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Legendary comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84
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Legendary comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies...

Dick Gregory, known for his groundbreaking comedy, who parlayed his career as a stand-up into a life of social and political activism, died Saturday of heart failure. He was 84. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the comedian's son confirmed the news of his ... catchnews.com, 1 month ago

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'Justice for Gauri' rally in New Delhi on October 5

A group of civil rights activists is holding a rally in the national capital on October 5, demanding speedy investigation into the murder of activist-journalist Gauri Lankesh. The 'Justice for Gauri' rally will be taken out from Mandi House here to Jantar ...
 Deccan Herald4 weeks ago
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Activists blame Pakistan for harbouring terrorists and targeting minorities

Political activists and human rights defenders have blamed Pakistan for crushing voices of dissent and harbouring terrorists.At a side-event titled "Freedom of Expression" at the 36th session of Human Rights Council in Geneva, the activists from Pakistan ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Afghanistan lambasts Pak over long history of providing 'safe havens' to global terrorists  Sify1 month ago Need no lessons from 'Terroristan': India slams Pak PM at UNGA  Rediff.com1 month ago Pakistan a 'terroristan': India says at UN  Mathrubhumi1 month ago
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Statue of Martin Luther King Jr unveiled in his hometown

The daughter of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Stood beside her father's newly unveiled statue today, just a few blocks from where he grew up, handing out hugs and telling each well-wisher: "It's about time." The statue paying tribute to King made ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Education and migration: Challenges of our age

[Greece], Oct 9 (ANI): Political and Business leaders discussed the connections between terrorism and education and the challenges posed by migration at the 15th Rhodes Forum organised by the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC). The fundamental ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
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Right to Privacy and the Bhagavad Gita

The verdict in the Right to Privacy case establishes dharma, righteousness, and destroys adharma, the evil acting on behalf of the universal principal 'I' mentioned in the Bhagavad Gita, says Gopal Krishna. IMAGE: Women wait in line to get their Aadhaar card done. Photograph: Mansi Thapliyal/Reuters Having read the orders of Justices Rohinton F Nariman and Dr D Y Chandrachud on the right to privacy case, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul authored a separate but a concurring ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Right to privacy: A citizen's inheritance  Rediff.com1 month ago SC verdict on privacy hailed: 'It now has same status as life and liberty'  catchnews.com1 month ago SC rejects AG's argument that privacy right is elitist construct  Sify1 month ago
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Deplore India's current measures to deport Rohingyas: UN human rights chief

United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein on Monday flayed any attempts by India to deport Rohingyas to Myanmar when the ethnic minority community is facing violence in their country. Speaking at the opening of a Human Rights Council session in Geneva, Zeid also referred to the killing of activist-journalist Gauri Lankesh, observing that she "tirelessly addressed the corrosive effect of sectarianism and hatred." India's Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, on ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago UN rights chief deplores India's move to deport Rohingyas, flays Gauri's murder  Deccan Herald1 month ago Deplore current measures in India to deport Rohingyas: UN  Rediff.com1 month ago Modi to meet Suu Kyi amid outrage over violence against Rohingyas  Deccan Herald1 month ago
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Rafto Prize for two human rights activists from Kashmir: Here's what it means to them

Two long-time human rights defenders Parvez Imroz and Parveena Ahangar have been awarded the prestigious Professor Thorolf Rafto Memorial Prize, popularly known as the Rafto Prize, for human rights this year. The past recipients of this award include Aung ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago Human rights activists raise concern over CPEC project in Balochistan  Sify1 month ago
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Baloch activists protest outside U.N. against Pakistani atrocities, human rights abuse

The Baloch Republican Party (BRP) activists protested outside the United Nations in Geneva on 19 September to highlight the growing atrocities of the Pakistani forces, during the ongoing 36th session of the Human Righs Council. They shouted anti-Pakistan and ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago BRP raises issue of enforced disappearances in Balochistan at UN  Business Standard1 month ago

UPDATE 3-India's top court rules privacy a fundamental right in blow to government

(Adds comments on ruling, details and background) By Suchitra Mohanty and Rahul Bhatia NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Aug 24 (Reuters) - India's top courtunanimously ruled on Thursday that individual privacy is afundamental right, a verdict that will impact everything ...
 Sify1 month ago UPDATE 1-India court rules privacy a right, throwing ID cards into doubt  Sify2 months ago
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