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Connelly: Our Pride Parade is where the 'Seattle Freeze' melts each year

The annual Pride Parade is where the "Seattle Freeze" melts in good humor and a vast display of support for human and civil rights.  It is also a place to measure social trends.

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.

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News video: U.S. Muslims Launch App To Report Hate Crimes

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News video: Istanbul's Pride Parade Broken Up With Plastic Bullets And Dogs

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Organizers told BuzzFeed News, police in Istanbul, Turkey, are using plastic bullets, dogs, and some type of smoke to disperse people trying to gather for the city's annual pride parade. The parade was..
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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

Zafar Khan lynching: Civil rights activists in Rajasthan demand justice

The activists demanded the arrest of the accused in Zafar Khan's case who was lynched to death in Rajasthan.
India Today

Black lives don't matter? Minnesota cop acquitted in Facebook live shooting case

A Minnesota police officer has been acquitted in the shooting of a black motorist whose dying moments were captured on Facebook video in a case that shocked the nation. Jeronimo Yanez, 29, was found..

The Universe in One Tangerine: A Politics of Inter-being

I have always been a fan of salted cashewnuts—a very expensive treat anywhere in the world. When I was a child, the canteen of Metro Cinema in Bombay had them and if we were very good and very lucky,..

Male, female or X? Oregon adds third option to driver's licenses

(Reuters) - Oregon on Thursday became the first U.S. state to allow residents to identify as neither male nor female on state driver's licenses, a decision that transgender advocates called a victory..
Reuters India

United States: Full Second Circuit To Revisit Its Position On Sexual Orientation As A Protected Class Under Title VII - Ford & Harrison LLP

While the Seventh Circuit definitively has held that sexual orientation discrimination is discrimination "because of sex" and, therefore, a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

New York City to make some minor offenses fines, not crimes

New York City will release new rules for police on Tuesday curbing the practice of bringing criminal charges against people caught drinking alcohol or urinating in public, among other minor offenses,..

Kuchibhotla's murderer charged with hate crime

Adam Purinton, a US Navy veteran accused of killing Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla and injuring two others at a suburban Kansas City bar, has been indicted on federal hate crime and firearms..
Deccan Herald

Kansas man charged with hate crime for killing Indian techie

Adam Purinton, a US Navy veteran accused of killing Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla and injuring two others at a suburban Kansas City bar, has been indicted on federal hate crime and firearms..
Deccan Herald

United States: Seventh Circuit's En Banc Decision in Hively Opens Door For Transgender Protection Under Title VII - Bowditch & Dewey

As we reported a few months ago in a previous article, "7th Circuit Rehears Hively Case", the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to rehear the case of Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College, on the..

NFL-Jackson blasts NFL as Kaepernick fails to find job

Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson blasted the NFL on Wednesday for failing to find a role for Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback who sparked debate last season with his sideline protest over police..

Gandhi, Indian independence movement on Oxford curriculum

The University of Oxford has introduced a new compulsory exam paper for history students to include Indian, Asian and Middle Eastern affairs as part of a wider move to make its curriculum more..
Deccan Herald

Watch the intriguing content from ancient Bengal at Studio Tamaasha today

watch the intriguing content from ancient bengal at studio tamaasha today
A pastel hand-painted postcard showcasing a sunset in Kolkata by Frank Clinger Scallan, an artwork comprising the text from Nripendra Kumar Basu's sex instruction manual, Joubaner Jaduipuri, a video..

Civil rights group sues in U.S. court over immigration detention

The American Civil Liberties Union sued the U. S. Department of Homeland Security in federal court on Thursday, seeking records the civil rights group contends provide accounts of hunger strikes at..

Egypt puts prominent human rights lawyer and former presidential candidate on trial

An Egyptian human rights lawyer and would-be presidential election candidate is to stand trial next week charged with offending public decency, his lawyer said on Wednesday. Khaled Ali, 45, was..

Hands off! After viral hand swat, First Lady Melania snubs Donald Trump again

With the drama over Melania swatting off Donald Trump's hand in Riyadh still going viral on social media, the first lady has done it yet again. As the US President along with wife Melania landed in..

Jaipur: Family of man allegedly shot dead at behest of in-laws seeks justice

The family of a civil engineer who was allegedly killed at the behest of his in-laws joined civil rights activists for a candle light march in Jaipur, and demanded justice for the victim.
India Today

Trump bringing world back to horse & cart says Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger laid into US President Donald Trump today saying his plans to revive coal would bring the world back to the horse and cart. The Hollywood star and former California governor..
Deccan Herald

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