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FIELD STORIES: Do You Know What’s Happening In Raigarh

FIELD STORIES: Do You Know What’s Happening In Raigarh

I spent the last few weeks in the small district of Raigarh, Chattisgarh. Raigarh has historically been populated with various Adivasi communities as it comes under the fifth scheduled area. 634 more words

Amnesty International Has Gathered Extensive

Libya Court Sentences 45 to Death over 2011 Killings

A Libyan appeals court on Wednesday sentenced 45 people to death by firing squad for killings committed in the capital, Tripoli, during a 2011 uprising, according to a statement from the justice ministry. 182 more words

News & Views

Kerry McGrath: 30 Years In Immigration Law

Growing up in Westport, Kerry McGrath had 2 main influences.

There was her Catholic faith. Assumption Church, she says, provided a strong foundation in social justice. 695 more words

Staples HS

5-Year Anniversary of Rabaa Massacre:Egypt Comes Under Fire

Arya Hodjat

The Rabaa massacre was an attack in Cairo on supporters of ex-President Mohamed Morsi who were conducting a sit-in in the nation’s capital. A month earlier, Morsi had been ousted in a military coup. 372 more words

Crime Against Humanity

Cameroonian Soldiers Again Kill Unarmed People, Says Amnesty International

On August 10 Amnesty International released a video that purportedly shows Cameroonian soldiers executing unarmed people in the country’s Far North region sometime before May 2016. 289 more words

Politics

Saudi Arabia Rejects Human-Rights Criticism, Then Crucifies Someone

Krishnadev Calamur

Even as it excoriated Canada for scolding it over human rights, Saudi Arabia beheaded a man Wednesday in Mecca, then put his body on public display, for allegedly stabbing a woman to death. 875 more words

Saudia

Amnesty International Calls on Iran Regime to Release All Protesters

The Iranian regime’s response to the largely peaceful protests that spread across Iran over the past week was mass arrests.

In a letter dated August 8th, 2018, … 820 more words

Iran