Two months ago, a young woman was gang raped and flung from a moving bus in Delhi. On Tuesday, court proceedings against her alleged attackers began.
The people of India's northeastern states face discrimination in other parts of the country, which has been known to turn deadly. Even when it doesn't, the effects can make life almost unbearable for them.
The Supreme Court's recent move to grant clemency to a number of people on death row has given hope to rights organizations and lawyers that India could be moving towards abolishing the death penalty.
Witnesses have cast doubt on the statements of Oscar Pistorius in the second day of his trial. The double-amputee Olympic sprinter says he killed his girlfriend by accident on Valentine’s Day 2013.
The second day of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has adjourned in South Africa. The Paralympian’s lawyers grilled a key witness whose testimony, if accurate, could undermine Pistorius’ version of events.
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