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Time To Redefine Human Rights Violations In Indian Context: Amit Shah

Human rights violations should not be limited to just custodial deaths and police atrocities, but must also include cases like denial of basic facilities like toilets, electricity and food, said Union......

Time To Redefine Human Rights Violations In Indian Context: Amit Shah

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Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protectionsThe president of the United States makes racist comments against members of Congress. He puts kids in cages. Attempts to ban Muslims from entering ...
17:17, 2019-07-18

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday....
00:17, 2019-07-05

Indian Markets To Become "Much More Exciting" After Tax Cut: Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said the Narendra Modi government was committed in making India a big manufacturing hub and the slashing of corporate tax rates would make the country's markets......
17:00, 2019-09-20

Indian PM's close ally, Amit Shah, helped craft winning election strategy With India's ruling Hindu nationalists headed for a stunning election victory on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's powerful right hand man, Amit Shah, could reap his reward as a potential home minister, an analyst and a party official said....
12:34, 2019-05-23

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 civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
15:34, 2019-05-21

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Rohingya people....
10:17, 2019-07-17

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes, president of the Nicaraguan National Assembly....
06:17, 2019-06-22

UN report reveals gross human rights violations to North Korean prisoners Secretary-General António Guterres says in a new report that prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detainees have been subject to sexual violence and severely beaten with clubs and metal rods....
07:34, 2019-08-03

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert said this week, while repeating her call for an international and independent probe into the 2017 exodus from Rakhine state. ...
20:00, 2019-07-03

PM Modi, Amit Shah Praise Indian Air Force On 87th Air Force Day Prime Minister Narendra Modi today praised the role of the Indian Air Force in protecting the country during conflicts and helping people during natural calamities....
18:51, 2019-10-08

Trump administration sanctions Cuba's Castro for backing Venezuela, human rights violations The Trump administration Thursday imposed new sanctions on Cuba’s Communist Party leader Raul Castro due to “gross violations of human rights” as the U.S. seeks to ramp up pressure on Castro over his support of Venezuela’s socialist president Nicolás Maduro....
02:34, 2019-09-27

U.N. Reportedly Has a List of People Who Could Face War Crimes Charges Over Human Rights Violations in Yemen People directly responsible for alleged war crimes in Yemen could face charges, a panel of experts at the United Nations said Tuesday. The United States, France, the United Kingdom, and Iran could potentially be complicit, according to the report....
05:17, 2019-09-04

UN human rights chief ‘hopeful’ Venezuelan authorities are ready to address violations, calls for dialogue “The only way out of this crisis is to come together, in dialogue”: that was the clear message delivered by Michelle Bachelet, the UN human rights chief, to the Government of Venezuela on Friday, during an address to the Human Rights Council, coinciding with the publication of a new UN report on Ven...
00:17, 2019-08-04

Venezuela reportedly set to join roster of human rights abusers on UN Human Rights Council Venezuela, a country riddled with human rights abuses and that has forced the migration of millions of people, is set to join a host of other countries with similarly poor human rights records on the controversial Human Rights Council....
00:51, 2019-09-25

BJP Not Like Parties That Get Divided After Defeat, Says Amit Shah BJP chief and Home Minister Amit Shah said today that said many parties get divided after facing electoral defeats as they run "on the basis of individuals, family and caste but not the BJP, which has......
19:51, 2019-07-06

Amit Shah To Remain BJP Chief For Now, Say Sources Amit Shah, India's Home Minister, is likely to continue as chief of the ruling BJP for at least six more months, during which the party's internal elections will be held, sources say....
18:17, 2019-06-12

BJP Took Maharashtra, Haryana To "New Heights," Says Amit Shah Welcoming the Election Commission's (EC) announcement of Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections, Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday urged the people in both the poll-bound states to vote in huge......
20:34, 2019-09-21

From PM To Amit Shah, BJP's Top Crowd-Pullers To Campaign In Haryana From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to actor-politician Sunny Deol, the BJP is bringing its top crowd-pullers to campaign in the Haryana assembly polls....
17:34, 2019-10-04

"Ministry Of...": Mallikarjun Kharge's Son On Amit Shah's New Role Launching an attack on Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Karnataka Minister Priyank Kharge on Saturday suggested renaming the Ministry of Home Affairs as "Ministry of Providing Clean Chits"....
12:17, 2019-06-01

"Strike On Encephalitis, Please": RJD's Jibe At Amit Shah After Tweet A hundred children have died due to encephalitis in Bihar's Muzaffarpur in the last 16 days. Nearly 300 children have been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a hospital....
16:17, 2019-06-17

"Have Every Right": Amit Shah On Seeking End To Bengal Political Killings Sparring between the BJP and Trinamool Congress continued on Monday, with Home Minister Amit Shah saying that the Centre has every right to demand that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "immediately end"......
23:00, 2019-07-01

Amit Shah's Role, Fewer New Faces: What To Expect From NDA 2.0 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be sworn in for the second time on Thursday after a spectacular election victory. Speculation has peaked over the new government and who will get which ministry.......
14:51, 2019-05-28

Citizens' List To Be Introduced Throughout The Country, Says Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday asserted that the NRC will be introduced throughout India and all illegal immigrants will be thrown out of the country through legal means....
21:51, 2019-09-18

"Another Strike On Pak...": Amit Shah Praises Team India After Big Win The Indian cricket team's comfortable 89-run victory over Pakistan yesterday at the ongoing cricket World Cup in England earned them lavish praise from Home Minister Amit Shah and other top leaders....
07:34, 2019-06-17

What Lies Ahead With Amit Shah As Home Minister With BJP chief Amit Shah being appointed as the Union Home Minister, a lot is expected to change as far as matters concerning internal security and centre-state relations are concerned....
07:00, 2019-06-01

"One-Third Of J&K Not With Us": Amit Shah Blames Nehru, Congress Protests Union home minister Amit Shah's question on "who is responsible for partition" triggered a huge row in parliament during the debate on the bill to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir. The......
14:51, 2019-06-28

"Ramayana Has Solutions To All Problems In The World," Says Amit Shah The Ramayana is one scripture which has transcended all boundaries known to mankind, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah as he presided over the fifth International Ramayana Festival as its chief guest......
07:17, 2019-09-18

Amit Shah, BJP Chief, Joins PM Modi's New Government BJP chief Amit Shah -- the architect of the party's stupendous victory that enabled it to come to power at the Centre for a second term -- became the most prominent newcomer in the government of Prime......
16:51, 2019-05-30

Citizens List NRC To Be Introduced Throughout The Country, Says Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday asserted that the NRC will be introduced throughout India and all illegal immigrants will be thrown out of the country through legal means....
18:51, 2019-09-18

Amit Shah Addresses Lok Sabha On Jammu And Kashmir A day after it got over two-thirds majority in the Rajya Sabha, the resolution to revoke Article 370 - which gives special status and powers to the state of Jammu and Kashmir - will be debated and......
07:51, 2019-08-06

Manmohan Singh Went On More Foreign Trips Than PM Modi, Says Amit Shah Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been to more foreign trips than Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief and Union Home Minister Amit Shah claimed today in a sharp rebuttal to Congress attacks......
18:51, 2019-10-10

Congress Slams Rajinikanth Over Comments On PM Modi, Amit Shah Congress in Tamil Nadu on Monday took potshots at superstar Rajinikanth for likening Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah to Lord Krishna and Arjuna and asked him to read the......
01:51, 2019-08-13

"Not A Single Bullet Fired After Centre's J&K Move": Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said Jammu and Kashmir will not remain a Union Territory forever and the statehood to it would be restored once the security situation improves....
22:00, 2019-10-07

DMK To Hold Protests Against Amit Shah's Hindi Pitch On September 20 Upping the ante against "Hindi imposition," allegedly by the Centre, a high-level DMK meet on Monday announced protest demonstrations across Tamil Nadu on September 20 to condemn Home Minister Amit......
00:51, 2019-09-17

No Government In Karnataka Still, BJP Leaders In Delhi To Meet Amit Shah Two days after Karnataka's Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition collapsed after failing a floor test, the BJP is yet to stake claim to power. The party's BS Yeddyurappa, flashing victory signals......
07:34, 2019-07-25

AAP Leaders Meet Amit Shah Over Delhi's Law And Order Situation Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders on Tuesday met Home Minister Amit Shah to raise the issue of the "deteriorating" law and order situation in the the national capital....
14:00, 2019-07-16

Jawaharlal Nehru Responsible for Pak-Occupied Kashmir, Says Amit Shah Union home minister Amit Shah today blamed former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru for the formation of Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK), and said it was because of the "untimely ceasefire" declared in......
17:17, 2019-09-22

"Homes In Jammu And Kashmir Would Have Had Gold Roofs If...": Amit Shah The people in Jammu and Kashmir would have had "gold-roofed homes" if the previous governments had spent funds released by the Centre for the region's development, BJP chief and Union Home Minister......
17:17, 2019-09-22

"All But Sharad Pawar, Prithviraj Chavan Will Join BJP If...": Amit Shah Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday took a dig at the Congress and the NCP in Maharashtra over "influx" of party leaders joining the ruling party ahead of the Assembly elections....
22:51, 2019-09-01

BJP President Amit Shah Takes Charge As Home Minister BJP chief Amit Shah stepped into his new role today as he took charge as the country's Home Minister, two days after he took oath for the first time as a cabinet minister in Prime Minister Narendra......
10:00, 2019-06-01

Amit Shah Meets Maharashtra BJP Leaders, Keeps Away From Ally Sena BJP president Amit Shah on Monday held a brief meeting here with Maharashtra party leaders,including Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, but kept away fromthe ally Shiv Sena....
17:51, 2019-09-02

BS Yediyurappa To Meet Amit Shah, PM Modi On Portfolio Allocation Having a tightrope to walk by pacifying disgruntled MLAs who missed out on cabinet berth, coupled with allocation of portfolios to new ministers, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Thursday......
21:51, 2019-08-22

"Look At Your Past": Amit Shah, Digvijaya Singh Spar In Parliament During a discussion today on the anti-terror Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill (UAPA) that has cleared both houses of parliament, an acrid exchange took place between Home Minister Amit......
18:51, 2019-08-02

Home Minister Amit Shah Allocates Works To His 2 Deputies Home Minister Amit Shah has allocated work to his two deputies G Kishan Reddy and Nityanand Rai -- that include affairs of Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast and Centre-state relations, officials......
20:00, 2019-06-20

Conviction Ratio In Criminal Cases "Very Pitiful", Says Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah today said conviction ratio in criminal cases in the country is "very pitiful" and age-old police techniques such as giving a suspect the third degree and phone-tapping......
15:00, 2019-08-28

Where Are 40 Lakh Immigrants?: Digvijaya Singh Asks Amit Shah, BJP Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday alleged that Union Home Minister Amit Shah used to claim that there were 40 lakh illegal immigrants in Assam, which was belied by the National......
01:00, 2019-09-08

"Article 370 Root Of Terrorism In Kashmir": Amit Shah - Top Quotes Article 370 of the Constitution, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, has been scrapped today by a presidential order. Home minister Amit Shah said ......
04:51, 2019-08-06

Amit Shah Credits PM Modi For Taking Yoga To The World Crediting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking yoga to the world, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Friday that the ancient Indian practice has become ambassador of the country's culture around......
12:34, 2019-06-21

Amit Shah, S Jaishankar To Be Part Of Cabinet Committee On Security There will be two new faces in the all-powerful Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) with the induction of BJP president Amit Shah as the home minister and career diplomat S Jaishankar as the external......
14:17, 2019-05-31

Rahul Gandhi On "Holiday" Ahead Of Polls, Says Amit Shah BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday targeted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for being on "holiday" during assembly elections and asked him to make his stand clear on the centre's decision to end special......
22:34, 2019-10-09

"Read Mahabharat Again": Congress To Rajinikanth On Praising PM-Amit Shah Congress in Tamil Nadu on Monday took potshots at superstar Rajinikanth for likening Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah to Lord Krishna and Arjuna and asked him to read the......
06:00, 2019-08-13

"You Cannot Impose Any Language": Rajinikanth On Amit Shah's Hindi Remark No language can be imposed as the concept of a common language was "unfortunately" not possible in the country, superstar Rajinikanth said today, joining the chorus of voices against Home Minister......
11:51, 2019-09-18

