Fresh video evidence has emerged of the military crackdown in Syria. One film is said to show soliders who have recently defected walking freely among a cheering crowd in the city of Homs. ... http://www.euronews.net/
The violent confrontations between supporters and opponents of president Mwai Kibaki have forced thousands of Kikuyus to flee their home villages into refugees' camps, where food and temporary shelter are available. (Report: F. De Roubaix) www.FRANCE24.com
Members of the Baloch Republican Party (BRP) demanding independence for their nation protested outside the Pakistan High Commission in London against forced abductions and military operations undertaken by the Pakistani armed forces in Balochistan. Pakistan had pledged to rein in human rights abuses by security forces in the huge, resource-rich province of Balochistan as a first step towards starting talks to end a long-running insurgency waged by guerrillas seeking an independent homeland. Endowed with rich, but largely unexploited reserves of copper and gold, Balochistan also supplies much of the natural gas feeding Pakistan's textile industry in eastern Punjab province, and is home to a deepwater port at Gwadar.
Congress President and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi launched the 'Ahimsa Messenger' Programme -- an initiative by the Centre to address the violence against women - on Saturday. "Let us take a pledge today that we will, together, work hand-in-hand, to put an end to the atrocities and violence against women. Let us all work together to ensure empowerment, development and respect to all our sisters" Sonia Gandhi urged the huge gathering of girls and Anganwadi Workers present in the function.
Outgoing United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan vowed Tuesday to keep working on global issues such as the atrocities in Sudan's Darfur region and improving human rights after his mandate expires.
A small but angry group of South Korean activists gathered outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul on Tuesday to express their anger over Japan's wartime atrocities. (May 21)Copyright 2013 The Associated Press
Authorities in Bahrain are being blamed for the death of a 16-year-old boy, as opposition supporters and human rights activists said police prevented people from attending Friday prayers by setting up checkpoints and firing tear gas at the crowds. Ali Radhi reportedly tried to break through police barricades to get to a mosque, and was then chased onto a highway where he was struck by a car and killed. According to activists, the boy's family blamed the officers and the police barricades for their son's death. MORE INFO & PHOTOS: http://on.rt.com/x7avxiRT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaTodayLike us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnewsFollow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_comFollow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RTRT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 500 million YouTube views benchmark.
RT has managed to get exclusive footage of what's believed to be the atrocities committed by the Malian army in a town liberated from the Islamist rebels with the help of French forces. Information on civilian casualties in Mali has been notably scarce. We spoke to local journalist Gonzalo Wancha, who told us of the origins of the unsettling tape.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaTodayLike us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnewsFollow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_comFollow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RTRT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 500 million YouTube views benchmark.