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Rights activists at risk of detention on politically motivated...

Civil rights activists Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand are at risk of being arrested and placed in police custody on allegations of conspiracy and illegal acceptance of foreign donations. The News Rights activists at risk of detention on politically motivated ... Sikh Siyasat Online, 1 month ago
Mother Jones

Fox News' recent attacks sound like dated criticisms of the civil rights movement.

In the wake of last Friday's , Fox News pundits have bent over backward to find a way to connect the killing to the Black Lives Matter movement. A guest on the Fox talk show The Five on Monday and several hosts, including Bill O'Reilly, described it ...
 Mother Jones40 minutes ago

Reinstate Politwoops accounts, global rights groups say

A coalition of rights groups from more than a dozen different countries have posted an open letter to Twitter TWTR , asking that the company restore access to more than 30 Politwoops accounts it recently blocked that tracked the deleted ...
 Fortune5 hours ago Rights groups call on Twitter to reverse its ban on Politwoops accounts  Fortune5 hours ago Rights Groups, Wife of Missing Lao Activist Renew Calls for Progress in Case  Radio Free Asia3 days ago
Copenhagen Post

Gay union question dominating Faroese election

The issue of gays having the right to have their marriages or civil partnership legally recognised has become the hot button in the Faroese election debate. The topic has overshadowed issues like fisheries and tax reform. The discussion on ...
 Copenhagen Post1 day ago Gay marriage in focus as Faroe Islands votes  Digital Journal2 days ago
Inter Press Service

Impeachment Motion Stirs Political Waters in Somalia

Active Citizens , Africa , Civil Society , Democracy , Development & Aid , Global Geopolitics , Global Governance , Headlines , Human Rights , IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse , Peace , Regional Categories , TerraViva United Nations Somali President ...
 Inter Press Service2 days ago Despite Treaty, Conventional Arms Fuel Ongoing Conflicts  Inter Press Service2 days ago
Nigerian Voice


By The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC has called for elimination of electoral ills, electoral violence and money politics to ensure Nigeria attains true democracy. The Executive Director, CISLAC, Auwal Ibrahim Musa at a review ...
 Nigerian Voice3 days ago Group wants electoral reforms, prosecution of offenders  The Guardian Nigeria3 days ago More people put forward candidacy for parliamentary elections  Today.Az1 day ago

Police union rallies behind top brass

Police and Prisons Civil Rights Unions (Popcru) sharply criticised as inappropriate the parliamentary police committee's unprecedented inquiry into the nine provincial police commissioners for politicking by their public backing of embattled ...
 IOL3 days ago Parliament: Nhleko is impressive but Marikana victims are still waiting  Daily Maverick1 day ago

Alabama police officer on trial for throwing Indian man to ground

Sept 1 (Reuters) - The federal trial of an Alabama police officer who faces a civil rights charge after being captured on video throwing an Indian man to the ground got underway on Tuesday with the start of jury selection, prosecutors said. Eric Parker, 26, ...
 Sify2 days ago

Yeah right! Sarcasm baffles US election algorithms

When the US Supreme Court upheld same-sex weddings in the same week that South Carolina debated keeping a controversial Civil War battle flag, Twitter user @xTomatoez posted “Gay marriage and the Confederate flag going down everywhere. Tough week for your ...
 Asian Age1 month ago

Bobby Jindal sued over order to protect same-sex marriage opponents

A gay rights advocacy group and the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana are suing Louisianas Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal for issuing an executive order aimed at protecting opponents of same-sex marriage. Jindal signed the religious freedom ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago #Lovewins: Indian-Americans applaud same-sex marriage ruling  Rediff.com2 months ago
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