Guardian India correspondent Michael Safi takes a journey along the Yamuna river. Stretching 855 miles (1,375km) across the north of the country, at its source in the Himalayas its water is crystal clear. Subscribe to The Guardian â-º However, once it streams through New Delhi, it turns into one of the filthiest rivers in the world. Rapid urbanisation is partly to blame, but so is lax enforcement of laws against illegal dumping Become a Guardian supporter â-º The Guardian â-º https:// Suggested videos: Erica: Man Made â-º Battle for Mosul â-º Radical Brownies â-º Desert Fire â-º 6×9: experience solitary
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More than 50 countries around the world have simply decided that a woman should have fewer rights than a man to pass her citizenship on to her children or her foreign spouse, or to acquire, change or keep her nationality – in violation of national and international law. In January 2016, Equality Now released “The State We’re In: Ending Sexism in Nationality Laws,” the latest edition of our report which documents a wide range of harmful consequences and calls on governments to remove all sexist nationality and citizenship laws. While there has been progress since our 2013 report, discrimination still persists. We hope that reforms and steps to progress will inspire other nations to take action. By 2020, we hope that the state we’re in will be one of equality under the law, safety and sec
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| Speech by WITNESS’ Middle East & North Africa Program Coordinator, Raja Althaibani, including words prepared by Syrian activist, Rami Jarrah, at 2014 Focus for Change Benefit
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Jesselyn Radack, 2011 Sam Adams Award winner & the attorney of Edward Snowden & Bill Binney, tells about her experience. RT LIVE Subscribe to RT! Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Google+ Listen to us on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/rttv RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.
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Russia’s Duma Deputy in exile Ilya Ponomarev tells In the Now why he thinks the Kremlin has no room for opposition and freedom of speech doesn’t exist. President Vladimir Putin spent Thursday answering questions from the Russian people. Almost four hours and too many issues to name, plus some pretty harsh moments. Putin is grilled by the Russian people but was he convincing and will it appease those who were watching closely from afar. WATCH FULL DEBATE: https://youtu.be/OD7_N9SHd2M “In the Now” with RT’s Senior Political correspondent Anissa Naouai is the first dedicated nightly Primetime show to air live out of our Moscow headquarters. Host Anissa Naouai has worked in the field for almost a decade and has reported from over 80 cities across the globe. Now from Monday to Thursday viewe
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Climate change and regional development projects are threatening the health and livelihood of indigenous peoples in the Turkana region of northwest Kenya.
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Police in India often bypass arrest procedures and torture suspects in custody to death. At least 591 people died in police custody in India between 2010 and 2015, according to official data. One of these people, was Agnelo Valdaris, who died in police custody in 2014. Instead of holding police responsible to account, authorities have stalled reforms needed to build a more rights-respecting force.
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Palestine refugee students of all ages learn about human rights in their everyday lives through the Human Rights, Conflict Resolution and Tolerance Education Programme, funded by the United States. In this short animation, young boys and girls learn to respect each other’s rights regardless of gender.
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The founder of 5rights a civil society initiative to make the digital world a more transparent empowering place for young people under 18 proposes a framework of digital rights. Baroness Kidron tells her story through animations about George, a girl in middle school, and The right to know – The right to safety and support – The right to informed and conscious use â” and The right to digital literacy will resonate with you (whether or not you have teenagers in the house) for a long time to come. Baroness Beeban Kidron is a filmmaker, activist, documentarian and co-founder of the educational charity Into Film. Since 2012, she is a lifetime peer of the UK House of Lords where she sits as a Crossbench Peer. Baroness Beeban Kidron is a filmmaker, activist, documentarian and co-founder
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