Schools across the United Kingdom have recorded a significant surge in number of racial abuse cases as calls increase for more protection for pupils and teachers from different religious and ethnic backgrounds.
A new report shows local authorities in the United Kingdom have hardly cared for women and children who have been victims of domestic violence as they face no option but to return to the perpetrators because of poor social housing offered to them.
Malaysian prosecutors charged former Prime Minister Najib Razak with 21 counts of money laundering and four counts of abuse of power on Thursday over hundreds of millions of dollars received in his personal bank account.
After three hours of paperwork, Katy Rodriguez from El Salvador, who was deported from the US, finally exited the government’s immigration facilities together with her young son and embraced family members who were waiting outside.
A report by the United Nations has blacklisted Myanmar’s military for carrying out widespread sexual violence as a strategy to terrorize the Rohingya Muslim population and to drive them out of the land they lived in western Myanmar.
Prominent Saudis held in what Riyadh dubbed an anti-corruption campaign were subjected to coercion and physical abuse, the New York Times reported on Monday, describing fear and uncertainty even after their release.
Two UN-appointed experts have warned that an extension of a martial law imposed on territories populated by a Muslim indigenous community in the southern Philippines may intensify the massive human rights abuses currently committed against members of the group.
A researcher and her collaborator from Pennsylvania State found that physical abuse was associated with decreases in children's cognitive performance, while non-abusive forms of physical punishment were independently associated with reduced school engagement and increased peer isolation.