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World 22 Nov 2013 | 7:10 AM

U.N. anti-spying resolution weakened in bid to gain U.S., British support

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A draft U.N. resolution that some diplomats said suggested spying in foreign countries could be a human rights violation has been weakened to appease the United States, Britain and others ahead of a vote by a U.N. committee next week.

Philippines 20 Apr 2020 | 7:00 AM

Palace wants alleged human rights violation details

MALACANANG is asking for details on incidents of alleged human rights violations committed within local government units (LGUs) amid the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), saying it would be looking into these.

Indonesia 21 Sep 2015 | 12:00 AM

‘Haze disaster a human rights abuse’

Jakarta: The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has said that the uncontrollable spread of air pollution from forest fires in Sumatra could be categorised as a human rights violation by the state because the government allows it to happen every year.

AseanPlus News 01 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Seek new ways to stop drug crimes

JAKARTA: The death penalty is deemed a human rights violation. The Declaration of Human Rights clearly states the right to life as a non-derogable right. There are about 140 countries that abolished the death penalty in 2012, but surprisingly that did not lower the number of executions around the globe, as reported by Amnesty International.

Nation 13 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Asean leaders urged to influence Myanmar regime

Asean has a particular responsibility to address the grave human rights violation in Myanmar, said Amnesty International.

People 29 Oct 2014 | 8:00 AM

Fukushima refugees will never go home: Atsushi Funahashi's 'Nuclear Nation'

More than three years after the Fukushima meltdown, Japan's nuclear refugees remain stuck in cramped emergency quarters and facing a sinking reality.

Lifestyle 29 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM

Fukushima refugees will never go home: Atsushi Funahashi's 'Nuclear Nation'

More than three years after the Fukushima meltdown, Japan's nuclear refugees remain stuck in cramped emergency quarters and facing a sinking reality.

World 19 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Bangladesh court hears case to block Khaleda exile bid

Babul Chowdhury, a member of a front organisation of Khaleda's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), filed the writ in the High Court saying it was a human rights violation to force her to leave the country or

World 19 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

B'desh court hears case to block Khaleda exile bid

Babul Chowdhury, a member of a front organisation of Khaleda's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), filed the writ in the High Court saying it was a human rights violation to force her to leave the country or