2020 marked 15th straight year of declining world freedom: Freedom House

Nearly 75 percent of the world’s population lived in a place that saw a decline in…

By 2050, around one-in-four people will be living with hearing loss: Report

By 2050, around one-in-four people will be living with some degree of hearing loss, the UN…

Bangladesh: Writer and govt critic dies after 9 months in custody

Ahmed, a writer, died in prison on February 25, 2021, after being held in pretrial detention…

Rights experts call for reforms to end police brutality, systemic racism in USA

Independent UN human rights experts appealed on Friday for the new United States Government to adopt…

Pandemic pushing people even further behind, UN rights chief warns

Delivering a global update to the Human Rights Council, Michelle Bachelet said people everywhere were being…

US military in 85 nations, attacked 10 countries since 2018: Report

According to the report, the U.S. has provided "counterterrorism" training or assistance in 79 nations since…

Policy experts call for action to address ‘long COVID’

Dr. Hans Kluge, WHO’s Regional Director, said long COVID is an extra cause for concern amid…