Amit Shah To Address Citizens Convention In Kolkata On October 1 BJP President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address a citizens convention in Kolkata on October 1 in his first trip to West Bengal after joining the union cabinet, a senior party leader said....
18:51, 2019-09-18

BSF Pilot Who Impersonated Senior To Fly Amit Shah's Plane Resigns Border Security Force (BSF) pilot Wing Commander (retd) JS Sangwan, who is facing criminal charges for impersonating his senior to fly the incumbent Union Home Minister Amit Shah's plane, has resigned......
15:00, 2019-10-06

Will Discuss Cabinet Expansion With Amit Shah Today: BS Yediyurappa Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday said he will meet BJP President Amit Shah on August 7 and discuss about induction of ministers in his cabinet....
03:00, 2019-08-07

"Very Professional Campaign": Omar Abdullah Praises PM, Amit Shah Election Results: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has credited Prime Minister Narendra and BJP president Amit Shah for their parties stellar performance in the Lok Sabha elections...
09:51, 2019-05-23

"2019 Mandate Is To End Appeasement Politics Forever," Says Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday the politics of appeasement was the reason for the continuance of the "evil practice" of triple talaq for so long....
20:51, 2019-08-18

Congress, NCP Work For Their Families, We For India: BJP Chief Amit Shah Union Home Minister and BJP chief Amit Shah on Friday said the Congress and NCP work for their respective families, while the BJP and Shiv Sena have only the country's interest on their mind....
10:17, 2019-10-11

Government To Continue With Zero Terror Policy, Amit Shah Said: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government will continue with the policy of zero tolerance against terror, which brought the BJP back in power with a thumping majority in the recently held national......
02:34, 2019-06-04

"What Restrictions?" Amit Shah Targets Opposition Over Jammu and Kashmir Union minister Amit Shah today claimed there is no restriction in Jammu and Kashmir any longer and the opposition was just spreading "misinformation" about the situation....
17:51, 2019-09-29

Amit Shah To Conduct Aerial Survey In Karnataka Today More than 100 people have died with heavy monsoon rains triggering floods in different parts of the country in the last one week. Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala are the worst-hit states where lakhs......
09:00, 2019-08-11

Ahead Of Vote Count, NDA Gets Together For Dinner Hosted by Amit Shah Two days to go for the counting of votes, BJP chief Amit Shah is touching base with the leaders of the National Democratic Alliance, with a special dinner this evening....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Governors Of Five States Meet Home Minister Amit Shah Governors of five states including West Bengal Monday met Home Minister Amit Shah and discussed various issues concerning their respective states, an official said....
17:51, 2019-06-10

Will Deport Illegal Immigrants From All Parts Of Country: Amit Shah The government will identify illegal immigrants staying in any part of the country and deport them as per international law, Home Minister Amit Shah said in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday....
12:34, 2019-07-17

BJP Takes Aim At "Student" Prashant Kishor Vs "Principal" Amit Shah Taking a dig at TMC chief Mamata Banerjee for engaging election strategist Prashant Kishor for the 2021 West Bengal assembly polls, the BJP said he is not a "bigger" strategist than its president Amit......
20:51, 2019-06-08

Take Us Into Confidence On Citizenship Bill: Conrad Sangma To Amit Shah Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Monday told Union Home Minster Amit Shah that the Northeast has fears on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and urged him to take all the states of the region......
19:00, 2019-09-09

Amit Shah To Meet BJP's Northeast Allies In Assam Today Home Minister Amit Shah, who is in Assam on a two-day visit, will attend a meeting of the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance today. This is the first meet of the northeastern allies of the BJP......
09:00, 2019-09-09

Rajnath Singh Not In Key Cabinet Panel In Big Revamp, Amit Shah In All 8 Home Minister Amit Shah is in all eight key cabinet committees announced after Prime Minister Narendra Modi started a second term last week. PM Modi is in six of them and Defence Minister Rajnath......
07:17, 2019-06-06

Amit Shah To Address BJP's Outreach Programme In Maharashtra's Solapur Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to address the BJP's "Maha Janadesh Yatra" in Maharashtra on Sunday. Mr Shah will join Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at the Yatra in the......
08:17, 2019-09-01

Bengal Governor Briefs PM, Amit Shah On "Ground Situation" Bengal Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi discussed the ground situation in Bengal with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Amit Shah in Delhi today. The Centre has expressed deep concern over......
13:34, 2019-06-10

It is time we redefine financial success Reaching financial success may mean obtaining things such as home ownership or travel. However, you may want to consider broadening your definition in order to have true financial independence....
15:51, 2019-07-22

"Cool Down Bengal": Trinamool Leader Tells Amit Shah After Joining BJP Ruling Trinamool Congress MLA Sabyasachi Dutta today joined BJP in the presence of its national President Amit Shah and urged the Union Home minister to "cool down" politically volatile Bengal led by......
02:34, 2019-10-02

J&K Governor Discusses State Security, Development Issues With Amit Shah Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today briefed Union Home Minister Amit Shah about the security situation in the state, which is currently under the President's rule....
17:00, 2019-06-01

Amid Storm Over Voting Machines On Eve Of Counting, Amit Shah's 6 Queries BJP chief Amit Shah ripped into the opposition today over its allegations of tampering of Electronic Voting Machines, alleging that the "noise got shriller after the exit poll results". The Election......
16:17, 2019-05-22

Devendra Fadnavis Meets Amit Shah, Discuss Drought Situation Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and discussed a range of issues related to the state, including the drought situation....
22:34, 2019-06-06

Amit Shah, Other BJP Leaders Pay Tribute To Arun Jaitley At Party Office Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley died on Saturday at the age of 66 at Delhi's AIIMS, two weeks after he was admitted to Delhi's top hospital after a prolonged illness....
10:17, 2019-08-25

In Poll-Bound Maharashtra, Amit Shah Keeps Focus On Jammu And Kashmir Jammu and Kashmir recurred as an election issue in Maharashtra as BJP chief Amit Shah held his second rally in the state today. The BJP chief was campaigning in Beed, an area that has seen four......
00:34, 2019-10-09

Divisive Politics Won't Work, Says Mamata Banerjee After Amit Shah Attack Mamata Banerjee today said divisive politics will not work in West Bengal after Union Home Minister and BJP President Amit Shah said the Chief Minister was keen on keeping infiltrators in the state to......
17:00, 2019-10-01

Heated Exchange Between Bengal BJP, Trinamool Ahead Of Amit Shah's Visit With Union Home Minister Amit Shah slated to inaugurate a community Durga Puja in West Bengal for the first time today, a war of words broke out between the BJP and the TMC. Both the parties accused......
12:00, 2019-10-01

"Party Members Stood Like A Rock," BS Yeddyurappa Writes To Amit Shah The 14-month-old JDS-Congress coalition in Karnataka lost the trust vote on Tuesday weeks after its 16 legislators and two independent lawmakers withdrew their support....
04:51, 2019-07-24

Amit Shah's First Bill In Lok Sabha Today On Jammu And Kashmir Quotas Union Minister Amit Shah will table the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha today, the first legislative business of the BJP president in parliament after he was elected to......
07:51, 2019-06-24

Ram Vilas Paswan Says Cabinet Berths Non-Issue, "Spoke To Amit Shah" NDA ally Ram Vilas Paswan today claimed he has spoken to BJP chief Amit Shah regarding cabinet berths that have created a rift between the party and Nitish Kumar. Calling himself the "cementing force......
18:34, 2019-06-02

Amit Shah To Begin Devendra Fadnavis' Outreach Programme Next Month BJP president Amit Shah will kick-start Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' "Maha Janadesh Yatra" next month while Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend its concluding event, a party......
14:34, 2019-07-23

Mizoram Against Citizenship Amendment Bill: Chief Minister To Amit Shah Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga today told visiting Union Home Minister Amit Shah that the people of Mizoram are opposed to the proposed amendment to the Citizenship Act, 1955, an official......
17:00, 2019-10-05

Arvind Kejriwal, Amit Shah Condole Sheila Dikshit's Death Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit died at a hospital in Delhi today. She was 81. Ms Dikshit was the longest serving chief minister of the national capital....
14:51, 2019-07-20

Amit Shah Pays Tribute At National Police Memorial In Delhi Home Minister Amit Shah today paid tribute at the National Police Memorial in Delhi today, three days after he took oath for the first time as a cabinet minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's......
08:17, 2019-06-02

Amit Shah To Attend Maharashtra Chief Minister's "Mahajanadesh Yatra" Union Home Minister Amit Shah will attend the concluding rally of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' "Mahajanadesh Yatra" in Solapur on September 1, a party leader said today....
11:34, 2019-08-28

Trinamool Stifling People's Right To Celebrate Pujas, Alleges Amit Shah Inaugurating a Durga puja for the first time in West Bengal, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday accused the state's Trinamool Congress government of stifling the rights of the people to......
02:34, 2019-10-02

Amit Shah's First Bill In Parliament Today On Jammu And Kashmir Quotas Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Amendment Bill will be the first legislative business of the BJP president in parliament after his election to the lower house and cabinet appointment following the......
02:51, 2019-06-24

Urge You All To Nominate Individuals For Padma Awards: Amit Shah Tweets Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday urged people to nominate individuals who have been working with distinction or achieved exceptional achievements in different fields and disciplines such as......
17:17, 2019-09-11

Amit Shah Says Centre Formulating Strategy To Tackle Drugs In Punjab Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday informed Chief Minister Amarinder Singh that the central government was formulating a detailed strategy to tackle the problem of drugs in Punjab and Jammu and......
00:51, 2019-06-28

Maintaining Security Must To Make India $5 Trillion Economy: Amit Shah Home Minister Amit Shah this morning stressed up on the importance of maintaining India's internal and external security to achieve Prime Minister Narendra Modi's goal of making the country a......
11:34, 2019-08-28

"They Did A Good Job": Murli Manohar Joshi Praises PM Modi, Amit Shah The massive BJP win in the Lok Sabha election seems to have soften up party veteran Murli Manohar Joshi, who was upset over being denied an election nomination....
19:51, 2019-05-24

Modi Government Doubled Development Projects For Mizoram: Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said the BJP-led government at the Centre has doubled the developmental projects in Mizoram than what the UPA had done....
13:34, 2019-10-05

"Separatists Close Schools, But Send Their Children Abroad": Amit Shah As many as 130 family members of separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir are either studying abroad or working, Home Minister Amit Shah said in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. He was replying to queries......
23:00, 2019-07-01

BJP Lawmaker Alerts Cops About Letter With Bomb Threat Against Amit Shah BJP lawmaker from Ganjbasoda in Madhya Pradesh, Leena Jain, Monday approached police, stating she has received a hand-written unsigned letter in which a person threatened to blow up Union Home......
23:00, 2019-07-01

Trinamool Slams BJP After Amit Shah Asked To Inaugurate Durga Puja Amid accusations by the ruling Trinamool Congress that the BJP is politicising Durga Puja, West Bengal's biggest festival, a city committee has requested Union Home Minister Amit Shah to inaugurate......
07:17, 2019-09-14

Sarbananda Sonowal Meets Amit Shah, Discusses Situation In Assam Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday met Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed with them various issues concerning the state....
04:51, 2019-06-15

What Amit Shah As Home Minister Means For Power Equations At Centre BJP chief Amit Shah, for years the closest confidant and chief strategist of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be the Home Minister in the new BJP-led government at the centre. The appointment makes......
14:01, 2019-05-31

"Ganpati Bappa Morya": PM, Amit Shah Tweet Ganesh Chaturthi Greetings Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning greeted the nation on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi as the 10-day long Hindu festival kicked off today with zeal and religious fervour across the country....
11:17, 2019-09-02

"Padyatras" To Be Held To Spread Teachings Of Mahatma Gandhi: Amit Shah BJP president Amit Shah said on Wednesday that party workers would take out "padyatras" (foot march) across the country to spread the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi as part of the 150th birth anniversary......
01:51, 2019-07-04

"War Cry": Kerala Chief Minister On Amit Shah's Hindi Diwas Tweet Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has weighed in on BJP chief Amit Shah's remarks on 'Hindi Diwas' on the necessity of having a common language in India. The Home Minister on Saturday tweeted a......
10:17, 2019-09-15

