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  1. aristotle

    India Communal Violence In Saharanpur, 2 Dead, Curfew Imposed

    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...
  2. Ishna

    Pacific Domestic Bliss: Combatting Domestic Violence In The Sikh Community [video]

    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 <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/6M_0OVvvQ3w" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> An...
  3. aristotle

    Opinion Afghanistan Legalises Wife Beating And Domestic Violence

    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...
  4. Archived_Member16

    India Mumbai Gang-rape: Five Held Over Attack On Photo-journalist

    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...
  5. Archived_Member16

    UK UK's Media Regulator Fines Sikh Channel For Inciting Violence

    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...
  6. Archived_Member16

    Canada Critics Fear Billboard Portraying Sikh Massacre Could Incite Violence

    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...
  7. spnadmin

    1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom 'Anti-Sikh Riots Were Worse Than '02 Violence'

    'Anti-Sikh riots were worse than '02 violence' http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Anti-Sikh-riots-were-worse-than-02-violence/articleshow/20388259.cms AHMEDABAD: He had caught the attention of the nation when he hurled his shoe at the then Union home minister P Chidambaram in April...
  8. findingmyway

    Legal Violence Against Goths Is A Hate Crime

    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 Simon Price...
  9. Archived_Member16

    India India Rape Law: Parliament Passes Strict Sexual Violence Legislation

    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...
  10. spnadmin

    Canada 1 Billion Rising: BC Sikhs To Raise Awareness Of Violence Against Women

    B.C. Sikhs to raise awareness of violence against women Feb. 14 as part of One Billion Rising by Hans Ongsansoy http://www.vancouverdesi.com/news/one-billion-rising-sikhs-to-raise-awareness-of-violence-against-women-feb-14/503372/ Sikhs across the Lower Mainland will be joining One...
  11. Ishna

    Christianity Women Bring Violence On Themselves: Priest

    <TIME datetime="December 28, 2012 - 5:55AM">December 28, 2012 - 5:55AM 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...
  12. namjiwankaur

    S Asia In The Midst Of Raging Violence, A Pakistani-America's Plea

    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...
  13. Archived_Member16

    India US Report Slams India On Corruption, Social Violence

    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...
  14. Archived_Member16

    Opinion Violence Significantly Alters Children's DNA, Causes Premature Aging

    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 Early...
  15. Archived_Member16

    S Asia Violence Against Women And Children Now A Criminal Offence In Pakistan

    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. The...
  16. Archived_Member16

    Pope Marks 9/11. Says No Violence In God's Name

    Associated Press 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...
  17. K

    India ULFA Signs Peace Pact With Central, State Governments

    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...
  18. spnadmin

    Partition Partition Violence Still Haunts South Asians

    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. With...
  19. K

    UK Fears Of More Violence After Worst London Riots For Years

    http://news.yahoo.com/london-rioters-battle-police-shooting-protest-054921704.html 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...
  20. Aman Singh

    India India Divided Over Communal Violence Bill

    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...
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