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And unfortunately, due to this rape in Bosnia, more and more women came forward, including women in Japan, that, in '99, I was on a women's tribunal in Japan where women, Japanese women, demanded the Japanese state would compensate women, so-called comfort women, who have been raped ...
The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for human rights urged the United States not to use deportation as a way of retaliating against migrants' rights activists. In a statement, the U.N. office said the recent order to Mexican activist Maru Mora Villalpando, who has been in the U.S. since 1996, to appear ...

Coimbatore : Over 20 activists of Thanthai Periyar Dravida Kazhakam (TPDK) and Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) were arrested today, when they ... to Tamil Nadu and the farmers and is totally in favour of Karnataka, which time and again refused to release water to the State as per the Tribunal order, ...
Standing on a small concrete bridge, environmental activist Janak Daftary gestures toward the crowded banks of the Mithi River, which runs through the heart ... In the technology hub of Hyderabad, activists went to the National Green Tribunal, a quasi-judicial authority, in 2015 to prevent illegal construction ...
Karnataka activists celebrate the Supreme Court's verdict on the Cauvery water dispute, in Bengaluru on February 16, 2018. ... Karnataka and Tamil Nadu had approached the Supreme Court after the Cauvery River Water Dispute Tribunal, in 2007, awarded yearly allocation of 419 thousand million cubic ...
Guwahati: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Union ministry of environment, forest and climate change to defer the proposed meeting of a three-member expert panel on the Lower Subansiri dam with Assam government officials and activists here on Thursday because a petition, filed by the ...

Calcutta: The Supreme Court has stayed a law that would have given the central government complete control over tribunals in the country, including the National Green Tribunal, a judicial body meant to adjudicate environment-related complaints. Friday's interim order from a bench of Chief Justice Dipak ...
Cape Town - After a five-day sitting the People's Tribunal has recommended that economic crimes such as the arms deal of 1999, non-compliance with ... Coalition, Bahamian Barrister Allyson Maynard-Gibson QC and Dinga Sikwebu, co-director of programmes at Tshisimani centre for activist education.
Many civic activists have written letters in support of Jain requesting Shukla not to revoke the protection in the interest of society and environment as a ... in the tree authority and garden department and their alleged nexus with contractors by filing PILs in Bombay High Court and National Green Tribunal.
Activist, researcher and talk show host Khaya Sithole presented some of his research into why corruption "continues to thrive in spite of legislative mechanisms", fingering companies such as Steinhoff, Trillian and MultiChoice. Open secrets (fairly) described Sithole as "taking no prisoners" as he delivered ...
activists like Mora-Villalpando have been targeted as well: Ravi Ragbir, an immigrants rights activist in New York, has been detained; Jean Montrevil was deported to Haiti in January. In December Mora-Villalpando received notice from ICE that the organization was launching deportation proceedings ...
Tribunal adjudicators Navi Pillay - a former UN high commissioner for human rights - and Mandisa Dyantyi - a social justice activist - both questioned Sooklal about why he had not previously alerted law enforcement agencies about suspicious payments Thales had made to South African politicians ...
The Nobel Peace Prize will be announced in December. Nomination for Serbian activist. Two other U.S. lawmakers nominated a Serbian activist for the 2018 Nobel peace Prize. The nomination went to Natasa Kandic, who founded a not-for-profit group that documents human rights violations that followed ...
The People's Tribunal on Economic Crime in South Africa draws on a powerful history of People's Tribunals around the world. ... in the face of the crimes of the powerful and the intransigence of the state, there has been a bulwark of whistle-blowers, activists, journalists and investigators who have dedicated ...
The tribunal will also hear evidence from activist Zackie Achmat during a session on the Cost of the Arms Deal, where evidence will be heard about South Africa's more recent multibillion-rand military acquisition projects. Although the arms deal did come under scrutiny by the Seriti Commission of Inquiry, ...
Trained as a lawyer, Kandic has been widely credited with furnishing to U.N. war crimes tribunal officials in The Hague critical evidence on Serbia's role in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre of Bosnian Muslim men and boys. Her documentation of atrocities committed by Serb military commanders throughout ...
Calcutta: The National Green Tribunal formed a three-member committee on Thursday to monitor the city's air pollution level. Justice S.P. Wangdi of the eastern zonal bench of the tribunal issued the order following a submission by environment activist Subhas Datta on the state of the environment in ...