2 Dead In Violence Near Kolkata, BJP Plans Report To Amit Shah: 10 Points Violence flared up in Bengal again, in which two persons died and three were injured today. The location was Bhatpara, barely 30 km from Kolkata, which saw massive violence during the recent Lok Sabha......
15:34, 2019-06-20

Stand With Centre For National Unity, Security: Amit Shah To Opposition Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday emphasised on normalcy being restored in Jammu and Kashmir and told political parties to "rise above politics" and stand with the government to secure the unity......
01:00, 2019-09-02

"Krishna-Arjun": Rajinikanth Hails PM, Amit Shah, Then Delivers A Googly Actor-politician Rajinikanth on Sunday congratulated Union Home Minister Amit Shah for the government's move to end the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcating the state. He also hailed......
17:34, 2019-08-11

Congress's Counter To Amit Shah's "Hindi As National Language" Pitch Hours after Union minister Amit Shah's Hindi language pitch, the Congress on Saturday said the three-language formula should not be tinkered with and controversies must not be stirred up on "emotive"......
10:17, 2019-09-15

"Genuine Voters Left Out": Mamata Banerjee To Amit Shah On Assam NRC Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee flagged the issue of citizens' register during her meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah today. Pointing out that 19 lakh people, may of whom were "genuine......
12:00, 2019-09-19

Amit Shah Surveys Flood-Hit Karnataka, Opposition Flags Other Concerns Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday conducted an aerial survey of the areas in northern Karnataka devastated by floods. Mr Shah's visit comes as the state government draws criticism from opposition......
17:34, 2019-08-11

"Congress Sees Politics, We See Patriotism": Amit Shah On Kashmir Move Home Minister Amit Shah today played up the centre's "historic" decision on Jammu and Kashmir at an election rally in Mumbai, declaring the BJP had fought for "one nation, one Prime Minister and one......
17:17, 2019-09-22

JP Nadda Appointed BJP Working President, Amit Shah Remains Boss For Now Former Union Minister JP Nadda was named the BJP's Working President today, ending weeks of speculation on whether Amit Shah, who was given charge of the home ministry, will retain both posts....
21:51, 2019-06-17

Amit Shah Hosts Dinner For Retired Chiefs Of Intelligence Bureau, RAW Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday hosted a dinner in honour of retired Intelligence Bureau director Rajiv Jain and retired R&AW chief Anil Dhasmana, officials said....
06:34, 2019-07-09

Live Updates: PM Modi, Amit Shah At Ministers Meet In BJP Office The Union Council of Ministers is meeting today at the Bharatiya Janata Party's office in New Delhi. The meeting is also being attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah. The......
15:00, 2019-05-21

Amit Shah, Rahul Gandhi Condole Sushma Swaraj's Death Veteran BJP leader Sushma Swaraj's sudden death today is being mourned by politicians across party lines. The former foreign affairs minister, who was much loved and respected by everyone, died today......
03:00, 2019-08-07

Amit Shah, JP Nadda Praised Smooth Merger Of Legislators: Goa BJP Leader BJP national President Amit Shah and working President JP Nadda were impressed by how the Goa Congress MLAs merged into the BJP "so easily", "so smoothly", while a similar process was still dragging......
13:17, 2019-07-12

Amit Shah Launches Portal For Private Security Agency Licensing Emphasising the need to increase the number of licensed private security agencies, Union Home Minister Amit Shah today said the move would enhance their "trustworthiness" as they have vital importance......
01:51, 2019-09-25

PM Modi, Amit Shah Meet For 3 Hours On New Ministers Ahead Of Swearing-In Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah met for nearly three hours this evening, a day ahead of the new government's grand oath taking ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan....
22:51, 2019-05-29

Home Minister Amit Shah Likely To Visit J&K Amid Turmoil: Sources Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to visit Jammu and Kashmir after the ongoing parliament session amid uncertainty triggered after the state government's advisory to Amarnath pilgrims and tourists to......
21:17, 2019-08-03

Floods Kill Over 100; Amit Shah To Conduct Aerial Survey In Karnataka Floods across India have killed more than 100 people in the last one week and lakhs have been displaced in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala, which are among the worst-hit states. In Kerala, the......
09:00, 2019-08-11

PM Modi's US Visit Gave India New Aura On World Stage: Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi back to the country, saying his "historic visit" to the US has given India a "new aura on world stage"....
22:51, 2019-09-28

PM Modi, Amit Shah Hold 5-Hour Meet to Discuss Members of Cabinet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday met for five hours to finalise the members of the Union cabinet, who will take oath with the PM on Thursday. There have been talks about......
21:34, 2019-05-28

Narendra Modi Takes Oath As PM For Second Term, Amit Shah Joins Cabinet Narendra Modi was sworn in as Prime Minister for the second time after his spectacular victory in the national election in a ceremony held at the Rashrapati Bhavan in the presence of 8,000 guests......
16:51, 2019-05-30

Rahul Gandhi In Court Today For Calling Amit Shah "Murder Accused" Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has been kept busy with a string of court appearances in defamation cases across the country. Mr Gandhi has appeared in Mumbai and Patna and is also expected to appear in......
06:34, 2019-07-09

Amit Shah In Mizoram Today To Discuss Citizenship Bill With State Leaders Civil society organisations and student groups in Mizoram have said that their leaders will meet with Home Minister Amit Shah when he comes to the state today. The Mizoram organisations earlier said......
11:34, 2019-10-05

Amit Shah Offers A Tweak In Citizenship Bill To Dispel Mizoram's Fears Union Minister Amit Shah today assured Mizoram that the draft Citizenship Amendment Bill will be tweaked to accommodate a "special safeguard" aimed at ensuring that it does not override a......
02:00, 2019-10-06

News Portal Allowed To Withdraw Plea In Case Filed By Amit Shah's Son The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed news portal The Wire and its journalists to withdraw their appeal against the Gujarat High Court order in a defamation case filed by Jay Shah, son of Union Home......
16:34, 2019-08-27

Home Minister Amit Shah To Head Panel On Workplace Sexual Harassment Home Minister Amit Shah will chair a panel of four cabinet ministers to examine ways to prevent workplace sexual harassment, a ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, as activists criticised the......
22:34, 2019-07-24

Amit Shah Holds Meetings With Leaders From 3 Assembly Poll-Bound States Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah today held meetings with the party's core group leaders from three Assembly poll-bound states. Party sources said Mr Shah held separate meetings with......
04:00, 2019-06-10

Ahead Of Today's Jagannath Rath Yatra, Amit Shah Offers Prayers Union Home Minister Amit Shah todayparticipated in a ''Mangala Aarti'' at the historic Jagannath Temple, ahead of the annual Gujarat Jagannath Rath Yatra....
08:17, 2019-07-04

"When Rahul Gandhi Speaks, Pakistan Cheers": Amit Shah At Public Rally Days after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was controversially quoted by Pakistan in a petition to the United Nations, Union Home Minister Amit Shah today raised the issueat a public meeting in Dadra and......
14:17, 2019-09-01

PM, Amit Shah Targets In Terror Plan, Warns Intel; Air Bases On Alert India is on high alert after intel inputs warning of a terror plan to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, home ministry sources said......
15:00, 2019-09-25

Amit Shah To Table Bill To Extend President's Rule In Jammu And Kashmir Home Minister Amit Shah will move a statutory resolution in the Lok Sabha to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months with effect from July 3....
09:51, 2019-07-01

Nitish Kumar Meets Amit Shah Ahead Of PM Modi's Oath Ceremony Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar met BJP president Amit Shah today, and both the leaders allegedly discussed JD(U)'s representation in the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be......
22:51, 2019-05-29

PM Modi Reconstitutes Niti Aayog, Appoints Amit Shah As Ex-Officio Member Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday approved reconstitution of government think-tank Niti Aayog, dropping Bibek Debroy while retaining other full-time members and including Home Minister Amit Shah......
22:34, 2019-06-06

Amit Shah To Flag Off 4-Month Nationwide ''Gandhi Sankalp Yatra'' Today BJP president Amit Shah will flag off the party's nationwide "Gandhi Sankalp Yatra" today, with its leaders, including Union ministers, scheduled to start the four-month drive from different parts of......
02:34, 2019-10-02

Amit Shah, Ravi Shakar Prasad No Longer Rajya Sabha Members Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Smriti Irani and DMK leader Kanimozhi have ceased to be the members of the Upper House of Parliament after being......
16:00, 2019-05-29

Amit Shah Meets Interpol Chief, Conveys Concern Over Red Corner Notices Union Home Minister Amit Shah today conveyed his concern to Interpol over the delay in issuance of Red Corner Notices (RCN) by the international organisation against fugitives hiding from law like......
18:17, 2019-08-31

Amit Shah To Visit North East Next Month, Will Meet Chief Ministers In his first visit to the North East as Home Minister, Amit Shah will meet chief ministers and governors of the eight states for two days next month and would review the security situation and......
18:17, 2019-07-18

Amit Shah Offers Prayers At Shri Ambabai Mahalaxmi Temple In Maharashtra Maharashtra Election 2019: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday offered prayers at Shri Ambabai Mahalaxmi Temple in poll-bound Maharashtra's Kolhapur city....
22:34, 2019-10-13

Ahead Of Amit Shah's Bengal Visit, BJP Loses Control Of Civic Body Ahead of BJP president Amit Shah's visit to Kolkata, the BJP has lost control of the Garulia municipality in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, after its chairman Sunil Singh resigned from his......
12:00, 2019-10-01

Fast-Track Probe, Trial Of Sexual Offences Against Minors: Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday asked state chief secretaries to device a mechanism to ensure that investigation and trial in sexual offences like rape against girls under the age of 12 are......
21:51, 2019-08-22

Amit Shah Gets Extra Delhi Police Cover - 50 Men Including SWAT Teams Home Minister Amit Shah's security cover has been strengthened with the Delhi Police posting more personnel at his residence in New Delhi. The Delhi Police, which reports to the Home Minister,......
00:17, 2019-06-08

Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria of abusing children's rights The NGO's latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in "inhuman conditions" Allegedly, the minors collaborated with Boko Haram....
13:34, 2019-09-10

'Human rights before mining rights': German villagers take on coal firm Residents say they will not be ousted by energy firm seeking to expand the Garzweiler mineA group of villagers living on the edge of one of Germany’s biggest surface coalmines have vowed not sell their properties to the energy company RWE, and to mount a legal challenge against any attempt to oust t...
19:34, 2019-09-30

Human Rights Campaign Partners With 6 Prestigious U.S. Law Firms to Challenge Trump on LGBT Rights Six of the country’s most prestigious law firms are set to announce that they are partnering with the nation’s largest LGBT rights group to challenge Trump Administration moves that imperil equality — and to overturn similar efforts in the states. A seventh firm will take the lead ...
19:34, 2019-10-04

Amit Shah Cancels Mumbai Visit Amid BJP-Sena Seat-Sharing Announcement BJP president Amit Shah has cancelled his September 26 visit to Mumbai, party sources said on Tuesday night, a development that comes amid delay in announcement of the ruling party's seat-sharing......
01:51, 2019-09-25

Assembly Election 2019 Live Updates: Amit Shah Attacks Rahul Over Kashmir Maharashtra, Haryana Elections 2019: Amit Shah is scheduled to hold public gatherings in Maharashtra's Sangli, Akkalkot, Tuljapur and Latur districts....
10:17, 2019-10-11

Lata Mangeshkar Turns 90: Amit Shah, Hema Malini Send Birthday Wishes Lata Mangeshkar Birthday: Fondly known as Didi and the Nightingale of India, Lata Mangeshkar rules a million hearts and her birthday is one occasion that expectedly brings on a variety of celebratory......
12:17, 2019-09-28

Arun Jaitley "Critical But Stable", Home Minister Amit Shah Visits AIIMS Home Minister Amit Shah and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan visited Arun Jaitley at AIIMS on Friday evening, where the former Union minister is admitted in the Intensive Care Unit since August 9 and is......
23:34, 2019-08-16

