• Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:37
    Rights report calls for criminal investigation into Rohingya genocide
    Violence and the military operations against the Rohingya in recent years constitute genocide and crimes against humanity, human right defenders Fortify Rights categorically state in their report released on Thursday, which identifies 22 Myanmar Army and Police officials who should be criminally investigated for their roles in the atrocities.
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  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:22
    Facebook cracks down on bogus posts inciting violence
    Facebook on Wednesday built on its campaign to prevent the platform from being used to spread dangerous misinformation, saying it will remove bogus posts likely to spark violence.
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  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:56
    Malaysian kicked out of Australia for ‘extreme depravity’ videos
    PERTH - A Malaysian tourist was kicked out of Australia Friday after videos showing “extreme sexual depravity and horrific violence” were found on his phone during a routine baggage check at Perth airport.
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  • Tue, 10 Jul 2018 01:00
    WhatsApp says it is horrified over India lynchings linked to messages
    AFTER the Indian government expressed its concerns over the misuse of WhatsApp for repeated circulation of provocative content that has led to lynchings in the country, the messaging app firm said it was horrified by terrible acts of violence.
  • Sun, 08 Jul 2018 01:00
    Child bride’s groom may be charged with polygamy
    KOTA BARU: Religious authorities say the bridegroom in the child marriage controversy here is “not off the hook” although elements of force, violence and criminal intimidation have been ruled out.
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  • Mon, 02 Jul 2018 01:00
    Woeful double standards
    On more than one occasion Robin Grant has strongly implied that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) condones violence against other people.
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  • Mon, 02 Jul 2018 01:00
    Southern educational institutes and Isoc in move to promote multicultural peace
    MANY EDUCATIONAL institutes in the deep South have joined hands with the Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC) in its initiative to promote learning about a multicultural society and human-resource development.
  • Tue, 26 Jun 2018 13:14
    Myanmar sacks top general involved in Rohingya crackdown
    Myanmar's military said it sacked a top general who was named in fresh EU sanctions against security officials accused of serious rights violations in the Rohingya crisis, including killings and sexual violence.
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  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:39
    Record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide: UN
    A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the UN said on Tuesday.
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  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:01
    120 countries at UN condemn Israel over Gaza violence
    The UN General Assembly on Wednesday adopted by a strong majority of 120 countries an Arab-backed resolution condemning Israel for Palestinian deaths in Gaza and rejected a US bid to blame Hamas for the violence.
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  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 19:04
    Prawit orders serious police crackdown on World Cup gambling
    Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan has instructed police to seriously crack down on football gambling and debt-collecting violence ahead, during and after the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which will be held in Russia from June 14 to July 15, deputy national police chief Pol General Chalermkiat Srivorakan said on Tuesday.
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 12:10
    Nine months on, the search for Rohingya babies born of rape
    Aid workers are scouring the world's largest refugee camp for pregnant Rohingya rape victims, with a rush of births anticipated nine months after Myanmar forces unleashed "a frenzy of sexual violence" against women and girls from the Muslim minority.
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  • Tue, 15 May 2018 01:00
    Japan’s railways grapple with violent passengers
    Cases of passengers violently attacking station attendants and train staff continue to occur with alarming regularity. According to Japan’s Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry, 825 cases of such violence were reported in fiscal 2016, exceeding 800 for the fourth straight year.
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 18:55
    Junta fears protest violence, says NSC chief
    The National Security Council (NSC) has warned of possible violence by an infiltrating “third party” at a planned street protest to push for an early election on the fourth anniversary of the military coup on May 22.
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  • Wed, 09 May 2018 01:00
    Artificial limbs GIVE HOPE to Boko Haram amputees
    Doctors are offering new hope to thousands of victims of jihadist violence
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