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Human rights record improved; still a long way to go, concedes China

Jun 14, 2016

Human rights record improved; still a long way to go, concedes China

China on Tuesday said civil and political rights of its people have been effectively improved in the last three years. #China #NewsTracker #Dalai Lama #Human Rights #civil rights
Modi, Obama discuss extremism challenge; no discussion on human rights

Jun 08, 2016

Modi, Obama discuss extremism challenge; no discussion on human rights

PM Modi discussed religious extremism with US President Obama but human rights issues and religious freedom on India were left out. #Obama #NewsTracker #Human Rights #religious extremism #Modi in US #Freedom of Religion
Trudeau unhappy after China's finance minister berates Canadian reporter

Jun 03, 2016

Trudeau unhappy after China's finance minister berates Canadian reporter

"Freedom of the press is extremely important to me," Trudeau said. "We know that the job of the media is to ask tough questions." #China #NewsTracker #Human Rights #Canada #Press Freedom #Wang Yi #Justin Trudeau
India ready to talk human rights with US, but without any 'judgemental pronouncements', say officials

Jun 02, 2016

India ready to talk human rights with US, but without any 'judgemental pronouncements', say officials

India is willing to discuss human rights issues on the basis of "equality and partnership" with the US ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit here next week, but will not accept any kind of 'judgemental pronouncements' #NewsTracker #Human Rights #US President Barack Obama #PM Narendra Modi #Ben Cardin
US commission to hold hearing on India's human rights record during PM Modi's visit

Jun 01, 2016

US commission to hold hearing on India's human rights record during PM Modi's visit

A Congressional commission will hold a hearing to examine the current state of human rights in India, coinciding with the White House meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama. #United States #White House #Barack Obama #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Dalit #Human Rights
BHRC member seeks amendment in Human Rights Act to ensure subjects in the State List are dealt with

May 30, 2016

BHRC member seeks amendment in Human Rights Act to ensure subjects in the State List are dealt with

BHRC member Neelmani wrote to the Central government to bring suitable amendments to PHRA to ensure that subjects relating to "State List" are dealt by SHRC #NewsTracker #Human Rights #State Human Rights Commission #Bihar Human Rights Commission #National Human Rights Comission
Common man has the right to kill a criminal when threatened: Haryana DGP

May 27, 2016

Common man has the right to kill a criminal when threatened: Haryana DGP

In a controversial statement which encourages vigilantism, KP Singh, Haryana DGP, said that the common man has the right to kill a criminal when threatened. #India #Human Rights #KP Singh #Criminal #Haryana DGP #Self defence #right to kill #TheySaidItm Shareworthy
WCD releases draft rules on Juvenile Justice Act: Challenge lies in implementation

May 26, 2016

WCD releases draft rules on Juvenile Justice Act: Challenge lies in implementation

The women and child development department has come up with draft rules governing the Juvenile Justice Act. While the public furore is missing, this development is no less significant. #ConnectTheDots #Human Rights #Maneka Gandhi #Juvenile Justice Act #Juveniles #Child Rights #women and child development #16 december gangrape #POCSOA #children's homes
Ahead of PM Modi's visit, top US senators voice concern over religious freedom in India

May 25, 2016

Ahead of PM Modi's visit, top US senators voice concern over religious freedom in India

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, top US Senators have expressed deep concern over religious freedom in India. #United States #World #India #US #NewsTracker #Human Rights #communalism #religious freedom #PM Narendra Modi
Beheading, crucifixion and flogging: Islamic State atrocities rise in Libya

May 18, 2016

Beheading, crucifixion and flogging: Islamic State atrocities rise in Libya

Atrocities in Sirte in Libya have been on a rise as ISIS militants gain stronghold over the city, according to an international rights group. #Syria #Libya #NewsTracker #Iraq #Sirte #Human Rights #Beheading #islamic-state #ISIS #Flogging #Crucifixion