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Doha to host Fifth Labour and Workers Conference

Doha to host Fifth Labour and Workers Conference

The Fifth Labour and Workers Conference will be held in Doha on May 1, organisers announced on Tuesday.

Philippines formally serves notice of withdrawal from ICC

Philippines formally serves notice of withdrawal from ICC

The Philippines has formally served notice to the United Nations of its decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court to protest alleged attacks against President Rodrigo Duterte, the foreign minister said.

Exit marks 'beginning of the end' for ICC, says Philippines

Exit marks 'beginning of the end' for ICC, says Philippines

The announcement to withdraw comes five weeks after a court prosecutor said a preliminary examination had been opened into President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war on drugs.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi stripped of human rights award

Myanmar's Suu Kyi stripped of human rights award

The US Holocaust Memorial Museum museum announced last Wednesday it was rescinding the prestigious Elie Wiesel Award granted to Suu Kyi in 2012.

UN rights chief says Duterte needs 'psychiatric evaluation'

UN rights chief says Duterte needs 'psychiatric evaluation'

UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said "it makes one believe that the president of the Philippines needs to submit himself to some sort of psychiatric evaluation."

Myanmar's 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya continues, UN rights official says

Myanmar's 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya continues, UN rights official says

Myanmar's "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims is continuing, a senior UN human rights official said on Tuesday, more than six months after insurgent attacks sparked a security response that has driven nearly 700,000 people into Bangladesh.

Human rights protection and promotion strategic choice, affirms Qatar

Human rights protection and promotion strategic choice, affirms Qatar

The State of Qatar stressed that the protection and promotion of human rights is a strategic choice and is one of the cornerstones of Qatar National Vision 2030.

Siege flagrant violation of human rights: Canadian team

Siege flagrant violation of human rights: Canadian team

A Canadian delegation currently visiting Doha has said Qatar is being besieged and that its consequences constitute a flagrant violation of human rights across various fields.

Apple moves to store iCloud keys in China, raising human rights fears

Apple moves to store iCloud keys in China, raising human rights fears

When Apple Inc begins hosting Chinese users' iCloud accounts in a new Chinese data center at the end of this month to comply with new laws there ...

Conference on Interfaith Dialogue calls for preserving human dignity

Conference on Interfaith Dialogue calls for preserving human dignity

A number of participants at the opening session of the 13th Doha Conference on Interfaith Dialogue, which launched began on Tuesday under the theme "Religions and Human Rights," stressed ...

Stage set for 13th Doha Interfaith Conference

Stage set for 13th Doha Interfaith Conference

Chairman of Doha International Centre, Dr Ibrahim bin Saleh al-Nuaimi, said that the conference will have three main themes this year.

Pakistan's human rights icon Asma Jahangir dies aged 66

Pakistan's human rights icon Asma Jahangir dies aged 66

Pakistan's celebrated human rights activist and eminent lawyer Asma Jahangir died on Sunday in the eastern city of Lahore, aged 66.