Pakistan passes transgender equality law

Pakistan passes transgender equality law

On May 9th, Pakistan passed a law to guarantee the basic rights of transgender people in the country. According to the bill, the purpose of the law is “to provide for protection, relief and rehabilitation of rights of the transgender persons and their welfare and for matters connected therewith and...

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Rohingya Crisis Continues

Rohingya Crisis Continues

On May 7, the Pre-Trial Chamber at the International Criminal Court (ICC) invited Bangladesh authorities to submit observations on whether the court should exercise jurisdiction on “circumstances surrounding the presence of members of the Rohingya people from Myanmar on the territory of Bangladesh” and on the possibility of the Court...

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UK to opt out of human rights laws to protect UK troops, says PM

UK to opt out of human rights laws to protect UK troops, says PM

May made a statement at the Conservative conference running from 2 to 5 of October in Birmingham exempting military from human rights laws to stop “left-wing human rights lawyers harassing UK troops.” Her announcement follows the closure of Public Interest Lawyers, which filed thousands of claims against the military after the Iraq War. Rumours...

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China deserves more patience

China has become a familiar word to roll off the tongues of the world. There is hardly a day that China is not mentioned in today’s media and has become part of our daily life, from iPhone to iMac, from clothing to tableware. Some people see it as a new...

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