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India abusing "lawless" detention act in Kashmir: rights group

The Indian government is widely misusing a law allowing for detention without trial in the Indian part of the contested Kashmir region, and fuelling animosity with it, th...

India abusing 'lawless' detention act in Kashmir: rights group

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Rights group: India controls Kashmir, Jammu rebels with torture A rights group said Monday it wants the U.N. to look into how India responds to uprisings in the territory of Kashmir, saying forces there routinely ...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Kashmir group seeks UN probe into torture by India troops A prominent rights group in Indian-controlled Kashmir is advocating for the United Nations to establish a commission of inquiry to investigate what i...
07:24, 05/20/2019

Rights group: India controls Kasmir, Jammu rebels with torture A rights group said Monday it wants the U.N. to look into how India responds to uprisings in the territory of Kashmir, saying forces there routinely ...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Islamic State group claims involvement in Kashmir gunbattle NEW DELHI (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed involvement in a gunbattle in Kashmir, the disputed Himalayan territory where militants have fou...
16:24, 06/11/2019

UN rights chief ‘strongly condemns’ attack on Indian security forces in Kashmir The top United Nations human rights official has strongly condemned the suicide bomb attack against Indian security forces in Pulwama district of Jam...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detent...
20:00, 05/21/2019

India kills Kashmir's 'most wanted militant' Zakir Musa dies in gun battle with security forces, leading to protests and school closuresIndian security forces have killed an influential Kashmiri...
18:12, 05/24/2019

India troops kill Kashmir militant linked to al-Qaida SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed a top militant commander linked to al-Qaida in the disputed region, offi...
08:36, 05/24/2019

India officials stop Amnesty International event in Kashmir Authorities in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have stopped Amnesty International from holding an event to release a report on detention of ...
15:12, 06/12/2019

Modi flexes muscles in Kashmir to woo India’s Hindu voters SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Shortly before India’s elections began in April, New Delhi banned civilian traffic on the only major highway connecting ...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Modi flexes muscles in Kashmir to woo India's Hindu voters Shortly before India's elections began in April, New Delhi banned civilian traffic on the only major highway connecting the heart of disputed Kashmir...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Kashmir civilian killed, many injured in anti-India clashes SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police and residents say two gunbattles between Indian troops and Kashmiri rebels have triggered a new round of anti-India pro...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Islamic State claims 'province' in India for first time after clash in Kashmir Islamic State (IS) claimed for the first time that it has established a "province" in India, after a clash between militants and security forces in t...
18:12, 05/11/2019

| India court convicts six in gang rape, murder of Kashmir girl, 8 Six men have been convicted over the notorious 2018 gang rape and murder in India of a young girl from a Muslim nomadic tribe that provoked horror an...
12:36, 06/10/2019

UN chief urges India and Pakistan to dial down tensions in wake of Kashmir attack United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday called on India and Pakistan to take steps to defuse tensions in the wake an attack in K...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Court convicts six in child rape, murder case in India's Jammu and Kashmir An Indian court on Monday convicted six men of involvement in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in India's Jammu and Kashmir state...
11:24, 06/10/2019

Rights group: Pakistan shouldn’t execute mentally ill man A rights group has urged the Pakistani government not to execute a prisoner with “clear symptoms of mental illness” scheduled to be hanged in two day...
08:36, 06/16/2019

Rights group alarmed by ouster of Bolivian judges A prominent human rights group says Bolivia has undermined judicial independence by arbitrarily dismissing nearly 100 judges since 2017 and it's aski...
15:48, 04/29/2019

The Latest: Rights group calls for UN inquiry on Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Sudanese military’s crackdown on a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times loca...
15:12, 06/04/2019

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey A Turkish human rights group says close to 3,000 prisoners have joined a hunger strike to press authorities to end the alleged isolation in jail of K...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Rights group: Staff threatened following incendiary report CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has accused Egypt’s state-controlled media of launching a smear campaign against its staff. Human Rights Wa...
13:24, 05/31/2019

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group (CARACAS, Venezuela) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 23 pri...
01:24, 05/25/2019

Group ranks best and worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights Azerbaijan, Turkey and Armenia are the worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights, according to a new assessment from the International Lesbian, Gay,...
15:00, 05/14/2019

New York officials hit back at Trump over backing NRA gun-rights group New York's governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the ...
00:48, 04/30/2019

Rights group: 23 inmates killed in Venezuelan jail riot CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A prisoner rights group in Venezuela says 23 inmates died when guards opened fire to subdue an uprising. Humberto Prado of ...
21:48, 05/24/2019

Rights group: Staff threatened in wake of Egypt report Rights group accuses Egypt’s state-controlled media of launching a smear campaign against its staff following a report alleging that Egyptian armed f...
19:48, 05/31/2019

Rights group: Houthi attack on airport ‘apparent war crime’ CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has called the recent drone attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia an “apparen...
13:24, 06/15/2019

Rights group cheers Bhutan’s move to legalize gay relations NEW DELHI (AP) — A global rights group has welcomed Bhutan’s move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality....
15:00, 06/09/2019

Disability rights group alarmed by Portland e-scooter rules PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A disability rights nonprofit in Oregon has filed a letter of complaint with the city of Portland over new rules for its electr...
21:24, 05/09/2019

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administr...
03:48, 06/11/2019

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt's Sinai amount to war crimes A leading international rights group on Tuesday accused Egypt's security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Penins...
11:36, 05/28/2019

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt’s Sinai amount to war crimes CAIRO (AP) — A leading international rights group has accused Egypt’s security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the ...
10:48, 05/28/2019

Women’s rights group launches campaign against legalizing prostitution Women’s rights groups launched a campaign Monday to stop New York from legalizing prostitution, an idea that is being seriously discussed for the fir...
05:12, 05/14/2019

Rights group urges U.S. to sanction China over Xinjiang camps The United States, embroiled in a trade war with China, should also impose sanctions on China for detaining an estimated one million Uighurs in its X...
19:48, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Disability rights group blasts treatment pilot SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a San Francisco proposal to force some people with drug addictions and mental illness into treatment (all times lo...
06:00, 06/05/2019

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain fo...
17:12, 04/30/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights ...
23:24, 05/16/2019

Rights group tries to block Saudi vessel loading French arms A French human rights group on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto a Saudi Arabian vessel that is due to dock in northern France lat...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under const...
10:36, 06/07/2019

Rights group tries to block new Saudi ship from leaving France with arms A French rights group sought on Tuesday to block the loading of what it said were munitions onto a Saudi Arabian ship docked in southern France, as p...
19:48, 05/28/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against ...
07:00, 05/09/2019

| Facebook closes fake news pages in Poland: rights group Facebook has closed 27 pages in Poland for spreading fake news and hate-filled content ahead of the European parliamentary elections, the civil right...
16:00, 05/18/2019

NRA responds to Gillibrand put-down by posting her 2008 letter praising gun-rights group One day after Kirsten Gillibrand slammed the National Rifle Association (NRA) as the "worst organization in this country," the NRA on Monday reposted...
22:24, 06/03/2019

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO — Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Righ...
01:12, 05/29/2019

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state...
18:48, 06/10/2019

Hundreds of North Korean execution sites identified, says rights group South Korea-based group says it has found more than 300 such sites after interviewing more than 600 defectors A human rights group says it has identi...
09:36, 06/11/2019

U.S. plan to make Guatemala take asylum seekers called ludicrous by rights group A U.S. plan to make asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador seek refuge in Guatemala instead of the United States would endanger, not protect, r...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Animal rights group releases longer video showing farm abuse FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — An animal rights group has released a longer video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves at a northwestern Indiana...
01:48, 06/08/2019

Hundreds of North Korean Public Execution Sites Have Been Identified, Rights Group Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out publ...
05:24, 06/11/2019

U.S. places sanctions on Chechen group, Russians, suspected of human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five people, including at least three Russians, over allegations of human righ...
05:24, 05/17/2019

Human rights group accuses Germany of mistreating rejected Afghan asylum-seeker A European watchdog raised concerns after German police allegedly squeezed the genitals of an Afghan deportee. While deportations are professionally ...
09:24, 05/09/2019

