Iran must free women detained over veil protests: UN experts

A group of UN human rights experts on Friday called for the immediate release of three Iranian women given long jail terms for protesting laws compelling women to wear veils. The trio were charged after a video posted online showed them handing out flowers on Tehran's metro on March 8, International Women's Day, according to … Continue reading Iran must free women detained over veil protests: UN experts

Malaria remains leading cause of death in Nigeria, says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Malaria Consultant, in the Northeast, Dr. Nglass Ini Abasi, has said that malaria remains the leading cause of poor health and death in Nigeria.Abasi disclosed this yesterday in WHO’s weekly report, released to journalists in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. According to the report, 53 million cases of malaria are … Continue reading Malaria remains leading cause of death in Nigeria, says WHO