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#SeditionDebate: Freedom of speech is not an unfettered right

Feb 13, 2016

#SeditionDebate: Freedom of speech is not an unfettered right

Freedom of speech and expression are not unfettered rights. Every right has limitations. In the name of intellectual freedom people cannot be allowed to hold public meetings to honour men who worked against the State and its institutions. #JNU #InMyOpinion #Afzal Guru #JNU protests #Right to Freedom of Speech #Speech and Expression
Islamic State executes three former fighters: Monitor

Feb 12, 2016

Islamic State executes three former fighters: Monitor

The Islamic State group shot dead three of its former fighters in eastern Syria and dumped their bodies in the desert, refusing to allow their families to bury them, a monitor said. #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Syrian Observatory for Human Rights #islamic-state #Deir Ezzor
Riot at northern Mexico prison leaves 52 inmates dead, 12 injured

Feb 11, 2016

Riot at northern Mexico prison leaves 52 inmates dead, 12 injured

52 inmates were killed and 12 injured in a brutal fight between two rival factions at a prison in northern Mexico on Thursday, the state governor said. #World #NewsTracker #Human Rights #Riot #Monterrey #Fight #Mexico prison #Topo Chico prison
1-yr old girl baby in a crib shot and killed in California

Feb 11, 2016

1-yr old girl baby in a crib shot and killed in California

Authorities said they suspect that the baby's father, a known member of a local street gang, may have been the target of the attack that took place late Tuesday in the city of Compton, south of downtown Los Angeles. #Just Not Right #Shooting #California #guns #GunLaws
Women should be allowed entry into all temples: Shashi Tharoor

Feb 10, 2016

Women should be allowed entry into all temples: Shashi Tharoor

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday said the Sabarimala temple must open its doors to women of all age groups. #India #Kerala #NewsTracker #Gender #Shashi Tharoor #temples #Sabarimala #Gender discrimination #Right to pray #Kerala Dewaswom
Britain, Sweden should accept ruling on Julian Assange: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Feb 09, 2016

Britain, Sweden should accept ruling on Julian Assange: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

The UN human rights chief said on a visit to Sri Lanka that Britain and Sweden should accept the findings of one of his panels that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange had been arbitrarily detained. #World #Wikileaks #United Nations #Julian Assange #TheySaidIt #Britain #Sweden #UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Slain Italian student in Egypt suffered 'inhuman' violence

Feb 08, 2016

Slain Italian student in Egypt suffered 'inhuman' violence

A second autopsy on the body of an Italian found slain in Egypt reveals that the doctoral student suffered "inhuman, animal-like" violence, Italy's interior minister said Sunday as he pressed Egypt's president to fully cooperate with the criminal investigation. #Egypt #NewsTracker #Rome #Italian student #el-Sissi #Egyptian Association for Rights and Freedoms