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Sep 13, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir: Amnesty International questions use of shotgun pellets in Valley by Indian forcesAn international human rights group urged India on Wednesday to immediately ban the use of shotguns by government forces in suppressing protests against Indian rule in Kashmir, saying pellets fired by the weapons have blinded and killed people indiscriminately.
Jun 27, 2017
US tech companies urge federal court to protect gay employeesIn April, a panel of three 2nd Circuit judges dismissed Zarda's case, saying the court's decision in a separate case in 2000 that said discrimination against gay workers is not a form of sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 foreclosed his claims.
May 11, 2017
Pakistan executes 4 Taliban terrorists convicted by military courtsPakistan on Thursday hanged four more "hardcore" Taliban terrorists, a day after executing an equal number of militants convicted of "heinous" terrorism-related offences by the military courts.
Dec 26, 2016
Turkey has made about 1,656 formal arrests of people using social media in 6 monthsTurkey has formally arrested 1,656 people in the past six months for allegedly supporting terrorist organisations or insulting officials on social media, and are investigating at least 10,000 others, the Interior Ministry said Saturday.
Sep 23, 2014
China increasingly exporting tools of torture to African countries: GroupDozens of Chinese firms are producing and exporting "tools of torture", from electric stun guns to metal spiked batons, to countries with bad human rights records, rights group Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
Aug 21, 2014
Tibet: Rights group says 3 more dead after police shootingAn overseas rights group says three more Tibetan protesters shot and detained by Chinese authorities have died in jail.
May 27, 2013
Chhattisgarh attack: The bloody legacy of Mahendra Karma's Salwa JudumThe brutal Naxal attack which killed 27 people in Chhattisgarh was, according to survivors, a revenge attack on Congress leader Mahendra Karma, the architect of the controversial Salwa Judum movement. But why was it so controversial?