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How One Female Lawyer In India Is Fighting For Women's Basic R...

Olivia Arthur, Magnum Photo Agency Karuna Nundy, a Supreme Court advocate who specializes in human rights litigation, has been involved in some of India's most divisive and difficult cases. Im a great believer in deliberative democracy; ... Huffington Post, 2 days ago
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WILTON GREGORY, JIM KELLY: The human right to school choice

For decades, advocates of school choice programs have made their case to city and state officials. They have rightly argued that allowing parents to use public funds to send their children to private schools helps minority students overcome the ...
 Washington Times1 week ago The human right to school choice  Washington Times1 week ago

Advocate HS Phoolka quits AAP

In a setback to the Aam Aadmi Party, eminent lawyer and human rights actvist HS Phoolka said that he will resign from all posts in the party. Phoolka in an open letter said that he is stepping down to focus full time on ensuring justice for 1984 riot victims.Details awaited.  ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Women senatorial bets vow to prioritize labor, human rights

Labor reforms and human rights issues are among the target advocacies espoused by former justice secretary Leila de Lima, OFW advocate Susan Ople, and lawyer Lorna Kapunan aspirants in the 2016 senatorial race Katerina Francisco Published ...
 Rappler1 day ago

What Makes a Young Human Rights Advocate? Part 1

Australian Human Rights Commission (via noodls) / Each year, the number of nominees for the Young People's Human Rights Medal continues to grow, showing that young people are now, more than ever, a critical force in human rights advocacy. After ...
 Noodls20 hours ago

EU urges Tashkent free all convicted rights advocates

The EU encouraged Uzbekistan to free all imprisoned human rights defenders and stressed that it remains seriously concerned by reports of poor detention conditions and the mistreatment or torture of detainees. The EU delegation further encouraged ...
 Ferghana.ru21 hours ago

CHRR lobby the Community to Advocate for Development elected leaders should fulfill their promises

:13 Written by MARAVI POST CORRESPONDENT November 23, 2015: The Center for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) which is one of the leading organizations that deals with issues of good governance as well as human rights in Malawi, has ...
 Maravi Post3 days ago

Advocates for human rights and law receive honorary doctorates

Sheffield Hallam University (via noodls) / Two of the leading figures in law, human rights and public service have received honorary doctorates from Sheffield HallamUniversity. The Right Honourable Baroness Valerie Amos and Bruce Houlder QC both ...
 Noodls6 days ago

Terence Turner, anthropologist and human rights advocate for indigenous people, 1935-2015

Prof. Emeritus Terence Turner, a UChicago anthropologist who did research in the Amazon basin and became a proponent for the rights of indigenous people, died Nov. 7 in Ithaca, N.Y. He was 79. In 1962 Turner began working among the Kayapo, who ...
 University of Chicago1 week ago

Rights groups call on Egypt to repeal controversial protest law

Two years after Egypt adopted a draconian protest law, rights advocates have reiterated calls for its annulment in a joint statement signed by 16 groups on Wednesday. Ever since it was issued in the transitional months under Interim president Adly ...
 Albawaba4 hours ago
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