Venezuelan rights group says 4 people died in street clashes this week after opposition call for military uprising CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan rights group says 4 people died in street clashes this week after opposition call for military uprising....
18:00, 05/02/2019

In ‘lawless’ world of service dogs, many families suffer APEX, N.C. (AP) — The service dog industry, especially dogs for people with autism or PTSD, has exploded in recent years. But a near complete absence...
06:36, 05/03/2019

Israeli PM Thanks PM Modi for India's Vote Against Palestinian Group Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for voting in favour of a decision introduced by the Jewis...
12:36, 06/13/2019

‘Lawless’ world of service dogs leaves families vulnerable to fraud APEX, N.C. — All the counseling, therapy and medication did little to ease 9-year-old Sobie Cummings’ crippling anxiety and feelings of isolation. An...
21:12, 05/03/2019

Mike Pompeo urges UK to help rein in 'lawless' Iran over nuclear deal UK told ‘not to soothe the ayatollahs angry’ at US decision to abandon nuclear dealUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has urged the UK to stand with W...
00:24, 05/09/2019

Married Girls In India In Age Group 15-19 Years Down 51 Per Cent: Report The number of girls in India in the age group of 15-19 years who are currently married is down 51 per cent since 2000, and the country's average perf...
08:48, 05/29/2019

India hails U.N. blacklisting of founder of Pakistan-based militant group India on Wednesday hailed the U.N security council's move to blacklist the head of Pakistan-based militant group and said New Delhi would continue tr...
18:36, 05/01/2019

Chinese group sells Hamleys toy stores to India's Reliance Industries Hamleys, the world's oldest toy retailer, is set to pass from Chinese to Indian control after Reliance Industries Ltd said it had agreed to buy the B...
06:48, 05/10/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as...
01:48, 05/18/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid co...
14:33, 04/28/2019

Biden accuses Trump of abusing powers In his first campaign rally as a 2020 presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden accused President Donald Trump of abusing his power in ...
04:00, 04/30/2019

Lexington Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Juvenile LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man is facing multiple charges for allegedly sexually abusing a minor and forcing her to take drugs. Police arrested...
16:00, 05/02/2019

"Will Call Cow A Cow": BJP Leader Defiant After Abusing Arvind Kejriwal The BJP's Ramesh Bidhuri, today justified his use of abusive language for Arvind Kejriwal at a public meeting in Delhi to campaign for the national e...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Police Cases Filed Against 119 For "Abusing" Pinarayi Vijayan So Far Police cases were filed against as many as 119 people for allegedly abusing Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on social media over the last thre...
20:12, 06/12/2019

License revoked for doctor who admitted abusing patients CLINTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County doctor who admitted sexually abusing women at pain clinics has lost has license to practice medicine in Missou...
18:12, 05/06/2019

West Ham fan fined for racially abusing Tottenham’s Son Heung-min • Supporter pleads guilty to using ‘DVD’ slur in October• Club ban fan but will review that if he takes education courseA West Ham United fan has bee...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing young footballers Ex-Southampton FC junior football coach sexually abused 24 players over 25 yearsThe former Southampton FC junior football coach Bob Higgins has been ...
14:12, 06/12/2019

Nigerian police accused of abusing prostitution suspects ABUJA – Nigerian police are investigating allegations that officers sexually assaulted women arrested in nightclub raids during a crackdown on ...
01:48, 05/07/2019

Man who participated in caging, abusing autistic relative gets 10 years NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the physical and psychological abuse of a young autistic woman who ...
08:36, 06/14/2019

UCLA says gynecologist accused of sexually abusing patients LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California, Los Angeles says a former gynecologist at the student health clinic has been charged with sexually a...
01:12, 06/11/2019

Day care owner arrested for sexually abusing 7-year-old A Suffolk County day care owner was arrested Friday for sexually abusing a child, cops said. Jose Flores, co-owner of Little Sponges Family Day Care ...
08:12, 05/25/2019

Demand for trial against clergy accused of abusing deaf kids International and Argentine activists are calling on Pope Francis to ensure that his “zero tolerance” pledge for sexual abuses by clergy is enforced ...
21:12, 05/06/2019

Let's All Agree to Stop Abusing the Word 'Coupe' and Start Using 'Fastback' I’ve lamented before about how carmakers have been treating the word “coupe” like it was some meaningless but spicy term they could just slap on anyt...
20:24, 05/06/2019

"I Stopped Them From Abusing PM Modi": Priyanka Gandhi On Children Video Attacked by BJP leaders over a viral video in which children are seen abusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi in front of her, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra acc...
14:12, 05/02/2019

Newcastle fan gets banning order for racially abusing Liverpool players • Fan lands five-year banning order and indefinite club ban• Supporter caught in an undercover stewarding operationA 57-year-old Newcastle United fan...
19:24, 05/24/2019

WhatsApp Threatens Legal Action Against Entities Abusing Its Platform WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of c...
21:12, 06/11/2019

NYC corrections officer accused of sexually abusing inmates for years A corrections officer at the federal lockup in Manhattan has been accused of sexually assaulting four female inmates for more than five years. Colin ...
05:24, 05/22/2019

Priyanka Gandhi's Response To Children Abusing PM Modi Splits Twitter A video featuring Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and a group of children in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi has generated a buzz on social media. The Congress leader i...
11:12, 05/01/2019

Arizona teacher pleads guilty to sexually abusing teen student GOODYEAR, Ariz. — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamor...
08:00, 06/12/2019

Sicko accused of sexually abusing unconscious patient at Bronx hospital A sicko sexually abused a Bronx hospital patient while she was unconscious in a bed, police said Tuesday. The suspect walked into the woman’s room at...
08:12, 05/15/2019

Officer accused of sexually abusing 15-year-old killed himself, Mississippi police say The apparent suicide follows claims that the Jackson Police Department officer sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl in Mississippi.   ...
06:12, 05/28/2019

Cops nab sicko accused of sexually abusing patient at Bronx hospital Police busted the man accused of sexually abusing an unconscious patient inside Lincoln Medical Center in the Bronx, authorities announced Thursday. ...
03:24, 05/17/2019

Former longtime UCLA gynecologist James Heaps charged with sexually abusing patients A former gynecologist who worked with students at the University of California, Los Angeles has been charged with sexually abusing patients.  &...
06:00, 06/11/2019

Carnival worker busted for sexually abusing girl on Long Island carousel A carnival worker was busted for sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl while helping her onto a carousel at a Long Island fair, police said Thursday. Lo...
00:48, 06/07/2019

Camp counselor accused of sexually abusing boys accepts plea deal He was accused of inviting young boys at the exclusive upstate Brant Lake Camp to watch movies, play games or “cuddle’’ with him — and then preying o...
07:12, 05/08/2019

Girl, 10, 6th known child to die after US border detention HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unr...
03:24, 05/23/2019

Long Island high school coach accused of sexually abusing student: cops The 25-year-old junior varsity baseball coach was arrested on Friday for allegedly sexually abusing a 16-year-old female Islip High School student, a...
06:48, 05/05/2019

Trump-Russia probe officials caught 'abusing' power must be 'held accountable': GOP lawmaker Attorney General William Barr's new investigation into the origins of Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia probe must "get to the bottom" of some unanswered...
01:48, 05/18/2019

University of California, Los Angeles says former school gynecologist arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing patients LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of California, Los Angeles says former school gynecologist arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing patients....
01:12, 06/11/2019

Sweden asks for detention of WikiLeaks’ Assange COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor says she has requested a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is jailed in B...
11:48, 05/20/2019

US-Nicaraguan man killed in detention served in US Navy A Nicaraguan-American dual national who died in a prison disturbance in Nicaragua served in the U.S. Navy and was a staunch opponent of the governmen...
04:00, 05/19/2019

Bob Higgins sentence: Former Southampton football coach jailed for 24 years for sexually abusing young players Paedophile ex-football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed for more than 24 years after being found guilty of sexually abusing young players over a 25-...
13:00, 06/12/2019

Afghanistan Soccer Head Banned For Life For Sexually Abusing Women's National Team Players FIFA’s ethics committee has found Keramuudin Karim, former President of the Afghanistan Football Federation, guilty of sexually and physically abusin...
17:24, 06/08/2019