Amit Shah To Visit Assam Next Week, May Review Final Citizen List Figures Union Home Minister Amit Shah will visit Assam next week to attend a meeting of the North Eastern Council and is likely to review the situation in the state in the wake of publication of the final......
22:51, 2019-09-02

Amit Panghal First Indian Male Boxer To Bag World Championships Silver Amit Panghal vs Shakhobidin Zoirov Final: Amit Panghal takes home silver after losing to Shakhobidin Zoirov in the men's 52kg final of World Boxing Championships....
20:00, 2019-09-21

King of Bollywood: Shah Rukh Khan's plans to bring even more fans to Indian film With his legions of fans as far away as Melbourne, if anyone has the power to transform Indian film it’s superstar SRKOn a freezing cold night outside the Palais Theatre in St Kilda, a feverish crowd braves the spitting rain and bitter winds, restless, eager. The red carpet has been rolled out for t...
10:34, 2019-08-12

North Carolina Man Sues Hardees for Civil Rights Violations for Shorting Him on Hash Rounds If you look at the menu for Hardees’ breakfast platter—as you might be wont to do if you were craving a quick, affordable morning meal—you’ll notice that along with two slices of bacon, two scrambled eggs, and two biscuits sopped in sausage gravy, you’ll also get roughly a half dozen hash rounds....
17:34, 2019-06-30

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-founder’s well-being, accusing “a group of democratic States” of “ganging up” on the prisoner to “isolate, demonize and abuse” him and warned against extra...
18:17, 2019-05-31

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how much influence does the body really have over the Kremlin?...
22:51, 2019-06-27

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, according to a new report....
13:00, 2019-06-14

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry it will provide justification to roll back women's and LGBT rights....
23:34, 2019-07-08

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now even chairs the world's top human rights body....
22:51, 2019-06-27

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 launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
17:51, 2019-05-28

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 emigrate to the United States. Her organization directly fought the Trump administration’s travel ban with a federal lawsuit that has saved thousands of ...
19:00, 2019-06-05

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 for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean....
13:34, 2019-06-03

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress report on Turkey’s membership prospects released Wednesday, the EU’s executive commission cri...
15:00, 2019-05-29

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children from their families, cramming people into overcrowded detention cells, and preventing refugees from ac...
22:00, 2019-06-21

Giving nature human rights could be the best way to protect the planet Rivers, lakes and forests around the world are being recognised as if they were legal persons. It sounds strange, but could it effectively protect the planet?...
18:34, 2019-09-25

U.S. calls on China to release human rights activist The United States on Thursday called for China to immediately release an imprisoned veteran human rights activist, saying a Chinese court violated fundamental human freedoms this week when it sentenced him to jail for 12 years....
15:34, 2019-08-01

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to reject the content of a report in which Bachelet highlighted "patterns of violations of all human rights" at the hands of the Venezuelan state....
02:00, 2019-07-13

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire situation must not be allowed to "deteriorate any further."...
17:00, 2019-06-22

| Nearly 2 000 arrests in Egypt crackdown - Human Rights Watch Egypt has arrested nearly 2 000 people in what may be its biggest crackdown since the aftermath of the 2013 ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, Human Rights Watch has said....
19:34, 2019-09-27

UN launches Venezuela human rights abuse probe The UN Human Rights Council has voted to send a team to Venezuela to investigate alleged rights violations. It will probe reports of "extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, arbitrary detentions and torture."...
20:34, 2019-09-27

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's foreign minister quickly denounced as unjust....
18:34, 2019-07-12

Lok Sabha Begins Discussion On Amendments To Human Rights Act The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National Human Rights Commission and state human rights......
12:51, 2019-07-19

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is expected to arrive Wednesday to meet with Maduro and opposition leader ...
22:00, 2019-06-19

Orangutan with human rights will move to Florida sanctuary An orangutan who was ruled Argentina’s “first non-human person” is moving to a sanctuary in Florida. The 33-year-old primate named Sandra born in an East German zoo and sold to Buenos Aires Zoo in 1994. Lawyers won an appeal in 2015 arguing she was being detained illegally. The rul...
15:51, 2019-09-28

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Libya ‘war crime’ attack, Sudan, Myanmar rights violations continue, ‘xenophobia’ in Assam, South Sudan update In the news this Wednesday: “Outraged” Guterres demands independent inquiry into fatal Libya migrant centre airstrike deaths; Violence and broken promises in Sudan and South Sudan, while Rohingya violations continue in Myanmar; “xenophobia” and citizenship in India’s Assam state. ...
22:51, 2019-07-03

"Indian State" Jammu And Kashmir, Says Pak Minister At UN Rights Body Pakistan, which has been desperately trying to highlight Jammu and Kashmir at international forums since India ended its special status under Article 370, today called it an "Indian state". Pakistan,......
16:34, 2019-09-10

City shutters Dumbo’s Time Out food hall for slew of health violations This is a serious time out. Just months after it opened, DUMBO’s ballyhooed Time Out Food Market has temporarily closed after city health inspectors ordered most of its restaurants shut down for a host of stomach-churning health violations last week. Altogether, officials closed down 14 of the bougi...
06:34, 2019-07-17

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 opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others....
22:34, 2019-06-14

Single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
23:51, 2019-08-23

Amnesty: Don’t let Azerbaijan hide human rights abuses behind football • Body criticises decision to stage Europa League final in Baku• ‘Azerbaijan is in the grip of a sinister human rights crackdown’Amnesty International has increased the pressure on European football’s governing body Uefa by saying Azerbaijan must not be allowed to “sportswash its appalling human rig...
16:00, 2019-05-22

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases of human rights violations to the European Court of Human Rights....
11:51, 2019-08-01

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official met Friday in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who is locked in a prolonged struggle with President Nicolás Maduro for control of the crisis-wracked country. Emerging from the meeting, Guaidó said he ...
19:34, 2019-06-21

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 deaths of children due to encephalitis in......
21:51, 2019-06-17

Lawyer: Client to pursue EU money in human rights case A lawyer says he’s going to the European Union Court of Justice get the EU’s executive arm to use money earmarked as assistance to Turkey to compensate a client who won a case against the Turkish state...
16:17, 2019-09-12

‘Milestone agreement’ paves the way for new UN Human Rights Office in Sudan “With this milestone agreement, we are poised to accompany Sudan through an important moment in its history” – the words of UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday, as she signed a deal between the UN and the newly-constituted Government of Sudan to open a Human Rights Office in the cap...
22:51, 2019-09-25

Northern Ireland abortion law ruled to breach human rights High court in Belfast rules against country’s strict abortion lawNorthern Ireland’s near-blanket abortion ban breaches the UK’s human rights commitments, the high court in Belfast has ruled.The decision, on Thursday, was made following a case brought by Sarah Ewart, 29, who was denied a termination ...
18:00, 2019-10-03

EU nations lead condemnation of Saudi human rights record Statement read out at UN human rights council meeting denounces alleged use of torture and unlawful detentionsSaudi Arabia’s human rights record has been heavily censured by two dozen largely western countries who took aim at its worsening record for alleged use of torture, unlawful detentions and u...
11:17, 2019-09-24

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 necessary measures to guarantee judicial independence,” following concerns that some pressure may have been placed on the country’s justice system “to a...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly formed National Guard might be going too far....
05:34, 2019-07-12

AI learns to predict the outcomes of human rights court cases AI is going into law. It can now predict the outcomes of human rights cases and next year Estonia is planning to use the technology to moderate disputes in small claims courts...
21:51, 2019-08-08

Merkel lands in China, caught between human rights and trade Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human rights record....
23:00, 2019-09-06

Nancy Pelosi, J.K. Rowling to be honored with RFK Human Rights award Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights announced Tuesday U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and British author J.K. Rowling are among this year's winners of its Ripple of Hope Award....
08:17, 2019-08-14

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tortured while on holiday in the United Arab Emirates because he wore a Qatar shirt has lodged a legal complaint with the UN about his treatment.In the 27...
15:51, 2019-07-18

Climate crisis is greatest ever threat to human rights, UN warns Rights chief Michelle Bachelet highlights role in civil wars‘The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope’Climate change is not only having a devastating impact on the environments we live in, but also on respect for human rights globally, the UN has warned.The UN rights chief, Mi...
17:34, 2019-09-09

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election of the new head of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization....
20:34, 2019-06-27

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen Israel's Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he fights a deportation order....
15:34, 2019-06-02

Chinese influence on display at UN as US decries human rights abuses As the U.N.’s General Assembly rumbled on this week, a small group of silent protesters meditated across the avenue -- surrounded by banners that called for the end to “forced organ harvesting” in China....
03:17, 2019-09-29

Iranian musician risks his freedom to promote human rights Mehdi Rajabian could be sent back to prison at anytime, but he continues to produce music banned under Iran's strict censorship laws. His new album shares a message of peace from artists around the Middle East....
17:51, 2019-09-03

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has described her husband as a “totally changed man” after she and her son were allowed to see him for the first time since he disappeared nearly fo...
20:51, 2019-06-28

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 has died. The lawyer for Kamel Eddine Fekhar, a doctor in Ghardaia, which is where much of Algeria’s minority Mozabite population lives, died on Tu...
18:17, 2019-05-28

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from lawmakers and activists who said it was an attempt to minimize abortion and gay rights....
00:00, 2019-07-09

Cyber firm NSO vows to tackle human rights misuse The Israeli-based NSO Group said on Tuesday it would abide by U.N. guidelines to prevent rights abuses, following accusations by cyber experts that its software was used in a number of government surveillance scandals....
20:34, 2019-09-10

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s rights and gay rights....
02:00, 2019-07-09

Behind the scenes of war reporting at Berlin's Human Rights Film Festival Films and panels at the Human Rights Film Festival look into the work of reporters in conflict zones. From legendary foreign correspondent Marie Colvin to citizen journalists, here's how war reporting is changing....
18:00, 2019-09-21

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on politics, human rights and storytelling She discussed the art of writing at the Berlin International Literature Festival, where DW met the celebrated author of "Americanah." Adichie was also awarded a prestigious citizens' award in Kassel on Sunday....
00:17, 2019-09-17

UN human rights chief meets in Venezuela with Guaidó, Maduro The top U.N. human rights official has met in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and later with President Nicolás Maduro, who are locked in a prolonged struggle over control of the crisis-wracked country...
02:51, 2019-06-22

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck fear in migrant communities. She also criticized new US asylum policy....
01:51, 2019-07-16

We are ‘burning up our future’, UN’s Bachelet tells Human Rights Council The Human Rights Council opened in Geneva on Monday with a warning from the UN’s top rights official that, with forest fires raging in the Amazon, “we are burning up our future, literally”....
22:00, 2019-09-09

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 speaking Wednesday in Tokyo days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1989 student pro-democracy protests centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, of...
11:51, 2019-05-29

Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize awarded to Ilham Tohti The Council of Europe has awarded its prestigious annual human rights award to imprisoned Uighur activist Ilham Tohti. It has also jointly honored the Balkan-based Youth Initiative for Human Rights....
23:51, 2019-09-30

UN human rights report shows rise in reprisals against activists, victims Cases of intimidation and retaliation against victims, civil society and activists who cooperate with the United Nations are on the rise, a new report from the UN Human Rights Office reveals....
00:00, 2019-09-20

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 Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday. Egypt’s ground and air forces last year launched a major operation in Sinai to crush Islamist militants behind a wave of a...
21:17, 2019-05-28

U.S. Congress to advance 'Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy' bill U.S. congressional committees are due to start voting next week on legislation supporting human rights in Hong Kong, with measures under consideration including annual reviews of the Chinese territory's special economic status and the imposition of sanctions on those who undermine its autonomy....
21:17, 2019-09-18

Pompeo: China and Russia have ‘morally reprehensible’ hypocrisy on human rights China and Russia have a “morally reprehensible” tactic of cloaking human rights abuses in hypocritical speeches, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
16:34, 2019-09-14

| Egyptian authorities detain award-winning human rights lawyer Authorities in Egypt detained an award-winning human rights lawyer on Sunday after she attended judicial investigations into protesters arrested during rare demonstrations against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi....
20:51, 2019-09-23

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-described “ethical vegan” Adam Knauff, 40, claims his human rights were violated in 2017 when he fought the fire near Williams Lake in British Columbia...
20:17, 2019-05-22

Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and environmental rights defenders and their families, while increasing protection for people and the places where they live, across the world. ...
20:34, 2019-08-16

Samantha Power: Iran deal backers went soft on human rights Supporters of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal wanted to ease pressure on the rogue regime in other areas as soon as the agreement was finalized, according to a former top U.S. diplomat....
16:34, 2019-09-14

Pompeo says China's treatment of Muslims 'enormous human rights violation' U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that China's treatment of Muslims, including the Uighurs, in western China was an "enormous human rights violation" and Washington will continue to raise the issue....
13:34, 2019-10-10

Four in 10 indigenous languages at risk of disappearing, warn UN human rights experts Of 7,000 indigenous languages spoken today, four in 10 are in danger of disappearing, rights experts said on Wednesday, in a call for a decade of action to reverse the “historic destruction” of age-old dialects....
19:34, 2019-08-07

Abortion Bans Strip People of Their Human Rights. Here’s Why We Must Stand In Solidarity Against Them Banning abortions isn’t particularly effective. When governments restrict access to abortion, abortions actually continue to take place at roughly the same rate, according to the World Health Organization. But they get less safe. When abortion services are denied or limited, coat hangers, toxi...
15:34, 2019-09-27

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 to life, health and well-being, as well as the right to live in a healthy environment.”...
18:34, 2019-06-03

Human Rights Notice Bihar DGP Over Death Of JD(U) Leader In Police Custody The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent a notice to the Bihar police chief over the death of a JD(U) leader in police custody, hours after he was picked up for interrogation in a......
01:34, 2019-07-16

Canadian single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
20:51, 2019-08-23

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the role of human rights in American public policy” in a move that some advocates warned could imperil LGBT...
00:34, 2019-07-09

"China Home To One Of The Worst Human Rights Crisis": Mike Pompeo United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said China was home to one of the worst human rights crisis of the present times, slamming Beijing for violations against ethnic and religious......
05:51, 2019-07-19

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid an outcry over an order he issued that has stirred fears of a return to serious human rights violations...
06:34, 2019-06-06

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abstentions to approve the resolution on Thursday. The measure, presented by Iceland, cites allegations o...
06:51, 2019-07-12

Human rights are everyone’s business, amid relentless crises around world: UN’s Bachelet The relentless outbreak of crises around the world – from the fires in the Amazon to “carnage” in Syria and demonstrations in Hong Kong, Russia, Indonesian Papua and elsewhere - risk pushing the world “further and further away from global solutions to global problems”, the UN’s top rights official s...
01:34, 2019-09-05

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 for international law and the rights of children."...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Pompeo launches panel to review human rights in U.S. foreign policy U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, which some lawmakers and activists worry could be a move to minimize abortion and gay rights....
18:17, 2019-07-08

Northern Ireland abortion laws violate human rights, says court The High Court in Belfast has handed abortion rights activists a win, finding that the country's laws conflict with European human rights. Northern Ireland could be following Ireland towards looser legislation....
22:00, 2019-10-03

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 killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty to intimidate its citizens...
19:17, 2019-06-10

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 Pelosi said on Tuesday....
02:34, 2019-06-05

China's Uighur policy is human rights 'stain of the century' – Pompeo US secretary of state says mass detentions of Muslim minority is among ‘worst crises of our time’The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has accused China of being responsible for the human rights “stain of the century” with mass detentions of Muslims and other minorities.Speaking at an internationa...
09:17, 2019-07-19

Centre Asks UK To Protect Rights Of Indian Students, Resolve Visa Issues India today asked the United Kingdom to protect the rights of its students in the country and ensure that they do not face any visa-related difficulties. Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla......
17:00, 2019-09-30

Italian leaders decry human rights ruling on mafia prison regimes Prosecutors denounce European court ruling calling on Italy to revise justice laws Italian ministers, prosecutors and police chiefs have denounced a European court ruling that tough prison regimes for mafia bosses violate their human rights, warning the judgment will hinder the fight against organis...
06:00, 2019-10-10

US May Deny Visa To Saudi Royal Family Members Over Human Rights Record Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the......
04:34, 2019-07-11

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the latest in a string of protests over a proposed new extradition law — are an omen for the coming years and even decades, experts say. Organizers claim 2 mill...
20:00, 2019-06-17

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involving torture, and other rights abuses, said a group of independent UN human rights experts on Wednesday....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climate action....
11:17, 2019-06-07

Court rules Northern Ireland abortion law violates human rights standards Northern Ireland's strict abortion law that forced a woman to travel to England for the procedure violates Britain's human rights commitments, the country's High Court in Belfast ruled Thursday....
20:34, 2019-10-03

UN human rights chief fears world has grown numb to Syrian carnage The relentless campaign of airstrikes in Syria has been met with a “collective shrug,” the top United Nations human rights official said on Friday, denouncing the world’s apparent indifference to the mounting civilian casualties as a “failure of leadership” by the world’s most powerful countries....
18:34, 2019-07-31

Human Rights Briefing: Updates on Egypt, Zimbabwe, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia Here’s a roundup of human rights news this Friday: UN’s Bachelet urges restraint over arrests of Egypt protestors; expert calls for ‘democratic shift’ in Zimbabwe; Human Rights Council agrees fact-finding mission to Venezuela; independent experts urge freedom for Saudi women's rights defender, after...
21:34, 2019-09-27

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of location for his next fight in the face of human rights concerns by claiming Saudi Arabia is undergoing significant change.The 32-year-old faces the un...
19:17, 2019-06-06

Imposing Sanctions On Raul Castro For Human Rights Violation: Mike Pompeo The United States on Thursday announced travel sanctions against Cuba's Raul Castro and his family, accusing the former president of violations of human rights....
03:34, 2019-09-27

Sex dolls and human trafficking: John Oliver shows what happens when men rule reproductive rights John Oliver spent his usual top-of-show rundown of the week’s event’s on the spiraling horrorshow of the rapidly imploding Trump administration before moving on to another cautionary tale of a woman-hating government’s criminal incompetence. In his extra-long main story, Oliver looked at China, whos...
13:00, 2019-10-07

25 years after population conference, women still face challenges to ‘well-being and human rights’, says UN chief Many women and girls “still face enormous challenges to their health, well-being and human rights”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a High-level General Assembly meeting on Tuesday conevened to mark the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), a ...
08:01, 2019-07-17

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters; human rights issues in Myanmar; 900 children released from the ranks of a north-east Nigeria self-defense armed group; and referenda asking for the ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Rep. Mike Gallagher: U.S. should regulate surveillance sales to China, prioritize human rights The United States should more strictly regulate sales of U.S. surveillance technology to China when it is used to spy on Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities, Rep. Mike Gallagher and human rights experts warned....
01:34, 2019-06-29

China's surveillance firms defend themselves after US blacklisting and claims of human rights abuses The U.S. put 28 Chinese entities on the government's so-called Entity List, which restricts these organizations from doing business with American firms....
13:51, 2019-10-08

Menendez faults Trump's UN nominee for focusing on human rights at confirmation hearing President Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador took fire at her confirmation hearing Wednesday for prioritizing human rights....
00:34, 2019-06-20

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent Government measures to protect victims, and bring perpetrators to justice....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and top officials should face sanctions, Human Rights Watch said in a report on Wednesday....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Court rules Northern Ireland abortion ban violates UK human rights commitments Belfast's High Court ruled on Thursday that Northern Ireland's strict abortion laws are incompatible with the United Kingdom's human rights commitments, in the latest of a series of legal victories for abortion rights campaigners in the region....
15:34, 2019-10-03

Hong and Kong? Berlin's panda cubs at centre of Chinese human rights row Competition to name Meng Meng’s twins intensifies pressure on German governmentThey may have captured the public’s imagination, but the tiny, pink panda cubs born at Berlin zoo in early September have also spurred a national debate about whether panda diplomacy is blinding Germany to the human right...
19:34, 2019-09-05

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues which are at the heart of the United Nations’ work, are also front and centre in some of the films celebrated this year at the Academy Awards....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Cuban security forces are forcing dissidents into exile: human rights group MADRID, June 19 — Cuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, a non-governmental human rights organization said Wednesday. The Madrid-based Cuban Prisoners Defenders released a 259-page report that named 35 ac...
19:17, 2019-06-19

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to intimidate its citizens. The Se...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Trump would raise Hong Kong human rights with Chinese president: Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump would raise the issue of Hong Kong human rights with China's President Xi Jinping at a potential meeting of the two leaders at the G20 summit in Japan this month, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
19:34, 2019-06-16

| Gambian ex-dictator 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse, Human Rights Watch says Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups says....
22:34, 2019-06-27

The Myanmar Military’s Plans to Prosecute Soldiers Draws Skepticism From Human Rights Watch (YANGON, Myanmar) — Plans announced by Myanmar’s military to prosecute soldiers for actions at a village where security forces reportedly killed as many as 400 members of the Muslim Rohingya minority drew skepticism Monday from the New York-based rights group Human Rights Watch. The mili...
10:17, 2019-09-03

World Pride underscores that all people are born ‘free and equal’ in dignity and human rights The empowering message straight from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and human rights" resonated on Sunday from UN-GLOBE members who participated in the World Pride parade in New York City....
06:17, 2019-07-01

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
01:01, 2019-07-09

Tiananmen Square protest leader urges West to link human rights, trade TOKYO — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday just days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1989 crackdown on student pro-democracy protests centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. China’s authori...
20:34, 2019-05-29

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues appeared first on Boxing News....
04:17, 2019-06-02

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression. “After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move forward with my scheduled concert at Jeddah World Fes...
22:51, 2019-07-09

The US blacklisted some of China's most valuable AI startups over human rights issues in a dramatic trade war escalation Andy Wong/AP Photo The US placed an additional 28 Chinese companies on a trade blacklist on Monday. Among these 28 were eight major tech companies, including three AI startups valued at over $1 billion. The Department of Commerce said the companies named were implicated in human rights violations, ...
12:17, 2019-10-08

Intensified Al Qaeda and ISIL activity in Yemen ‘deeply worrying’, says UN Human Rights Office Armed groups affiliated with the Al Qaeda and ISIL terror groups, appear to have intensified their activities in Yemen, Ravina Shamdasani, a spokesperson for the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) declared on Tuesday, describing the situation as an example of “deeply worrying developments” that have ser...
23:51, 2019-08-06

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales to the kingdom....
17:51, 2019-07-10

Genocide threat for Myanmar’s Rohingya greater than ever, investigators warn Human Rights Council Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide than ever, amid Government attempts to “erase their identity and remove them from the country”, UN-appointed independent investigators said on Monday....
21:17, 2019-09-16

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by reports of the excessive use of force” by security forces, loyal to President Nicolás Maduro, a day after an opposition-led uprising appeared to stall. ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty, which grants a reprieve to 737 inmates, up to end of his term in office....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Mexico human rights group concerned about National Guard detaining U.S.-bound migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb immigration, the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) said on Monday....
00:00, 2019-07-09

Fans take Uefa to task over final tickets and hosts’ poor human-rights records • Supporter groups want more tickets and accessible cities• Problems arose in Madrid and Baku last seasonA coalition of Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham supporter groups has called on Uefa to improve the experience of fans at European finals and to avoid awarding showpiece occasions to coun...
20:00, 2019-08-28

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention centres are being “deliberately deprived of food in contravention of international laws and standards”....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activists matter to us? Because their cause is universal. Aerial images of vast crowds flooding the streets of the skyscraper-studded island are of course rive...
17:34, 2019-06-19

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 detention facilities” away from their mothers, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday....
19:17, 2019-05-21

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, before stressing her commitment to justice for victims of grave abuses during the civil war....
20:17, 2019-05-21

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of global concern, such as violence and discrimination against the LGBTI community....
02:51, 2019-07-13

‘Act with restraint’ UN human rights chief urges Hong Kong authorities and protestors, following airport disruption After two consecutive days of chaos at Hong Kong International Airport, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet expressed her concern and condemned “any form” of violence or destruction of property and urged the demonstrators to “express their views in a peaceful way”....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Africa, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Politicization of migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary making them scapegoats, independent UN human rights expert warns  Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations human rights expert on Wednesday urged the Government to immediately end its “crisis” approach to the issue. ...
20:34, 2019-07-17

