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Women activists highlight persecution of Christians in Pakistan at United Nations

Women activists highlight persecution of Christians in Pakista...

Christian women activists raised the issue of persecution of minority community by the hands of Islamic fundamentalists and the misuse of blasphemy law in Pakistan during the 37th session of human rights council session in Geneva. Speaking at a side event at ..., 6 days ago

Govt did little about violence against minorities: Amnesty

Increasing demonisation of minorities by Hindutva groups and pro-government media and the rising hate crimes against Dalits marked Indias human rights scene last year, but the government did little to disapprove it, a report said on Thursday. The Amnesty ...
 Deccan Herald4 weeks ago

India failed to stop attacks on minorities: HRW

New Delhi: Human Rights Watch on Thursday said the Indian government failed to stop or credibly investigate vigilante attacks against minority religious communities in 2017 which killed 10 people. Many senior leaders of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ...
 Sify2 months ago

Conference on human rights in Sindh, Balochistan held in UN

[Switzerland], Mar 20 (ANI): A conference on the human rights situation in Sindh and Balochistan was held on Tuesday in the United Nations on the sidelines of the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The aim of the conference was to apprise ...
 Sify2 days ago

Things are never easy in Sri Lanka

'Sirisena will keep both Rajapaksa and Wickremesinghe on tenterhooks till the next general election due in 2020,' says Aditi Phadnis. IMAGE: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, right, with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Opposition leader and former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa must be laughing his head off. Despite all the cases of corruption against him and his family, despite the harassment and the jail terms that members of his ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago

'Pakistan Military establishment using Hafiz Saeed for their strategic purposes'

[Switzerland], Mar 13 (ANI): Pakistani journalist Taha Siddiqui on Monday said that the military establishment in Islamabad is using people like Hafiz Saeed, who is globally designated as terrorist, for their own strategic purposes. While speaking to ANI on ...
 Sify1 week ago

Sri Lankan govt condemns Kandy riots

[Sri Lanka], Mar 6 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government on Tuesday strongly and unequivocally condemned the recent sporadic incidents of violence that had sparked off in Ampara and Digana near Kandy in Eastern Province in the country. The riots in Kandy led to ...
 Sify2 weeks ago Sri Lanka declares state of emergency following riots in Kandy  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Chinese propaganda intensifies

China would like the rest of the world to think of it as a benign force, as it tries to project a carefully cultivated image of a country different to others, one that does not seek hegemony and does not interfere in the internal affairs of others. However, ...
 Sify4 weeks ago

Pakistan: People break social and cultural taboos to attend Asma Jahangir's funeral

The funeral prayers for Asma Jahangir, Pakistan's human rights icon and staunch critic of the country's powerful army were offered here today at the Gaddafi Stadium which was attended by thousands of mourners, including women. Asma, 66, died of cardiac arrest ...
 DNA1 month ago

UN to participate in Rohingya repatriation: B'desh

[Bangladesh], Feb. 12 (ANI): Bangladesh foreign minister on Monday said they have signed a deal that will involve the United Nations in the process of returning Rohingya refugees to Myanmar. Foreign Affairs Minister Shahriar Alam said the government was ...
 Sify1 month ago
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