Ex-teacher aides accused of verbally abusing students now suing media for making recordings public Two teacher aides who lost their jobs in West Virginia following allegations that they harassed special needs students are suing several media compan...
13:36, 05/09/2019

Cyprus: detention for confessed serial killer extended NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cyprus court has extended for another eight days the detention of an army captain who confessed to killing seven foreign wom...
12:48, 05/13/2019

A $37 Million Temporary Fix: U.S. Builds 2 New Migrant Detention Centers Satellite images and government documents provide a first glimpse into new tent facilities at the Southwest border. They are the Trump administration...
20:24, 05/02/2019

Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic’s eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people...
09:36, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Freed US resident blasts Iran over detention BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in the case of a U.S. permanent resident released after being imprisoned for years in Iran (all times local)...
17:36, 06/11/2019

Guatemalan migrant toddler dies weeks after U.S. detention A 2-1/2-year-old Guatemalan migrant boy who was detained last month at the U.S.-Mexico border but released from U.S. custody with his mother during t...
08:36, 05/16/2019

Japan’s bare detention center holds many without convictions TOKYO (AP) — With its bare cells, the Tokyo Detention House looks much like a high-security prison, but those who get incarcerated here, including fo...
14:36, 06/10/2019

Judge: Secret Service agent can sue officers over detention COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit accusing two white U.S. Park Police officers of unlawfully detaining a blac...
17:36, 06/11/2019

San Francisco will close its youth detention center by 2021 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco will close its juvenile hall by the end of 2021 after supervisors voted to end the practice of holding children in...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Colombia ex-rebel freed from second detention in drug case BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A top Colombian rebel peace negotiator has been freed from detention for a second time in connection with a highly politicize...
01:24, 05/31/2019

More asylum seekers sue Trump administration over prolonged U.S. detention A group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday claiming immigration officials in five southern states are systematically den...
04:00, 05/31/2019

90 Cubans escape migration detention in southern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Ninety Cubans have broken out of the Siglo XXI migrant detention center in southern Mexico, the latest escape of migrants at the o...
22:48, 05/05/2019

Sweden requests detention order for Julian Assange The development sets up a possible future tug-of-war between Sweden and the United States over any extradition of Assange from Britain.   ...
15:36, 05/20/2019

Scores protest outside Florida detention center for kids Clutching signs and umbrellas against a drenching downpour, scores of people protested Sunday outside a South Florida facility that has become the na...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Guatemalan migrant child dies after Mexican detention A 10-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl died after being taken to hospital from a Mexico City immigration detention center, Mexican authorities said on...
23:24, 05/16/2019

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, fo...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Chinese photographer Lu Guang's detention raises alarm Award-winning Chinese photographer Lu Guang has been detained by local police in Xinjiang since last November. His whereabouts are still unknown as o...
18:01, 05/02/2019

Myanmar extends detention of American accused of growing pot A Myanmar court has allowed police to detain an American entrepreneur accused of operating a marijuana plantation for two more weeks while he is inve...
18:24, 05/07/2019

Hundreds gather to protest Florida detention center for kids HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters are gathering in South Florida to protest outside a facility that has become the nation’s biggest...
21:48, 06/16/2019

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rig...
18:36, 06/07/2019

Arizona Students Protest Border Patrol Detention of Classmate More than 100 classmates called for the release of Thomas Torres-Maytorena, 18, who was detained last week after the authorities say he “indicated” h...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Reports reveal ‘egregious’ conditions in US migrant detention facilities Child migrants could lose access to recreational activities, while conditions at adult facilities pose health and safety risksAs the number of Centra...
16:24, 06/07/2019

Swedish prosecutor requests Assange's detention over rape allegation The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court on...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Ex-Soldier Declared "Foreigner" In Assam Released From Detention Centre Mohammad Sanaullah, the retired Indian Army soldier who was declared an illegal immigrant by a tribunal and sent to a detention centre in Assam last ...
13:36, 06/08/2019

Premature baby found at migrant detention centre in Texas It was a tiny baby, born premature and held in detention instead of where the advocate believes the baby should have been — at a hospital neonatal un...
21:36, 06/14/2019

Thousands of immigrants suffer in solitary confinement in U.S. detention centers Dulce Rivera lived for the one hour a day she was allowed to walk outside on a patch of concrete surrounded by metal fencing. The 36-year-old transge...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Swedish court rejects detention request for Julian Assange The ruling complicates the process for Swedish prosecutors to request the WikiLeaks founder's extradition. Assange's lawyer has called it a "big vict...
19:12, 06/03/2019

Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Government needs to do more, says UN report Torture is likely still widespread in Afghanistan’s State-run prisons for detainees linked to ongoing conflict there, the UN said on Wednesday, while...
14:38, 04/28/2019

The case of a Saudi prince illustrates a pattern of arbitrary detention Human rights groups say Salman bin Abdulaziz bin Salman's imprisonment illustrates a pattern that's emerged in Saudi Arabia over the last two years, ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Pamela Anderson’s Assange blanket conceals the truth of his detention The actor’s cloak did the talking when she visited the Wikileaks founder in prison. But slogans should be cautiously deployedI see Pamela Anderson ha...
19:12, 05/08/2019

US repatriates family from Syrian detention camp for Isis suspects Exclusive: removal of four people could put pressure on other countries to follow suitA US family have been removed from a Syrian detention centre fo...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Five killed in gun battle in Indian-controlled Kashmir Indian troops and separatist militants clashed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday and five people were killed including a civilian, officials s...
13:12, 05/16/2019

Rotten food, mouldy bathrooms found at ICE detention facilities: Watchdog The Homeland Security Department’s internal watchdog says rotting food, mouldy and dilapidated bathrooms and agency practices at immigration detentio...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Swedish court rejects Assange detention request over rape allegation A Swedish court on Monday rejected a request from prosecutors for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be detained in absentia over a 2010 rape allega...
19:00, 06/03/2019

ICE again seeks detention of Maryland teens accused in murder of 14-year-old girl The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency announced Tuesday that it had sought custody of two MS-13 members accused of beating and stabbin...
01:36, 05/22/2019

Sweden calls for WikiLeaks founder Assange's detention, first step in possible extradition A top Swedish prosecutor on Monday formally asked that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia over the alleged rape of a woman in h...
10:24, 05/20/2019

Swedish Prosecutor Requests Julian Assange's Detention Over Rape Case The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court on...
11:36, 05/20/2019

Carlos Ghosn's former home: inside Tokyo's notorious detention centre Short tour allowed inside Japanese prison accused of keeping suspects in conditions designed to ‘break’ them for confessions The forbidding outline o...
21:48, 06/12/2019

Sweden Requests Detention Order for WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is n...
12:36, 05/20/2019

Premature baby found in detention at Texas Border Patrol facility Immigrant advocates argue this finding highlights the poor conditions and overcrowding at Border Patrol facilities.       &...
02:36, 06/14/2019

Asylum seekers from 100 countries in detention face shrinking chance of bond The decision to detain asylum seekers indefinitely as the courts work through a backlog is focused on Central Americans at the U.S.-Mexico border. B...
01:36, 05/04/2019

More Delay Likely For Assembly Polls In Jammu And Kashmir, Say Sources Assembly polls in Jammu Kashmir is not likely to be held before November, indicated sources in the home ministry. The Election Commission, they said,...
05:12, 05/02/2019

BJP Protest Against Jammu And Kashmir Administration Over Leader's Murder Days after a local BJP leader was killed by suspected terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, the party has launched a protest against the state administrat...
15:36, 05/07/2019

Encounter Breaks Out In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama, Firing Going On An encounter broke out between the security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama this morning, the police said. Troops of the Central...
04:00, 05/16/2019

No Record To Suggest That Some Sri Lanka Bombers Visited Kashmir: Top Cop Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh Sunday said there was no record to suggest that any of the suicide bombers, who carried out the Easter Su...
02:36, 05/06/2019

Security Withdrawal Questioned After BJP Leader's Killing In Kashmir After the killing of BJP leader Gul Mohammad Mir by suspected terrorists in south Kashmir, serious questions of deliberate security lapses have been ...
02:36, 05/06/2019