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set to perform at Jeddah World Fest....
00:17, 2019-07-19

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; updates on fighting in Libya and Yemen; the human rights of detainees in Lebanon and people affected by leprosy in Brazil....
14:32, 2019-05-21

| US accuses China on human rights | Trump in new diplomatic row: WATCH the top world news videos for today Pompeo accuses China of human rights violations | Donald Trump says wrong-way driving 'happens' amid diplomatic immunity row; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:00, 2019-10-10

Ambassador Grenell: Human Rights Campaign should 'cease to exist' if they stay silent on Antifa attack The United States Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, has slammed organizations like the Human Rights Campaign for their silence in light of the attack on conservative journalist Andy Ngo over the weekend....
01:34, 2019-07-03

Appointment of alleged war criminal to head of Sri Lanka army ‘deeply troubling’, says UN human rights chief The appointment of Sri Lankan Lieutenant-General Shavendra Silva as Commander of the country’s army is deeply troubling, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said in a statement released on Monday, adding that the military leader had been given the role despite “serious allegations of gross viola...
23:00, 2019-08-19

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping and development”, urging all concerned parties to continue building on progress made, or “risk losi...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congo; outrage after the execution of child offenders in Iran; concerns over a super cereal distributed by the World Food Programme; and post-electoral violence in Benin....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo; UN rights office condemns the execution of two Bahraini citizens; and International Day of Friendship...
21:17, 2019-07-31

US Embassy in Zimbabwe deletes tweet praising Robert Mugabe after users call out human rights abuses The US Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe deleted a tweet praising the late Prime Minister Robert Mugabe after users called out his controversial human rights record. ...
02:00, 2019-09-08

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Eye health, UN’s financial crisis, progress in Mali and South Sudan, human rights in Australia Tuesday’s top stories: Global need for eye care is set to increase ‘dramatically’; work and reforms of the UN ‘at risk’; progress on Mali security; South Sudan peace accord anniversary; Rights chief Bachelet urges rollback on Australia migration policies; and an interview with Maha Mamo, living proo...
02:34, 2019-10-09

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda; five years since the Chibok girls were abducted in Nigeria; the UN chief condemning a deadly terrorist attack in Pakistan; continued fighting in Lib...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change in political culture in Cambodia; and how Swine Fever in China is affecting global food prices....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been imprisoned in Venezuela, urging authorities to conduct a prompt, thorough, independent, and transparent investigation into his death....
00:17, 2019-07-03

Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’s Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF); trachoma-related blindness on the verge of being eliminated; and updates from the Human Rights Council in Geneva....
06:34, 2019-06-28

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; human rights concerns over a mass terrorism trial in B...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Steve Kerr says he hasn't been asked about US 'human rights abuses' when asked about China Steve Kerr, head coach of the Golden State Warriors, said Thursday he has also never been asked about “human rights abuses” in the United States when a reporter questioned if the press had asked him about human rights in China on his trips to the country....
12:17, 2019-10-12

Immigrants 'detained for years at Heathrow centre in human rights breach' Immigration detainees are being held for excessively long periods in breach of their human rights at a centre near Heathrow blighted by gang crime and drugs, an official report has said....
14:00, 2019-05-30

Orangutan who was granted human rights in landmark legal case flies to US for more 'dignified' life An orangutan who was granted the same legal rights as a human in a landmark court case has finally arrived in the US after spending 20 years in an Argentine zoo....
13:17, 2019-09-28

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health issues will no longer be classified as mental and behavioural disorders....
21:51, 2019-05-29

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN weather agency tracks fires…in the Arctic....
07:51, 2019-07-13

Japan Approves Growing Human Organs In Animals For First Time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
10:34, 2019-08-01

| Japan approves growing human organs in animals for first time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
10:34, 2019-08-02

Indian Cooking Hacks: Tips To Get Soft, Fluffy Idlis Every Single Time! Indian cooking hacks: The process of making idli is more nuanced that one would imagine. Here are some tips to get soft, fluffy idlis every single time!...
20:51, 2019-06-17

Netflix nabs global rights to Seinfeld, will stream in 4K for first time Having recently lost its long-held streaming rights to cult comedy favorites Friends and The Office, Netflix has reportedly coughed up some serious money in an effort to fill its newfound sitcom void, and has today secured the global streaming rights to Seinfeld in a landmark deal.As reported by the...
11:17, 2019-09-17

Dutee Chand Clocks Fastest Time By An Indian In 2019 To Clinch 200M Gold Dutee Chand completed a sprint double in the season-ending 59th National Open Athletics Championships, clocking the fastest time in 200m by an Indian this year....
06:00, 2019-10-14

How parenthood has helped me redefine Pride In our 20s, this month meant boozy brunches and public displays of affection. Now married with a child, we celebrate in a different way, and with greater purpose....
17:34, 2019-06-10

Saudi Arabia women’s rights reforms could take time to be fully accepted RIYADH – Saudi officials have hailed as “historic” new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle its heavily criticized guardianship system, but male relatives could still find ways to thwart these freedoms. Thousands of Saudi women took to social media to celebrate royal ...
07:51, 2019-08-07

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 absolutely nothing to worry about.Apart from Brunei wanting to stone them to death; Ann Widdecombe saying that science could “produce an answer” to being gay...
19:51, 2019-06-08

Stunning Intelligence: For The First Time Ever, Scientists Have Observed A Chimpanzee Blow Up A Human Child With Its Mind Researchers just made a groundbreaking discovery in the forests of Guinea, and it’s changing everything we know about animal intelligence: For the first time ever, scientists have observed a chimpanzee blow up a human child with its mind.Wow! We knew chimps were smarter than most animals, but this e...
20:00, 2019-09-20

How plants’ ability to ‘think’ might force us to redefine intelligence Some might balk at the idea that plants made of roots, stems and leaves could have intelligence or consciousness. But scientists have actually been hotly debating this idea for decades. A recent paper sought to finally draw a line under this question by dismissing it completely. It argued that the k...
17:00, 2019-08-12

Why a Plan to Redefine the Meaning of ‘Museum’ Is Stirring Up Controversy When you visit a museum, chances are you think more about the items you’re there to see than about the museum itself — much less about the meaning of museums in general. But while art and antiquities are what draw millions of curious visitors to museums each year, that last matter has lo...
13:00, 2019-09-10

'My time’s up, I’m sorry': Biden abruptly ends answer on civil rights record after Harris pummeling Joe Biden appeared intent to follow the rules while defending himself from an onslaught from Democratic challenger Sen. Kamala Harris who attacked him on his civil rights record during Thursday night's debate, abruptly saying, “my time’s up, I’m sorry,” while giving his defense....
13:51, 2019-06-28

Video: F1 Verstappen/Leclerc verdict can redefine acceptable racing Formula 1 faced a penalty decision controversy for the third time in as many grands prix in Austria, but the Max Verstappen/Charles Leclerc incident had a different outcome...
17:51, 2019-07-02

'Batman' turns 30: How a superfan got Hollywood to redefine the Dark Knight Three decades after director Tim Burton's 1989 "Batman" film became a box office blockbuster and pop culture phenomenon, the decision to bring the Dark Knight to the big screen seems like it should have been a no-brainer. But in the years leading up to the film's release, it was as hard to breach th...
19:51, 2019-06-23

Golf: Mickelson eager to redefine career with U.S. Open triumph Phil Mickelson does not need a U.S. Open triumph to cement his legacy as one of golf's all-time greats but he will arrive at Pebble Beach this week looking to take care of unfinished business and rubber-stamp his lofty status....
18:17, 2019-06-10

Death Stranding: will Hideo Kojima’s mystery project redefine gaming? It’s the most eagerly awaited game of the year – and it stars everyone from Guillermo del Toro to the Bionic Woman. We tell the inside story of the dystopian thrillerImagine a world where babies are stored in life-support jars, humans are stalked by oily ghosts, and the American president is played ...
15:17, 2019-10-04

From context to solution, using AI to keep your customer happy Companies must not think about AI from a bot perspective, but from multiple perspectives. The current environment is ripe for better customer service.Read More...
13:00, 2019-07-12

Stocks’ Seasonal Tendencies: Why Context is Key "Sell in May and go away." "Santa Claus rally." These are just two sayings that have to do with the stock market's seasonal tendencies. But, investors need to know more. Here are insights that EWI recently offered to subscribers......
14:38, 2019-05-21

Putting the PS4’s 100 million sales in context Fig. 1: The PS4 is the fastest home console to reach the 100 million sales milestone, though the Nintendo DS was a bit faster. Here at Ars, we haven't been putting a lot of regular time and effort lately into updating Ars readers on the continuing sales battl...
19:17, 2019-07-31

Glass fiber keyboards, OLED screens, and Apple chips may redefine MacBooks Three key changes will likely transform Apple's laptops over the next year and a half, enabling MacBooks to offer improved performance, size, and longevity.Read More...
17:00, 2019-07-05

The power of context in our digital world and how AI can interpret it With more customer data than anyone else, mobile carriers are in prime position to provide context on customers: who they are and what they may care about.Read More...
17:51, 2019-07-16

How my distributed team communicates so no context is left behind My engineering team is spread across several countries and U.S.states. These 4 practices keep us working more cohesively than a colocated team.Read More...
04:51, 2019-06-24

Scarlett Johansson: comments on 'authentic casting' taken out of context Star clarifies comment: ‘Any actor should be able to play anybody and Art, in all forms, should be immune to political correctness’Scarlett Johansson has said comments she made on the “authentic casting” debate have been taken out of context and asserted that she supports diversity in film. Related:...
22:34, 2019-07-14

Remembrance Day sermon dug up by Conservatives taken out of context: Liberal candidate In a tweet posted Sunday, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's communications director claimed Liberal candidate Rob Oliphant had said he was "conflicted" about Remembrance Day....
08:17, 2019-09-24

Scarlett Johansson Says Comments on ‘Authentic Casting’ Were Taken Out of Context Scarlett Johansson says comments she made on the “authentic casting” debate have been taken out of context and asserts that she supports diversity in film. The actress came under fire in 2017 for playing an Asian character in Ghost in the Shell and canceled plans last year to portray a t...
21:51, 2019-07-15

Facebook’s New Content Moderation Tools Put Posts in Context The audit noted that asking reviewers "to consider whether the user was condemning or discussing hate speech, rather than espousing it, may reduce errors.”...
16:34, 2019-07-03

How to Use Faster Context Menus in the Latest iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 Beta The fourth iOS 13 and iPadOS beta has rolled out for developers, and while there are the usual list of changes and bug-fixes in Beta 4, one of the more interesting tweaks is a much more responsive Context Menu that you’ll be able to pull up on any device running iOS or iPadOS 13....
02:51, 2019-07-19

| Netanyahu cancels UN visit over post-poll 'political context' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled his planned visit to the United Nations General Assembly due to the "political context" in Israel, sources in his office say....
18:51, 2019-09-18

Biden: Kamala Harris took my position on school busing ‘out of context’ Joe Biden said in a televised interview Friday that California Sen. Kamala Harris took his position on busing out of context without considering his lengthy record on civil rights when she confronted him during last week’s debate. “I was prepared for them to come after me, but I wasn’t p...
19:34, 2019-07-05

Atlanta's confederate monuments: how do ‘context markers’ help explain racism? Symbols dedicated to the south’s soldiers have come under debate for not mentioning their roots in racial segregationAtlanta’s monuments to its Confederate past cannot be taken down by law. But the city is now moving to provide much-needed historical context on the realities of slavery, the civil wa...
14:17, 2019-08-03

Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make South Indian Lemon Rice (Recipe Video) Chef Ananya Banerjee shows how to make this delicious and comforting South Indian lemon rice within minutes. The comforting dish can be made with leftover rice or fresh plain rice....
11:51, 2019-09-05

U.S. to seek rollback of Indian tariffs-Indian govt source United States will seek rollback of Indian tariffs imposed on some agricultural products such as almonds when the two sides meet on Friday, a senior Indian government source told Reuters....
08:00, 2019-07-12

