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Violence against journalists in Afghanistan is increasing

Yesterday tens of Journalists, journalism associations and social activist gathered in parke-zarnegar to ask justice for Amin Babak a Kabul TV reporter who was punched in face on last Wednesday night by a bodyguard detailed to Nazir Ahmad Ahmadzai, the second deputy speaker of the Lower House. 551 more words

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Afghanistan growing more receptive on women's rights, says British ambassador

Karen Pierce welcomes Taliban acknowledgement of women’s right to learn and work, and hails efforts of Afghan president Ashraf Ghani and wife Rula

For the first time, Afghan leaders seem willing to make sincere attempts to improve the rights of women, according to the new British ambassador to Kabul. 837 more words

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Anti-LGBT legislation was stopped

A controversial legislation considered discriminatory for the LGBT community was stopped in Texas and North Carolina.

There were two amendments presented in Texas attached to an unrelated bill and to relatively related bill. 115 more words

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Stereotipiile de gen afectează vieţi

Stereotipizarea unui grup de oameni, indiferent de criteriul ales, este o problemă majoră care afectează vieţi în moduri nebănuite, de multe ori, inclusiv ale celor ce promovează stereotipurile. 1,218 more words

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The transgender community in India wants recognition as a third gender

In India, the members of the transgender community of Berhampur has filled several application to be granted recognition by the Indian Supreme Court as a third gender. 60 more words

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Human Rights Latest News and Appeals.

Save Raif Badawi .

Find my earlier appeal here for Raif who has been subject to a decade in prison and 1,000 lashes. News report suggest that he may be retried and face the death penalty by beheading. 293 more words

The Round-up: A British Bill of Rights on the Horizon?

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‘The Conservative Party has won a majority and can implement its manifesto. The Human Rights Act will be scrapped,’ writes Colin Yeo for the Free Movement blog. 598 more words

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