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U.N. experts urge Pakistan to clear scholar of blasphemy, lift death sentence

GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations human rights experts called on Pakistan's high court on Friday to clear liberal academic Junaid Hafeez of blasphemy charges and overturn his death sentence.

Amnesty says 304 killed in Iran unrest, thousands arrested including children

DUBAI (Reuters) - At least 304 people have been killed in Iran during anti-government unrest that broke out last month, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

New Indian citizenship law "discriminatory" against Muslims - U.N. says

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations human rights office voiced concern on Friday that India's new citizenship law is "fundamentally discriminatory in nature" by excluding Muslims and called for it to be reviewed.