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Godrej, UN rights office join hands to tackle LGBTI prejudice
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Godrej, UN rights office join hands to tackle LGBTI prejudice

Godrej Industries has partnered the United Nations Human Rights Office to launch global standards for businesses to tackle discrimination against LGBTI people.The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and Godrej Industries on October ... Business Standard, 2 months ago

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UN human rights chief cites 'elements of genocide' in Myanmar's Rohingya crisis

[Bangladesh], Dec 5 (ANI): The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Tuesday condemned the brutal attacks at and decades-long discrimination against the Rohingyas, citing they could contain "elements of genocide." More than 6,20,000 ...
 Sify1 week ago UN can't rule out Rohingya genocide  Prokerala1 week ago Is Sheikh Hasina‚Äôs govt hedging over the Rohingya genocide in Myanmar?  catchnews.com2 months ago
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Swachh Bharat lacked a holistic human rights approach: UN expert

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet 'Swachh Bharat' mission today came in for sharp criticism by a top United Nations expert who said it "lacked a holistic human rights approach". United Nation Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation Leo Heller presented a preliminary report of his visit to India at a press conference where he insisted that the Centre's emphasison building toilets "should not overshadow" the focus on provision of drinking water to all. "In ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago UN expert finds holes in 'Swachh Bharat Mission', gets panned  Business Standard1 month ago UN expert finds holes in Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan  Sify1 month ago

Rohingya return deal bad for refugees, says Human Rights Watch

An agreement by Bangladesh and Burma to begin returning Rohingya refugees to Burma by 23 January 2018, creates an impossible timetable for safe and voluntary returns and should be shelved, Human Rights Watch today said in a letter to both governments.
 catchnews.com5 days ago

Pak summons Indian envoy over alleged firing on LoC

Pakistan summoned Indias acting Deputy High Commissioner here to condemn the alleged "ceasefire violation" today along the Line of Control by Indian forces, in which a Pakistani man was killed. Pakistans Foreign Office (FO) said in a statement that Indian ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago Pak summons Indian envoy after alleged firing by India  Deccan Herald2 months ago

MDMK staged protest over Sinhalese objection to Vaiko's speech

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) party member on Wednesday staged protest outside Sri Lankan High Commissioner over Sinhalese objection to MDMK general secretary Vaiko's speech at a UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) meet.The angered party members ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Tamil Nadu: MDMK staged protest over Sinhalese objection to Vaiko's speech  catchnews.com2 months ago

UN refugee chief visits Bangladesh

Dhaka, Sep 23 (IANS) The UN High Commissioner for Refugees visited Bangladesh on Saturday to measure the extent of the Rohingya refugee crisis. Almost 430,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar and crossed to Bangladesh since August 25. During his visit to the Cox's ...
 Sify2 months ago Rohingya repatriation process yet to take off: UNHCR  Sify1 week ago Exclusive: $ 6 for 38 days work - Child exploitation rife in Rohingya camps  Sify1 month ago UN raises number of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to 537,000  Sify2 months ago

WBO condemns British envoy to Pak's statement on 'Free Blochistan' campaign

The World Baloch Organisation (WBO) on Thursday condemned the statement made by the British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Thomas Drew, regarding the ongoing advertising campaign in London - 'Free Blochistan'. "The WBO condemns the statement made by the ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

South Asia's leading changemakers call for zero tolerance to corruption

[India], Dec.11 (ANI): Joining hands with UNODC South Asia on the International Anti Corruption Day, South Asia's leading changemakers emphasised the need for zero tolerance towards corrupt practices and called for stronger and united public action. In ...
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Pakistan summons Indian envoy over 'ceasefire violations'

Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) Pakistan on Wednesday summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh over alleged ceasefire violations by Indian forces along the Line of Control in which a woman was reportedly killed. Director General (SA & SAARC) Mohammad ...
 Sify1 month ago
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