1. After a six-week-long summer vacation, the Supreme Court of India reopens to hear many important and sensitive cases including Congress President Rahul Gandhi contempt case, Ayodhya Babri Masjid land dispute, and Rafale review petitions among others.

Click to Read – Times Now

  1. Europe’s top Human Rights organization, The Council of Europe in Strasbourg, decides to reinstate Russia’s voting rights, a major step in removing penalties for a country accused of grave Human Rights violations.

Click to Read – New York Times

  1. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers his global message urging immediate climate action to officials gathered in the United Arab Emirates, where the production of hydrocarbons remains a key driver of the economy.

Click to Read – Los Angeles Times

  1. At least seven dead as tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir.

Click to Read – Washington Post

  1. Indonesia to use a landmark business and trade exposition next week in New Zealand to launch a fresh diplomatic push in the Pacific, as the Southeast Asian nation continues to face regional scrutiny over alleged Human Rights abuses in West Papua.

Click to Read – Asia Pacific Report

  1. Residents of Southern Israel prepare to appeal to the United Nations with charges that the Palestinian terror group Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip and seeks to destroy Israel, is violating their Human Rights.

Click to Read – Times of Israel

  1. S.A. President Donald Trump meets Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea and crosses briefly into North Korea, becoming the first sitting U.S. President to visit the isolated state.

Click to Read – Washington Post

  1. The vital work of tracing people infected with deadly Ebola virus disease in the north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) progresses, despite evidence of “several” massacres in the affected area earlier this month.

Click to Read – UN News

  1. The heads of 11 global Humanitarian organizations warn that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria stands on the brink of disaster, with three million civilian lives at risk, including one million children.

Click to Read – UN News

  1. The looting and destruction of UN food relief agency premises and property in Sudan, has prompted the UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and UN Country Team, to condemn the assault as a “blatant violation of international humanitarian law”.

Click to Read – UN News


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