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China: Mass round-up of human rights lawyers casts shadow over President  Xi Jingping's Washington visit
International Business Times UK

China: Mass round-up of human rights lawyers casts shadow over...

On July 9, Wang Yu, a celebrated human rights lawyer in Beijing with a history of defending religious minorities and political dissidents in China, sent a text message to her friend. Her electricity had been cut off and her phone line was dead: ... International Business Times UK, 21 hours ago

Complaint filed against cop in SHRC

A Hyderabad-based social activist, Anuradha Rao, filed a petition in the State Human Right Commission (SHRC) on Monday against a police officer for allegedly putting his boot on the forehead of a student activist to pin him down during a protest at the Chief ...
 The Hindu4 hours ago Case against social activist condemned  The Hindu1 week ago

ISIS Damages a Temple in Palmyra

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an activist and monitoring group based in Britain, said Sunday that Islamic State fighters had destroyed part of the nearly 2,000-year-old Temple of Baal. Read original Report incorrect content More News ...
 Hubii1 day ago IS destroys part of famed Palmyra temple: monitor, activists  Times of India23 hours ago Islamic State blows up main temple in Palmyra, activists say  Dalje.com1 day ago Islamic State Destroys Part of Famed Palmyra Temple: Monitor, Activists  US.NewsHub.org20 hours ago
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Yauhen Vaskovich: I felt strong support in prison

, 18:40 4,139 After release the former political prisoner met with human rights watchdogs. During their conversation Yauhen told that the thing which was the most difficult for him during the incarceration period, was psychological pressure, ...
 Charter 9712 hours ago Senegal activist: Release 7 men convicted of gay acts  Philippine Daily Inquirer3 days ago Catholic Youth Activists Released After 4-Year Sentences in Vietnam  Radio Free Asia4 days ago In Burma, land rights activists are newest political prisoners  Ifex1 week ago
Amnesty International

Azerbaijan jailed journalist press release

:20 UTC Azerbaijan's jailing of an award winning journalist barely two weeks after two prominent human rights activists received jail sentences is another severe attack on free speech, Amnesty International said today. Investigative reporter ...
 Amnesty International16 hours ago Police nab 2 far-right activists for violating house arrest terms  The Times Of Israel4 days ago Palace vows justice for slain broadcaster, human rights activist  Balita1 week ago U.N. Human Rights Experts Call on Iran to Release American Journalist  Breitbart.com2 weeks ago
Payvand Iran News

Prominent Iranian Activists, Intellectuals Call On Congress To Back Nuclear Deal

By Golnaz Esfandiari, RFE/RL Film director Jafar Panahi (left) and human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh are two prominent Iranians inside the country who have joined the campaign. Parvin Fahimi, who lost her son to repression by the Iranian ...
 Payvand Iran News4 days ago Hoping for domestic reform, Iranian activists back nuclear deal  Reuters UK5 days ago These Iranian pro-democracy activists want Congress to back the nuclear deal  Washington Post5 days ago Iranians hope N-deal will fuel reforms  Oman Tribune5 days ago

Activist targeting Modis government becomes governments target

"One of India's best-known human rights activists, Teesta Setalvad, was brewing her morning tea on July 14 when she got a telephone call from her security guard. "C.B.I. is at the gate, ma'am," the guard said, referring to the Central Bureau of Investigation, the federal police." The New York Times features Teesta Setalvad on its front page. Read the report here.Pic: The NYT page 1.
 Rediff.com1 week ago We have no intention of toppling government, says Bersih activist  Asiaone2 days ago Human rights activist Teesta Setalvad denied anticipatory bail  Sikh Siyasat Online1 month ago Teesta's anticipatory bail rejected; arrest imminent?  Rediff.com1 month ago

Politician, human rights activist addresses the crowds

 9ija News.com1 day ago Lithuania Ejects Rights Activists, Brands Them 'National Security Threat'  Sputnik5 days ago UN council holds first-ever meeting on LGBT rights  Manila Bulletin1 week ago Western Sahara: European human rights activists expelled from occupied al Ayun  AlgĂ©rie Presse Service1 week ago
The Guardian Nigeria

AGBAJE: In 100 Days, Buhari Has Shown What Honest Leadership Can Do

Mr. Fred Agbaje Mr. Fred Agbaje is a Lagos-based constitutional lawyer and human rights activist. He told KAMAL TAYO OROPO that the biggest achievement of the Buhari-led administration is in proving that with purposeful and honest leadership, many ...
 The Guardian Nigeria2 days ago
Tunis Afrique Presse News Agency

No female journalist among Tunisian women held in Libya (Mustapha Abdelkabir)

:54 Hits: 0 MEDENINE, (TAP) - There is no female journalist among the Tunisian women held in Libya, human rights activist Mustapha Abdelkabir said Saturday. he added after a six-day visit to Libya that 6 Tunisian women aged between 25 and 55 (a ...
 Tunis Afrique Presse News Agency2 days ago
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