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10 December: International Human Rights Day

Every year 10th December is celebrated as International Human Rights Day across the world. The theme for 2019 Human Rights Day is: ‘Youth Standing up for Human Rights.’ The 2019 edition of day will celebrate the ‘youth’ as agents of change and will encourage them to amplify their voices against hate speech, discrimination, racism, bullying, ..

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International NGO IMPACT reports India as among the Largest Gold Smuggling Hubs in the World

Canadian Nongovernment organization (NGO), IMPACT, in its study, named A Golden Web: How India Became One of the World’s Largest Gold Smuggling Hubs, has mentioned that India imports gold around 1,000 tons every year, which is a quarter above the official figures shown. Highlights from the report : About one-third of the total world’s gold ..

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U.S Government amends the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 in support of Hong Kong protestors

The United States President, Donald Trump on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, signed two legislations that amends the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 and supports the pro-democracy protesters of Hong Kong. The bills amended are: 1)Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019, under which the special trade status of Hong Kong will ..

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Kerala high court rules that right to access Internet is part of fundamental Right to Education (RTE) & Right to Privacy

The Kerala High Court has recently ruled that the right to have access to the Internet is part of the fundamental Right to Education (RTE) & also the Right to Privacy under Article 21 of the Constitution. The verdict came on a petition filed by a Kozhikode college student challenging her expulsion for not adhering ..

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Access to Internet is a Fundamental Right: Kerala High Court

A single bench of the Kerala high court headed by Justice PV Asha has ruled that access to the Internet is a fundamental right which cannot be taken away arbitrarily. Case before Kerala High Court The court was hearing a petition filed by Faheema Shirin, an 18-year-old BA student which questioned the hostel rules which ..

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