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Asli wants end to child marriages by amending laws

KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Stra­tegy & Leadership Institute (Asli) is calling for necessary measures to support the move to end child marriages by amending relevant laws.

Use MPI to measure poverty rate in the future, says Suhakam

KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) strongly recommends the use of the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) in future five-year development plans to calculate the poverty rate in Malaysia.

Human rights experts defend anti-terrorism effort in Xinjiang

BEIJING: A group of Chinese experts said the United States has been adopting double standards on anti-terrorism and deradicalisation and using issues related to China’s measures – introduced in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region to fight terrorism and religious extremism – as a tool to interfere in China’s domestic affairs.

UN draft text on digital rights ducks call for spyware moratorium

UN member states are set to sidestep a call for a moratorium on commercial spyware, deciding instead to commission a study of how digital technology affects human rights, according to a draft UN human rights resolution seen by Reuters.

Watchdog calls on EU to save sea migrants as bloc emphasizes control of borders

LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A European rights watchdog said on Tuesday that the European Union was violating international law with its increasingly restrictive stance on migration and should step up sea rescues - an element that is not part of the bloc's new five-year action plan.

Time to honour our original people

THE deaths of 14 Orang Asli from the Bateq tribe – the country’s last indigenous nomadic community in Kuala Koh, Kelantan – with scores more hospitalised, is a

Colombian army denies pushing officers to hike rebel, criminal death toll

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's army on Monday denied putting pressure on high-ranking officers to sharply increase the number of rebels and gang members killed or captured in military operations across the Andean nation.

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