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The new HIV/AIDS Bill is great, but ineffective when the vulnerable are criminals under other laws

Updated : Dec 01, 2016

By : Deya Bhattacharya

Category : India

The new HIV/AIDS Bill is great, but ineffective when the vulnerable are criminals under other laws

After years of deliberating on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/Aids) (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014, the Union Cabinet has finally approved it #HIV #CriticalPoint #LGBT #Human Rights #Amendments #LGBTQI #PLHIV #HIV Bill
Aleppo: United Nations condemns 'descent into hell' as civilians flee govt offensive

Updated : Nov 30, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Aleppo: United Nations condemns 'descent into hell' as civilians flee govt offensive

The UN has condemned the "descent into hell" being endured by civilians in Aleppo, with the Red Cross saying nearly 20,000 people have fled a Syrian government offensive on the city in three days. #United Nations #Syria #Red Cross #NewsTracker #Vladimir Putin #UN Security Council #Human Rights #Aleppo
Indians are protesting more and students in literate states are leading the charge

Updated : Nov 30, 2016

By : IndiaSpend

Category : India

Indians are protesting more and students in literate states are leading the charge

States with higher literacy levels report more protests, and nearly half of these protests were led by political parties. #Anna Hazare #Tamil Nadu #Punjab #ConnectTheDots #Karnataka #protest #Human Rights #Nirbhaya rape case #IndiaSpend
United Nations committee flags Iran over human rights

Updated : Nov 16, 2016

By : AP

Category : World

United Nations committee flags Iran over human rights

A UN committee on Tuesday urged Iran to cease enforced disappearances and the widespread use of arbitrary detention and has expressed serious concern about severe limitations on freedom of thought, conscience and religion or belief. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Iran #Human Rights #General Assembly
Muslims in India must raise issues of violations on Hindus in Pakistan: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Updated : Nov 16, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

Muslims in India must raise issues of violations on Hindus in Pakistan: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Muslims in India should speak out against any act of violence on Hindus committed by members of the majority population in Islamic countries. #India #Religion #Congress #Pakistan #Bangladesh #TheySaidIt #Human Rights #communalism #Hindus #Muslims #PM Narendra Modi
A letter to the subalterns in Donald Trump's America: 'We are stronger together'

Updated : Nov 12, 2016

By : Harish Iyer

Category : World

A letter to the subalterns in Donald Trump's America: 'We are stronger together'

I urge you to work with your present house of representatives, senate and also your president to usher in the change and to keep the pressure on so that America is indeed great again. #Donald Trump #Hillary Clinton #LGBT #Human Rights #Women's rights #FWeekend #2016 US Presidential election #Donald Trump wins
Taiwan set to legalise same-sex marriages, will become first in Asia to do so

Updated : Nov 10, 2016

By : AP

Category : World

Taiwan set to legalise same-sex marriages, will become first in Asia to do so

Gay and lesbian relationships began to find wide acceptance in the 1990s in Taiwan, aided by the already well-established feminist movement, #NewsTracker #Taipei #LGBT #Taiwan #Human Rights #LGBT rights #Same-Sex Marriages #Gay pride march #same sex marriage in Asia #Gay relationships #Lesbian relationships
World Cup 2022: Qatar confirms host status despite corruption, human rights concerns

Updated : Nov 07, 2016

By : AFP

Category : Sports

World Cup 2022: Qatar confirms host status despite corruption, human rights concerns

Holding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is a "done deal", a confident head of the Gulf state's tournament organising committee said Monday, shrugging off ongoing corruption and human rights concerns. #Corruption #football #FIFA #Qatar #KickingAround #Human Rights #World Cup 2022 #Qatar World Cup #Al Wakrah Stadium #Hassan al-Thawadi
SIMI activists' encounter: Disturbing mindset in India of justifying killing of terror suspects

Updated : Nov 03, 2016

By : Monobina Gupta

Category : India

SIMI activists' encounter: Disturbing mindset in India of justifying killing of terror suspects

The tendency on the part of security forces and the political classes to justify (directly or indirectly) the killing of terror suspects is not rare in this country. The latest controversy over the killing of eight Students' Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) activists, and the government’s subsequent defence of the police action, therefore just furnishes more evidence of this same disturbing mindset. #InMyOpinion #Bhopal #Manipur #SIMI #Madhya Pradesh #Human Rights #encounter #Shivraj Singh Chouhan