A leading Chinese human rights lawyer has been released from prison after almost five years behind bars, his wife said Sunday.
The jailing of a Vietnamese blogger for 10 years was condemned by rights groups Tuesday as ‘unacceptable’ and an attack on free speech.
Highlighting the need for freedom of expression, the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) chief on Sunday called for a global declaration to protect social media activists.
Qatar has reiterated its firm stance on the Palestinian issue at the emergency ministerial meeting held at the headquarters of the Arab League here on Saturday.
Britain's government denied a newspaper report on Saturday that it will seek to weaken workers' rights after Britain leaves the European Union, with one minister describing the idea as ‘completely mad’.
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Education Above All and Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of Silatech, joined UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet ...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's administration has ordered the suspension of all loan and grant talks with foreign governments that backed a United Nations resolution to review human rights abuses ...
A new documentary that takes a fiercely critical look at the Philippine government's deadly drug crackdown has come under attack, with President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman Tuesday slamming it as ‘propaganda’...
A UN committee has ordered Nepal to compensate a man blocked from seeking justice after suffering years of forced labour, as well as alleged torture in custody as a child.
Worried over inadequate capacity on foreign routes following suspension of Jet Airways' operations, the aviation ministry would soon allot the unused traffic rights of the grounded airline to rival private airlines.
The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada, Manila's foreign minister said Thursday, in an escalation of a festering diplomatic row over tonnes of trash dumped in the Southeast Asian nation.