M’pur widow takes ‘extrajudicial kiling’ issue to UNHRC, Geneva
Neena Ningombam, representing Extrajudicial Execution Victim Families Association, Manipur (EEVFAM) and the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC), Hong Kong has taken up the issue of extrajudicial killing at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNRC), Geneva. According to a press release issued by ALRC, Neena spoke [...]
Iberia workers and riot police clash at start of five-day strike
Riot police clashed with striking workers (video) from Spain‘s Iberia airline on Monday as they began a five-day stoppage in protest at plans to sack a fifth of the workforce in a country struggling with 26% unemployment.
As hundreds of flights were [...]
Widespread Palestinian rioting erupts in West Bank
Widespread rioting erupted in the West Bank on Friday after Palestinians said they would confront the IDF over security prisoners on hunger strike.
Large groups threw rocks and Molotov cocktails at soldiers, who responded with various riot dispersal means.
In Beitunya, west of Ramallah, near the Ofer [...]
Maoist presence: Search operations yield zero results
The search operations organised by the special squads of the police and the forest officials to spot the suspected group of The police and the Thunderbolt Commandos deputed to hound out the group of Maoists suspected to have gone into hiding in the eastern hill region could [...]
The present draft document has been finalized by Joint CC of the erstwhile CPI ( ML)[PW] and the MCCI in September 2004 after extensive discussions. Five draft documents were prepared after intense discussions in a series of bilateral meetings held between the high-level delegations of the two erstwhile parties between February 2003 [...]
South African police have fired rubber bullets, stun grenades and tear gas to disperse striking miners trying to prevent a rally by the country’s main labour grouping.
Bullet casings littered the ground and a helicopter circled above, with police sirens howling, as the protesters were chased into the area surrounding a stadium in northwestern [...]