Human Rights

Iranian human rights lawyer jailed for 38 years and sentenced to 148 lashes

Iran has sentenced 55-year-old lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh to 148 lashes and 38 years in prison over her defense of women defying the&n...

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11 years and zero prosecutions: Justice, a forsaken promise in Kashmir

The Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS), a human rights organisation in the state, has compiled the data of 108 cases of human rights violations since 2008 where ...

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“Everyone has a right to access quality healthcare” - WHO

The World Health Organization has sponsored for the key topic of concern at a global medicine forum in South Africa stating that developing countries have long struggled with ...

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From worst to best: the success story of the Tasmanian gender reform

The Tasmanian Parliament is about to initiate the best laws in favour of transgender and gender-diverse people not only within their nation but also to bring a change around t...

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UN experts urge States to ‘stem the tide of hate and discrimination’

Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination several top UN officials and human rights experts have stressed that States must take urgent ac...

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New Zealand PM vows to tighten gun laws after Christchurch massacre

Over 49 people were dead and more injured in the mass shootings at the Christ Church mosques in New Zealand, killing people aged from 3 – 77 years. This led the country ...

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Children with disabilities more exposed to abuse and violence

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet spoke at a Human Rights Council event highlighting how disabled youngsters are exposed to violence, abuse an...

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WEF data shows it will take 202 years to close the divide in the workplace

The world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, UN Global Compact’s Executive Director Lise Kingo spoke to the UN News. She elucidated the point that...

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Aid workers harassed, threatened and arrested in Iraq

A Human Rights Watch report revealed that aid workers in Iraq are being harassed and detained by members of the local authority in Nineveh province. It is also said that local...

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Sudanese refugee advocate wins international human rights award

Abdul Aziz Muhamat, a Sudanese refugee was honoured with the 2019 Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders in Geneva on 13th of February. Being an advocate, Mu...

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Father Of The Groom

Makrand Deshpande’s new play Pitaji Please—should count among his best so fa...

August 16 2019

Writ petition filed in Supreme Court to lift restrictions imposed on media in Kashmir

NEW DELHI, August 10: Today, Ms. Anuradha Bhasin, the Executive Editor of Kashmir Times,...

August 11 2019

Jon Stewart was Television Gold

Citizens all over the world would do well to follow his parting advice, “If you sm...

August 9 2019