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US court allows group to challenge Modi's immunity in Gujarat riots case

Oct 22, 2014

US court allows group to challenge Modi's immunity in Gujarat riots case

A US court has asked a human rights group to respond by 4 November to the US government's "suggestion of immunity" in a case against PM Narendra Modi. #World #India #US #NewsTracker #Human Rights #US court #2002 Gujarat riots #PM Narendra Modi #American Justice Center #AJC
We are on top in Asia-Pacific group PM Modi on India's re-election to UNHRC

Oct 22, 2014

We are on top in Asia-Pacific group PM Modi on India's re-election to UNHRC

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night expressed happiness over India's re-election to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). #India #United Nations #UN #TheySaidIt #PMO #Asia-Pacific #UNHRC #PM Narendra Modi #UN Human Rights Commission
Syrian security officials 'fired' after school bombing

Oct 14, 2014

Syrian security officials 'fired' after school bombing

The Britain-based monitoring group said the firings came after residents took part in angry demonstrations over the deadly October 1 attack at a school that killed 48 children, most of them under the age of 12, and four adults. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #journalists #Syrian Observatory for Human Rights #Homs #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis
UN congratulates Malala, Kailash for 'well-deserved recognition'

Oct 11, 2014

UN congratulates Malala, Kailash for 'well-deserved recognition'

The UN lauded the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani girls rights activist Malala Yousafzai. #World #India #NewsTracker #UN #UNESCO #Ban Ki-moon #Nobel Peace Prize #Unicef #Malala Yousafzai #UN High Commissioner for Human Rights #UN secretary general #Child Rights #Kailash Satyarthi

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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