Police: 2 ex-cops among 4 rebels killed in Kashmir fighting Police say four militants have been killed in a gunbattle with government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir, including two counterinsurgency police...
16:12, 06/07/2019

PhD Scholar Among 6 Terrorists Arrested For Jammu And Kashmir Car Blast A PhD scholar is among six terrorists caught in connection with the explosion inside a car on Jammu-Srinagar highway last month, when a convoy of the...
12:48, 04/30/2019

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder...
16:24, 06/08/2019

Man shot dead over allegation of smuggling cows in Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A Muslim man was shot and killed and another injured by Hindu vigilantes on Thursday in Indian-controlled Kashmir over allegat...
14:24, 05/16/2019

Police: 4 combatants, 1 civilian killed in Kashmir fighting Officials say three rebels, an army soldier and a civilian have been killed during a gunbattle in disputed Kashmir that triggered anti-India protests...
08:36, 05/16/2019

Pakistan says Indian fire kills 2 civilians in Kashmir ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s military says Indian troops fired across a cease-fire line in the disputed Kashmir region, killing a woman and a 12...
18:48, 05/05/2019

At 46 Per Cent BJP Gets Highest Ever Vote Share In Jammu and Kashmir The BJP, which bagged three Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir, has got its highest ever vote share of 46.4 per cent in the state, more than that o...
12:48, 05/25/2019

Thousands protest rape of 3-year-old in Indian Kashmir Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Indian-controlled Kashmir to protest the alleged rape of a 3-year-old girl by a young neighbor who l...
17:12, 05/13/2019

Indian forces say two ex-police among four militants killed in Kashmir Indian security forces killed four militants in a gun battle in Kashmir on Friday, police said, including two auxiliary police officers who fled this...
10:12, 06/07/2019

PM Condemns Killing Of BJP Leader In Jammu And Kashmir's Anantnag Prime Minister Narendra Modi today strongly condemned the killing of a local BJP leader Ghulam Mohammed Mir, who was shot dead by suspected terrorist...
08:00, 05/05/2019

President's Rule In Jammu And Kashmir Extended For 6 More Months The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved extension of President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six more months beginning July 3, Union minister Prakash ...
20:12, 06/12/2019

1 Terrorist Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Shopian An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir today, police said. According to reports, one ...
07:36, 05/03/2019

Girl, 11, Among 3 Injured In Pak Shelling In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch Three civilians, including an 11-year-old girl, were injured when the Pakistan Army shelled villages and forward posts during ceasefire violation alo...
03:00, 06/17/2019

Thousands of Cuban migrants flee Mexican detention center in record escape The National Immigration Institute said 700 of the Cubans had returned voluntarily, but 600 were still on the loose.       ...
14:41, 04/28/2019

Flu Outbreak Prompts Largest Border Detention Center to Stop Processing Migrants A day after a 16-year-old boy who had the flu died in custody, the Border Patrol found signs of illness among many more migrants detained at a center...
22:48, 05/22/2019

US immigration system 'needs a reboot, but bigger detention spaces could help, Border Patrol official says A recent request from the White House for Congress to supply an additional $1.4 billion in funding to deal with the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border ...
18:48, 05/20/2019

A US city cut ties with its troubled migrant detention center. That could make things even worse The decision could mean more business – and fewer rules – for the private company behind the Adelanto, California, siteThe immigration detention cent...
17:24, 05/14/2019

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 2 killed SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The Indian army says two soldiers have been killed after a car bombing targeted an armored vehicle in disputed Kashmir. The bo...
08:24, 06/18/2019

10 Security Personnel Killed Within A Week In Terror Attacks In Kashmir An Army soldier was killed in a gunbattle with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag today - the tenth casualty the security forces suffered in ...
12:12, 06/18/2019

On Jammu And Kashmir's Special Status, Ram Madhav Tweaks Tone The BJP appears to have tweaked its tone on Article 370 and Article 35A, which gives Jammu and Kashmir its special status. Ram Madhav, the party's ge...
14:38, 04/28/2019

In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama, A Huge Challenge To Get People To Vote It's an unusual election meeting in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, yet to completely recover from the effects of February's terror attack that left 40 ...
06:00, 05/04/2019

List Of 10 Most Wanted Terrorists In Jammu and Kashmir Revised By Centre With eradication of terrorism from Jammu and Kashmir being the focus of new Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the centre has issued a list of 10 most wa...
16:24, 06/05/2019

Soldier Killed In Encounter In Kashmir, Day After Army Major's Death Two terrorists were reportedly shot dead in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag this morning. An Army soldier was also ...
07:36, 06/18/2019

Five Terrorists From Kashmir Shun Path Of Violence, Surrender: Report Five youths from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, who had joined terrorist organisations, shunned the path of violence and surrendered, police s...
13:48, 06/01/2019

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 8 injured Officials say a car bombing has targeted an armored vehicle belonging to the Indian army in disputed Kashmir, wounding at least six soldiers and two ...
20:12, 06/17/2019

Anantnag In Jammu And Kashmir Records 8.76 Per Cent Voter Turnout Voting in militancy-hit Pulwama and Shopian districts of Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag constituency ended with a turnout of 8.76 per cent, a significa...
19:12, 05/06/2019

"Not Pak, It Was Kashmir": Sharad Pawar Rebuts PM Modi's Terror Remark Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has questioned the Narendra Modi-led government's assertion of "hitting the enemy in his home", c...
18:24, 06/09/2019

Assembly Polls In Jammu And Kashmir Likely Later This Year: Election Body Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir are likely to be "considered" later this year and the schedule for it will be announced after the Amarnath yatra,...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Reporters Charged For Revealing Jammu And Kashmir Rape Victim's Name The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday charged certain "social media reporters" for revealing the identity of a minor girl who was allegedly raped...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Arrangements Made For Peaceful Counting Of Votes In Jammu And Kashmir Elaborate arrangements have been made by Election Commission officials in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure peaceful counting of votes for the six Lok Sabh...
03:00, 05/23/2019

"Zakir Musa's Death Ended New Idea Of Militancy In Kashmir": Top Cop Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh said on Tuesday said that with the killing of the chief commander of Ansar Gazwatul H...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Election Results 2019: Check Result Here Jammu and Kashmir Election Results: There are six seats in the state with prime parties being Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party, BJP, Congre...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Indian court convicts 6 for raping, killing girl in Kashmir An Indian court has convicted six people of raping, killing and destroying evidence involving an 8-year-old girl belonging to a Muslim community of n...
10:48, 06/10/2019

Gay rugby player facing deportation to Kenya avoids detention but still faces threat of being sent home Supporters of a gay rugby player who faces being sent back to Kenya after losing his deportation battle are holding a protest outside the Home Office...
20:12, 06/07/2019

Swedish prosecutor calls for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s detention, first step in possible extradition from UK COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish prosecutor calls for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s detention, first step in possible extradition from U...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Bribe Case Against Jammu And Kashmir BJP Chief, Lawmaker After CCTV Clip The Jammu and Kashmir police have filed a First Information Report or FIR against the state BJP chief Ravinder Raina and a legislator for allegedly t...
06:48, 05/09/2019

Srinagar Deputy Mayor Charged In Jammu And Kashmir Bank Case The Anti-Corruption Bureau has registered a case against Srinagar's Deputy Mayor Sheikh Imran and officials of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank for alleged...
18:12, 06/15/2019

BJP Leader Shot Dead In Jammu And Kashmir By Suspected Terrorists: Police Gul Muhammad Mir, a local BJP worker, was on Saturday shot dead by suspected terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, the police have sai...
02:36, 05/05/2019

Indian forces kill leader of al Qaeda affiliate in Kashmir: police Indian forces have killed the leader of an al Qaeda affiliated militant group in Kashmir, police said on Friday, triggering protests in parts of the ...
05:36, 05/24/2019

Kashmir's Pulwama, Still Shaken By February's Terror Attack, Votes Today A day before Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama goes to vote, an eerie silence descended on the streets the district hit by one of the state's worst terror ...
02:36, 05/06/2019

"Give Up Arms": Jammu And Kashmir Governor Invites Terrorists For Talks Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday asked terrorists to give up arms and invited them to hold talks, saying dialogue is the only way...
20:12, 06/12/2019

