China`s foreign ministry said on Thursday that the United States has no right to confront other countries on their human rights records when it faces problems with racism and mistreatment of prisoners at home.
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Thursday sought immediate intervention of union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for the release, on compassionate grounds, of over 100 Sikh political prisoners in various jails who have completed their sentences.
Hunger-striking prisoners who are force-fed at Guantanamo Bay can choose from several flavors, including strawberry, for the liquid meal they must ingest and well-behaved inmates sometimes are force-fed communally, a US court heard Wednesday.
President Thein Sein pardoned some 3,073 people, including 58 foreign nationals, citing "stability of the state, the rule of law" and "humanitarian" grounds, according to a Facebook post Tuesday by Information Minister Ye Htut.
The Delhi High Court today issued notice to the Centre and the Delhi government on a plea seeking separate police lock-ups for women detainees in order to protect them from "sexual abuse" and "ill-treatment".