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Mexico offers reward for leads in journalist killings

Mexican journalists often pay a heavy price for covering the bloody wars between the country`s rival drug cartels and the army.

Jun 13, 2017, 23:21 PM IST

Hungary tightens rules on foreign-funded NGOs, defying EU parliament

The European Parliament has called for it to be withdrawn.

Jun 13, 2017, 17:16 PM IST

Tribunal confirms French resort`s burkini ban

The Nice tribunal rejected an appeal by two human rights groups, ruling that the ban in Villeneuve-Loubet was "necessary, appropriate and proportionate" to prevent public disorder after a succession of jihadists attacks in France.

Aug 23, 2016, 00:35 AM IST

Thai junta to explain itself to international rights groups

Thailand`s junta said on Monday it had ordered the Thai ambassadors to the United States and Britain to meet human rights groups in an effort to "create understanding" about its seizure of power.

Jun 09, 2014, 16:14 PM IST

Silver: Rodman brought attention to North Korea regime

While critical of Dennis Rodman`s trips to North Korea, incoming NBA commissioner Adam Silver says the former All-Star also helped raise awareness of leader Kim Jong Un`s "repressive regime."

Jan 17, 2014, 08:41 AM IST

Bahraini activist sentenced to prison; HR groups condemns

Human rights groups have condemned the three-year jail sentence handed down to a prominent Bahraini activist for instigating and participating in anti-government rallies.

Aug 17, 2012, 17:56 PM IST

Rights groups urge WikiLeaks to redact Afghan names: Report

Human rights groups have urged
WikiLeaks to redact names of Afghans helping American forces
from thousands of leaked US military documents.

Aug 10, 2010, 15:49 PM IST

Rights abuse reports surface on Nepal`s festival of lights

As Nepal on Friday began celebrating its five-day festival of lights, the merry-making was marred by human rights groups resurrecting tales of unpunished killings and torture.

Oct 16, 2009, 15:28 PM IST

Israel orders probes into troops over Gaza war: Report

The Israeli military has ordered 14 criminal probes into the conduct of soldiers during the war on the Gaza Strip at the turn of the year, the Jerusalem Post reported on Thursday.

Jul 30, 2009, 14:35 PM IST