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NHRC sends notice to health ministry over dearth of HIV drugs

Sep 18, 2014

NHRC sends notice to health ministry over dearth of HIV drugs

Treatment and control of HIV, including dispensing drugs and testing, is handled by the government run public health programme through 355 odd centres. #NewsTracker #HIV #National Human Rights Commission #Ministry of Health #Delhi Network of Positive People
Over 5,000 dead in Central African Republic since December

Sep 12, 2014

Over 5,000 dead in Central African Republic since December

UN peacekeepers prepare to take over from African forces on Monday, bringing about 2,000 extra troops to the country. #NewsTracker #Muslims #christians #Central African Republic #religious violence #Central African Human Rights League #United Nations peacekeeping mission
Rights group slams Israel over treatment of African migrants

Sep 09, 2014

Rights group slams Israel over treatment of African migrants

The reports says that some returning Sudanese have faced torture, arbitrary detention, and treason charges at the hands of the anti-Israel Sudanese government, while returning Eritreans also risk harassment. #NewsTracker #Israel #Sudan #Human Rights Watch #Human-rights violations #Eritrea #Immigrant Detention Centre #Negev desert #Israel policy on Immigrants
African Union troops raped women in Somalia Rights group report

Sep 08, 2014

African Union troops raped women in Somalia Rights group report

Somalia with the help of the African Union troops is attempting to emerge from decades of conflict which has led to occasional famine. #NewsTracker #Somalia #Rape #sexual assault #African Union #Human Rights Watch #Mogadishu #Human rights violation
Make Syria, Iraq the first priority New UN rights chief

Sep 08, 2014

Make Syria, Iraq the first priority New UN rights chief

He said the Islamic State group, which has seized huge areas of land along the Syria-Iraq borders, has shown an "absolute and deliberate disregard for human rights. The scale of its use of brute violence against ethnic and religious groups is unprecedented. #White House #World #Terrorism #Syria #TheySaidIt #USA #Iraq #Arab League #UNHRC #United States of America #UN Human Rights Chief #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #Militancy in Iraq #US withdrawal from Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #Yazidis #Jordanian prince #Zeid al-Hussein

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Why Maharashtra doesn't give a damn for police reforms

Sep 03, 2013

Why Maharashtra doesn't give a damn for police reforms

The state human rights commission is member-less and headless, cases are piling up. Those with grievances against law enforcers have nowhere to go in Maharashtra. #Connect The Dots #Maharashtra #Human Rights #Maharashtra police
Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Dec 18, 2012

Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Maharashtra's human rights commission and woman's rights commission have not been functioning for the last four years. And it is not that these institutions are redundant, given that the media is alive with routine reports of rights violations #ThatsJustWrong #Maharashtra #Human Rights Commission #Women's Commission

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Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Sep 21, 2014

North Korea, a country with genuine human rights

Thats right. Forget the prison camps, torture and murder. Theyre all western lies, according to the countrys Association of Human Rights Name: Genuine human rights. Age: Always! For ever! We have always had them, do you understand? Continue reading.....
Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Sep 21, 2014

North Korea, a country with genuine human rights

Thats right. Forget the prison camps, torture and murder. Theyre all western lies, according to the countrys Association of Human Rights Continue reading.....
Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Sep 21, 2014

Pope Francis praises human rights and religious freedom during Albania visit

Pontiff criticises Islamic extremism in Iraq and Syria during one-day trip to Tirana, his first European visit outside Italy Pope Francis has spoken out against those who use religion as a pretext for violence and oppression, in his clearest denuncia... #Syria #Iraq #Albania #Europe