We need a 'tenderness revolution' amid the cruel news: Pope

Pope Francis says the world needs a "revolution of tenderness" amid all the news of cruelty and atrocities.

Web-based tool to monitor atrocities against Dalits, tribals

Claiming that the government has failed to safeguard the interests of the marginalised, National Commission for Scheduled Castes chairperson P.L. Punia on Wednesday called for advancing awareness about a web-based monitoring tool called ATM that tracks atrocities against Dalits and the tribals across India.

Islamists in Iraq driving large-scale atrocities: UN

Islamist fighters have carried out atrocities on "an unimaginable scale" in months of fighting with Iraqi forces, who have also killed detainees and shelled civilian areas, a UN official said on Monday.

Over 1 lakh of cases of atrocities against SCs, STs during 2001-12: Report

More than one lakh cases of atrocities against persons belonging to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) were reported across the country in the period between 2001 and 2012 -- when both BJP-led NDA and Congress-led UPA were in power.

UN court convicts 6 Bosnian Croats of atrocities

An United Nations court has convicted six Bosnian Croat political and military leaders of persecuting, expelling and murdering Muslims during Bosnia`s war as part of a plan supported by leaders in neighboring Croatia.

Time to reset moral compass of society, says Pranab

Amid the rising instances of atrocities against women in the country, President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said it was time to "reset the moral compass" of the society.

Britain probes its troops` atrocities on Iraqi bodies

Bodies of Iraqis handed back to their families by British troops showed signs of torture and apparent mutilation as well as multiple bullet wounds, local doctors have revealed before a public inquiry which has opened in London.

Tributes paid to women victims of atrocities in Punjab

Activists of local units of Tarksheel (rationalists) Society and Teachers Welfare Committee lit candles in local Town Hall to pay tributes to women victims of sexual violence.

`Syria turning into a mass detention center for children`

Children in Syria are becoming subject to several horrific atrocities, as per the BBC.

Relief for atrocities against SC/STs increased

Enhanced monetary relief in the case
of atrocities against SCs and STs has come into effect with the Centre notifying amended rules.

‘UP tops list of atrocities against Dalits’

Chairman of National Commission for
Scheduled Castes PL Punia said Madhya Pradesh has of late witnessed a rise in the atrocities against Dalits.

Punjab: Atrocities against SCs; NCSC hits out

The National Commission for
Scheduled Castes (NCSC) today hit out at the Punjab government
for "rising" atrocities against Scheduled Caste people.

Syria troops storm hotbed town, `mass grave` found

EU and US are backing a UN resolution proposed by UK and France condemning Syria for its crackdown.

`UP government failed to check atrocities against Dalits`

Criticising Uttar Pradesh government
for its alleged inaction in checking atrocities against
dalits, chairman of National Commission for SC alleged
that there is pressure from authorities to not register cases.

Atrocities against Dalits on rise in NDA rule: RJD

The opposition RJD slammed the NDA government for the alleged rise in attacks on Dalits in Bihar citing the recent report of arson at Harchanda village in Darbhanga district as the latest instance.

56 cases for atrocities against women of NE states

Delhi Police have registered 56
cases against several people for committing crimes against
women from North Eastern states in the past three years.

Tariq Aziz gets 10 years for atrocities on Kurds

Iraqi court convicted Tariq Aziz for atrocities committed against Kurds.

Atrocities on SCs, STs increasing

Cases of atrocities on people
belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes are on the
rise even two decades after a stringent rule was framed to
protect the vulnerable sections.

Afghanistan denies asking UN not to publish rights report

The UN report reportedly accused Soviets, Islamists, US forces of atrocities.

Offence under Atrocities Act can be settled out of court: Bombay HC

In an important ruling, Bombay
High Court has held that an offence under the Atrocities Act,
can be `compounded` in small offences.