Croatian police accused of sexually abusing feminine asylum seeker

A lady from Afghanistan says she was sexually abused, pressured to strip bare, held at knifepoint and threatened with rape by a Croatian officer after crossing into Croatia from Bosnia … Read More

EU chiefs raise ‘deep worries’ over rights in Turkey with Erdogan

The European Union’s top two officials expressed “deep worries” about human rights in Turkey while voicing hope for stronger ties during their first meeting in a year with President Recep … Read More

Saudi woman handed death sentence for killing Bangladeshi maid | Human Rights News

Saudi court sentences Ayesha al-Jizani to death for killing Bangladeshi maid Abiron Begum in March 2019, says Bangladeshi official. A criminal court in Saudi Arabia has handed the death sentence … Read More

Nine Hong Kong activists go on trial over huge democracy rally | Hong Kong Protests News

Two plead guilty with veteran politician Martin Lee among those in the dock over one of 2019’s biggest democracy protests. Two former Hong Kong legislators have pleaded guilty to charges … Read More

Canada, US and allies denounce ‘immoral’ arbitrary detentions | Human Rights News

Canada, the US and 56 other countries endorse declaration condemning the political detention of foreign nationals. Canada, the United States and a coalition of 56 other countries have endorsed a … Read More