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    Journalist Salud Hernández-Mora missing in Colombia

    Journalist Salud Hernández-Mora missing in Colombia

    lations and the illegal drug trade in northern Colombia, has been missing since Saturday and may...

    Spate of bombings appear to target civilians in Syria

    Spate of bombings appear to target civilians in Syria

    ment-controlled areas on on Monday, would appear to constitute war crimes. The ISIS news...

    Kazakhstan court sentences journalist to jail over reports on bank: CPJ

    Kazakhstan court sentences journalist to jail over reports on bank: CPJ

    kanune, to a year and a half in prison for deliberately distributing false information,...

    Rights group asks Vietnam to drop charges against boat returnees

    Rights group asks Vietnam to drop charges against boat returnees

    ldquo;boat people” returned from Australia, Human Rights Watch said. Australia should...

    India: Stop treating critics as criminals

    India: Stop treating critics as criminals

    and harass critics. The government should repeal or amend laws that are used to criminalize...

    Greece begins evacuation of Idomeni refugee camp

    Greece begins evacuation of Idomeni refugee camp

    p, the country’s largest informal refugee camp, on its northern border with...

    Journalist Salud Hernández-Mora missing in Colombia
    May 24, Bogotá: Salud Hernández-Mora, a Colombian-Spanish journalist who was... Full article
    Spate of bombings appear to target civilians in Syria
    May 24, NY: A series of car bombings and suicide attacks targeting civilian bus stations and a... Full article
    Kazakhstan court sentences journalist to jail over reports on bank: CPJ
    May 24, NY: A Kazakhstan court convicted and sentenced Guzyal Baydalinova, the editor of the... Full article
    Rights group asks Vietnam to drop charges against boat returnees
    May 24, Sydney:  Vietnamese authorities should immediately drop all charges related to unlawful departure against “boat people” returned from Australia, Human Rights Watch said. Australia should immediately insist the cases be dropped, since Vietnam had promised there would be no retaliation against the Vietnamese migrants returned. On May 26, 2016, the People’s Court of La Gi commune, in Binh Thuan province, is scheduled to hear the case of Nguyen Dinh Quy, 42, his... Full article
    India: Stop treating critics as criminals
    May 24, New Delhi: The Indian authorities routinely use vaguely worded, overly broad laws as political tools to silence and harass critics. The government should repeal or amend laws that are used to criminalize peaceful expression, said a new report released by Human Rights Watch on Tuesday.  India’s Constitution protects the right to freedom of speech and expression, but recent and colonial-era laws, such as sedition and criminal defamation, not only remain on the books but... 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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