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CHRI asks NHRC to monitor ongoing police investigation in Pune activist murder case
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SHRC orders Rs 15 lakh compensation for RTI activist's family

Taking a serious note of the murder of RTI activist Satish Shetty in 2010, the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission has directed the state government to give a compensation of Rs 15 lakh to his family within four weeks. DNA, 1 week ago

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India-born activist calls on UN to end caste discrimination

A prominent India-born rights activist and founder of a US-based NGO has urged the UN leadership to work towards ending caste discrimination by 2030. Deelip Mhaske, President of the Foundation for Human Horizon and an IIT and Harvard Business School alumnus, ...
 Business Standard1 week ago India's denial of rights to tribals in tiger reserves raises fears of violence  DNA1 week ago US goverment report criticises India over corruption, lack of transparency  India Today3 weeks ago Human rights group urges govt to drop charges against scribe  Business Standard3 weeks ago

Sometimes it's necessary to show nationalism: Anupam Kher

He also criticised the human rights activists for "keeping mum" over the heckling of CRPF jawans who stood guard at a polling booth during the bypoll in Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir recently.
 DNA1 week ago

Singer Alicia Keys, Canadian activists honored for human rights activism

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK, April 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - American singer-songwriter Alicia Keys and Canada's indigenous rights movement have been selected to receive top accolades for their human rights activism by Amnesty International, the human ...
 DNA1 week ago
Business Standard

Women organisations condemn online abuse of rights activist, lawyer

GUWAHATI, April 11 - The recent incident of issue of threat to a rights activist on Facebook has set alarm bells ringing for conscious citizens here. Coming out against the growing intolerance on the social media, a number of organisations and individuals ...
 The Assam Tribune2 weeks ago UAE rights activist detained for social media criticism  Business Standard1 month ago NGOs raise concern at UNHRC over human rights violation in PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan  Sify1 month ago U.S. urges more tolerance in Uzbekistan's treatment of dissent  DNA1 month ago

Irom Sharmila to spend a month in Attapadi after electoral defeat

Coimbatore: Human rights activists Irom Sharmila said that the people of Manipur must become more aware and the victory of the BJP was achieved with money and muscle power. Reaching Coimbatore on Tuesday morning, Sharmila said she had choosen Kerala as the ...
 Mathrubhumi1 month ago Irom Sharmila's defeat shows why activists rarely succeed in politics  catchnews.com1 month ago Manipur Election 2017: Irom Sharmila to quit politics but continue fight against Afspa  First Post.com1 month ago Manipur election result: After humiliating defeat, Irom Sharmila to quit politics but continue fight against AFSPA  Zee News1 month ago
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Rajasthan: Human rights activists slam BJP leaders for falsely implicating hotel over beef

The activists have accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and the police of filing complaints based on rumours of beef being served at Hotel Hayat Rabbani.
 India Today1 month ago Thai soldier charged with murder in controversial killing of ethnic youth activist  DNA1 month ago Activist moves GSHRC on murder charge against BJP leader  DNA2 months ago Women activists demand case be filed against Uma Bharti for Agra speech  Sify2 months ago

Peace deal in Colombia gives way to murders of rights defenders, UN says

By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA, March 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dozens of human rights defenders have been murdered in Colombia by gangs fighting for spoils and control since the nation ended its decades-old civil war late last year, the United Nations ...
 DNA1 month ago Baloch activists protest outside UN office in Geneva, demand special rapporteur​ to look into human rights violations in Balochistan  Zee News1 month ago Balochistan demands appointment of UN special rapporteur to look into human rights violations  DNA1 month ago Baloch people mark occupation days with #BalochistanIsNotPakistan campaign  Sify4 weeks ago

After getting just 90 votes, Sharmila decides to quit politics

After her dismal performance in the Manipur assembly elections, human rights activist Irom Sharmila on Saturday announced that she would quit politics but continue her fight against the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Acts in the state. "I am fed up with this political system. I have decided to quit active politics. I will move to south India as I need to calm my mind," Sharmila told PTI. "But I will continue my fight against AFSPA until and unless it is repealed. But I will fight as a social ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Fed up with political system, have decided to quit: Sharmila  DNA1 month ago

Oxford Uty unveils Indians among new diversity portraits

Linguistics scholar Aditi Lahiri, human rights activist Kumi Naidoo and BBC journalist Reeta Chakrabarti join the likes of British film and television director Ken Loach and astrophysicist Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell among the latest batch of around two dozen ...
 DNA3 weeks ago
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