The mass amnesty granted to 5,774 political prisoners including four prominent foreigners is aimed at improving the junta’s relationship with Western countries, according to observers
The annual Aurat Azadi Jalsa or Women’s Freedom March held in Pakistan on International Women’s Day has successfully gathered massive global attention in the last five years, and an equal amount of opposition from conservative groups at home.
Today we look at an investigation into police surveillance of activists in the US, the trial of 3 former health ministers for mass forced sterilizations in Peru and more
Today we look at the withdrawal of French troops from Mali after 9 years, a report on Dutch colonial violence during Indonesia’s independence war, and more
In today’s episode we take a look at the protests against police violence in Greece, a report by the WHO on violence against women, the custodial deaths of National League for Democracy officials in Myanmar, the assassinations of leaders in Colombia, and the protests in solidarity with women farmers on International Women’s Day in India
Allegations against Ahmed Bassam Zaki were first brought to light by the whistleblower account ‘Assault Police’ on Instagram and Twitter, and included heinous crimes like child molestation, sexual assault and rape
Hundreds of people protested against rising incidents of sexual assault of women in Bangladesh, and demanded the resignation of home minister Asadduzzam Khan
Religious fundamentalists attempted to invade a health center in the city of Recife in a bid to prevent the procedure. The child earlier had to travel over 1,800 km after she was denied her legal right in her home State
Danish activists have urged the social-democratic government to enact legislation against rape that focuses on consent
In this episode of Dispatches from India, we take a look at the gas leak in the south Indian city of Visakhapatnam, the situation of drivers in Kashmir due to COVID-19 and the ‘Bois Locker Room’ issue.
Activists from the Peoples Union for Democratic Rights organised a demonstration at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi to protest against capital punishment.