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Dhaka, Sept.17 (ANI): Activists of the Gonojagoron Morcha staged protests here on Wednesday against the Bangladesh Supreme Court's verdict to commute the death sentence of Jamaat leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee to imprisonment till death.
New York, Sept.16 (ANI): Four courageous and tireless advocates for human rights have been selected as 2014 recipients of the prestigious Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism, Human Rights Watch said today.
Karachi, Sep 13 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chiefs Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri have announced that the negotiations with the government will be ended after a crackdown on Friday when around 300 activists were picked up from across the capital Islamabad.
Malala Yousafzai's suspected Taliban attackers arrested: Pak army Sep 13, 10:24 am
London, Sep 13 (ANI): Pakistani Taliban militants who were suspected of shooting activist Malala Yousafzai during her campaign for girls' education have been arrested, say army officials.
Right-wing Hindu outfits protest holding of 'Aalishan Pakistan' lifestyle exhibition in Delhi Sep 11, 2:45 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 11 (ANI): Activists of Hindu right-wing outfits staged a protest outside Pragati Maidan here on Thursday against a Pakistan lifestyle exhibition named 'Aalishan Pakistan'.
Ten Chittagong Varsity teachers hurt in bomb attack Sep 10, 11:59 am
Dhaka, Sept.10 (ANI): At least ten teachers of Chittagong University were hurt in a crude bomb attack perpetrated by activists of the Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of the Bangladesh's fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami party, on Wednesday morning.
Honk Kong Activists shave heads to protest against Beijing's decision to keep elections closed Sep 10, 11:38 am
London, Sep 10 (ANI): Pro-democracy activists in Honk Kong have reportedly shaved their heads to protest against China's growing political control over the region.
SAD activists protest in Delhi over RSS chief's remark Sep 6, 4:29 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 6(ANI): Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) activists took to the streets here on Saturday to protest against Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's remark that India is a Hindu nation.
Rajnath's backing of police tackling Maoists without fear of rights bodies' wrong: Swami Agnivesh Sep 3, 6:14 pm
New Delhi, Sept.3 (ANI): Taking serious note of Rajnath Singh's remark that police officials initiating action against Maoists should not worry about reactions from human rights bodies, social activist Swami Agnivesh on Wednesday said the former's statement will send out wrong signals to the lower police ranks.
New Delhi/ Kolkata, Sept.3 (ANI): Reacting to the murder of a teenage girl in West Bengal, who was reportedly killed after being raped, women activists across the country lashed out at political leaders for encouraging feudal attitudes towards women.
Chittagong (Bangladesh), Sept.1 (ANI): Eight bombs exploded at two railway stations in Bangladesh's Chittagong City on Monday morning, and police suspect that Islami Chhatra Shibir activists were behind it.
London, Sep 01 (ANI): Activists and democratic groups in Hong Kong have pledged to oppose a Chinese government ruling that gives it full control over the selection of candidates for the next leadership election.
London, Aug 31 (ANI): China has issued a strict warning to foreign countries against interfering in Hong Kong's politics.
Harry Belafonte set to be awarded with 'honorary Oscar' Aug 30, 4:49 pm
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Harry Belafonte, also known as the King of Calypso, will be honored by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences with a humanitarian award for his work as an activist on racism and equality issues.
Activist lodges complaint against RGV for his controversial tweet on Ganesh Chaturthi Aug 29, 8:20 pm
New Delhi, Aug 29 (ANI): Lawyer and political activist Shehzad Poonawalla on Friday lodged a complaint against noted filmmaker Ram Gopal Verma for his atheist tweet on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.
PETA names chinchillas after Brangelina as wedding gift Aug 29, 2:25 pm
Washington, August 29 (ANI): PETA activists have named a pair of rescued chinchillas after Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt as a wedding.
New Delhi, Aug. 28 (ANI): Activist Teesta Setalvad and CPI (M) politburo member Brinda Karat today came down heavily on Trinamool Congress MLA Deepak Haldar's controversial comments on rape.
Youth Congress activists protest against Gowdas in Bangalore Aug 28, 1:46 pm
Bangalore, Aug. 28 (ANI) : Youth Congress activists staged a protest here on Thursday against Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda and his family in the wake of a case being filed against his son, Karthik. They demanded justice.
New Delhi/ Rohtak, Aug. 27 (ANI): Lawyer and women's rights activist Abha Singh today demanded the death penalty for Lokesh Dayal and his two associates, who are accused of driving two minor girls in Rohtak to commit suicide.
Ranchi, Aug.25 (ANI): Expressing anger over the case concerning national shooter Tara Sahdev, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) activists staged a demonstration here on Monday and demanded the arrest of her husband.
Dhaka, Aug.25 (ANI): A Dhaka court indicted 147 leaders and activists of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led 18-party alliance (now 20-party), including then opposition chief Zainal Abdin Farroque in a case filed for assaulting police and blasting bombs near the BNP's Nayapaltan office during an anti-government movement in March last year.
Syria conflict: IS militants take hold of Taqba airbase Aug 25, 1:47 pm
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have taken a major government airbase Taqba under their control in Raqqa province, said activists.
Jharkhand CM blames BJP for clash with JMM workers in Ranchi Aug 23, 6:31 pm
Dumka (Jharkhand), Aug 23 (ANI): Hours after clashes broke out between the ruling Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists at Ranchi's Birsa Munda Airport, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren said here on Saturday that the ongoing controversy had been started by the ruling party at the Centre and will definitely escalate further.
Nirbhaya's parents express disappointment over Jaitley's comments Aug 22, 12:37 pm
New Delhi, Aug 22 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who has been pilloried by various politicians and activists for calling the Delhi gangrape a "small incident of rape", today also faced heavy condemnation from Nirbhaya's parents.
Malala Yousafzai's mother learning to read and write Aug 22, 11:45 am
New York, Aug 22 (ANI): Tor Pekai Yousafzai, the mother of girls' education activist Malala Yousafzai, has started to read and write, and speaks a bit of English.
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