Activist and blogger Martyn Bradbury said he was stunned to receive an email from a tribunal staff member telling him that it had no idea when his case against the police would progress. He had been seeking a telephone conference with the tribunal and police to schedule the next steps in his case after ...
New Delhi, Jan 24: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) not to grant clearance to any new thermal power ... The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by activist Sunil Dahiya seeking a direction to the environment ministry and the environmental impact ...
But the tribunal did raise concerns about how the TPP could affect the Crown's ability to meet its Treaty obligations. Māori Party ... Musician and activist Moana Maniapoto, who opposed the agreement, said Māori communities needed to be actively engaged over what the deal meant for them. It was wrong ...
"The tribunal had on August 11, 2016, directed the state government to implement the recommendations of an expert committee appointed by the tribunal itself. The government has not yet implemented a single recommendation," alleged green activist Subhas Datta, based on whose petition the committee ...
She was just one of several activists in the past month undergoing deportation efforts by ICE. Ravi Ragbir, an immigrants- rights activist in New York, has been detained until he is deported. Jean Montrevil was deported to Haiti in January. If ice's attempt was to silence or slow down activism, it hasn't worked.
In February 2015, Dhaka's Fourth Speedy Trial Tribunal had sentenced five people to death and six others to life in prison -- all of them activists of the university unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League, ... The murder of Zubair, who was also a Chhatra League activist, had been the result of an internal feud.
"The central government's ministers have only wasted precious months denying this tribunal. Odisha should also push for a stay on all constructions meanwhile," said environment activist Ranjan Panda of Mahanadi peace Initiative. "I would urge both state governments to continue with dialogue for ...
Durham, N.C. -- Following on the heels of the dropping of felony charges on Jan. 11 for eight Durham activists who tore down a Confederate statue in August, Durham community members and activists held a People's Tribunal on Jan. 13 to put the state on trial. This dynamic and creative event allowed ...
The eight activists who still face charges in last summer's toppling of the Confederate monument in downtown Durham no longer face felony charges. ... After the hearing, activist supporters filed out of the courtroom, joined others and formed a semicircle composed of around 30 individuals for what ...
The People's Tribunal was created in part to challenge the charges laid against eight anti-racist activists by the Durham police for tearing down a white supremacist statue ... The state has attempted to quell this outpouring of support in part by delaying and separating the trial dates for the activist defendants.
(Beirut) - Saudi Arabia's Specialized Criminal Court convicted two Saudi human rights activists on January 25, 2018, solely for their human rights advocacy, Human ... Since 2014, Saudi authorities have tried a series of peaceful dissidents in the Specialized Criminal Court, Saudi Arabia's terrorism tribunal.
She was arrested by the Civilian National police as she was leaving the local tribunal in Puerto Barrios, in the Izabal department of Guatemala. ... In a press release Thursday Nobel women's Initiative warned that local activists are "criminalized for exercising their basic right to protest and organize in ...
No one from LISBAL was present during the hearing. The judge ordered Choc to pay bail of 5,000 Guatemalan Quetzals (US$682), to remain within the Izabal department, and to sign in regularly at a local tribunal. Land activists Luis Xol Caal and Antonio Asp Pop are accused of the same crimes and have ...
The activist sought to know how, without making any effort to make such joint endeavour to assess the water availability in the basin, the Centre can refuse Odisha the right to a tribunal. "We have earlier also pointed out that information provided by both Chhattisgarh as well as the Central Water Commission ...
green activists are up in arms against BMC for failing to ensure tree safety as well as de-concretise the tree bases in the city, despite a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order. In its order the NGT had directed the civic body to clear all concrete, paving blocks and rubble around avenue trees (those lining ...
An indigenous activist's case against a Major League baseball team and its league will be before the Ontario Divisional Court next week as the league argues that Ontario's human rights Tribunal does not have jurisdiction to hear the case. In 2016, Douglas Cardinal -- a renowned Canadian architect of ...
Belgrade publisher and human rights activist Nemanja Stjepanovic says that these instances are among the Tribunal's most important achievements. "We would never have been able to see so many police and military documents had it not been for the (ICTY) Tribunal. We also would not have been able to ...
The Tribunal, instead of rising up to the expectations of the green activists, did not cancel the Environmental Clearance given to the unique ...
RTI Activist Sanjay Surve said, "Cidco is wrong in carrying out ... "I will be filing a petition before the National Green Tribunal seeking a stay on ...
Although a case is pending with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) about construction along the local riverbed, workers of the Maharashtra ...
activists from Syria and Myanmar echoed those words. ... others began at the international criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, it seemed ...
Visakhapatnam: The officials who submitted wrong information to National Green Tribunal (NGT) with respect to the construction of Andhra ...
Pakistan Refers 29 terrorism-related Cases to Military Tribunals ... rights activists are concerned that the establishment of these courts sets ... questions regarding the secret courts," Shama Junejo, a human rights activist said.
In 2008, a coalition of non-government groups, lawyers and activists brought an initiative to uncover facts about the war crimes and other serious human rights violations in the former Yugoslavia from 1991 to 2001. With two signature campaigns, in 2011 and 2017, yielding about 600,000 signatures, the aim ...
Reuters/Dado Ruvic Earlier this week, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) delivered its last appeals judgement in a swirl of ... In 2008, a coalition of non-government groups, lawyers and activists brought an initiative to uncover facts about the war crimes and other serious ...
One such mission, which included the labor activist Lawrence Daly, the journalist Tariq Ali and the writer Carol Brightman, returned with indisputable proof that the United States Air Force .... The tribunal's most significant legacy was the appearance of "people's tribunals" long after the Vietnam War ended.
Dhaka: A special Bangladeshi tribunal Wednesday sentenced to ... to death under section 20(2) of the International crimes (Tribunals) Act, ...
Tribunal brings Australia's moral blind spots to light ... the political production Tribunal sees artists, lawyers, leaders and activists unite together ... Mohammadi and indigenous activist and Elder Aunty Rhonda Dixon Grovenor.
Campus activists are certain to put up a fight. If nothing else ... "College tribunals," we're reminded, "are not criminal courts." Also, false rape ...
The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by environment activist Sunil Dahiya seeking direction to the Environment Ministry and all the State ...
The Permanent Peoples' Tribunal has ruled the current Rohingya crisis ... due to the presence of outspoken Burmese activist Dr Maung Zarni.
... a well-known gay activist who made more than 30 complaints against him to ... Gaynor said: "Our Anti-Discrimination tribunals have become the Thought police." ... a view in Queensland you can be dragged before a tribunal in NSW. ... When he spoke out against Muslim immigration, gay activists sent his ...
It's a social world, just as anti-rape activists and feminists have argued, that offers an excellent hunting ground for predators and a realm where ...


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