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August 6, 2018

A journalist came to Helsinki to ask about nuclear weapons

by John Loretz Husseini: “This is a free press in Finland?” Sam Husseini, a journalist with The Nation, was forcibly ejected from the press conference held at the conclusion of the US-Russia summit in Helsinki. A piece of paper that… Continue Reading →

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Never again

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 7 things you should know   Today  marks 73 years since two atomic bombs were dropped over the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Hundreds of thousands of people were killed and maimed, and the effects are still… Continue Reading →

Dear Kejriwal, Transphobic Alka Lamba Must Aplogise!: Memorandum from Queer Groups and Activists

To Sh. Arvind Kejriwal The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Delhi Dear Chief Minister, The object of writing this letter to you is the welfare and the dignity of the transgender community. On the 29th of July, Ms. Alka Lamba, one… Continue Reading →

India – Activists call for scrapping of UIDAI #ScrapAadhaar #DestroyAadhaar

Aadhaar in time of data theft scare: While many activists advocate for UIDAI to be shut down to put an end to the debate, the call has had little success over the months. After TRAI chief’s dare, UIDAI warns people not… Continue Reading →

Assam- Inside The Foreigners Tribunals-‘What’s Going On Is Really Unfair’

“I wonder who was declared a foreigner today.” By Rohini Mohan ROHINI MOHAN FOR HUFFPOST INDIA Inside Barpeta’s Foreigners Tribunals, where those whose nationality is in doubt must prove they are Indian citizens. BARPETA, Assam — When Fazlul Ahmed came… Continue Reading →

Kerala Catholic priest rape case: Was minor victim coerced to say sex was consensual? #Vaw

The girl had delivered a baby and DNA tests proved that the priest is the father. Efforts are now on to prove that she was not a minor during the time of the crime. Dhanya Rajendran It was a case… Continue Reading →

Defence Of Insanity Can Be Claimed By Female Suffering From Premenstrual Stress Syndrome: Rajasthan HC

BY: ASHOK KINI ‘Although the law has not much developed in India as to the Premenstrual Stress Syndrome being set up as the defense of insanity, yet the accused has a right to plead and probabilize such defence to show… Continue Reading →

Will Mallya extradition woes provide incentive to rectify conditions in Indian jails?

The truth is that almost all Indian prisons are far from compatible with Minimum Human Rights standards. ARUN FERREIRA AND VERNON GONSALVES The latest twist in the Mallya affair has been a cause of much indignation as well as mirth. The London extradition… Continue Reading →

Marching for Peace: From Helmand to Hiroshima

— by Maya Evans — Okinawa to Hiroshima Peace Walk Photo credit: Maya Evans I have just arrived in Hiroshima with a group of Japanese “Okinawa to Hiroshima peace walkers” who had spent nearly two months walking Japanese roads protesting U.S. militarism.  While… Continue Reading →

Kis Kis Ko Quaid Karogey- Campaign Against State Repression on Rights Activists over 4000 people participated

 On 3rd August The protest programme at Parliament Street in Delhi by Campaign Against State Repression on Rights Activists saw the participation of over four thousand people. The protest programme at Parliament Street in Delhi by Campaign Against State Repression… Continue Reading →

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