Violent Protests Erupt in Kashmir After Indian Forces Kill Militant Thousands took to the streets of the Indian part of the disputed region after Indian forces said they had killed Zakir Rashid Bhat, who was on their ...
19:48, 05/24/2019

Army Vehicle Attacked In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama, 5 Soldiers Injured An army vehicle was targeted with an improvised explosive device today in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, where a convoy of the Central Reserve Police F...
17:36, 06/17/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Shopkeeper Accused Of Rape, Forced Marriage; Arrested A woman has accused a shopkeeper of rape, abduction and forcible marriage besides circulating her objectionable pictures on social media in Jammu and...
21:24, 05/19/2019

One dead, dozens hurt as Indian troops fire during Kashmir protests Indian troops fired live rounds during protests at two places in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring at least 50,...
23:12, 05/29/2019

Imran Khan Writes To PM Modi For Talks On Kashmir, Other Issues: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has written to his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that he wants talks to resolve all recon...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Bombers Visited Kashmir, Kerala Before Attacks, Says Sri Lanka Army Chief Some of the suicide bombers who carried out the last month's devastating attacks in Sri Lanka visited Kashmir and Kerala for "some sort of training" ...
15:00, 05/04/2019

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and ...
09:24, 06/05/2019

U.S. resident freed by Iran blasts Tehran, says he was subjected to ‘kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial’ BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. resident freed by Iran blasts Tehran, says he was subjected to ‘kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial’...
17:36, 06/11/2019

'Disgusted': Graphic video shows workers abusing calves, using drugs at Indiana farm The Animal Recovery Mission's four-minute, 11-second video accuses the northern Indiana farm of "daily mistreatment of the resident farm animals...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Deadly encounters: the night the Indian army arrived in a village in south Kashmir Hundreds of Indian soldiers descended on the picturesque village of Pinglan, which is surrounded by south Kashmir's apple and apricot orchards, just ...
17:12, 04/30/2019

Ajit Doval Chairs Meeting On Kashmir, Including Upcoming Assembly Polls National Security Advisor Ajit Doval chaired a high-level meeting Thursday to discuss issues concerning Kashmir, including the forthcoming Amarnath Y...
02:36, 06/07/2019

No meeting planned between India, Pakistan PMs at regional summit: India foreign ministry There is no bilateral meeting planned between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan at a regional summit next week, India's foreign ministry spok...
14:00, 06/06/2019

"Make In India, Start-Up India, Pakodas": Rahul Gandhi Mocks PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interview last year to a news channel in which he had said that a person selling pakodas cannot be considered unemploy...
15:36, 05/09/2019

Piaggio India Launches Vespa Urban Club 125 In India, Priced At Rs. 73,733 Piaggio India has announced the launch of its new 125 cc scooter range, the Vespa Urban Club. Priced at Rs. 73,733, the new Urban Club 125 is current...
10:00, 06/05/2019

Hyundai India Ties Up With ALD Automotive India To Provide Its Vehicles On Lease Hyundai Motor India has announced collaboration with ALD Automotive India to provide its cars on lease. Hyundai aims to make its cars owning experien...
16:00, 05/16/2019

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli, India Batsman To Watch Out For Carded as the greatest batsman in contemporary cricket, Virat Kohli has to bear the additional burden of ensuring that India do well in World Cup 201...
09:36, 06/04/2019

India vs South Africa: Jasprit Bumrah, India Bowler To Watch Out For Jasprit Bumrah has progressed in leaps and bounds as he has become one of the best death bowlers in international cricket and will be critical to Ind...
09:36, 06/04/2019

Kacey Musgraves' elaborate gowns, detention slips get Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit Along with the pantsuit she wore at the CMAs, you'll see handwritten lyrics for "Slow Burn," and high school detention slips earned for 'ex...
19:36, 05/22/2019

Amid Heavy Rains, Jhelum Water Breaches Flood Alarm Level In Kashmir Due to incessant rains in the Kashmir Valley, the waters of the Jhelum river has breached the flood alarm level of 18 feet on Thursday, authorities s...
07:24, 06/13/2019

‘He Went Seeking Life But Found Death.’ How a Guatemalan Teen Fleeing Climate Change Ended Up Dying in a U.S. Detention Center Tránsito Gutiérrez remembers her 16-year-old son telling her in April that there was no sign of rain. He had good reason to think so: t...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Gay Rights There’s never been a better time to be gay, except in a handful of places where it’s become worse. Gay-rights activists have made historic gains in a...
15:36, 05/17/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which co...
14:24, 05/17/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated...
17:00, 05/12/2019

On the frontline in the fight for LGBT rights Ruth Hunt joined Stonewall 14 years ago, quickly rising to become the charity’s chief executive. In that time she has seen huge strides made towards ...
19:36, 05/01/2019

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously r...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. peopl...
03:48, 06/02/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one ...
11:00, 05/22/2019

China says will protect rights of its businesses China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the country will take necessary measures to safeguard the rights and interests of its businesses, afte...
10:48, 05/16/2019

10 maps show how different LGBTQ rights are around the world Soledad Nunez/AP Last week, Ecuador's highest court issued a ruling, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in the South American country. Busines...
03:36, 06/18/2019

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty a...
01:12, 06/12/2019

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict t...
11:36, 05/23/2019

The original ‘Tales of the City’ was a gay rights trailblazer When the original “Tales of the City” mini-series (as they were called back in the day) premiered in January 1994 on PBS, NBC’s “Must See TV” (“Frien...
07:36, 05/10/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally in Georgia Supporters of abortion rights rallied at the Georgia State Capitol as part of a national campaign responding to states that have passed new abortion ...
23:36, 05/21/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, ...
05:48, 06/14/2019

Sports Illustrated Operating Rights Sold Authentic Brands and Maven are pursuing discussions with Meredith for it to continue to operate certain aspects of the Sports Illustrated business, b...
07:24, 06/18/2019

San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The city of San Francisco is suing the Trump administration over its new regulation allowing health care professionals to opt out o...
11:24, 05/03/2019

The Supreme Court Just Outlined How It Might Get Rid of Abortion Rights Abortion rights may be in trouble in the United States, according to a new Supreme Court opinion that outlines how conservatives might overturn Roe v...
06:48, 05/14/2019

Elizabeth Warren Is Going on the Offensive for Abortion Rights Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren put up a detailed policy proposal on Medium before any of us woke up thi...
18:12, 05/17/2019

Turkey's top court says journalists' rights violated: NTV Turkey's Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that authorities had violated the freedom of expression and personal security of two journalists deta...
20:12, 05/02/2019

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, fo...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally across the nation Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortion...
21:24, 05/21/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)       ...
12:36, 05/23/2019

U.N. rights office concerned by use of force in Venezuela The United Nations human rights office said on Wednesday it was "extremely worried" by reports of excessive use of force against demonstrators across...
19:24, 05/01/2019

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the...
05:12, 06/07/2019

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autono...
02:24, 05/16/2019

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel's case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a ...
00:12, 05/25/2019

Warsaw: Tens of thousands march for gay rights Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski said he wanted the city to remain "open" and "tolerant." The LGBT community in Poland has come under sustained attack in rece...
06:12, 06/09/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly...
18:36, 05/16/2019

The Latest: UN rights office says wants monitors in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 5:20 p.m. The United Nations human rights office says a monitoring team...
17:48, 06/07/2019

K-pop group NCT 127 visits the LA Zoo Fans of the K-pop group NCT 127 donated money in January to name a baby Southern pudu at the LA Zoo after one of its members, Haechan. On Wednesday, ...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Government To Analyse Requests For Allocation Of Jet Flying Rights The government is planning to allocate Jet Airways' international flying rights to other airlines such as IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet, GoAir and Vist...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina Abortion rights activists have launched a renewed effort seeking to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly fallin...
02:36, 05/29/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been lau...
15:00, 05/28/2019

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russian...
05:24, 05/17/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, ...
05:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest...
21:24, 05/15/2019

Cuba's gay rights activists take to the streets defiant and proud Gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital goes ahead despite official march being bannedThe annual gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital is usually an upbeat, ...
20:48, 05/12/2019

