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United States: Major Companies Call for Second Circuit to Declare Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation Unlawful under Title VII - Bowditch & Dewey

On May 25, 2017, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to rehear the case of Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc. to determine whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination..

Transgender bill does not address important issues: Par panel

A BJP MP-headed parliamentary panel has criticised the government's draft transgender bill for not addressing important civil rights issues such as marriage and divorce among members of the community.

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News video: San Diego teacher "protests" border patrol

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San Diego teacher "protests" border patrol
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News video: Ohio Drops Charges Against Officer Who Killed Sam DuBose

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After two deadlocked juries and two mistrials, the state of Ohio has officially dropped charges against former Officer Ray Tensing.
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News video: Social Justice, Civil Right Policies In Discussion At NAACP Convention In Baltimore

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News video: Rep. John Lewis marches through Comic-Con with 1000 people

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The AP reports that U.S. Representative John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. They estimate that the civil rights leader was joined by about one thousand people, as they walked through..
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Modi should address incidents against poor,oppressed: King III

American civil rights activist Martin Luther King III today said the "state or central" administration of the day "should be held" responsible for incidents against Dalits and poor in India.

Intolerance on the rise in Modi, Trump regimes, says Martin Luther King III

Human rights activist Martin Luther King III on Friday said intolerance has been on the rise in India and the United States after the election of Narendra Modi and Donald Trump..
Deccan Herald

Martin Luther King III to inaugurate int'l conference on Ambedkar today

A three-day international conference — Quest for Equity: Reclaiming Social Justice, Revisiting Ambedkar — commencing here on Friday will come out with a "Bengaluru Declaration" that will..
Deccan Herald

Thailand's women land defenders face risk of rising violence, rights groups say

By Rina Chandran MUMBAI, July 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women human rights defenders in Thailand are increasingly at risk of violence, threats and harassment since a May 2014 coup, a report..

'How can RSS man be President without being a hypocrite?'

Citizens of various groups and students gathered at the Institute of Agricultural Technologists on Queen's Road on Sunday to keep the conversation going, after the city held a campaign earlier this..
Deccan Herald

Biopic on civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer in works

A biopic on American civil rights pioneer Fannie Lou Hamer is in development, with Gregory Allen Howard attached to write the script.

Merkel hails China's Liu as a courageous civil rights fighter

Merkel's spokesman also tweeted the chancellor as sending her deep condolences to the family of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

'Bigg Boss' show: Another plaint seeks action against actress

A fringe Tamil youth outift today filed a police complaint seeking action against an actress for allegedly using abusive language against people living in slums in the "Bigg Boss," reality show in a..
Deccan Herald

Civil rights group file PIL against non-implementation of minimum wage

The PIL argues the average wage that factory and shop workers receive from their employers is almost half the current minimum wage

United States: Are LGBTQ Protections Coming To A Workplace Near You? - Fisher Phillips LLP

In a recent landmark decision, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals became the first federal court of appeals in the nation to rule sexual orientation claims are actionable under Title VII of the Civil..

Ram Mandir is the right of Hindus: Pejawar seer

Paryaya Pejawar Mutt seer Sri Vishwesha Theertha Swami said that Sri Rama Janmabhoomi is the right of Hindus and it is impossible to give away the land to construct a mosque. Speaking to media..
Deccan Herald

United States: Five Takeaways From The OCR Reminder On HIPAA Obligations In Ransomware Incidents - Poyner Spruill LLP

Apparently prompted by the recent high-profile wave of ransomware attacks, the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Civil Rights has reminded hospitals, healthcare systems

United States: OCR Scales Back Scope Of Civil Rights Investigations - Bowditch & Dewey

Under the new administration, OCR aims to limit investigations to the individual allegations, and to seek rapid resolution without broadening the scope of particular types of cases.

United States: No Will? No Will. Avoiding The Default Estate Plan - Miles & Stockbridge

Many of us take our civil rights for granted. It is only when they are threatened, do we take notice and then action (well, maybe).

United States: Hot Off The Press! DFEH's Annual Report - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing has just issued its Annual Report on civil rights complaints during 2016.

United States: OCR Guidance Could Alter Scope Of Pending And Future Civil Rights Investigations - WilmerHale

A memorandum obtained by ProPublica, if authentic, sets forth substantially revised guidance for civil rights investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights..

France outlines tough new anti-terrorism law

French President Emmanuel Macron's government on Thursday set out a tough new anti-terrorism law that has already faced protests from civil rights groups.

May says will tell EU of plan to protect civil rights after Brexit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said she would tell fellow EU leaders on Thursday of her plans to protect the rights of their citizens living in Britain after Brexit and called the..
Reuters India

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