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Human Right Activist talks on the new Minority Rights report

Bhavani Fonseka, Human Right Activist and Senior Researcher at the Centre for Policy Alternatives talks on the salient points of the new Minority Rights report.

Kremlin Transsexual Driving Ban: Russian regulations spark outcry from sexual minority activists

A new Russian regulation denying transgender people the right to drive has drawn condemnation from human rights activists and members of the LGBT community. ...

Russian Transgender Driving Ban: Activists debunk Kremlin claims about sexual minority road safety

Russia took a strange turn just over week ago after the government banned transsexual and transgender people from obtaining driving licenses. The order signe...

Libya Speaks Show 3 Part 2 - Amazigh and Minority Rights

Host Zahra' Langhi discusses Amazigh and minority rights in Libya with Ambassador Mohamed Grada, National Congress representative Nizar Kawaan, and rights ac...

Human Rights Based Approach to Development in practice - a Kenyan activist's experience

This film advocates for the implementation of the human rights-based approach to development programmes, a method of which basic principles are human rights,...

Priests lead Orthodox anti-gays in violent Tbilisi clashes with rights activists, police

Russia Today covered yesterday's clashes in Georgia between the participants of the protest for marking the International Day Against Homophobia and Transpho...

Interview with Kenyan-Somali Activist.wmv

Esmael Omar, is the Director of Impact Kenya youth Initiative. He is a Somali, Muslim minority living in Kenya. Esmail works on issues of Lesbian, Gay, Bi-se...

A Canadian activist group seeks damages from Toronto police over racial profiling

A human rights group in Canada has filed a lawsuit against Toronto police over racial profiling of minority groups-- especially black citizens. The lawsuit, ...

Interview with Nubian Activists.wmv

Yaseen Ibrahim and Jamia Abdur-Raheem are activists belonging to the Kenyan Nubian Community. The Nubian's trace their origins to Egyptian civilisation in th...

Kurdish LGBTQ Oral Histories - Nicholas Glastonbury | AMENDS

April 17, 2013 - Nicholas Glastonbury (United States) studies human rights and public memory at New York University. A Turkish language translator and LGBT a...

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The Express Tribune (blog)

The Express Tribune (blog)
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 03:29:02 -0800

Obviously blasphemy law antagonists and minority rights activists are always faced with nothing less than death threats from religious fanatics. In the meantime, while it is extremely sad what happened in Peshawar in December 2014, we must take a step ...
Human Rights Watch
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:02:01 -0800

Targeting minority rights activists is completely at odds with Russia's role as Olympic host embracing people from all corners of the world. The government should stop harassing those who are critical of Russia's decision to host the Olympic Games.
Human Rights Watch
Tue, 06 May 2014 15:11:43 -0700

During the first three months of 2014, at least six other people have been convicted for the same charge, including bloggers Truong Duy Nhat and Pham Viet Dao, and ethnic minority rights activists Thao Quan Mua, Duong Van Tu, Ly Van Dinh, and Hoang ...
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:40:15 -0700

Minority rights activists had sued Texas in San Antonio over district maps created by state legislators after the 2010 U.S. census when Texas, now the second-largest U.S. state with 26.5 million residents, gained four congressional seats. While almost ...


Wed, 21 Aug 2013 04:48:15 -0700

Iranian officials should immediately and unconditionally release five Azeri ethnic minority rights activists, a recent report on the Human Rights Watch website said. According to the report, five people have been sentenced to heavy prison terms solely ...

Slate Magazine

Slate Magazine
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:17:29 -0800

But he has said little in the face of the judiciary's execution this year of nearly 400 prisoners (many believed to be minority rights activists spuriously charged for criminal offenses), the arrest and continued detention of Washington Post ...

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:01:38 -0700

The political prisoners include members of the political opposition, bloggers and journalists, a lawyer, and labor and religious minority rights activists. They are serving prison sentences on vague and sweeping charges for acts that Iran's judiciary ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:03:45 -0800

ISLAMABAD: Minority rights activists have protested against the government apathy towards their demand for a marriage registration law for Hindus. Addressing a press conference on Monday, Scheduled Caste Rights Movement Pakistan (SCRM) Chairman ...

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