Day: May 29, 2017

Violence Erupts After Top Militant Killed In Kashmir

Widespread protests and clashes broke out in Kashmir on Sunday after a top rebel leader was killed by India’s security forces. Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, a senior leader of the Hizbul Mujahideen group, was shot and killed on Saturday in a standoff with government troops in his hometown of Tral. Another

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UN Reports South Sudan Forces May Have Committed War Crimes

South Sudanese pro-government forces have killed at least 114 civilians in and around Yei town, as well as committing uncounted rapes, looting and torture, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said. The report has documented human rights violations and abuses against civilians that may amount

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Australian Aboriginal Rights: Is A Treaty Trending?

Earlier this week, on May 23, 2017, 250 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander delegates met in Uluru, in the Northern Territory at the annual First Nations Convention. They discussed furthering indigenous rights and the possibility of a treaty or constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders under Australian law

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