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Yangon: An official from Aung San Suu Kyi’s political party was killed in Rakhine state after planning a show of support for the leader’s defence of Myanmar against genocide allegations at The Hague, a spokesman said.
PARIS (Reuters) - Two foreign academics detained in Iran have begun a hunger strike in protest against their incarceration, according to a letter published by their supporters.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis urged the world to let the light of Christmas pierce the "darkness in human hearts" that leads to religious persecution, social injustice, armed conflicts and fear of migrants.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Two soldiers in Thailand's south have been charged with the murder of civilians, a military spokesman said on Wednesday, in a rare rebuke in the insurgency-torn region where rights groups have long demanded greater transparency.
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor said on Friday she would launch a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian Territories as soon as the court's jurisdiction had been established.
KUALA LUMPUR: A Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) investigation into the death of a Nigerian student while under the custody of the Immigration Department showed elements of negligence, it has been revealed.
LONDON (AP): British lawmakers gave preliminary approval Friday (Dec 20) to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit Bill, clearing the way for the UK to leave the European Union next month.
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.