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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
New UN rights probe into Sri Lankan war crimes announced

Jun 30, 2014

New UN rights probe into Sri Lankan war crimes announced

A new UN investigation into allegations of Sri Lankan war crimes will intensify international pressure on its government. #World #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #LTTE #Tamil #UN #Human Rights #Tamil Tigers #Navi Pillay #Sri Lankan war crimes #UN probe #UN High Commission for Human Rights
Place where ISIL militants executed Iraqi soldiers found: Human Rights Watch

Jun 27, 2014

Place where ISIL militants executed Iraqi soldiers found: Human Rights Watch

In mid-June, militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) posted photos online of what they claimed to be the bodies of dozens of captured security forces members they had executed. #NewsTracker #Iraq #Human Rights Watch #Tikrit #Mosul #ISIL #Iraqi troops

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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 10, 2014

Who donated three skulls to Wash. thrift store?

All right, who dumped the human heads at a Goodwill store in Washington state...
Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Jul 09, 2014

City Human Rights Commission handing out 10G anti-bias stickers

City anti-discrimination watchdogs are handing out 10,000 stickers to businesses that affirm the city’s anti-bias laws...
Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Jul 10, 2014

Demi Lovato Has A Very Special Message For You

Demi Lovato appears in a new public service announcement from the Human Rights Campaign in support of same-sex marriage... #Human Rights Campaign #Demi Lovato
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