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Human rights are "basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled." All humans are endowed with certain entitlements merely by reason of being humans.  The modern conception of human rights developed in the aftermath of the Second World War, in part as a response to the Holocaust, culminating in the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. Read More

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Fighters from Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) hold their weapons as they stand on confiscated cigarettes before setting them on fire in the city of Raqqa April 2, 2014.
ISIS Shows Training of Child Warriors as Young as 4; Two Men Stoned to Death For Being Gay [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

ISIS has released a new video showing how it trains child warriors as young as 4 years old. Two men were stoned to death for admitting they were gay. (Nov 26)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, UNITED NATIONS

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Sydney Teen ISIS Supporter Pleads Guilty Of Death Threats Against Maronite College Students

By IBTimes AU

A Sydney teen pleaded guilty of threatening students at Maronite College (Nov 25)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, AUSTRALIA

'STOP ISIS Terror' Sign
Kobani ISIS Fighter Sends Out Desperate Message For Prayers And Support: Euphoria Turns Into Desperation As Kurds Advance

By IBTimes AU

Kobani ISIS fighters were a jubilant lot before the airstrikes and Kurdish advance made a dent on their morale. (Nov 24)

The National Flag Of Israel
New Zealand Pre-schooler Suffers Attack For Wearing A Jewish Cap; Anti-Semitic Act Condemned

By IBTimes AU

A boy walking home from pre-school with his mother and brother were attacked in New Zealand by a man who hit the top of his head. (Nov 24)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, RELIGION

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key
New Zealand's Anti-Terror Law is Ready For Debate In Parliament : PM Releases Final Draft

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand's anti-terror law has many drastic provisions in cancelling passports of the suspects. (Nov 24)

Muhammed Iqbal, 45, shows a picture of his late wife Farzana Iqbal, at his residence in a village in Moza Sial, west of Lahore May 30, 2014.
Father, Husband, Brother And Cousin Of Farzana Who Killed Her For 'Honour' May Escape Pak Court's Death Sentence Order

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Farzana Parveen, 30 years, hit the global headlines when she was stoned to death by her father, brother, first husband and cousin in June, 2014. (Nov 24)

MORE TOPICS: PAKISTAN, COURT, LAWYER

Robin Williams (C) with wife Marsha (R) and son Zach (L) enters the premiere of the movie 'Death to Smoochy,' in New York on March 26, 2002. The movie which stars Williams and Edward Norton opens March 29, 2002.
Robin Williams’ Son Zak Speaks Up For the First Time After Dad’s Death

By IBTimes AU

Zak Williams said the family is adjusting after Robin Williams' death. (Nov 22)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, NEW YORK

Thailand
'The Hunger Games Mockingjay – Part 1' Banned, Protesters Use Three-fingered Salute In Real Life

By IBTimes AU

Debut of "The Hunger Games Mockingjay – Part 1" had been cancelled in theatres in Thailand. (Nov 22)

MORE TOPICS: THAILAND, HOLLYWOOD

ran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks live on television
Canadian Blogger Hossein Derakhshan Thanks God & Ayatollah Khamenei For Freedom After Six Years

By IBTimes AU

The Iranian "blogfather" was released after Iran's Supreme Leader had apparently forgiven him. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, JOURNALISM

U.N. Envoy Forced out of Crimea by Hostile Pro-Russian Crowd
Crimea's Business And Industry Facing Russian Invasion Through Forced Nationalisation

By IBTimes AU

Crimea's business enterprises are going bust after Russia started taking over them under the garb of nationalisation. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, UKRAINE, MANAGEMENT