Factbox: Kashmir's history - India's revoking of special status in context The Indian government on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of the country, the most far-reaching move on the troubled Himalayan territory in nearly seven decades....
07:51, 2019-08-06

Pinterest details Complete the Look, a context-aware visual search tool Pinterest today shared details about Complete the Look, visual search AI that considers a person's body type or the season to make fashion recommendations.Read More...
23:51, 2019-06-14

A new documentary about Toni Morrison puts a great American writer into context Calling Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am just a “biography” of the Pulitzer- and Nobel-winning novelist doesn’t properly describe what the filmmaker’s doing here. From the opening minute, the movie jumps straight into a long conversation about what Toni Morrison...
00:34, 2019-06-19

iOS and iPadOS 13 beta 4 signals death of 3D Touch, rise of Context Menu Pressure-sensitive screens once were iPhone selling points, but their key benefit -- Context Menus -- ha been fine-tuned into good enough replacements.Read More...
22:51, 2019-07-17

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out research, a move anti-abortion organizations hailed as a victory....
01:00, 2019-06-06

How College Board's Environmental Context Dashboard highlights algorithm transparency vs. explainability issue The Environmental Context Dashboard is a tool to provide socio-economic metrics on student populations for university admissions officers. Here's a look at the data as well as potential bias and transparency issues....
01:51, 2019-06-10

Cruz adds ‘context’ after Kaepernick quotes from Frederick Douglass ‘Fourth of July’ speech Sen. Ted Cruz responded Thursday night after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick posted a passage earlier on the Fourth of July from a famous speech by Civil War-era abolitionist Frederick Douglass....
09:17, 2019-07-05

Penn professor under fire after suggesting US better off with 'fewer nonwhites', defenders say comment lacks context A University of Pennsylvania professor is facing calls to fire a professor over the comments that she made at a conservative conference last weekend, insinuating that the U.S would be better off with “more whites and fewer nonwhites.”...
21:17, 2019-07-19

Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian's New Promo Vows to Redefine Revenge in Season 3 Mark your calendars! As of today, we are officially 1 month away from the Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian season 3 premiere (Sunday, July 7 at 9 p.m.) And, after taking a look at the......
00:00, 2019-06-08

A Swedish scientist suggested the climate crisis could lead people to consider eating human flesh. It's not the first time a scientist has suggested the idea. Michaela Rehle/Reuters Climate change is likely to put stress on our agricultural system and cause severe food shortages in the future. Behavioral scientist Magnus Söderlund recently suggested that because of this, people might one day consider eating human flesh. In 2018, evolutionary biologi...
19:51, 2019-09-11

Abby Wambach: USWNT's World Cup win helps 'redefine what it means to be a woman' Soccer star Abby Wambach praises this year's World Cup championship team for being confident, unapologetic and strong, powerful women.       ...
07:51, 2019-07-11

Part-human, part-animal? Scientists may soon try to grow human organs in rodents Thanks to approval by the Japanese science ministry, scientists will experiment with stem cells to create human organs in rodents.        ...
04:17, 2019-08-01

US Company Asked To Pay $58,000 To 2 Employees For H1-B Violations A US company has been asked to pay $58,815 to two of its employees after a federal investigation found it guilty of violating the H-1B guidelines, amidst a crackdown on the popular visa programme by......
13:34, 2019-07-18

6 schools to be notified of serious NCAA violations A high-ranking NCAA official told CBS Sports on Wednesday that at least six Division I men's basketball programs will receive notices of allegations for Level I violations as a result of the federal government's investigation into corruption in the sport....
08:51, 2019-06-13

Pak "Desperation" Behind Ceasefire Violations, Say Government Sources A spike in ceasefire violations by Pakistan may be linked to India's efforts to fortify its grip along the Line of Control and International Border that have clamped down on infiltration attempts,......
17:17, 2019-08-01

Senators seek 'serious' fines for antitrust violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal introduced legislation on Friday to allow harsher penalties for companies that violate antitrust law, following a Justice Department probe into alleged anticompetitive behavior by big tech....
19:17, 2019-08-02

Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersal Sudan's ruling military has acknowledged that security forces committed violations when they moved in to disperse a protest sit-in camp outside the military headquarters in Khartoum last week....
14:00, 2019-06-14

UConn gets 2 years' probation for Ollie violations UConn's men's basketball program has been placed on probation for two years and Kevin Ollie has been sanctioned individually for violations of NCAA rules during his tenure as coach....
19:17, 2019-07-02

305 Lucknow Cops Charged In A Day For Traffic Violations In what could be a major embarrassment for the Lucknow Police, as many as 305 policemen, including 155 traffic personnel, were booked for traffic violations in a day-long campaign in Lucknow on......
21:17, 2019-06-15

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commissions has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has ever imposed on a technology company....
15:17, 2019-07-24

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Violations of Press Freedom Around the World Journalists imprisoned for their work in countries from India to Turkey to Kyrgyzstan are included on this month’s list of cases representing the most serious threats to global press freedom. The list — updated monthly by the One Free Press Coalition, which was created by a dozen news or...
19:51, 2019-08-01

5 minor leaguers suspended for drug violations NEW YORK (AP) — Five prospects have been suspended for violating baseball’s minor league drug program. The commissioner’s office said Friday free-agent pitcher Christian Aragon and Cleveland Indians Single-A pitcher Matthew Solter received 80-game suspensions. Three members of the Philad...
00:00, 2019-06-29

YouTube Said to Be Fined Over Children's Privacy Violations Alphabet's Google will spend up to $200 million to settle a Federal Trade Commission investigation into YouTube's alleged violation of a children's privacy law, a person briefed on the matter told......
20:17, 2019-08-31

Pet Walruses, Hidden Bacon and Other Violations of Actual U.S. Law Mike Chase’s “How to Become a Federal Criminal” is, as its subtitle promises, “an illustrated handbook for the aspiring offender.” It’s also very funny....
23:51, 2019-05-23

YouTube settles with FTC over child privacy violations Within days of launching its YouTube Kids site and adding more age categories to the Kids app, YouTube is settling with the Federal Trade Commission over child privacy violations. According to a report from Politico, YouTube agreed to pay $150-200 million to the Justice Department to settle the FTC ...
11:17, 2019-08-31

DHS reports 'egregious' violations at four ICE detainment facilities The Department of Homeland Security said it observed "egregious" violations at four facilities for housing Immigrations and Customs Enforcement detainees....
06:34, 2019-06-07

Heavy Fines For Traffic Violations From Today: 10 Points Higher traffic penalties come into effect across the country from today under the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which was cleared by parliament last month. The new law aims to instill fear in......
08:17, 2019-09-01

Rudy Giuliani Under Investigation for Lobbying Violations: Report (WASHINGTON) — Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, is being investigated by federal prosecutors in New York for possible lobbying violations. That’s according to a report Friday in The New York Times, citing two anonymous people familiar with the inquiry. One o...
19:00, 2019-10-12

Over 2,000 Ceasefire Violations, Stop Targeting Civilians: Centre To Pak Pakistan has committed more than 2050 unprovoked ceasefire violations this year, in which 21 people died, the centre said today. Repeated requests have been made to Islamabad to stick to the 2003......
17:17, 2019-09-15

McSally fined $23,000 for 2014 campaign finance violations PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Republican Sen. Martha McSally has agreed to pay a fine of more than $23,000 to settle campaign finance violations from the 2014 election. The Federal Election Commission publicly disclosed the settlement this week. FEC auditors found that McSally’s 2014 House campaign t...
07:00, 2019-07-20

Daimler fined $960 million in Germany over diesel violations German prosecutors found the automaker committed what it called “negligent violation” in selling about 684,000 vehicles that did not completely comply with regulations on emissions of nitrogen oxides....
15:51, 2019-09-24

2,050 Ceasefire Violations, Stop Targeting Civilians: Centre To Pak Pakistan has committed more than 2050 unprovoked ceasefire violations this year, in which 21 people died, the Centre said today. Repeated requests have been made to Islamabad to stick to the 2003......
10:17, 2019-09-15

EU fines Qualcomm $272 million for modem antitrust violations The European Union today hit Qualcomm with a fine for predatory pricing against a British modem baseband maker, though it took years to reach the finding.Read More...
05:51, 2019-07-19

UPDATE 2-Pot producer CannTrust hit by new Health Canada violations Health Canada has found fault with cannabis production at a second CannTrust Holdings Inc facility, a month after the regulator froze sales of several tonnes of marijuana grown at another one of its Ontario operations....
15:34, 2019-08-12

UConn hoops gets probation for NCAA violations under Ollie UConn's men's basketball program has been placed on probation for two years and former coach Kevin Ollie has been sanctioned individually for violations of NCAA rules during his tenure....
15:51, 2019-07-03

U.S. sanctions Chinese oil buyer over alleged Iran violations The United States has sanctioned the China's state-run energy company Zhuhai Zhenrong Co Ltd for allegedly violating restrictions imposed on Iran's oil sector, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a speech on Monday....
03:34, 2019-07-23

Leading coach Salazar gets four-year ban for doping violations Leading American athletics coach Alberto Salazar, who has coached some of the world's top distance runners including British Olympic track champion Mo Farah, has been banned for four years for doping violations....
13:00, 2019-10-01

Facebook agrees to pay FTC $5 billion fine for various privacy violations Due to a slew of privacy violations, Facebook finally reached a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will see the social networking giant pay out a hefty fine of $5 billion. Hardly a surprise, Facebook during its most recent earnings report this past April warned investo...
01:17, 2019-07-13

Fatal lion attack nets 3 ‘serious’ violations for center RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina labor officials have cited an animal sanctuary for safety violations after a lion fatally mauled a 22-year old intern last December. The state Occupational Safety and Health Division issued a citation for three “serious” violations to the Conservator&#...
01:01, 2019-06-29

Clemson football flagged for 8 secondary NCAA violations Clemson's national championship football program was flagged for eight secondary NCAA violations during a yearlong period from July 2018 through this past June....
16:17, 2019-08-08

Facebook faces $5 billion fine over privacy violations US regulators have reportedly voted to fine Facebook $5 billion for data breaches. The social network landed in hot water last year amid allegations it shared users' personal information with Cambridge Analytica....
05:34, 2019-07-13

Pakistan Continuing To Commit Ceasefire Violations, Says Centre Pakistan continues to commit ceasefire violations on the border, despite repeated reminders by India to adhere to all established norms of humanitarian and military conduct, the Ministry of External......
00:17, 2019-08-02

Trump says he won’t fire Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act violations President Trump on Friday said he will not fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway after a federal watchdog recommended that she be removed for repeatedly violating the Hatch Act by engaging in partisan political activity on behalf of her boss. “No, I’m not going to fire her,” ...
20:51, 2019-06-14

Facebook to pay record $5 billion fine over privacy violations Facebook will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and the social media giant will restructure its approach to privacy, the US Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. The FTC voted 3-2 along party lines to adopt the settlement, which requ...
16:00, 2019-07-24

YouTube settles with FTC for $170M over violations of child privacy YouTube will pay a $170 million settlement after federal regulators found the tech giant illegally collected personal information from children without parents' consent....
17:51, 2019-09-04

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Jerusalem 'violations' The move follows last week's clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces at one of the holiest sites for Muslims and Jews. A Jordanian-controlled religious authority, the Waqf, supervises holy sites in Jerusalem....
14:00, 2019-08-19

U.S. settles with machinery and engineering companies over Clean Air Act violations The U.S. Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency reached a $47 million settlement with Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd to resolve Clear Air Act violations....
19:00, 2019-09-19

Citibank To Pay $30 Million Fine Over Real Estate Violations Citibank has agreed to pay a $30 million (23.7 million pounds) fine to settle charges of repeated violations of real estate holding rules and for failing to meet its commitment to take corrective......
04:17, 2019-10-12

Ilhan Omar fined for campaign finance violations Freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar has been ordered to reimburse her campaign account about $3,500 and to pay a fine of $500 after an investigation found she illegally used campaign funds in 2016 and 2017, a report said Thursday. The illegal donations date back to when Omar, who represents a district in Minne...
08:51, 2019-06-07