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico’s president The head of Mexico’s governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying hu...
23:24, 06/03/2019

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico's president The head of Mexico's governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying hu...
00:00, 06/04/2019

BP pushed for Arctic drilling rights after Trump's election Despite PR damage over earlier spills, documents show oil firm pressed for reduced regulationBP stepped up its campaign to be allowed to drill for oi...
18:48, 05/19/2019

Abortion rights demonstration held on Cannes red carpet Ahead of Saturday's premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Canne...
21:00, 05/19/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible...
14:36, 06/03/2019

Netflix just bought the rights to two of the best movies from Cannes 2019 Netflix might not be allowed to compete at Cannes, but that doesn’t mean the streaming giant isn’t closely following the action. Or that ...
05:24, 05/28/2019

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? | Arwa Mahdawi If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for th...
18:24, 05/25/2019

Rolling Stones and Richard Ashcroft end 22-year rights row One of the UK music industry's most notable copyright disputes has been resolved with the royalties and rights for Bitter Sweet Symphony being return...
02:36, 05/24/2019

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions on providers RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have bee...
23:00, 05/16/2019

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to...
07:36, 05/17/2019

Looted art, gay rights merge in recovery of Polish painting WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A same-sex Los Angeles couple was dumbfounded when Homeland Security agents showed up at their home with the news that a belove...
12:48, 05/05/2019

Why a Hamptons Highway Is a Battleground Over Native American Rights As many rich and famous New Yorkers headed out to the Hamptons on Memorial Day weekend, they were welcomed by large billboards erected by the local S...
14:36, 05/27/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Ca...
03:12, 05/04/2019

Malaysia's new government slow on reforms, rights groups say Malaysia's new government has failed to deliver on most of its human rights reform promises in its first year in power, Human Rights Watch and Amnest...
11:24, 05/08/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia's voting rights The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia's voting rights in the continent's main human rights watchdog....
12:24, 05/17/2019

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling...
13:48, 05/22/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting ...
18:12, 05/15/2019

U.N. rights body calls for release of Chinese lawyer A Chinese lawyer held for more than 16 months without trial is being unlawfully detained for his human rights work and should be released, a United N...
20:36, 05/31/2019

Biden says he would support Congress in enshrining abortion rights into law if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law “should it become necessary,” his presidential campaign said Tuesday, fo...
06:00, 05/22/2019

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON-- Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT peopl...
20:36, 05/17/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry? The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Animal-rights protester poaches mic from Sen. Kamala Harris A man-bun-sporting animal-rights activist ripped a microphone from Sen. Kamala Harris’ hands during a campaign event in California, prompting o...
05:36, 06/03/2019

Rights activist in Chechnya gets parole on drug sentence GROZNY, Russia (AP) — A court in Russia’s province of Chechnya has paroled a prominent rights activist whose conviction drew an international o...
20:00, 06/10/2019

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdow...
12:48, 06/07/2019

Prosecutors try to revoke parental rights in Illinois case An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for t...
22:24, 04/29/2019

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang: envoy China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang region, where ...
12:00, 06/13/2019

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family's rights A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and prof...
14:12, 06/15/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Heeding the call for women’s rights around the planet Women and activists have been reflecting on the progress made across the world in 2018 in reducing discrimination and inequalities based on gender an...
15:24, 04/28/2019

John Oliver: equal rights are 'so obvious, you assume we already have it' The Last Week Tonight host discussed the equal rights amendment’s importance and long journey to ratificationJohn Oliver’s Last Week Tonight on Sunda...
04:12, 06/11/2019

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress NEW YORK (AP) — They didn’t set out to change history; they weren’t the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. Yet the June 1969 ...
14:36, 06/17/2019

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang, envoy says China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang, where he said...
18:48, 06/13/2019

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner ...
14:12, 06/18/2019

Mexico, Honduras say will work together to protect migrant rights Mexico and Honduras will coordinate to protect the rights of Honduran migrants in transit through Mexico as well as strengthen their cooperation to t...
03:00, 06/15/2019

Argentina rights organization identifies son of disappeared dissidents Argentine human rights group Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo divulged the identity on Thursday of the son of a couple disappeared during the nation...
00:24, 06/14/2019

Would a Hollywood boycott protect women's rights? Elizabeth Debicki, Erika Christensen, Lake Bell and Rosanna Arquette discuss an industry boycott of states passing restrictive abortion laws. (June 1...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Philippines slams 'unpardonable intrusions' by U.N. rights experts The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international i...
11:36, 06/08/2019

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for ...
03:12, 06/08/2019

Two prominent migrant rights defenders freed in Mexico A Mexican judge has freed two migrant rights activists who organized caravans, said a member of their legal team and a rights group on Wednesday, a w...
00:12, 06/13/2019

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to em...
18:36, 06/05/2019

Mapuche rappers fight for indigenous rights in Chile With songs like "We'll Beat the State," Chilean rappers Wechekeche Ni Trawun are on a mission to support the Mapuche indigenous people's fight for ju...
20:36, 04/30/2019

On National Day of Prayer, Trump defends conscience rights The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortion...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Israelis stage mass wedding to advocate for gay rights TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Hundreds of Israelis have participated in a mass wedding in Tel Aviv to demand the right to same-sex marriage ahead of the co...
22:36, 06/04/2019

The Latest: San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s “conscience rights” regulation (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The city of ...
09:36, 05/03/2019

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family’s rights PHOENIX (AP) — A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointin...
20:12, 06/15/2019

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo Toronto star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him from using a logo th...
21:36, 06/04/2019

How CME Group Ag Markets Operate Read about the critical components that make CME Group ags markets the best in the world, including order matching process, market integrity and more...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's ...
21:48, 05/29/2019

Madonna tackles gun control, LGBTQ rights in new album 'Madam X' Madonna released her 14th studio album and pulled no punches when talking about LGBTQ and womens’ rights as well as advocating for gun control in Ame...
22:36, 06/14/2019

Accountability in Sudan ‘crucial’ to avoid ‘further bloodshed’, says UN rights office Now in its fifth day, a crackdown by the military authorities in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, with dozens reported killed, has prompted a “grave...
18:36, 06/07/2019

Mayawati Votes In Lucknow, Appeals To "Use Voting Rights Wisely" Top BJP and Congress leaders, including UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Union Minister Rajnath Singh, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, are among the key ca...
05:24, 05/06/2019

El Chapo petitions judge to grant him more rights inside prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán is griping about conditions in prison, asking a judge, among other things, to force the Metro...
18:36, 05/10/2019

U.N. rights boss Bachelet to meet Maduro, Guaido in Venezuela: U.N. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet will visit Venezuela from June 19-21 and hold separate talks with both President Nicolas Maduro and his arc...
21:00, 06/14/2019

European Parliament's Ultimatum To Pakistan On Alleged Rights Violations In a stern letter to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, 51 members of the European Parliament, have expressed concern and sought and assurance from ...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Iowa Supreme Court upholds law ending rights for some unions DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld a 2017 law that removed bargaining rights for many state employees. In cases filed by the I...
18:12, 05/17/2019

Three Thais accused of insulting king have disappeared: rights groups Three Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said on Frid...
17:36, 05/10/2019

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a ...
14:48, 06/07/2019

Louisiana braces for latest turn of the screw on abortion rights The state legislature is to vote on a bill banning terminations after six weeks but so-called Trap laws have already severely restricted accessKathal...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Richard Ashcroft reclaims rights to 'Bitter Sweet Symphony' The Verve alum Richard Ashcroft thanked Mick Jagger and Keith Richards after the Rolling Stones members gave him the rights to "Bitter Sweet Symphony...
19:36, 05/24/2019

Cory Booker writes open letter to men about abortion rights Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker penned an open letter to US men about abortion rights on Friday, writing that they need to stand with wom...
03:12, 05/18/2019

Abortion Rights Demonstration on Red Carpet of Cannes Film Festival (CANNES, France) — Ahead of Saturday’s premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights...
22:00, 05/18/2019

UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants' rights U.N. human rights investigators have told Italy that a proposed decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue migrants at...
16:12, 05/19/2019

UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants’ rights ROME (AP) — U.N. human rights investigators have told Italy that a proposed decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue...
13:12, 05/19/2019

