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Syria: Over 3,000 people killed in Sept month alone

A London-based human rights group has said more than 3,000 people in Syria were killed in the country's civil war last month alone, the highest of the year. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the death toll for September stands at 3,055, of which ... News on Air, 2 weeks ago

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NGO condemns India's failure to ratify Convention Against Torture

IMPHAL, Oct 1 - Manipur-based Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights (CSCHR) said that during the session for the adoption of the outcome document on India's 3rd Universal Periodic Review (UPR) to improve its human rights situation, on September 21 last, the ...
 The Assam Tribune2 weeks ago

Deplore India's current measures to deport Rohingyas: UN human rights chief

United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein on Monday flayed any attempts by India to deport Rohingyas to Myanmar when the ethnic minority community is facing violence in their country. Speaking at the opening of a Human Rights Council session in Geneva, Zeid also referred to the killing of activist-journalist Gauri Lankesh, observing that she "tirelessly addressed the corrosive effect of sectarianism and hatred." India's Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, on ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago UN rights chief deplores India's move to deport Rohingyas, flays Gauri's murder  Deccan Herald1 month ago Deplore current measures in India to deport Rohingyas: UN  Rediff.com1 month ago Modi to meet Suu Kyi amid outrage over violence against Rohingyas  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Structural reform of UN Human Rights treaty bodies urged

A two-day Asian regional consultation of international experts on reform of UN Human Rights treaty bodies has urged significant changes to the UN mechanisms to improve and monitor implementation by member countries.The 17 specialists included academics and ...
 Prokerala4 days ago Rafto Prize for two human rights activists from Kashmir: Here's what it means to them  catchnews.com2 weeks ago Human rights activists raise concern over CPEC project in Balochistan  Sify4 weeks ago Zeliangrong bodies allege human rights violation  E Pao!1 month ago

Rohingyas issue: India hits back at United Nations, High Commissioner for Human Rights' remarks

Ambassador Rajiv K. Chander, the Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, on 12 September expressed its disapproval with remarks made by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, saying that there appeared to be an ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago India hits back at UN rights chief over Rohingya remark  Rediff.com1 month ago Of nationalism and anti-nationalism  Sify1 month ago

HRW demands prompt probe in Lankesh's killing

A leading human rights organisation has called for prompt investigation into the killing of outspoken Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh, saying the "possibility" that it is a "politically motivated" shooting needs to be fully probed. Lankesh, 55, known for her ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

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 week ago

Indian citizenship regained: The 22-year ordeal of Luingam Luithui for justice

India failed Luingam Luithui, a Naga human rights advocate, by illegally revoking his citizenship 22 years ago. He fought back and won. Luithui and his wife, Peingamla, were forced to become refugees, seek the protection of the United Nations High ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago

Sri Lankan ambassador, accused of war crimes, leaves Brazil

A former Sri Lankan general accused of war crimes by human rights groups has left Brazil, where until recently he was his country's ambassador to six nations in South America, an embassy official said today. Jagath Jayasuriya left Brazil on Sunday to return ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Sirisena vows to defend Lankan military  Business Standard1 month ago War crimes suits against Sri Lankan ambassador in Brazil  Business Standard1 month ago

Activists blame Pakistan for harbouring terrorists and targeting minorities

Political activists and human rights defenders have blamed Pakistan for crushing voices of dissent and harbouring terrorists.At a side-event titled "Freedom of Expression" at the 36th session of Human Rights Council in Geneva, the activists from Pakistan ...
 Business Standard1 month ago After India, Afghanistan slams Pakistan over decades-long terrorism  catchnews.com3 weeks ago Need no lessons from 'Terroristan': India slams Pak PM at UNGA  Rediff.com4 weeks ago Pakistan a 'terroristan': India says at UN  Mathrubhumi4 weeks ago
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