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Police finds 139 grave sites and 28 trafficking camps in Malaysia

May 25, 2015

Police finds 139 grave sites and 28 trafficking camps in Malaysia

139 grave sites and 28 human-trafficking camps have been found in a remote northern border region, Malaysia's top police official told reporters. #World #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #Malaysia #Human Rights #graves
Saudi-led coalition using US-supplied cluster bombs in Yemen, says Human Rights Watch

May 04, 2015

Saudi-led coalition using US-supplied cluster bombs in Yemen, says Human Rights Watch

The Saudi-led coalition bombing rebels in Yemen has been using US-supplied cluster munitions in its air campaign, Human Rights Watch has said. #NewsTracker #Yemen #Saudi Arabia #Human Rights Watch #cluster bombs #Yemen rebels
Baltimore and more: Beneath the facade, Uncle Sam is also racist and bigoted

Apr 29, 2015

Baltimore and more: Beneath the facade, Uncle Sam is also racist and bigoted

America has gotten away lecturing to India and other countries for their human rights deficits. Isn't it time for the world to call out America's own record of racism and bigotry, as is evident from the Baltimore and Ferguson incidents? #America #US #NewsTracker #ConnectTheDots #Shooting #Police #Human Rights #Police Custody #Baltimore #Baltimore Riots
Mexico: 92 kidnapped migrants rescued near Texas border

Apr 28, 2015

Mexico: 92 kidnapped migrants rescued near Texas border

Federal police have rescued 92 kidnapped migrants from a safe house in a city along the Texas border, authorities said Monday. #NewsTracker #Texas #Human Rights #Mexico #Migrants #Gulf cartel
Murder of Pakistan rights activist signals dark future for its marginalised liberals

Apr 27, 2015

Murder of Pakistan rights activist signals dark future for its marginalised liberals

The killing of a prominent Pakistani rights campaigner Friday has sent shockwaves through the country's progressives, as those who speak out against alleged abuses by the state say they are under increasing threat. #HowThisWorks #Pakistan #Balochistan #liberals #Sabeen Mahmud #Human rights in Pakistan #Lahore University of Management Sciences #The Second Floor cafe

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Why Maharashtra doesn't give a damn for police reforms

Sep 03, 2013

Why Maharashtra doesn't give a damn for police reforms

The state human rights commission is member-less and headless, cases are piling up. Those with grievances against law enforcers have nowhere to go in Maharashtra. #Connect The Dots #Maharashtra #Human Rights #Maharashtra police
Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Dec 18, 2012

Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Maharashtra's human rights commission and woman's rights commission have not been functioning for the last four years. And it is not that these institutions are redundant, given that the media is alive with routine reports of rights violations #ThatsJustWrong #Maharashtra #Human Rights Commission #Women's Commission