Human Rights

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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Educate Children about their Human Rights

Ethical education for a child is necessary at school level. Despite the education about human rights carried out in schools worldwide, human rights violations continue to be a...

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Holocaust Remembrance: Demand and Defend your Human Rights

On the 31st of January, at the UN headquarters in New York, UN’s head of Global Communications Alison Smale told – “The Holocaust illustrates how easily &lsq...

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Prominent Human Rights Lawyer Wang Quanzhang sentenced in China

A court in Tianjin, a city in northern China has sentenced prominent human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang to 4 1/2 years in prison for subversion of state power. The 42-year-old...

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A Doctor-Whistleblower from Nauru wins the 2019 Blueprint for Free Speech Prize

Dr. Nick Martin won the global 2019 Blueprint International Whistleblowing Prize in London on 16th of this month (Wednesday) for speaking out about the off-shore immigrant iss...

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People who risk their lives to build our Homes

The construction sector, today, is one of the biggest job providers. India has seen a construction boom in recent years as incomes rise and cities expand. According to a resea...

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Amartya Sen: “Many institutions in the Country are under attack and their freedom encroached.”

The 85-year-old economist and philosopher, Amartya Sen came out in support of actor Naseeruddin Shah on Sunday, after he was involved in a major controversy over his rema...

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UNICEF: “Children living through conflict are hardly guaranteed their Rights.”

UNICEF said the future of millions of children living in Nigeria and other countries affected by armed conflict were at risk, as warring parties continued to commit grave viol...

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Women protest in an unconventional way by shaving their Heads

Four wives of most prominent rights lawyers and activists have shaved their heads in protest over the “persecution” of their husbands by the government. The w...

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Avijatrik: The Wanderlust of Apu

It is to the credit of Subhrajit Mitra and his creative and technical team that Avijatri...

April 12 2021

The Woman in White

Film historian Dhruv Somani re-assesses Raj Khosla’s iconic suspense-filled Woh Ka...

April 11 2021

Explaining the lockdown to children

Family members talk to Monarose Sheila Pereira about the innovative ways they used to ex...

April 10 2021