Human Rights Tossed? UN elects Russia, China for Human Rights Council

This membership can be easily leveraged by the two nations to justify the impeachment of human rights in their own respective countries. What’s laughable is that Russia and China are both communist countries who see human rights as a threat to their existence. This decision obviously brings the UN Human Rights Council’s credibility at stake.

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Ner Shel Shabbat: A Nazi who saved 1200 Jews and Generations

Itzhak Stern, a Jewish clerk said this to a fleeing Oskar Schindler as World War II reached its sunset and the Allied forces liberated Nazi torture and extermination centers. Schindler is often credited for using his wealth, connections with top Nazi Party members, and position of power to save at least 1200 Jews and the coming generations from a near-certain death during the Holocaust.

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Für die Führer: Volkswagen’s Nazi connect and deep roots in modern-day Germany

A father’s blood and sweat, A mother’s second love in life, A son’s dream car, and a daughter’s most true friend-this is how Volkswagen as a brand took place in our family. Back in 2010 when Volkswagen India launched the Vento, it was the most head-turning vehicle for several months. People were in awe of […]

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Inscribing the Self: Tearing the fabric of the nation, Painting it saffron

Since secularism is now a bad word, it is important to point out what was once obvious: that minorities, in particular Muslims, have as much claim to India as Hindus. If India—one of the world’s most diverse countries—is to stay united, peacefully, then it must celebrate its minorities and what they do. Written by Harshit […]

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Mohamed Morsi: Egypt’s President Who Couldn’t Govern All 

A modern-day Julius Caesar plot was hatched in Egypt following the  2011 Arab Spring movement.  In the center of the plot was the country’s first democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi.    Morsi was abandoned by most of his loyal people in the government, his own security force, and the executive branch of the government.     Mohamed Morsi went on a trial in […]

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Turning 6 Stronger: A Look Back At Last One Year of FaultLines

“Ever since I made tomorrow my favorite day, I’ve been uncomfortable looking back.”- Paul Harvey. FaultLines looks back at six years of existence and first year of its revamped avatar, here is the story of this blog to you. 6 years, 70 plus articles, 1900 subscribers worldide-and growing stronger. Sprung, stumbled, run, fallen, rolled over, […]

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Newsg8r is pioneering Field to Newsroom tech; an urgent need in newsrooms

International Centre for Journalism (ICFJ) has been at the forefront of the next disruptive technology for digital newsrooms. A survey done by the Centre on the state of technologies in newsrooms has left the industry with more questions than answers. The survey conducted in 12 languages, and received more than 2,700 responses from journalists and […]

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