BHRC calls for urgent UN help to get Balochistan out of turmoil

Geneva: The Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) has written to the United Nations saying Balochistan is in turmoil and in urgent need of rescue as the state of Pakistan has only been relying on military repression in dealing with the Baloch national question. In a detailed written statement to the UNHRC at its 48th session,Continue reading BHRC calls for urgent UN help to get Balochistan out of turmoil

Amnesty International Report 2009 – Iran

Amnesty International – 28 May 2009 The authorities maintained tight restrictions on freedom of expression, association and assembly. They cracked down on civil society activists, including women’s rights and other human rights defenders and minority rights advocates. Activists were arrested, detained and prosecuted, often in unfair trials, banned from travelling abroad, and had their meetingsContinue reading Amnesty International Report 2009 – Iran