Democratic candidate Buttigieg: 'No going back' in fight for LGBTQ rights Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay U.S. president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday there was "no go...
00:36, 06/09/2019

Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman’s access to abortion services. Gov....
16:24, 06/11/2019

Huawei says detained CFO to seek extradition stay, rights violated Huawei said on Wednesday that it will seek to stay extradition proceedings against its detained chief financial officer, saying her business activiti...
21:36, 05/08/2019

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and ...
17:48, 06/12/2019

Wikipedia Asks European Rights Court to Lift Turkey Ban The foundation that runs Wikipedia said Thursday it had filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Human Rights to lift Turkey's two-year block on th...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Amnesty: don’t let Azerbaijan hide human rights abuses behind football • Uefa criticised for staging Europa League final in Baku• ‘Azerbaijan is in the grip of a sinister human rights crackdown’Amnesty International has ...
16:48, 05/22/2019

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposi...
18:48, 06/14/2019

UN rights chief: Libya fighting endangers thousands of lives The U.N. human rights chief says thousands of lives are at risk in parts of conflict-ridden Libya, decrying an escalation of attacks in residential a...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movement...
13:48, 06/11/2019

Rights groups challenge warrantless cellphone searches at U.S. border U.S. officials at ports of entry improperly contend they are entitled to confiscate and search travelers' cellphones and other devices without warran...
23:36, 04/30/2019

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.  ...
21:24, 05/24/2019

Judge: License law violated speech rights of Georgia guides SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge says Georgia’s oldest city violated the free-speech rights of tour guides by requiring them to obtain a li...
23:48, 05/21/2019

Russian police detain over 100 people at May Day protests: rights monitor Russian riot police and national guardsmen detained more than 100 people during May Day protests on Wednesday, sometimes using extreme force to take ...
18:36, 05/01/2019

Algerian human rights militant dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia ha...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Rights groups call for investigation of killing of Pakistani activists Human rights groups have called on Pakistan to investigate the killing of three people by the military during a protest by ethnic minority Pashtun pe...
15:48, 05/28/2019

'Are they going to violate my rights?': California's battle over police body cameras State lawmakers are considering barring officers from running facial recognition programs on body camerasAdvocates calling for body-worn cameras for ...
17:24, 06/14/2019

UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.N. report says North Koreans working in hundreds of capitalistic-style markets are often abused and forced to engage in...
10:48, 05/28/2019

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language...
18:24, 05/27/2019

Kentucky Supreme Court voids victims’ rights amendment FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has voided a proposed amendment on crime victims’ rights because the question posed to voters ...
21:24, 06/13/2019

Would overturning abortion rights turn back clock to 1973? If the U.S. Supreme Court were to overturn Roe v. Wade, the ruling establishing the right to an abortion, it wouldn’t mean a full-fledged turni...
17:48, 05/26/2019

Rights expert calls out Hungary on refugees, NGOs, judiciary The Council of Europe's human rights commissioner says Hungary needs to urgently address human rights violations such as the detention of asylum-seek...
13:48, 05/21/2019

Georgia House race becomes new battleground in fight over abortion rights Renee Unterman, the Republican state senator who sponsored Georgia's controversial "heartbeat" bill, announced a run for Congress on Thursday, openin...
01:48, 06/09/2019

Iraq weighs captives' rights against fear of new Islamic State Iraqi farmer Shaker Salih says he feared Islamic State, but feared its defeat even more. His problem is persuading people to believe that he did not ...
12:36, 05/23/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters CAIRO (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this we...
18:12, 05/17/2019

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union....
18:12, 05/30/2019

Cuba: landmark gay rights march planned despite reported threats Plan follows cancellation of state-backed Pride-style event, after officials claimed it could be used for anti-government activityCuban gay rights ac...
21:48, 05/11/2019

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all n...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Cuban gay rights groups hold unauthorized march in Havana Gay rights activists using social media organized an unauthorized march down eight blocks of one of Havana’s main thoroughfares before they were stop...
02:48, 05/12/2019

Roe v. Wade at risk: key facts on legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights A bill passed by Alabama legislators that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state is the strictest such measure in the United States. If signe...
21:12, 05/15/2019

TfL Tube chiefs ban adverts from 11 countries over poor human rights Transport for London has suspended new adverts from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates while it carries out a review of countries wi...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Police stop unauthorized gay rights march in Havana, Cuba Gay-rights activists and groups of friends called for a march over Facebook and WhatsApp after the main government-run gay rights organization, the C...
04:48, 05/12/2019

Looks Like Biden Is Full of Shit On a Vital Abortion Rights Issue The bare minimum support for abortion rights for a Democratic presidential candidate in 2020 is a pledge to repeal the Hyde Amendment, which has bann...
16:48, 06/05/2019

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapport...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Key European human rights body marks 70th birthday Over 30 European foreign ministers have gathered in the Finnish capital to mark the 70th anniversary of the continent's key human rights body, the Co...
22:12, 05/16/2019

US briefing: Mexico tariffs, abortion rights and National Spelling Bee Friday’s top story: Trump announces tariffs on Mexico until ‘illegal immigration problem is remedied’. Plus, Raptors upset Warriors in their NBA fina...
14:00, 05/31/2019

Ex-black militant-turned Muslim cleric says rights violated ATLANTA (AP) — A 1960s black militant-turned Muslim cleric is challenging his imprisonment for the killing of a sheriff’s deputy in 2000, sayin...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Rights Activist Irom Sharmila Gives Birth To Twins On Mother's Day Human rights activist Irom Sharmila, also known as "Iron Lady of Manipur", gave birth to twin girls on Sunday, which also marked "Mother's Day", at a...
08:48, 05/13/2019

Michael Schumacher feature film rights up for grabs at Cannes Documentary will tell story of Formula One star and cover his near-fatal skiing accident The dramatic life and times of the Formula One racing champi...
17:00, 05/12/2019

U.N. rights chief calls on Sudan to halt attacks on protesters United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Monday for Sudanese security forces to halt attacks on Khartoum protest camps and to al...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Amnesty International accuses Venezuela of human rights violations Amnesty International on Tuesday asked the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged "crimes against humanity" committed by the government ...
03:12, 05/15/2019

Chef and civil rights figure Leah Chase dead at 96 Iconic New Orleans chef Leah Chase — who served her authentic Creole cuisine to civil rights activists Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King Jr. —...
06:24, 06/03/2019

Ivanka rocks The Hague with push for women’s financial rights Ivanka Trump brought her bid to help level the global financial playing field for 50 million women to The Hague Wednesday, where she announced a deal...
00:36, 06/06/2019

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a pr...
20:12, 05/14/2019

Croatia denies rights violations ahead of Merkel visit The chancellor and the German center-right candidate for the top EU post head to the Balkans before the European Parliament elections. Croatia plays ...
02:00, 05/18/2019

WikiLeaks' Assange suffering from 'psychological torture': U.N. rights expert WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has suffered "psychological torture" from a defamation campaign against him by the media, judges and senior politica...
10:48, 05/31/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The S...
01:48, 06/02/2019

Kawhi Leonard files lawsuit against Nike over rights to his logo In the lawsuit, Leonard said Nike filed a copyright application for a logo that he designed and did so "unbeknownst to Leonard and without his consen...
04:00, 06/04/2019

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing d...
17:36, 06/17/2019

Funeral set for civil rights icon and chef Leah Chase NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A public viewing and funeral have been set for civil rights icon and chef Leah Chase. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports that the...
22:36, 06/04/2019

Rights groups sue over U.S. decision to hold asylum seekers without bond Immigrant rights groups asked a U.S. court on Thursday to reverse a Trump administration decision that allows asylum seekers who cross the border ill...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against...
23:48, 05/16/2019

Abortion rights demonstrations seize agenda at Cannes film festival The green pro-abortion rights movement took over Cannes this week, as a series of protests at the famous French film festival drew the eye. A new doc...
21:48, 05/20/2019

CNN panel laughs at Biden claim that he marched in 1988 for civil rights Reporter Jake Tapper and his panel burst out laughing Tuesday over a report about presidential candidate Joe Biden’s 30-year-old false claims that he...
13:24, 06/05/2019

