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    Ditching the European Human Rights Convention is a Terrible Idea: HRW

    Ditching the European Human Rights Convention is a Terrible Idea: HRW

    . But Home Secretary Theresa May upped the ante this week by calling for the UK to withdraw from...

    Time to ban child marriage in Malaysia: Rights group

    Time to ban child marriage in Malaysia: Rights group

    ing all marriage by girls and boys under the age of 18, as called for by several members of...

    Constitutional court upholds same-sex marriage in Colombia

    Constitutional court upholds same-sex marriage in Colombia

    s of LGBT people when it upheld the validity of same-sex marriage on April 28, 2016....

    South African court orders review of decision to drop corruption charges against Jacob Zuma

    South African court orders review of decision to drop corruption charges against Jacob Zuma

    resident Jacob Zuma should be reviewed. All the 783 charges were dropped just weeks before...

    A glimmer of hope for US military rape victims

    A glimmer of hope for US military rape victims

    rience terrible retaliation from other military personnel. But a bill introduced into the US...

    Syria: Second medical facility hit by strike in one week

    Syria: Second medical facility hit by strike in one week

    econd time this week a medical facility in Syria's second city has been hit, according to...

    Ditching the European Human Rights Convention is a Terrible Idea: HRW
    April 29, London: United Kingdom politicians frequently launch attacks on the European... Full article
    Time to ban child marriage in Malaysia: Rights group
    April 29, Kuala Lumpur: This month, Malaysia’s lower house amended the country’s... Full article
    South African court orders review of decision to drop corruption charges against Jacob Zuma
    April 29, Cape Town:  High Court in South Africa has ruled that a decision to drop the... Full article
    A glimmer of hope for US military rape victims
    April 29, Washington: When members of the US military report a sexual assault up their chain of command, they often experience terrible retaliation from other military personnel. But a bill introduced into the US Senate today could help stem this harmful practice. For our 2015 report, Embattled, we interviewed 163 victims of military sexual assault, most of whom told us the aftermath was worse than the rape.  After reporting their assaults, they explained they were subjected to... Full article
    Fourth Mexican journalist killed this year was known as a government critic
    April 29, Mexico City: Francisco Pacheco Beltrán, correspondent for El Sol de Acapulco newspaper, editor of El Foro de Taxco newspaper and radio station correspondent for Capital Máxima 97.1 F.M. was murdered this morning while returning to his home in Taxco de Alarcón, Guerrero. Pacheco Beltrán left his house early to drop off a family member at the Taxco bus station. At around 6:30am, he was attacked and killed by gunshot while returning home. Witnesses said... Full article
    Is the Political Environment of Bangladesh getting progressively sectorial ?
    Feb 27, Dhaka: The British formed Legislative Assembly in the then India in 1936, the... Full article
    The dawn of a new Statesman: Indian PM Modi visit to Pakistan brings life to drowning relations
    Dec 30, Delhi: With the changing times the world is witnessing the new world order, a new dawn... Full article
    Donald Trump's Islamphobic statements could fuel hate crimes
    Dec 18,  Oslo: One shouldn’t be surprised with the speech of the Republican US... Full article
    Racism in the rhetoric and action of developed nations
    By Prabalta Rijal Mia, was walking down the road, with a file in her hand and tears in her eyes, she had just walked out of her 6th job interview in three months, and this time too, she was rejected, now close to becoming a homeless tram that roams the streets of New York. She rushes to cross the street, forcing herself to accept the one -fact she had never wanted to accept, it wasn’t her college grades or her experience that kept getting her rejected, it was her color. Who says... Full article
    Blood Cotton: Uzbekistan's illegitimate trade
    Has anyone of us ever realized that the clothes we bear, the fabrics we gracefully flaunt in parties, the dresses we desire fully admire to have one of those to outshine our aura, have a fraction of share of blood and cries of those minors and helpless humans who lived under the most repressive regimes in the world, Uzbekistan! As one of the leading exporter of cotton in the world, has become most controversial and deadly producers of our times, who’s every inch of a harvested soil is... Full article

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