Tag Archives: Countries

Robert Vadra air ticket probe hits dead end, agency says got cash

In June 2016, reported that Bhandari had admitted that the email trail recovered from his computer was indeed that of messages exchanged between him, Robert Vadra and Vadra’s assistant Manoj Arora. Fresh revelations alleging that arms agent Sanjay Bhandari, who ...

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Marital rape a crime in many countries, an exception in many more

The grounds for “marital immunity” for rape prosecution were laid by Chief Justice Sir Matthew Hale in The History of the Pleas of the Crown, published in 1736. Poland first to make it a criminal offence in 1932. India’s rape ...

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Kashish LGBTQ festival to witness 147 films from across 45 countries

Like every year, the four-day Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival has received an overwhelming response from participants from different countries. This year, out of 45 countries that have participated at the festival, eight countries are participating for the first ...

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Fewer countries ban same-sex relations, but homophobic violence common – report

LONDON, May 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Fewer countries ban same-sex relations than a decade ago and more lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have legal protection from discrimination, but homophobic violence and abuse is rife, a global rights ...

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India Is About to Be Grilled on Its Human Rights Record by 112 Countries at U.N. Review

he world’s largest democracy faces questions about discrimination and violence against religious minorities. India under the Narendra Modi regime faces a review of its human rights record by the U.N. Human Rights Council. The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group ...

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