User: avyakto Topic: Torture
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HC no to rape survivor’s abortion plea 17.4.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Gujarat high court on Thursday refused to permit a 24-year-old gang rape survivor to terminate her 28-week pregnancy citing that law does not permit abortion beyond 20 weeks' ...
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‘A few physical assaults not a case of cruelty’ 14.4.2015 TOI: Delhi Times
One or two instances of physical assault, even if found to be true, cannot make for a case of cruelty, a trial court has said, while discharging the in-laws of a woman in a dowry harassment ...
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One or two instances of assault not cruelty, says court 13.4.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'One or two instances of assault not cruelty, says court' at newkerala.com.
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One or two instances of assault not cruelty, says court 13.4.2015 All News-IANS Stories
A court here has said that "one or two instances of physical assault", even if proved, cannot make for a case of cruelty for the purpose of satisfying unlawful demand.
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One or two instances of assault do not make cruelty case: Delhi court 13.4.2015 Zee News : States
"One or two instances of physical assault", even if found to be true, cannot make for a case of cruelty for the purpose of satisfying unlawful demand, a Delhi court has observed, while discharging the in-laws of a woman in a dowry harassment case.
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One or Two Instances of Assault Do Not Make Cruelty Case: Court 13.4.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Gods in chains: SC to decide on plea to ban elephants in temples 12.4.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Gods in chains: SC to decide on plea to ban elephants in temples
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'Praying the gay away': Trauma survivors crusade to ban conversion therapy 11.4.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

White House’s call for ‘reparative’ therapy ban for minors a welcome change as activists work to stop practice – but industry won’t go down without a fight

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Sikh group seeks prosecution of Modi in Canada for 2002 riots 9.4.2015 Hindu: News
Sikhs for Justice has filed a 16-page complaint seeking criminal proceedings against him.
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Sikh group seeks prosecution of Modi in Canada for 2002 riots 9.4.2015 deccanherald.com
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modis visit to Canada next week, a Sikh rights group has filed a complaint with the countrys Attorney General seeking criminal proceedings against him for alleged offences during the 2002 anti-Muslim riots in Gujarat. Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) has filed the 16-page complaint asking Canadian Attorney General and Minister of Justice Peter Mackay to "bring charges or to consent to charges" being sought against Modi for allegedly "aiding and abetting" the violence against Muslims during the 2002 riots in Gujarat when he was Chief Minister. The same group had filed a lawsuit in connection with the 2002 riots against Modi when he had visited the US last year in September.The US, however, had said that Modi is immune from the human rights violation lawsuit since he is the sitting head of a foreign government. SFJ said Canadian law provides for prosecution of individuals who commit acts of torture outside of Canada and are present in the country at some time. SFJ Attorney Marlys ...
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Sikh group seeks prosecution of Modi in Canada for 2002 riots 9.4.2015 Rediff: News
They have filed a complaint with the country's attorney general.
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Sikh Group Seeks Prosecution of Modi in Canada for 2002 Gujarat Riots 9.4.2015 newindianexpress.com
Sikhs for Justice Attorney Marlys Edward said state immunity does not prevent Canadian authorities from charging and trying Modi for torture and genocide.
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UNMM flays AR action 9.4.2015 Manipur: E-Pao
UNMM flays AR action
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Rights group seeks Modi's prosecution for Gujarat carnage during his visit to Canada, submits Memorandum of Law to Canadian AG 9.4.2015 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Less than a week before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Canada rights group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) has filed a complaint with the Attorney General of Canada seeking criminal proceedings against him for the "offences of torture and genocide" in Gujarat in 2002 under Canadian ...
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Poke Me: The new anti-terrorism law in Gujarat brings back 'police confessions' through the front door 8.4.2015 ET: Opinion
In the event of terrorism, the Gujarat police, unlike their counterparts in the rest of India, will be empowered to record confessions of the accused.
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Jamaat leader loses final appeal against execution 6.4.2015 HBL: Home
A top leader of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami party in Bangladesh today lost his final bid to overturn his death sentence for war crimes committed during the 1971 independence war against Pakista...
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Top Bangladesh Jamaat leader loses final appeal against execution 6.4.2015 Zee News : South Asia
Bangladesh`s highest court Monday rejected a final appeal by an Islamist leader to overturn his death sentence for atrocities committed during the 1971 independence war, clearing the last legal hurdle to his execution.
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Jamaat leader loses final appeal against execution 6.4.2015 deccanherald.com
A top leader of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami party in Bangladesh today lost his final bid to overturn his death sentence for warcrimes committed during the 1971 independence war against Pakistan, forcing authorities to step up security fearing protests. The Supreme Court upheld its previous verdict on Muhammad Quamaruzzaman, rejecting his plea for reviewing death penalty. "Rejected", pronounced Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, a day after the four-member apex court heard the review petition of Jamaats 63-year-old assistant secretary general. After the verdict, Attorney General Mahbubey Alam said that there is no legal bar for the government to execute Quamaruzzaman for his crimes against humanity following the judgement. He said Quamaruzzaman now could seek presidential clemency within a "logical timeframe". Authorities called out paramilitary Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) to enforce a nationwide security vigil to prevent possible violent protests by Jamaat activists. "The BGB troops will enforce a ...
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MoD accused of refusing former detainee Yunus Rahmatullah justice 30.3.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
MoD refuses to give undertaking not to take advantage of any intercepts between Rahmatullah and his lawyers, saying it is unnecessary The government has refused to give an undertaking not to take advantage of any intercepted communications between a former detainee, who is suing the Ministry of Defence, and his lawyers. The dispute between Yunus Rahmatullah and the MoD is the latest to become entangled in concerns over the legality of intelligence services’ interception of legally privileged ...
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State Sees Spurt in Rape Cases in 2014 28.3.2015 The New Indian Express - Odisha - http://newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/
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