Saharanpur: Curfew under Section 144 was clamped in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur on Saturday after clashes broke out between two groups in the area over land dispute.
The violence has claimed two lives and as many as 15 people have been injured.
Traffic on the national highway connecting...
Published on Jul 18, 2014
Combatting Domestic Violence in the Sikh Community
A project of Boronia Multicultural Services and The National Sikh Council of Australia
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Afghanistan has legalised domestic violence by changing a law so it will become impossible for anyone to testify against relatives. This effectively gives sanction to honour killings.
The change in legislation has been passed by the Afghan Parliament and now awaits President Hamid Karzai's...
Mumbai gang-rape: five held over attack on photo-journalist
Woman taken to hospital following attack in abandoned textile mill in one of the city's fastest-growing neighbourhoods
Maseeh Rahman in Delhi
theguardian.com, Friday 23 August 2013 10.28 BST
A woman working on an assignment...
UK's media regulator fines Sikh channel for inciting violence
PTI - Aug 16, 2013, 03.41 PM IST
LONDON: Britain's media regulator has imposed a hefty fine of 30,000 pounds on a Sikh television channel for "seriously" breaching its code by broadcasting a programme inciting violence within...
Critics fear billboard portraying Sikh massacre could incite violence
CTV British Columbia
Published Friday, June 21, 2013 10:17PM PDT
Last Updated Friday, June 21, 2013 10:44PM PDT
A billboard on the Queensborough Bridge that displays a disturbing image of the 1984 Sikh...
'Anti-Sikh riots were worse than '02 violence'
AHMEDABAD: He had caught the attention of the nation when he hurled his shoe at the then Union home minister P Chidambaram in April...
From emo kids to metallers, young people should be free to express themselves without fear of assault. I should know – I call myself a recovering goth, but I still get abuse on the streets of Brighton
India Rape Law: Parliament Passes Strict Sexual Violence Legislation
By RAVI NESSMAN - The Huffington Post - 03/21/13 09:33 AM ET EDT
NEW DELHI -- India's Parliament passed a sweeping new law Thursday to protect women against sexual violence in response to a fatal December gang rape and...
B.C. Sikhs to raise awareness of violence against women Feb. 14 as part of One Billion Rising
by Hans Ongsansoy
Sikhs across the Lower Mainland will be joining One...
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A Catholic priest has sparked outrage in Italy by claiming women bring domestic violence on themselves by dressing provocatively and neglecting housework, Italian media report.
"How often do we see girls and mature women...
In the Midst of Raging Violence, a Pakistani-America's Plea
Source: Huffington Post, Sophia Khan
I wept this morning, the tears of a half-Pakistani American whose human brethren around the globe are once more catching fire and burning each other down. Caught between two worlds, I have always...
US report slams India on corruption, social violence
IANS - May 25, 2012, 01.34AM IST
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said
widespread impunity at all levels of government
remained a serious problem.
WASHINGTON: The US state department has highlighted "widespread...
Violence Significantly Alters Children's DNA, Causes Premature Aging
Early exposure to violence may alter children’s DNA to produce cellular changes equivalent to seven to ten years of premature aging, according to a new study.
By Christine Hsu - Medicaldaily.com - April 24, 2012
Violence against women and children now a criminal offence in Pakistan
Agence France-Presse Feb 20, 2012 – 1:41 PM ET
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s Senate on Monday passed a bill that makes violence against women and children an offence carrying jail terms and fines, state media said.
Pope marks 9/11, says no violence in God's name
By NICOLE WINFIELD , 09.10.11, 07:56 AM EDT
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI insisted Saturday that violence must never be carried out in God's name as he marked the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with a message...
ULFA signs peace pact with Central, state govts
Assures that there will be no more violence
New Delhi, September 3
In its effort to bring lasting peace in Assam, the government today signed an agreement with the banned ULFA to end violence in the troubled northeastern state and set the...
FREMONT -- The founding of India and Pakistan on Aug. 14, 1947, will be celebrated by more than a billion people Sunday and Monday, but for many who lived through it 64 years ago, their pride will be tempered by memories of massacres, abductions and caravans of refugees 20 miles long.
LONDON (Reuters) - London braced on Sunday for more violence after some of the worst riots in the British capital for years which politicians and police blamed on criminal thugs but residents attributed to local...
India divided over communal violence bill
By Sudha Ramachandran
Communal violence Bill will only divide communities: BJP
BANGALORE - India is on the brink of enacting legislation that will seek justice for minorities of all categories when they become victims of targeted, mass violence...