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Twitter outraged at AP for calling Amal Clooney 'actor's wife'

Aug 31, 2015

Twitter outraged at AP for calling Amal Clooney 'actor's wife'

Twitter users were outraged after the Associated Press referred to renowned human rights lawyer Amal Clooney as the 'wife of an actor' in a tweet. #BuzzPatrol #Twitter #Julian Assange #George Clooney #Human Rights Lawyer #Amal Clooney #Shareworthy #The Associated Press
Former Maldives President Nasheed's return to a jail a setback for human rights: UN

Aug 25, 2015

Former Maldives President Nasheed's return to a jail a setback for human rights: UN

The return to prison of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed is a setback for human rights in the country, the UN said Tuesday, calling on the island nation's government to consider his early release. #NewsTracker #UN #Maldives #Human Rights #Mohamed Nasheed #OHCHR
Five years after laying foundation stone, Goa minister Churchill Alemao back at Colvale jail as prisoner

Aug 14, 2015

Five years after laying foundation stone, Goa minister Churchill Alemao back at Colvale jail as prisoner

Former Goa PWD minister Churchill Alemao, recently arrested in connection with the Louis Berger bribery case, is lodged in a jail whose foundation stone he laid. #NewsTracker #National Human Rights Commission #Churchill Alemao #Louis Berger bribery scam #Goa PWD minister #Colvale jail
US presses China on human rights; Beijing mentions Ferguson

Aug 14, 2015

US presses China on human rights; Beijing mentions Ferguson

Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit, the US has pressed hard on human rights issues including religious freedom and deteriorating situation in Tibet Autonomous Region. #China #US #NewsTracker #Beijing #Human Rights
US presses China to improve human rights ahead of leaders' summit

Aug 14, 2015

US presses China to improve human rights ahead of leaders' summit

The United States on Thursday pressed China to improve its deteriorating human rights record ahead of the September state visit to Washington by President Xi Jinping. #China #US #NewsTracker #Human Rights #US-China relations
UN Security council to hold first ever meeting on sexual minorities, Islamic State gay attacks

Aug 14, 2015

UN Security council to hold first ever meeting on sexual minorities, Islamic State gay attacks

The UN Security Council will hold a meeting this month to hear about Islamic State attacks on sexual minorities, the first-ever council meeting focussed on gay rights, the US ambassador said on Thursday. #NewsTracker #UN Security Council #Human Rights #Gay Rights #islamic-state #ISIL
UN launches probe into peacekeeper rape, killing allegations: Central African Republic

Aug 12, 2015

UN launches probe into peacekeeper rape, killing allegations: Central African Republic

The UN mission in the Central African Republic launched a probe Tuesday into allegations its soldiers had raped a 12-year-old girl and shot dead a teenager and his father. #World #NewsTracker #UN #Ban Ki-moon #Human Rights #Sex scandal #sex abuse #UN Peacekeeping
Amnesty International votes in favor of decriminalising sex trade

Aug 12, 2015

Amnesty International votes in favor of decriminalising sex trade

Amnesty International on Tuesday voted in favour of adopting a policy supporting the decriminalisation of prostitution in the face of intense criticism over the highly controversial move. #World #NewsTracker #Prostitution #Amnesty International #Human Rights #sex workers #Legalize prostitution
Pakistan child sexual abuse: Lahore High Court turns down request for judicial inquiry

Aug 11, 2015

Pakistan child sexual abuse: Lahore High Court turns down request for judicial inquiry

Pakistan's judiciary has rejected a request by the Punjab government to form a judicial commission to probe the country's biggest child abuse scandal involving nearly 300 children. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Child Abuse #Lahore High Court #Human Rights Commission of Pakistan
US: 22 Indian asylum-seekers on hunger strike in a Florida prison

Aug 07, 2015

US: 22 Indian asylum-seekers on hunger strike in a Florida prison

As many as 22 Indian asylum-seekers, all of them Sikhs, are on a hunger strike in a Florida jail. #World #India #US #NewsTracker #Hunger strike #Florida #Human Rights #Indian asylum-seekers