Investigation Into Trump Campaign Finance Violations Is Over, Judge Says But it is unclear if prosecutors plan to file additional charges in the case, which led to the conviction of Michael D. Cohen, the president’s former lawyer....
01:51, 2019-07-18

EU hits Italy with start of disciplinary action over budget violations The EU Commission has begun a legal process that could mean unprecedented sanctions and financial oversight of Europe's fourth-largest economy. Italy aims to change the rules that could lead to its censure....
15:17, 2019-06-05

Facebook Slapped With Record 5-Billion Fine By US Over Privacy Violations Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and the social media giant will restructure its approach to privacy, the U.S. Federal......
20:17, 2019-07-24

Massive Hike In Penalties For Traffic Violations Begin From September Starting from September 1, 2019, the penalties for traffic violations will see a massive hike across a number of offences. The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Parliament last month,......
16:51, 2019-09-01

U.S. SEC fines Juniper Networks more than $11.7 mln to settle internal control violations The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday that it had fined and settled with California-based Juniper Networks, Inc. more than $11.7 mln to resolve charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)....
00:51, 2019-08-30

China slams 'repeat offender' Minmetals for more pollution violations Central government inspectors slammed the state-owned China Minmetals Corp Ltd for the second time in a week on Thursday, describing one of its steelmaking units as a "repeat offender" when it comes to violating environmental regulations....
12:51, 2019-08-22

FTC approves settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations The settlement finds that Google inadequately protected kids who used its video-streaming service and improperly collected their data, said two people familiar with the matter....
02:34, 2019-07-20

Rudy Giuliani associates charged with campaign finance violations Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were arrested on charges including conspiracy, making false statements and falsifying recordsUS politics – live updatesTwo associates of Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, have been charged with election finance violations for channeling foreign money into the ...
02:51, 2019-10-11

Google to settle YouTube child privacy violations for up to $200 million Google will allegedly pay between $150 and $200 million to end the FTC investigation into whether YouTube violated a children's privacy law, Politico reported this afternoon. The FTC reportedly voted along party lines (3-2) to approve the settlement,......
02:00, 2019-08-31

FTC fines YouTube $170 million for alleged child privacy violations The FTC and New York Attorney General today announced that they'll levy a $170 million fine on YouTube and Google for allegedly violating the COPPA rule.Read More...
19:51, 2019-09-04

Trump Is Urged to Fire Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act Violations The agency that enforces federal law barring partisan politics in the government called Ms. Conway a “repeat offender” and recommended she be dismissed....
02:17, 2019-06-14

U.S. has order to seize Iranian oil tanker at Gibraltar based on new violations The United States revealed a seizure warrant and forfeiture complaint Friday against the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 for allegedly trying to "unlawfully access the U.S. financial system" and ship oil to Syria....
05:34, 2019-08-17

Mo Farah's former coach Alberto Salazar gets four-year ban for doping violations Salazar ‘orchestrated and facilitated doping conduct’Farah happy investigation into Salazar has concludedAlberto Salazar, the legendary American distance coach who guided Mo Farah to six world titles and four Olympic gold medals, has been sent home from the world championships in Doha following his ...
04:00, 2019-10-02

Venezuela: UN report accuses Maduro of ‘gross violations’ against dissenters In withering report, human rights chief details how Maduro’s security forces allegedly torture members of the oppositionThe UN has issued a withering appraisal of the human rights situation in Venezuela, as horrific details emerged of the injuries inflicted on a navy captain allegedly tortured to de...
21:34, 2019-07-04

Possible flight rule violations under scrutiny in New York helicopter crash The deadly rooftop crash-landing of a helicopter in the heart of New York City in rain and fog on Monday raised immediate questions about whether the pilot, the lone fatality, violated rules governing midtown Manhattan's tightly restricted airspace....
04:34, 2019-06-11

Trump says EPA to slap San Francisco with violations related to homeless population President Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One Wednesday evening that his administration will slap San Francisco with a notice of environmental violations related to the city’s homelessness problem within a week....
11:34, 2019-09-19

U.N. Records 14,000 ‘Grave Violations’ Against Afghan Kids Over the Past Four Years (UNITED NATIONS) — Deteriorating security across Afghanistan in the past four years led to over 14,000 “grave violations” against children, including nearly 3,500 youngsters killed and over 9,000 injured, according to a U.N. report circulated Thursday. Secretary-General Antonio Gut...
08:00, 2019-10-04

UConn to find out NCAA decision on men's hoops violations The University of Connecticut to find out penalties it faces for violations of NCAA rules in its men's basketball program under former coach Kevin Ollie       ...
18:00, 2019-07-02

Facebook to be fined $5bn for Cambridge Analytica privacy violations – reports The $5bn fine would be the largest ever levied by the Federal Trade Commission against a technology companyThe Federal Trade Commission has reportedly voted to approve fining Facebook roughly $5bn to settle an investigation into the company’s privacy violations that was launched following the Cambri...
23:34, 2019-07-12

Germany: Daimler issues mass van recall over emission violations The excessive emissions concern at least 260,000 Mercedes "Sprinter" vans. The Volkswagen "dieselgate" scandal first broke four years ago and has had ongoing repercussions for the industry ever since....
19:34, 2019-10-12

UN warns of spike in grave violations against children in Mali as ‘the new normal’ Voicing great concern over a sharp increase in the killing and maiming of children in Mali due to ongoing fighting and instability, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and partners on Tuesday, called on all warring parties to stop attacks and “keep them out of harm’s way”....
23:34, 2019-08-13

Trump halts fines on Obama-era fuel efficiency violations President Trump is undoing another piece of Barack Obama’s legacy. The president said Friday he would freeze fines imposed by his predecessor on automakers who produced new cars which violated stiff fuel efficiency standards, Reuters reported. The Obama-era regulations intended to reduce harmf...
22:34, 2019-07-13

Iran Announces New Breach of Nuclear Deal, and Threatens Further Violations The country’s deputy foreign minister said Iran would take additional steps in breach of the accord in 60-day intervals unless it receives sanctions relief....
13:00, 2019-07-07

China says former senior space official under investigation for 'serious violations of discipline' China's military said a former senior official in the country's space program was under investigation for "serious discipline violations", but rejected reports the investigation was linked to espionage allegations....
09:34, 2019-07-24

Amit Panghal, Gets Bye Along With 3 Others At World Boxing Championships India's hopes will be majorly pinned on pint-sized dynamo Amit Panghal in the boxing World Championships in Ekaterinburg, Russia, starting on Monday....
03:00, 2019-09-09

South Korea demands proof from Japan for accusation of export violations South Korea said on Friday it deeply regrets accusations by some senior Japanese officials that South Korea did not enforce proper export control and Japan must present clear evidence for its assertion....
09:17, 2019-07-12

Sen. Elizabeth Warren pledges to decriminalize immigration violations, expand immigrant cap Sen. Elizabeth Warren outlined plans to decriminalize immigration violations and reform the process of detaining and deporting undocumented immigrants if elected president in 2020....
23:51, 2019-07-11

Harvard Sanctions Star Economist Fryer for Sexual-Harassment Violations Harvard University placed famed economist Roland Fryer Jr. on a two-year administrative leave after determining he had violated the school’s sexual-harassment policy by engaging in inappropriate behavior involving multiple individuals....
21:17, 2019-07-10

Pakistan Says ‘Unprovoked Ceasefire Violations’ by India Kill Two Civilians in Kashmir (ISLAMABAD) — Pakistan said Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing two civilians and wounding another. Pakistan and Indian often exchange fire in the Himalayan region, but tensions have increased since Aug. 5 when New Delhi changed the statu...
13:34, 2019-08-19

China's Minmetals says to close rare earth unit after pollution violations The rare earths arm of state-owned China Minmetals Corporation said one of its units would halt production with immediate effect from Thursday after failing to rectify a series of environmental offences....
14:00, 2019-08-16

SEC fines Juniper Networks more than $11.7 million to settle internal control violations The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday that it had fined and settled with California-based Juniper Networks, Inc. more than $11.7 mln to resolve charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)....
23:51, 2019-08-29

Company touted by Trump to build the wall has history of fines, violations President Donald Trump appears to have set his sights on a North Dakota construction firm with a checkered legal record to build portions of his signature border wall....
20:51, 2019-05-31

FTC's settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations blasted by critics The Federal Trade Commission's reported settlement with Google over YouTube childrens privacy violations was been blasted by tech critics as not going far enough to rein in the search giant....
02:17, 2019-07-23

US athletics coach Alberto Salazar banned for four years for doping violations The head coach of Nike's Oregan Project and former trainer of Olympic champion runner Mo Farah was found to have breached anti-doping regulations. Salazar has been barred from the ongoing World Athletics Championships....
17:34, 2019-10-01

Ousted editor of W Magazine sues Condé Nast for contract violations Publishing giant Conde Nast fired the long-time editor-in-chief of W Magazine “for cause” on the morning it sold the fashion title — without telling him why, according to a new lawsuit. Stefano Tonchi — who was at the helm of W for nine years — says in a Manhattan Supreme Court suit filed Wednesday ...
22:00, 2019-06-27

Panama says withdrawing flag from tanker towed to Iran, cites violations Panama's maritime authority said on Saturday it had begun the process of withdrawing the registration of an oil tanker called MT Riah, which was towed to Iran after it disappeared from ship tracking maps in the Strait of Hormuz on July 14....
04:51, 2019-07-21

FTC agrees to settle with Google after child privacy violations found on YouTube Google, who owns the video streaming company YouTube, is expected to pay a multimillion dollar fine for violating federal privacy laws protecting children as part of a settlement....
17:51, 2019-07-20

'Deadpool 2': Fox 'disagrees' with report that safety violations contributed to fatal stunt A Canadian workplace safety group has concluded that set violations contributed to the 2017 "Deadpool 2" death of Joi Harris.        ...
07:34, 2019-10-03

Heavy Cost For Traffic Violations In Motor Vehicles Bill: 10 Points A bill that proposes tougher penalties and heavy fines for road violations is a step away from becoming law after it cleared the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Though it was already cleared by the Lok......
06:17, 2019-08-01

UPDATE 2-Athletics-Leading coach Salazar gets four-year ban for doping violations American Alberto Salazar, who has coached some of the world's top distance runners including British multiple Olympic and world champion Mo Farah, has been banned for four years for doping violations....
14:00, 2019-10-01

Mary Kom, Amit Panghal Among 10 Boxers In TOPS Scheme Apart from the boxers, the committee has also included 22-year-old women's 10m air pistol shooter Yashaswini Singh Deswal and Badminton star Sai Praneeth in the TOPS scheme....
01:00, 2019-09-12

Newly declassified court documents reveal FBI FISA violations in targeting Americans Newly declassified court documents show that a judge ruled last year that the FBI failed to comply with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) in targeting Americans while searching through NSA records....
20:17, 2019-10-10

State Department identifies 23 violations, 'multiple security incidents' concerning Clinton emails The State Department revealed Monday that it has identified "multiple security incidents" involving current or former employees' handling of Hillary Clinton's emails, and that 23 "violations" and seven "infractions" have been issued as part of the department's ongoing investigation....
02:34, 2019-06-18

Trump backs 'legendary' Giuliani amid reports of investigation into possible lobbying violations President Trump on Saturday gave his backing to Rudy Giulini, his personal attorney, after reports that the former New York City mayor is being investigated by federal prosecutors for possibly lobbying violations....
19:00, 2019-10-12

Carnival pleads guilty to pollution, probation violations; cruise line fined $20M “The company pleads guilty,” Carnival's CEO told a federal judge yesterday, admitting cruise line continued to pollute oceans after 2016 conviction.        ...
02:34, 2019-06-05

Citi pays $30 million fine to settle real-estate violations: regulator Citibank has agreed to pay a $30 million fine to settle charges of repeated violations of real estate holding rules and for failing to meet its commitment to take corrective actions, the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) said on Friday....
23:17, 2019-10-11

Teck's Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile fined for environmental violations Chilean regulators said on Thursday they had fined the sprawling Quebrada Blanca copper mine, controlled by Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd , for violating the terms of its environmental permits....
22:17, 2019-08-22

Facebook to pay record $5 billion U.S. fine over privacy violations; critics call it a bargain Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and the social media giant will restructure its approach to privacy, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday....
16:17, 2019-07-24