The UN General Assembly approved a resolution on Friday strongly condemning human rights abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims and other minorities, including arbitrary arrests, torture, rape and deaths in detention Continue Reading
Russia and China used their vetoes to block a UN Security Council resolution that would have extended for a year cross-border humanitarian aid to four million Syrians.
Madras High Court advocates of various associations boycotted the court proceedings today condemning the transfer of Chief Justice V K Tahilramani to Meghalaya High Court. Continue Reading
Concerned over rising sexual abuse, a village in Telangana has passed a resolution to banish eve-teasers and those who commit sexual assaults on women and girls. The Kanukunta Gram Panchayat in Sangareddy district adopted the resolution on 16 July, its ‘sarpanch’ (panchayat head) B Neelamma said. Continue Reading