COLOMBO: Fifty-seven top Sri Lankan Muslim academics, journalists, politicians, civil society leaders and human rights activists have appealed to the Lankan authorities to bring to book those who have been harassing and intimidating Sharmila Seyyid ... New Indian Express, 1 hour ago
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By Shoaib Taimur A friend pays tribute to the civil and human rights activist who was shot to death after hosting an event on Balochistan's "disappeared people" in Karachi on Friday. I don't know why but Sabeen and T2F were on my mind last week.Mumbai Mirror, 1 day ago Prominent Pakistani rights activist killed Al Jazeera, 1 day ago Protest in grief: Civil societies condemn Sabeen Mahmud's murder The Express Tribune, 1 day ago Human rights activist Sabeen Mahmud shot dead in Karachi PBS, 2 days ago
Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The National Human Rights Commission has sought report from Director General of Police of Kerla and District magistrate of Kandhamal over a mysterious death of a migrant laborer in last December. 17 ...Orissadiary.com, 1 day ago Odisha Police Bill opposed: Human rights groups meet Odisha Governor OrissaDiary, 1 month ago
African NGO Forum: IRCT members promote the right to rehabilitation at the 56th session of African Commission for Human and People's Rights
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Mr Andre Kangni Afanou, West and Central Africa Coordinator, at the Centre for Civil and Political Rights (CCPR), Togo, who made the call, said the participation of CSOs in the report writing process, as well as the implementation of human rights ...Ghana News Agency, 4 days ago Civil Society urged to contribute to human right laws implementation Modern Ghana, 4 days ago
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After much dilly-dallying, Nepal today constituted two commissions to investigate allegations of human rights abuses and disappearances during the country's decade-long civil war with Maoist rebels that claimed over 1,600 lives. The government has ...Business Standard, 2 months ago Nepal sets up panels to probe war crimes amid cries for justice Zee News, 2 months ago Nepal sets up panels to probe civil war crimes Asian Age, 2 months ago Nepal sets up panels to probe war-time abuses, disappearances News on Air, 2 months ago
Prominent civil and human rights advocates on Sunday severely condemned the illegal arrest of Deccan Chronicle Holdings Limited chairman T. Venkatram Reddy and vice-chairman and managing director T. Vinayak Ravi Reddy by the CBI on Saturday. Describing the ...Asian Age, 2 months ago
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