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Mar 01, 2017
India's stand on Kashmir violates international law, claims Pakistan at UNHRCThe "Indian claim" that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir is about terrorism is a false narrative and a "desperate attempt" to divert the attention of the international community from grave human rights violations being committed in the state, Pakistan told the United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday
Feb 23, 2017
Aam Aadmi Party approaches rights panel over BJP's 'atrocities' on farmers, tribalsNew Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday accused the BJP governments in Gujarat and Chhattisgarh of "committing atrocities" on farmers and tribals on the orders of party chief Amit Shah, and approached the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) over the matter.
Feb 23, 2017
Maoists on a firm footing in Chhattisgarh's Dandakaranya as cops intensify operationsEven as notorious Inspector General of the Dantewada Range of Bastar, SRP Kalluri, handpicked by Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, was recently asked to proceed on a long leave following indictment by the National Human Rights Commission in January 2017, the spate of encounter killing of Maoists has been on the rise in the Andhra-Odisha Border (AOB) and Chhattisgarh region of the Dandakaranya forests.
Feb 22, 2017
Amnesty International criticises India's sedition law, mentions cow vigilantism, Kashmir in reportThe report also highlighted the consequences of the Indian government's move to ban large currency notes.
Feb 22, 2017
Amnesty Report: NGO blames Donald Trump, others in global rollback of human rightsAmnesty International says "toxic" fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians is contributing to a global pushback against human rights.
Feb 19, 2017
Bangladesh: Hundreds of Rohingyas refugees return to Myanmar to fetch stranded kinHundreds of Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh to escape persecution in Myanmar have returned home, community leaders said today, adding that most had gone back temporarily to fetch relatives.
Feb 14, 2017
US report slams India for religious discrimination; Hindu-American body raises question over its Pakistani-origin authorThe United States Commission for International Religious Freedom has put its credibility at stake by publishing a report critical of religious freedom in India by a Pakistan-origin author known for his anti-India stand and support to separatists, a top Hindu-American body has said.
Feb 13, 2017
Pakistan has deported 6,00,000 Afghans in 8 months, says Human Rights Watch reportPakistan has deported around 6,00,000 Afghan refugees in eight months since July 2016, making it the "world's largest unlawful mass forced return of refugees", New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said in a report.
Feb 10, 2017
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad dismisses Amnesty report alleging mass executions in Damascus prisonSyrian President Bashar al-Assad dismissed a report by Amnesty International accusing the authorities of hanging up to 13,000 people over five years in a government prison.
Feb 09, 2017
Manipur Election 2017: Why it took Afspa 60 years to become a poll issueAfspa only became an election issue after Irom Sharmila, who fasted for 16 years demanding its repealment, decided to contest the Assembly election