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India accuses Pakistan of harbouring terrorists as they spar again at the UN Human Rights Council

Sep 27, 2016

India accuses Pakistan of harbouring terrorists as they spar again at the UN Human Rights Council

India is dealing with a “terrorist state” which channels billions of dollars to support terrorist groups. It still awaits “credible action by the Pakistani government to bring the perpetrators of 2008 Mumbai attacks and the 2016 Pathankot attacks to justice," as India told the UN Human Rights Council in a hard-hitting statement on Monday. #India #United Nations #Jammu and Kashmir #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Human Rights #2008 Mumbai Attack #2016 Pathankot attack
Russia under fire at United Nations as air strikes pound Syria's Aleppo

Sep 26, 2016

Russia under fire at United Nations as air strikes pound Syria's Aleppo

Britain, France and the United States lashed out at Russia on Sunday over the worsening carnage in Syria as Syrian and Russian warplanes pounded Aleppo in one of the heaviest bombing raids of the five-year war. #United States #France #NewsTracker #Russia #Ban Ki-moon #Britain #Bashar al-Assad #Human Rights #syrian
UN suspends all humanitarian convoys in Syria following attack on trucks delivering aid

Sep 20, 2016

UN suspends all humanitarian convoys in Syria following attack on trucks delivering aid

The UN said Tuesday it had suspended all humanitarian aid convoys in Syria after a deadly air raid hit trucks delivering aid near Aleppo, killing a Red Crescent staff member and civilians. #United Nations #Syria #Red Cross #NewsTracker #Human Rights #Geneva #Red Crescent #Air raid
Bengal: NGO seeks NHRC intervention into alleged 'inhuman torture' by BSF

Sep 15, 2016

Bengal: NGO seeks NHRC intervention into alleged 'inhuman torture' by BSF

An NGO sought the intervention of the National Human Rights Commission into the alleged torture of a man by BSF troopers in West Bengal. #India #NewsTracker #NHRC #Border Security Force #BSF #Human Rights #Torture #NGO
Pakistan: No end in sight to terrorism, religious persecution indicates bad days ahead

Sep 12, 2016

Pakistan: No end in sight to terrorism, religious persecution indicates bad days ahead

In a bold and unambiguous move, the international community sans China, is turning its heat on Pakistan to shun its state-sponsored cross-border terrorism #Pakistan #InMyOpinion #Balochistan #Human Rights #religious freedom #United States Commission on International Religious Freedom #Taang Wassaib Organisation #Rubina Feroze Bhatti
Security forces in Kashmir using excessive force against protesters: Amnesty India

Sep 12, 2016

Security forces in Kashmir using excessive force against protesters: Amnesty India

Human rights watchdog Amnesty international on Monday blamed India for excessive use of force against protesters in Kashmir. #India #Terrorism #Jammu and Kashmir #TheySaidIt #Human Rights #MHA #pellet guns #Amnesty India #PAVA shells
China announces prison reforms to improve conditions in jails and safeguard rights of detainees

Sep 12, 2016

China announces prison reforms to improve conditions in jails and safeguard rights of detainees

In a bid to address criticism over labour camps and poor conditions in jails, China announced on Monday that the prison reforms and other measures to safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of detainees #China #NewsTracker #Human Rights #prison #jail
Kashmir unrest: Pellet guns cannot be banned, says Mehbooba Mufti govt

Sep 07, 2016

Kashmir unrest: Pellet guns cannot be banned, says Mehbooba Mufti govt

Kashmir government has said that firing pellets on the protesting people “is not unconstitutional” and the use of pellet guns “cannot be banned.” #India #Terrorism #Jammu and Kashmir #PIL #TheySaidIt #Srinagar #Mehbooba Mufti #Human Rights #pellet guns #Burhan Wani
US Secretary of State John Kerry in Bangladesh for security talks amid terror concerns

Aug 29, 2016

US Secretary of State John Kerry in Bangladesh for security talks amid terror concerns

US Secretary of State John Kerry called on Monday for Bangladesh to step up efforts to fight extremist violence and protect and promote human rights amid increasing concern about terrorism #Terrorism #Bangladesh #NewsTracker #Human Rights #US Secretary of State #John Kerry #islamic-state #Dhaka attacks
Surrogacy Bill 2016 imposes unjust bans and does not focus on the real issues

Aug 28, 2016

Surrogacy Bill 2016 imposes unjust bans and does not focus on the real issues

Instead of understanding the issues related to IVF and surrogacy, the Surrogacy Bill seeks to impose bans which will kill fertility treatment. #India #Medicine #Health #CriticalPoint #Homosexuality #pregnancy #art #Babies #Human Rights #Gay Rights #Surrogacy Bill 2016 #Artificial Reproductive Technology #Draft Bill