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Sri Lankan man sets himself on fire to protest UN action against island country

Sep 03, 2014

Sri Lankan man sets himself on fire to protest UN action against island country

A 73-year-old man has died after he set himself on fire here to protest the international action against Lanka over its alleged human rights violation #United Nations #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #UN Human Rights Council #Human rights violation #Lankans
UN top human rights body asked to investigate alleged crimes by Islamic State

Sep 01, 2014

UN top human rights body asked to investigate alleged crimes by Islamic State

The UN's top human rights body is being asked to investigate the alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and northern and western Iraq. #World #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #Human Rights #Crimes #islamic-state
UNs human rights report on Ukraine bluntly spins facts Russia

Aug 30, 2014

UNs human rights report on Ukraine bluntly spins facts Russia

The latest report of office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights distorts the situation on the Russia-Ukraine border, Russia's foreign ministry said Friday. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Russia #UN #Human Rights #Ukraine
Syria Border crossing with Israel seized by rebels

Aug 28, 2014

Syria Border crossing with Israel seized by rebels

The fighting on Syria's side of the Golan frontier spilled over into Israel, with errant fire wounding an army officer. #Syria #Al-Qaeda #NewsTracker #Israel #Bashar al-Assad #Free Syrian Army #Syrian rebels #Golan Heights #Syrian civil war #Nusra Front #Syrian Observatory of Human Rights
Proposed Juvenile Justice Bill violates core principle of UN norms, says NHRC

Aug 27, 2014

Proposed Juvenile Justice Bill violates core principle of UN norms, says NHRC

The proposed Juvenile Justice Bill violates the core principle of juvenile justice provided under UN Convention on Child Rights (UNCCR), the NHRC said today. #UN #TheySaidIt #Government of India #NHRC #National Human Rights Commission #juvenile #Juvenile Justice Bill #UN Convention on Child Rights #UNCCR

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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 03, 2014

Mehta: Jets defense needs to dominate Raiders rookie QB in opener

The Jets had been eagerly anticipating the Human Pick-Six Dispenser for months, amped to get the 2014 season off the right way before those tricky Raiders flipped the script to shift all of the pressure on Rex Ryan’s defense this Sunday...
Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Sep 03, 2014

Mehta: Jets defense needs to dominate Raiders rookie QB in opener

The Jets had been eagerly anticipating the Human Pick-Six Dispenser for months, amped to get the 2014 season off the right way before those tricky Raiders flipped the script to shift all of the pressure on Rex Ryan’s defense this Sunday...
Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Sep 03, 2014

Mehta: Jets defense needs to dominate Raiders rookie QB in opener

The Jets had been eagerly anticipating the Human Pick-Six Dispenser for months, amped to get the 2014 season off the right way before those tricky Raiders flipped the script to shift all of the pressure on Rex Ryan’s defense this Sunday...