpur.
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PARIS (Reuters) - France will extradite on Sunday evening a former Argentinian police officer accused of crimes against humanity during Argentina's "dirty war" four decades ago, a justice ministry spokesperson said.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Chilean police and soldiers used excessive or unnecessary force to quell recent demonstrations, committing serious human rights violations including unlawful killings and torture that should be prosecuted, the United Nations said on Friday.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chilean lawmakers on Thursday rejected a bid to oust President Sebastian Pinera over allegations he failed to safeguard human rights during weeks of deadly riots, a small victory for the embattled leader as he pushes for reforms to quell protesters' demands.
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP): Rohingya refugees accused former Myanmar pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi of lying to the International Court of Justice in testimony on Wednesday (Dec 11) in which she denied that her country's armed forces were guilty of genocide against the Muslim minority group.