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Death Penalty -Brings out basal instincts of a society

  Irfan Engineer, Dec 1, 2012:Deccan Herald       The march of history has been from more brutal and violent societies to more humane, inclusive and less violent societies; and from authoritarian to democratic states. The objective of punishment… Continue Reading →

Yes, China still harvests organs from executed prisoners #wtfnews

Posted by Max Fisher on November 5, 2012, Washington Post Chinese police lead a condemned man into a special execution van to be put to death. (AFP/Getty Images) China is the world’s leader in capital punishment, executing “thousands” every year, according to… Continue Reading →

#America Acts Like It Owns the World- #Noam Chomsky

  By Noam Chomsky, Democracy Now!   28 October 12         n the week when President Obama and Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney debated issues of foreign policy and the economy, we turn to world-renowned political dissident,… Continue Reading →

Police raid activist’s home for ‘criminal’ posts on Facebook. China? No – Wales

27SaturdayOct 2012 disability, human rights,open government,policing (Not satire – I’m sorry to say.) A female disability activist had her home raided yesterday by South Wales Police who attempted to intimidate her into stopping posting comments on Facebook critical of government cuts… Continue Reading →

#India -10,646 Indians jailed abroad and forgotten #prisons

Published: Sunday, Oct 28, 2012, 8:15 IST DNA Special By Yogesh Pawar | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Indian techie Bhavesh Parmar’s return has highlighted the plight of Indian prisoners in Pakistan. But there are also 10,646 other Indians who’ve shared a… Continue Reading →

#China #Censorship – Chinese dissident goes `Gangnam Style` #mustread #mustwatch

OCTOBER 27, 2012 06:25 Ai Weiwei does Gangnam Style. Link to this video Ai Weiwei, the dissident Chinese artist, has officially hopped on theGangnam Style bandwagon. On Wednesday Ai tweeted a cover version of South Korean rapper Psy‘s enormously popular music video, featuring… Continue Reading →

#India’s tuberculosis challenge #health

R. PRASAD, The Hindu, Oct 21, 2012 The epidemic is running amok. And the government is finally waking up to the reality. Tuberculosis was declared a global health emergency in 1993, but it has been growing unchecked. Today, TB is… Continue Reading →

Declaration of Independence of Tibet in Delhi

      Posted on August 16, 2012   POST BY JYOTSNA – Students for a Free Tibet-Delhi Member Students for a Free Tibet and Regional Tibetan Youth Congress Delhi held a public gathering yesterday (Wednesday, August 15th) to mark India’s… Continue Reading →

Stand up for the Tibet Pledge #mustread #mustshare

  15 August 2012 Dear Friends, This is a crucial moment. Please help us to double support for Stand Up for Tibet. One year ago 29-year old monk Tsewang Norbu set light to himself and died in Tawu, eastern Tibet…. Continue Reading →

Govt control on internet: How Indian netizens have won #goodnews

  Firstpost Aug 16, 2012 By Rajeev Chandrasekhar The Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has supported my stand on the need for consultation with multi-stakeholder groups in India before finalising the stand in UN. He assured that the Government will review its… Continue Reading →

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