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Human Rights Watch to South Korea: Repeal outdated National Security Law

Human Rights Watch to South Korea: Repeal outdated National Se...

NEW YORK, May 28 (UPI) -- Human Rights Watch recommended Thursday that South Korea repeal its anti-communist National Security Law. In a report that described the South Korean law as a "relic of the Cold War," the international NGO stated the law ... UPI, 1 day ago

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National scene: Law required to protect human rights activists

The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has called on the government to pass a law to ensure the safety of human rights activists after an uptick in cases of violence the commission says resembles the New Order era. Komnas HAM said ...
 Jakarta Post3 hours ago RI needs formal law to protect human rights activists: Komnas HAM  Jakarta Post21 hours ago

Jolie to turn on Thursday

LOS ANGELES: Angelina Jolie, American actress and human rights activist, turns 40 on June 4. She is one of Hollywood's highest-paid actresses, with an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards to her name. Forbes ...
 Arab News7 hours ago

NHRC holds red-sanders cops 'guilty', seeks CBI probe

New Delhi, May 29: The National Human Rights Commission today held Andhra Pradesh police prima facie guilty of violating the rights of 20 people killed in an alleged encounter on April 7 and recommended a CBI probe. The NHRC also directed the ...
 Calcutta Telegraph7 hours ago Politicians, activists condemn killing of alleged sandalwood smugglers in Andhra  Down to Earth1 month ago Andhra firing survivor fears return to village  Asian Age1 month ago Andhra police defends killings of 20 woodcutters  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Activists: ISIS executes 250 as it takes ancient city

At least 13 of the victims were children, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Syrian expat watch group. As ISIS has taken control of the Syrian city of Palmyra in the last 10 days, it has executed 217 people there and in other towns ...
 Austin American Statesman4 days ago Christian beheads jihadi in Syria revenge killing: activists  Lebanon Daily Star14 hours ago More than 90 Syrians 'executed' by ISIS: Activists  CNN4 days ago Activists: IS Executes 217 Civilians, Soldiers Near Palmyra  VOA News5 days ago

Day of rage: Thousands to protest Tory austerity, Islamophobia & Human Rights Act repeal

16:02 Reuters/Neil Hall Thousands of people are expected to attend numerous protests in the capital on Saturday to demonstrate against further planned cuts to welfare, the scrapping of the Human Rights Act and discrimination against the ...
 Russia Today14 hours ago Another Britain is possible: Activists to protest Tory austerity, Human Rights Act repeal  Russia Today3 days ago

Rights activist wants retailers to give unsold food to charity

13:35 RIA Novosti/Vladimir Vyatkin A member of the Russian presidential council for Human Rights has asked the government to prepare a bill that would ban retailers from turning unsold food into waste, and order them to send it to farms or ...
 Russia Today16 hours ago Russian Rights Activists Slam Putin's Crackdown on NGOs  VOA News9 hours ago Putin Signs Bill Banning Undesirable NGOs From Russia, Human Rights Groups Could Face Prison Time  Inquisitr5 days ago AFP - Russia-politics-law-rights-NGO  Namibia Press Agency6 days ago

AFAPREDESA meets international human rights activists in Brazil

(SPS) - Member of the Executive Bureau of Association of Families of Saharawi Prisoners and Disappeared (AFAPREDESA), Mohamed Hallab, has met the representatives of some international associations and human rights organizations, in the margin of the ...
 Sahara Press Service1 day ago Algeria: Algeria, Italy for Saharawi People's Right to Self-Determination  AllAfrica.com18 hours ago Western Sahara: AFAPREDESA Meets International Human Rights Activists in Brazil  AllAfrica.com18 hours ago

Chimp personhood case devalues human dignity

- Animal rights activists went to court this week to call for chimpanzees held in captivity to be recognized as persons under the law. "The most dangerous flaw in these lawsuits is the premise that personhood is based on cognitive abilities.
 Noodls14 hours ago Chimps are 'persons' too, legal activists say. So are elephants  CBC3 days ago

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi calls for push to end child labour

Depriving children of their childhood and their freedom is “the biggest crime against humanity,” child rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi said on Tuesday during a visit to United Nations Headquarters in New York. In an ...
 Sify2 months ago Children charged with property crime in Punjab  The Gulf Today1 day ago Girl child policy draft almost ready, but experts are sceptical  Deccan Herald1 month ago
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