Saudi Arabian human rights defender and University of British Columbia graduate Loujain al-Hathloul has been released due to a successful international campaign.
Zaidi, 33, currently New York’s deputy secretary for energy and environment, is the highest ranking Pakistani-American in the Biden administration.
On December 2, after just three weeks of temporary release, renowned Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh was ordered to return to Shahr-e-Ray “Gharchak” prison by Iranian authorities according to a public appeal by Jackie Hansen Gender Rights Campaigner at Amnesty International Canada.
The Supreme Court of India asked the central government on December 17, 2020 not to implement the three farm laws opposed by India’s farmers, until the court passes certain decisions.
Anab Mohamud, has become the first Sub-Saharan African to ever be elected in Australian local government history as one of the newly-elected councillors for Yarra City Council.
“Five years after Paris, we are still not going in the right direction”, said UN Secretary-General António Guterres as he opened the virtual Climate Ambition Summit on the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement.