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India's schizophrenic vote on Gaza Why we made a mistake

Jul 24, 2014

India's schizophrenic vote on Gaza Why we made a mistake

India's vote on the Gazan human rights violations is a case of head and heart being torn in different directions. But our vote against Israel is not finally a sign of hard-headed calculations. #Terrorism #Arab World #Israel #InMyOpinion #Saudi Arabia #Palestinians #ISIS #India-israel Ties #Gaza Human Rights
Syria: NGO report says over 1,70,000 dead in last three years

Jul 11, 2014

Syria: NGO report says over 1,70,000 dead in last three years

Among the dead in Syria were 56,495 civilians, including 9,092 children, according to the toll, which included casualties documented up to 8 July this year. #World #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Bashar al-Assad #Syrian Observatory for Human Rights #Sectarian violence #Free Syrian Army #Syrian civil war #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #Middle Easr
Myanmar: Journalists sentenced to 10 years for reporting on chemical weapons

Jul 10, 2014

Myanmar: Journalists sentenced to 10 years for reporting on chemical weapons

The article alleged that the country's military was operating a chemical weapons factory in the town of Pauk in Magway, under the instructions of former strongman junta chief Than Shwe. #NewsTracker #Myanmar #journalists #Human Rights Watch #Reporters Without Borders #Than Shwe #Chemical weapons #Press Freedom #Journalists jailed #Myanmar's Military Junta #Unity Weekly #Official Secrets
Syria: UN appeals for release of more than 100 abducted school kids

Jul 02, 2014

Syria: UN appeals for release of more than 100 abducted school kids

The UN children's agency and Human Rights Watch has appealed for the release of more than 100 Kurdish schoolboy and girls kidnapped by jihadists in Syria. #World #NewsTracker #Unicef #Beirut #Human Rights Watch #HRW #ISIL #ISIS #kidnapped school kids #abducted #IS #Kurdish school kids

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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

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

Jul 29, 2014

Pussy Riot Members Suing Russian Government For Human Rights Violations

Pussy Riot members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova are suing the Russian government for human rights violations...
Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Jul 30, 2014

How the United Nations Human Rights Council Unfairly Targets Israel

Curiously absent from the latest resolution is any mention of Hama... #Hamas #United Nations Human Rights Council #Israel #Palestine
Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Jul 30, 2014

'Barrel bomb' use in Syria said to escalate despite U.N. ban

The Syrian government has escalated its use of "barrel bombs" against densely populated neighborhoods near Aleppo in defiance of a U.N. Security Council resolution banning the indiscriminate and deadly explosives, Human Rights Watch reported Wednesda... #Syria #U N Security Council #Human Rights Watch #Aleppo, Syria