Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 00:39
A Chinese human rights activist died on Friday after falling critically ill in detention after police denied her medical treatment for months, her brother said.
Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 16:57
CPI-M Monday asked the Gujarat government to withdraw the FIR registered against rights activist Teesta Setalvad, calling it "a most vindictive act".
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 21:21
Immigration authorities raided a meeting of journalists in Sri Lanka`s capital today and detained an Australian activist on charge of working without a visa, a local rights group said.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 21:56
Justice (retd) Mehta`s refusal to assume office of the Gujarat Lokayukta invited a strong reaction from an eminent jurist and civil rights activist.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 21:58
A human rights activist on Wednesday alleged that the encounter at Mendhri village, in which six suspected women Naxals were killed, was fake.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 08, 2013, 14:59
Eva Longoria was presented with an award at the Women of Distinction Awards Gala in Washington D.C. on Friday night for her work as a women`s rights activist.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 16:02
Activist Adam Kokesh, 31, who according to media reports, "has a history of rabble-rousing and self-promotion", has vowed to respond "with satyagraha".
Last Updated: Sunday, November 04, 2012, 08:43
A prominent human rights activist is in custody after defying an official ban on protest gatherings in the Gulf kingdom.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 01, 2012, 23:54
Malala`s father Ziauddin has decided that at this stage he and the family are not in a position to consider any of the requests or be interviewed by any media.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 18:40
An editorial in a Pakistani daily has said that unless the Army cuts off all support to the proponents of the Kashmir jihad, incidents like the attack on 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai would continue to terrorise the masses.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 17:53
Doctors at the hospital in Britain where Pakistani teenaged rights activist Malala Yousafzai is being treated said they were hopeful she can recover, even as several people tried to get to her ward.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 13, 2012, 17:21
Rallying behind Malala, people across Pakistan offered special prayers for her speedy recovery.
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