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About 79 results for "advocates for human rights"

Rights activists, media persons welcome return of abducted Pak...

Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Human rights activists and media persons have welcomed the return of Zeenat Shahzadi, a Pakistani woman journalist who went missing two years ago while following the case of the alleged enforced disappearance of an Indian national, ... Sify, 1 month ago

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NHRC orders report on siphoned Tsunami funds

The National Human Rights commission (NHRC) has directed the collector from Andaman Administration to explain the misappropriation of funds earmarked for the relief and rehabilitation of Jarawa Tribes within six weeks. The order comes after a plea for ...
 DNA1 month ago

Indian lawyer wins prestigious Swedish rights award

Colin Gonsalves, a senior Indian advocate was today selected for a prestigious rights award in Sweden for his innovative use of public interest litigation in securing fundamental human rights for India's most marginalised and vulnerable citizens.Gonsalves, a ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Plight of Rohingyas: SC stresses balance between national security & human rights

Taking a sensitive approach towards the plight of Rohingyas, the Supreme Court opined the need for striking a balance between national security and human rights of the thousands of the Rohingyas who have taken refuge in India. Hearing a petition opposing the ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago Rohingya case: Holistic hearing in Supreme Court on Nov 21  DNA1 month ago SC bars deportation of Rohingyas till hearing on November 21  Rediff.com1 month ago
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Hadiya case: Women's Commission to approach SC

The Kerala Women's Commission (KWC) is set to approach the Supreme Court seeking permission to probe alleged human rights violations in the Hadiya case. Hadiya (Akhila, before she converted to Islam), a 24-year-old homoeopathy graduate, is living with her ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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WBO conference in Washington DC sheds light on human rights violation in Balochistan

[U.S.A.], October 7 (ANI): World Baloch Organization (WBO) convened a conference on the deteriorating human rights situation in Balochistan and the geopolitical complexities affecting the region. The conference entitled "Scales of Injustice: The Geopolitics ...
 Sify1 month ago
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Aadhaar is based on unscientific thinking, fallible biometric data

Biometric authentication is based on the unscientific and questionable assumption that there are parts of human body that do not age, wither and decay with the passage of time, says Gopal Krishna. The sixth in a seven-part series. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Having read the opinion of Justice R F Nariman and Justice Y V Chandrachud, Justice J Chelameswar wrote his 44-page-long order as part of the verdict of the nine-judge Constitution Bench on Right to Privacy. He wrote, ...
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Nachiket Mor has his heart in the right place

After a 25-year stint at ICICI Bank, Mor suddenly quit as he wanted to add more value in the bigger areas of health care and financial inclusion. Nachiket Mor says he tried his best to be a “frontline soldier” in his “karmabhoomi” (area of work), but somehow it has never happened.   “I believe it was not in my destiny. My aspiration was to be in khadis with kolhapuri chappals and a jhola. But it has remained just an aspiration,” he says with a smile, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

legislation introduced for 'Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange

A legislation has been introduced in the House of Representatives advocating educational, scholarly, and professional exchange programmes between the US and India with a focus on the work of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.America's legendary civil ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Do away with hanging, make right to die with dignity as a fundamental right: PIL

Does the right to life include the right to a dignified life up to the point of death, including a dignified procedure of death? This question has been posed in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) before the Supreme Court, seeking abolition of hanging as mode ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago Right to privacy is fundamental right: apex court  Deccan Herald2 months ago SC verdict on privacy hailed: 'It now has same status as life and liberty'  catchnews.com2 months ago Privacy a Fundamental Right, subject to restrictions: SC  Rediff.com2 months ago
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