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Women rights activist condemns Karnataka govt.'s silence on minor's rape 19.7.2014 New Kerala: Karnataka
New Delhi, July 19 : All India Progressive Women's Association (AIPWA) Secretary Kavita Krishnan criticised Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for being silent over the rape case of a minor in Bangalore's school.
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Lucknow rape, murder: Why Akhilesh’s police force is far too compromised 19.7.2014 FirstPost: India

The gang rape, torture and murder of a 25-year-old woman in Lucknow is not the first nor last instance of police work failing completely.

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Lucknow gang rape, murder: Akhilesh’s police force is far too compromised 19.7.2014 FirstPost: India

The gang rape, torture and murder of a 25-year-old woman in Lucknow is not the first nor last instance of police work failing completely.

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PIL calls for separate lockup for women 17.7.2014 Asian Age: Delhi
The Delhi high court on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre, Delhi government and the police commissioner on a PIL seeking setting up of separate police lockups for women accused and detainees to protect them from sexual abuse, ill-treatment and torture. A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and R.S. Endlaw asked for responses from governments and police by September 10.Advocate Avadh Kaushik, who filed the public interest litigation, told the bench that there is an immediate need to curb sexual abuse, harassment, ill-treatment and torture faced by the detained and arrested female accused in police lock-ups. Mr Kaushik also said that there are incidents where women have been arrested in night without accompanying female police personnel, which is in clear violation of the law.The lawyer mentioned two different cases registered in Rohini where the police arrested two suspected women in the night without proper permission from the concerned magistrate courts. “In both the cases, the women were ...
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Notice to government, police on separate lock-ups for women 16.7.2014 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 16 : The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments and the city police commissioner on a plea seeking separate police lock-ups for accused women in order to protect them from sexual abuse, harassment and torture.
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10 years on, Manorama killers yet to be arrested 12.7.2014 Guwahati - City - The Times of India
On Friday, the tenth death anniversary of Manorama (then 32) was held near her Bamon Kampu residence in Imphal East district.
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Women's panel raps NGOs 12.7.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, July 11: The Meghalaya State Commission for Women has come down heavily on "social activists" in the alleged detention and torture of 12 girls in Tura under West Garo Hills, and termed the incident as a case of "moral policing" and "gross violation of human rights".
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Appeal in US court against dismissal of lawsuit against Sonia Ga... 11.7.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Appeal in US court against dismissal of lawsuit against Sonia Ga...
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Hubby among 3 held for woman's murder 10.7.2014 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
Mouda police arrested a man for allegedly murdering his 30-year-old wife over a domestic dispute and other reasons.The brother and sister-in-law of the accused have also been arrested for the same ...
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Newly-Wed Woman Allegedly Raped by Brother-in-Law; Tortured by In-Laws 9.7.2014 NDTV National
A 19-year-old newly-wed woman was allegedly raped by her brother-in-law at Bhiwandi town in the district and was subjected to torture by her husband and other members of his family, police said today....
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Newly-wed woman raped by brother-in-law; tortured by in-laws 9.7.2014 Zee News : States
A 19-year-old newly-wed woman was allegedly raped by her brother-in-law at Bhiwandi town in the district and was subjected to torture by her husband and other members of his family, police said.
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Newly-wed woman raped by brother-in-law; tortured by in-laws 9.7.2014 CNN-IBN: India
A 19-year-old newly-wed woman was allegedly raped by her brother-in-law at Bhiwandi town in the district and was subjected to torture by her husband and other members of his family, police said on Wednesday.
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Newly-Wed Woman Raped by Brother-in-law; Tortured by In-laws 9.7.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Asylum seeker mistreatment claims are 'urban mythology', Bob Carr says 9.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Former foreign minister claims there is no evidence of mistreatment of asylum seekers returned to Sri Lanka

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Asylum seeker high court challenge against handover to Sri Lanka live 8.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Lawyers representing asylum seekers who face being sent to Sri Lanka will make their case in the high court on Tuesday

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Australia returns asylum seekers to Sri Lanka: what happens next? 7.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

The questions that remain after Scott Morrison's admission that Australia has handed would-be refugees directly to the Sri Lankan navy

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'Britain is supporting a dictatorship in Ethiopia' 6.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
It's 30 years since Ethiopia's famine came to attention in the UK. Now, a farmer plans to sue Britain for human rights abuses, claiming its aid has funded a government programme of torture and beatings as villagers have been removed from their homes Continue reading...
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'Kids ought to take care of old parents' 5.7.2014 Delhi News, Delhi City News - Cities News - Times of India
Observing that children are ought to take care of their elderly parents, a trial court restrained a man and his wife from dispossessing his mother from her house saying he was entitled to take care of the elderly ...
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Five dead in Cairo on anniversary of Mursi ouster 3.7.2014 FirstPost: World

CAIRO (Reuters) - Five men died in Cairo in separate incidents involving a bomb blast and protester clashes with security forces on Thursday, the first anniversary of the ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, security sources said. Thousands of Egyptians opposed to the army's ouster of Mursi last year joined rare protests in cities and towns around the country, witnesses said

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HRC seeks report on Titlagarh death 1.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
HRC seeks report on Titlagarh death
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