Russian government withholds funding for prominent NGO
"For Human Rights," an NGO led by Lev Ponomaryov, is fighting to keep afloat. The NGO advises relatives of young people accused of being extremists under vague anti-extremism legislation that has left room for broad interpretation.
Pakistan military accused of interfering ahead of vote
Human rights campaigners in Pakistan accuse the military of interfering to favor Imran Khan over Nawaz Sharif in the upcoming election. Many journalists say they have suffered intimidation for their reporting.
Syrian death toll passes 100
At least 112 people have died after a bomb a bomb hit buses carrying evacuees on Saturday from besieged Syrian towns, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Biafra: ECOWAS court dismisses Nigerian govt's objection on Nnamdi Kanu
ECOWAS Community Court of Justice dismissed the Nigerian Government’s preliminary objections in the suit filed by the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra Nnamdi Kanu and two others for the enforcement of their fundamental human rights.