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce ...
09:48, 06/10/2019

Fight Against Restrictive Abortion Laws Energizes Women’s Rights Rally LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied Saturday afternoon in downtown Lexington to take a stand for women’s reproductive ri...
17:48, 05/26/2019

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top l...
23:48, 06/02/2019

She Won a Major Victory for Abortion Rights at the Supreme Court. Here’s What She Thinks About the Future of Roe Three years ago this month, on June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court ruled in the biggest abortion case in more than two decades: Whole Woman’s Heal...
17:48, 06/17/2019

Abortion-rights activists to rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigner...
17:36, 05/21/2019

Democratic congresswoman chides ‘sex-starved males’ opposed to abortion rights Rep. Norma J. Torres (Calif.) caused a stir in the House with her comment, which she then withdrew, during a debate on a bill for the Department of H...
22:48, 06/12/2019

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad’s government detailed systematic human ri...
02:36, 05/22/2019

On Tiananmen anniversary, Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing on Tuesday by expressing what he call...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Queer California – exhibit explores the hidden history of LGBT rights The Compton’s Cafeteria riot, the Cooper Do-nuts uprising … a new exhibition gathers photos, video and contemporary art to showcase 200 years of Cali...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Vermont Moves to Protect Abortion Rights as Other States Impose Bans In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outsi...
19:12, 05/22/2019

Women’s rights under microscope in Afghanistan as female political adviser killed Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing w...
22:36, 05/13/2019

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights ...
17:48, 06/03/2019

Firefighter says human rights were violated over lack of vegan food at blaze A Canadian smoke-eater is fired up over the lack of vegan food provided to him while he battled a massive forest blaze. Ontario firefighter and self-...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Saudi Arabia Temporarily Releases Four Detained Women’s Rights Activists Saudi Arabian authorities on Thursday temporarily released at least four women’s rights activists whose arrests, on charges of undermining stat...
07:48, 05/03/2019

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like...
07:36, 05/15/2019

UN must provide redress for minorities placed in toxic Kosovo camps, says rights expert An independent rights expert appointed by the Human Rights Council has called on the United Nations to “provide justice and remedies” to displaced pe...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected pr...
19:12, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Canada tackles flight overbooking with passenger bill of rights All airlines flying in and out of Canada will be required to compensate travelers for incidents like denied boarding or lost luggage, starting on Jul...
19:48, 05/24/2019

Hungary forces 11 Afghan asylum-seekers into Serbia: rights body Hungary forced 11 Afghan nationals to cross into Serbia after rejecting their asylum requests, a rights advocate said on Wednesday, and deported a 12...
22:36, 05/08/2019

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricti...
03:48, 05/22/2019

Top Kansas court rules state constitution protects abortion rights The Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the state's constitution protects a woman's right to an abortion and upheld an injunction blocking a st...
14:33, 04/28/2019

Safaricom, Vodacom plan $13 million purchase of M-Pesa rights from Vodafone Kenya's Safaricom will start a joint venture with Vodacom to acquire the intellectual property rights to the popular M-Pesa mobile financial services...
17:24, 05/23/2019

Bevin To Host Signing Ceremony For Foster Children’s Bill Of Rights FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Gov. Matt Bevin is set to sign into law a foster children’s bill of rights. The bill was signed by the governor...
14:12, 06/05/2019

Civil rights groups sue Tennessee over law imposing new penalties on voter registration Civil rights groups in Tennessee have asked a federal court to block enforcement of a new state law that threatens to impose new penalties on voter-r...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Saudi Arabia frees four more women on trial over rights issues: campaigners Saudi authorities have temporarily freed at least four more women facing trial over charges related to human rights work and contacts with foreign jo...
21:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris unveils plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a new plan to protect abortion access on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pushin...
05:48, 05/29/2019

Jeff Bezos confronted by animal-rights protester during Las Vegas conference Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was interrupted by an animal rights activist Thursday after she rushed the stage where he was giving a talk in Las Vegas and ye...
09:48, 06/07/2019

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The German parliament praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former East ...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was spe...
11:12, 05/29/2019

It shouldn’t be left to women to fight alone for abortion rights | Gaby Hinsliff Pro-choice men should have the guts to campaign against the rolling back of laws that benefit both sexesNo woman can be free who does not control her...
08:00, 05/18/2019

Abortion rights advocates criticize Biden over support for Hyde Amendment NARAL and Emily’s List took aim at Biden over his support for the rule, which prohibits federal funds from being used on abortion in most circumstanc...
22:36, 06/05/2019

Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a ‘positive development’ says UN rights expert A newly formed parliamentary committee to amend Myanmar’s problematic constitution was welcomed as a positive move on Thursday by Yanghee Lee, United...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Repatriation of extremist fighters and families to Kazakhstan, welcomed by UN rights expert Stressing the need for some Governments to reform their laws and policies on fighting terrorism and extremism, an independent UN human rights expert ...
22:48, 05/17/2019

House Equality Act Extends Civil Rights Protections to Gay and Transgender People The House passed legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, but the White House and Republican Se...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Maori and indigenous rights expert joins New Zealand's Supreme Court International indigenous rights expert Joe Williams has become the first Maori judge to join New Zealand's Supreme Court. He also studied in Canada a...
18:01, 05/02/2019

Elizabeth Warren Shames Joe Biden and Gives an Electrifying Defense of Abortion Rights Former Vice President Joe Biden has been incredibly disappointing when it comes to repealing the Hyde Amendment, the 1977 law that bars the governmen...
15:00, 06/06/2019

House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total ...
19:48, 05/17/2019

Elizabeth Warren announces plan to protect abortion rights – live Massachusetts senator and 2020 candidate unveiled plan after Alabama’s near-total abortion ban passed Tuesday nightSign up for the US briefing and ge...
15:24, 05/17/2019

Ministers agree way for Russia to rejoin Europe's human rights body Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opens the way for Russ...
15:24, 05/17/2019

Nicaragua: UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over increasing criminalization of dissenters While the Nicaraguan Government claims to want to resolve its political and social unrest, dissenters continue to be arrested and convicted, clearly ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Why did Uefa hand Azerbaijan hosting rights for the Europa League final? The ruling body’s principle of rotating finals is a good one but the golden ticket has to be awarded for the right reasonsYou had to admire Uefa’s st...
16:12, 05/16/2019

UN agencies call for action to bolster rights of Europe’s stateless children United Nations agencies are calling on States and regional organizations across Europe to take urgent action to ensure that thousands of currently st...
14:38, 04/28/2019

It’s time gay people stepped aside... hetero whiners have rights too | Barbara Ellen In making its hateful point, the Super Happy Fun America group trivialises oppressionAt times like these, it’s a relief that LGBTQ people have absolu...
23:00, 06/08/2019

UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over Jehovah’s Witness sentencing in Russia The sentencing in Russia of a Danish Jehovah’s Witness on Thursday to six years in prison on charges of “organising the activity of a banned extremis...
14:38, 04/28/2019

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social,...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea's human rights record North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country's human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program...
16:24, 05/09/2019

To your health! Romania, Hungary push for brandy rights ahead of EU vote Romania and Hungary are pushing the EU to make it easier for orchard farmers to distil their own fruit brandy, a traditional practice in east and cen...
12:36, 05/16/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils voting rights plan to get 35 million more to the polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke issued an ambitious plan on Wednesday to revamp the U.S. voting system by cracking down on voter supp...
14:36, 06/05/2019

Mexico cannot move forward ‘without addressing the shadows of the past’, says UN rights chief Concluding “five intense, interesting and rewarding working days” in Mexico, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday that the cou...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious hu...
05:00, 06/06/2019

UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet A United Nations human rights team is to begin an official visit to Venezuela on Monday at the invitation of the Government, potentially paving the w...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy...
19:12, 06/04/2019

Foiled North Korean Escape Ignites Human-Rights Debate China’s detention of a 9-year-old girl and six other North Koreans who tried to escape their country has triggered a public outcry here that South Ko...
14:24, 05/12/2019

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder J...
01:48, 06/08/2019

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris to unveil plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris will unveil a new plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pus...
00:00, 05/29/2019