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The Latest: IS seizes Syrian village, kills 24 civilians

Syrian activists accuse US-led coalition of killing 28 civilia...

BEIRUT The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said aircraft belonging to the coalition struck the village of al-Ghandour late on Thursday previous night. Observatory's chief Rami Adurrahman said another 13 people were killed in ..., 9 hours ago

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Philippine Daily Inquirer

Indonesia's decision to execute drug convicts shows risks to migrant workers, rights activists warn

Indonesia's announcement to execute 14 drug convicts on Friday, 29 July, may pose a risk to migrant workers, especially women, as it is feared they could be duped into becoming drug mules, human rights activists have warned. The rights campaigners ...
 International Business Times UK1 day ago Indonesia executes 4 drug traffickers  Philippine Daily Inquirer19 hours ago Australian activists protest executions at Indonesian consulates  Jakarta Post3 days ago Human rights activists mount pressure on Indonesia not to hang Pakistani drug convict  International Business Times India3 days ago
Times of Oman

Indian orphans face abuse, neglect in Tamil Nadu care homes, activists say

Human rights groups say abuse is rife across the 1,500 govern­ment and state instit­utions in the state Orphans play carom at an orphanage in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata May 29. PHOTO: REUTERS CHENNAI, INDIA: Dhanalakshmi was 14 ...
 The Express Tribune15 hours ago Indian 'orphans' face abuse, neglect in Tamil Nadu care homes, activists say  Reuters Africa20 hours ago 'Orphans' face abuse, neglect in Tamil Nadu care homes, say activists  Times of Oman9 hours ago
Huffington Post

Activist Helping Lower Castes In India Forced To Clean Toilet Feces By Hand

CHENNAI, India, July 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian activist who helped to set up a human rights group campaigning for the eradication of manual scavenging, a euphemism for disposing of faeces by hand, was awarded Asia's equivalent of ...
 Huffington Post1 day ago Magsaysay Award winner Bezwada Wilson: My award goes to those who chose dignity over livelihood  catchnews.com1 day ago Two Indians among 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Award winners  Livemint.com2 days ago Indian activist wins Asia's Nobel prize for fighting manual disposal of faeces  Sharenet2 days ago
UCAN India

Stunned Manipur tries to decode Sharmila's move to end fast

A day after human rights activist Irom Sharmila decided to end her 16-year hunger strike against the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), Manipur on Wednesday tried to make sense of the decision. The 44-year-old "Iron lady" of Manipur also indicated her ...
 Deccan Herald2 days ago Rights activist to end 16-year fast against draconian law  UCAN India6 hours ago Irom Sharmila to break fast on 9 August, will contest elections in Manipur  First Post.com3 days ago `Iron Lady` Irom Sharmila to end 16-year fast on August 9, contest elections in Manipur  Zee News3 days ago
Anadolu Ajansi

Drop charges against Sharmila, demands Amnesty International

International human rights organisation Amnesty International has appealed to the Manipur government to drop charges against activist Irom Chanu Sharmila before she ends her 16-year-old fast on August 9. In a statement, it said the state government ...
 Business Standard2 days ago Three Thai Activists Charged With Criminal Defamation  ABC News2 days ago Thailand: Rights activists freed to defend themselves  Morning Star Online1 day ago Thai activists charged over torture report  BBC3 days ago

Irom Sharmila to end fast for polls, marriage

Human rights activist Irom Sharmila (Photo: PTI/File) Sixteen years after starting her path-setting hungerstrike, demanding repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, Manipur’s “Iron Lady” Irom Chanu Sharmila has decided to end her fast on August ...
 Asian Age2 days ago Activist Sharmila to end fast after 16 years  Chandigarh Tribune3 days ago Irom Sharmila to end fast, get married and fight Manipur polls  Deccan Herald3 days ago 'Iron lady' Sharmila to end fast, fight Manipur polls  Rediff.com3 days ago
United News of India

NHRC issues notice to TN Govt on alleged torture of activist in prison

Chennai, Jul 24 (UNI) National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and Director
 United News of India5 days ago NHRC notice over arrest and torture of a human rights activist Piyush Manush in Tamil Nadu  Meri News5 days ago

Breaking Free wins Human Rights Award

Mumbai, Jul 19 (IBNS): Filmmaker and activist Sridhar Rangayan's path-breaking film on Indian LGBT community has been awarded the Barbara Gittings International Human Rights Award at the recently concluded qFLIX Philadelphia film festival in USA. ...
 India Blooms1 week ago

India abstains from UN vote, LGBT community slams PM Modi's silence

Expressing disappointment over India’s move to abstain from voting in the United Nations Human Rights Council to appoint an independent investigator to help protect the rights of homosexuals and transgender worldwide, the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender community members on Friday demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his silence and speak about “inclusive society”. Throwing light on the fact that the private member bill brought by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago Abstaining from vote sends 'negative' message from India on LGBT issue: RJD  Sify4 weeks ago This govt is stupendously stupid: LGBT activists on UNHRC absention  Rediff.com4 weeks ago LGBT community snubs 'fascist' Govt, questions PM Modi's silence  Sify4 weeks ago
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