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Decriminalise homosexuality, penalise marital rape: Activits urge SC after Triple Talaq verdict

As the Supreme Court on Tuesday banned instant triple talaq, activists urged the apex court to also take steps to decriminalise homosexuality and penalise marital rape. The triple talaaq verdict..

Widow of late Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo reappears in video

 The widow of late Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo has resurfaced in an online video, weeks after her friends raised concerns about her fate at the hands of the authorities. Liu Xia was last seen..
DNA Also reported by •Deccan Herald

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News video: Nigeria's Buhari says separatists cross red line, unity not negotiable

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Separatists calling for the breakup of Nigeria have crossed a red line and the country's unity is not negotiable, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday (August 21) in his first speech since..
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News video: Malala Yousafzai Will Study at University of Oxford

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London (CNN)Malala Yousafzai says she is "so excited" after being accepted to study at the world famous University of Oxford. The 20-year-old Pakistani activist who rose to prominence after being shot..
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News video: Human Rights at an All Time Low in Latin America

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Amnesty International has published data from its annual assessment, and the three worst countries for guaranteeing Human Rights are all from Latin America.
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News video: Pakistan Bomb Kills More Than 2 Dozen

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Officials said at least 26 people have died in a bomb blast targeting police in Pakistan on Monday. At least 54 others were injured, according to the Punjabi provincial government Twitter account. The..
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News video: Torture at Cameroon base used by U.S., France -Amnesty

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Cameroon forces are torturing suspects in their campaign against Boko Haram at a base used by American and French troops, according to an Amnesty International report, what could be a violation of U.S...
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Colombia’s Next Pertinent Deal: Buenaventura – Analysis

By Felipe Galvis-Delgado* Nearly eight months after finalizing the negotiation of the peace agreement with the guerrilla group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the Colombian..
Eurasia Review

Deaths rise among Indonesian drug dealers amid fears of Philippines-style campaign

"While Indonesian authorities have a duty to respond to increasing rates of drug use in the country, shooting people on sight is never a solution," said Usman Hamid, Director of Amnesty International..

Amnesty: Indonesia waging its own 'war on drugs'

Police killings of suspected drug dealers have spiked, with 60 recorded deaths so far this year compared to 18 in 2016. The trend has led Amnesty International to warn that the country could be..
Deutsche Welle

Cold Welcome For Venezuelans In Trinidad

By Milena Hidalgo When 19-year-old Christian Espinel left Venezuela for Trinidad and Tobago, he thought he was heading for a better life. But the only work he could find was as a bricklayer. One..
Eurasia Review

Fin24.com | NPA must prosecute 2012 Marikana deaths, Amnesty says

Amnesty International has urged authorities to move forward with prosecutions over the killing by police of 34 people in a single day at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum operations five years ago.

Benetton In Patagonia: The Oppression Of Mapuche In Argentine South – Analysis

By Jack Pannell* On January 10, 2017, two hundred Argentine gendarmes (a federal security force) attacked the Pu Lof (community) of the Mapuches. The group has been occupying land owned by Benetton..
Eurasia Review

Egypt: 4th Anniversary Of 900 Protestors Killed By Security Forces

This week marks the fourth anniversary of the death of at least 900 protesters at the hands of the Egyptian security forces. The activists were slaughtered during the violent dispersal of protest..
Eurasia Review

Gulf Crisis Produces Snail-Pace Social Change And Dangerous Arms Race – Analysis

A two-month old crisis pitting Qatar against an alliance led by the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia is proving to be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it has revived momentum for..
Eurasia Review

'Pak forces indulge in grave rights violations in Balochistan'

The event was addressed among others by Christine Fair, a South Asia expert and Associate Professor at the Georgetown University and T Kumar from Amnesty International.

Pussy Riot has a wake up call for America's youth in the Trump era

pussy riot has a wake up call for america's youth in the trump era
· *Pussy Riot's Nadezhda (Nadya) Tolokonnikova hasn't stopped fighting Putin's autocratic rule, using art as activism* · *Tolokonnikova spent 22 months in a Siberian prison camp for a 2012..
Business Insider

Iran executes young man who was arrested at age 15

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) " A semi-official Iranian news agency is reporting that a young Iranian man who was arrested, convicted and sentenced to death as a child, has been executed.Amnesty International..
New Zealand Herald

Rights groups alarmed over planned executions in Maldives

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) " Human rights groups expressed concern Thursday over the Maldives government's purported plan to carry out its first execution in 60 years.Seven groups, including Amnesty..
New Zealand Herald Also reported by •Seattle Times

Apple's China problem highlights conundrum for tech sector

Apple's decision to bow to Chinese officials by removing apps to sidestep online censorship underscores the dilemma faced by US tech companies seeking to uphold principles while expanding their..

Israel's Al-Jazeera move sends 'chilling message': Amnesty

Israel's decision to close the offices of broadcaster Al-Jazeera in the Jewish state is "a brazen attack on media freedom", Amnesty International said today.

Myanmar: It’s High Time For Stopping The Slow-Burning Genocide – OpEd

myanmar: it’s high time for stopping the slow-burning genocide – oped
Every day I receive dozens of emails. Most of these emails (at least 30) are about Myanmar’s inhuman treatment of the minorities. It is simply depressing to read the sad stories of their..
Eurasia Review

Amnesty International welcomes judicial probe of Nigerian military’s human rights abuses

The acting president announced the judicial commission on Friday. The post Amnesty International welcomes judicial probe of Nigerian military’s human rights abuses appeared first on Premium Times..
Premium Times Nigeria

Shocking Footage Of Saudi Siege Against Own Citizens

shocking footage of saudi siege against own citizens
The Saudi regime is in the midst of an extreme and brutal crackdown against its own citizenry in the country's Eastern province - a situation now spiraling out of control with* rising civilian deaths,..
Zero Hedge

How a founder went from being worth millions to -$10,000 almost overnight — then rebounded to a $100 million fortune

how a founder went from being worth millions to -$10,000 almost overnight — then rebounded to a $100 million fortune
· *Jason Calacanis founded Silicon Alley Reporter, Weblogs Inc, Mahalo, and Inside.com.* · *He turned down a $20 million offer for Silicon Alley Reporter. Then the dotcom bubble burst, and he wound..
Business Insider

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