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'Army rewarding Major Gogoi undermines stature of the military'

A human rights organisation has criticised the Indian Army for awarding a commendation to one of its officers who used a civilian as a human shield in Kashmir, saying support for such......

Trump has waged all-out war on human rights

'Responding with outrage is not enough.''It is the time, and the responsibility of all who hold those rights dear, to fight back, says Aakar Patel.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Usually......

'We are all humans; I just did what was right'

A 24-year-old American who is being hailed as a hero for trying to stop a shooter who killed an Indian in Kansas City, on Friday said it was "actually the right thing to do". Ian Grillot hid......

591 people have died in police custody in India since 2010

A report released by Human Rights Watch states that police regularly disregard arrest procedures and torture suspects in custody to death. The police often blame the deaths on suicide or......

At UN, India raises human rights violations in PoK, Balochistan

Raising the issue of Balochistan for the first time before the United Nation, India on Wednesday accused Pakistan of widespread human rights violations there as well as in Pakistan-occupied......

Mining in India is out of control, claims report

A report by the Human Rights Watch running into 70 pages shows that mining in India is out of control. The report released in Goa on Thursday titled Out of Control: Mining, Regulatory Failure......

How Bt brinjal can kill Indian agriculture

Dr Shiv Chopra, the 75-year-old, Canada-based microbiologist and well known human rights activist, was in India recently in connection with the release of his latest book, Corrupt To The Core -......

India in US watch-list on human trafficking

A US state department report on human trafficking has placed India on a Tier 2 'watch-list' because of what it said were existing bonded labour practices and the lack of adequate action to......

Meet Ajit Pai, the man at the center of the US net neutrality debate

The chief of America's Federal Communications Commission is not a fan of net neutrality.So what's his vision of communications and digital policy in these times?We find out... IMAGE: Ajit Pai at a......

Did Bollywood get these murder cases right? VOTE!

Vote for your favourite movie at the end! Everyone likes to watch a good whodunit on screen. But the element of curiosity and chill is doubled when it’s inspired from real-life......

Review: Avoid watching You Too Brutus

The message from You Too Brutus is that human relationships are fragile but the way it is conveyed leaves us with a bad taste in the mouth, says Paresh C Palicha. Director Roopesh......

The film we secretly love to watch!

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Demi Moore's Striptease has been voted the favourite guilty pleasure movie by film fans. The 1996 film, in which the......

Super Filmi Week: Long live Bollywood!

Bollywood inspired weddings, Dharmendra's cringe-worthy attempt at realism, Sridevi and Aishwarya's painful connection and more in Sukanya Verma's Super Filmi Week. Monday Padmavati protestors can......

Shashi Kapoor: An Amazing Life in Pictures

Remembering the Eternal Charmer.Remembering an Awesome Human Being.Remembering an actor and film-maker, the likes of whom we will not see again.   Photograph: Kind courtesy Film History......

FIFA candidate and AFC head Salman signs amended human rights pledge

FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has signed an amended version of an Amnesty International pledge to end human rights abuses and corruption in the sport should he......
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Lanka joins global mine banning treaty

Sri Lanka has joined the international treaty banning anti-personnel landmines, Human Rights Watch has said.The action is especially significant... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/lanka-joins-global-mine-banning-treaty-117121500282_1.html
What 'Last Tango in Paris' teaches my students about sexual ethics

Today’s news is awash with accounts of behind-the-scenes sexual assaults involving such prominent figures as producer Harvey Weinstein,... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/culture-news/what-last-tango-in-paris-teaches-my-students-about-sexual-ethics-92513.html
China collecting DNA, biometrics from millions in Xinjiang

samples, fingerprints and other biometric data of millions of people in the country's far western Xinjiang region, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/china-collecting-dna-biometrics-from-millions-in-xinjiang-117121300616_1.html
Human Rights Watch calls on Singapore to relax free speech, assembly laws

SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The Singapore government's laws limiting critical speech and peaceful assembly are overly broad and make the... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INworldNews/~3/KBVWgye2P54/human-rights-watch-calls-on-singapore-to-relax-free-speech-assembly-laws-idINKBN1E709X
Rohingya return deal bad for refugees, says Human Rights Watch

An agreement by Bangladesh and Burma to begin returning Rohingya refugees to Burma by 23 January 2018, creates an impossible timetable for safe and... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/world-news/rohingya-return-deal-bad-for-refugees-says-human-rights-watch-92308.html

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