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Odisha Rights Activist Akhand selected for International leadership Program at USA

Priest death case: GHRC seeks reports from Goa Chief Secy, DGP

The Goa Human Rights Commission (GHRC) today sought reports from the State Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police over the body of a Catholic priest still languishing in the morgue of a government-run hospital even 16 months after his death. In ... Business Standard, 2 days ago

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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 week ago Baloch activists protest outside UN office in Geneva, demand special rapporteur​ to look into human rights violations in Balochistan  Zee News1 week ago Balochistan demands appointment of UN special rapporteur to look into human rights violations  DNA2 weeks ago Rights activists’ meet against misuse of UAPA  The Hindu1 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 week ago Irom Sharmila's defeat shows why activists rarely succeed in politics  catchnews.com1 week ago Manipur Election 2017: Irom Sharmila to quit politics but continue fight against Afspa  First Post.com1 week ago Manipur election result: After humiliating defeat, Irom Sharmila to quit politics but continue fight against AFSPA  Zee News1 week ago
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NGOs raise concern at UNHRC over human rights violation in PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan

[Switzerland], Mar. 15 (ANI): Raising their concerns over gross human rights violation in Pakistan administered Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, several NGOs at the 34th United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) have brought to light the utter violence and ...
 Sify1 week ago Human rights and political activists raise concern over grim situation in PoK, Gilgit  Sify1 month 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 week ago Fed up with political system, have decided to quit: Sharmila  DNA1 week ago

Late activist Mukul Sinha's son gets threat call from Pujari

Pratik Sinha, son of lawyer and human rights activist, late Mukul Sinha, has received a threat call allegedly from gangster Ravi Pujari, said police.
 DNA2 weeks ago

Sundarraj P appointed Bastar police chief; Kalluri seeks leave

Amid a row over alleged attacks on journalists and human rights activists in Maoist-hit Bastar region, the Chhattisgarh government has posted Sundarraj P as the Deputy Inspector General of Police in Bastar in place of controversial IG S R P Kalluri, officials ...
 DNA1 month ago Bastar top cop accused of rights violations absolved  Rediff.com1 month ago Bastar police chief Kalluri absolved of rights violation charges  Sify1 month ago Bastar's IG Kalluri transferred; absolved of charges  Rediff.com1 month ago

Human rights activist reveals 5,000 women killed in Pakistan every year

Nearly 5,000 women in Pakistan are killed annually mostly for reasons linked to social issues of "honour and harassment", a human rights activist has said. The post Human rights activist reveals 5,000 women killed in Pakistan every year appeared first on ...
 First Post.com2 weeks ago

India's human rights shame: Amnesty report highlights problems galore

Amnesty International has published its annual report, which provides the most comprehensive overview of the state of human rights globally, including reports from 159 countries. The report documented war crimes committed in at least 23 countries in 2016. In ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago Crude, colonial-era legislation meant to silence critics: Amnesty slams India's sedition law  India Today1 month ago Amnesty International criticises India's sedition law  Business Standard1 month ago

Activist moves GSHRC on murder charge against BJP leader

A social activist in Goa today moved the state human rights body seeking a proper probe into the sensational claim made by a former driver of BJP leader Vishwajit Krishnarao Rane that the latter shot dead a man in 2006, and accused police of dragging their ...
 DNA1 month ago
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