Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Human Rights Violations Around the Globe

Police in India are guilty of widespread human rights violations, including beatings, torture and illegal killings, a new report alleges.
The US-based group Human Rights Watch says India's policing system facilitates and even encourages abuses.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8183158.stm


The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Tuesday to name and shame countries and insurgents groups engaged in conflicts that lead to children being killed, maimed and raped.
The council resolution will expand a U.N. list that in March identified more than 60 governments and armed groups that recruit child soldiers.Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2009/08/04/international/i150043D13.DTL#ixzz0NG1QdPVF
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8183158.stm

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