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Fake encounter: Manipur cop makes chilling confession of killing in cold blood

Jan 27, 2016

Fake encounter: Manipur cop makes chilling confession of killing in cold blood

Meitei's mother had later filed a police complaint accusing the police of staging a fake encounter involving his son and the case was subsequently transferred to CBI in 2010 for a thorough probe. #Congress #Supreme Court #Manipur #Okram Ibobi Singh #Rajnath Singh #National Human Rights Commission #Imphal #States #Fake encounter #RPN Singh #People's Liberation Army #Kiren Rijiju #Manipur police #Sanjit Meitei #Thounaojam Herojit Singh
Lockup horror: 111 people died in police custody in eight months, Rijiju tells Lok Sabha

Dec 08, 2015

Lockup horror: 111 people died in police custody in eight months, Rijiju tells Lok Sabha

A staggering 111 deaths have taken place in the police lockups during the last eight months inthe country, while 330 cases of torture by police have also been reported during the period. #NewsTracker #National Human Rights Commission #Minister of State #Kiren Rijiju
Delhi gangrape case: Juvenile convict won't be completely free, will be monitored by NGO

Dec 03, 2015

Delhi gangrape case: Juvenile convict won't be completely free, will be monitored by NGO

The juvenile who was convicted in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case was to be set free this December but the government is looking at ways to monitor him. #Rajnath Singh #National Human Rights Commission #Delhi government #Maneka Gandhi #Delhi gangrape #Nirbhaya #16 december gangrape
Nirbhaya rape case: Ahead of juvenile offender's release, human rights body issues notice to Centre

Nov 24, 2015

Nirbhaya rape case: Ahead of juvenile offender's release, human rights body issues notice to Centre

The NHRC has issued notices to Centre and Delhi government on a complaint by the parents of the 16 December gangrape victim, apprehending threat to society from the juvenile convict in the case who is set to be released next month. #NewsTracker #Rape #National Human Rights Commission #Ministry of Home Affairs #Delhi government #Delhi Police Commissioner #Nirbhaya #Nirbhaya juvenile offender #SORNA
'He was writing against us': Taliban claim killing of Pakistani journalist Zaman Mehsud

Nov 04, 2015

'He was writing against us': Taliban claim killing of Pakistani journalist Zaman Mehsud

A gunman on a motorbike shot dead a Pakistani journalist in the country's restive northwest on Tuesday and hours later the Taliban claimed the killing, bringing to 71 the number of journalists and media workers killed in Pakistan since 2002. #Pakistan #Taliban #NewsTracker #Human Rights Commission of Pakistan #Zaman Mehsud #Daily Umet #Pakistan journlaist #Qari Saif Ullah Saif
Pakistani journalist Zaman Mehsud killed by unknown gunmen

Nov 04, 2015

Pakistani journalist Zaman Mehsud killed by unknown gunmen

A senior journalist was shot dead on Tuesday by unknown gunmen in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region, police said. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #journalist #Human Rights Commission of Pakistan #Zaman Mehsud #Khyber Pakthunkhwa #Tribal Union of Journalists
Indian maid's hand chopped off: Given terrible Saudi record, don't expect any real justice

Oct 10, 2015

Indian maid's hand chopped off: Given terrible Saudi record, don't expect any real justice

Kasturi's situation and those of millions of South Asians are unlikely to improve given a loose understanding of human rights coupled with a barbaric system of punishments and a sprinkling of second-class citizen status for foreign nationals in Saudia Arabia #ConnectTheDots #Saudi Arabia #Human Rights #islamic-state #UN Human Rights Commission #Kasturi Munirathinam
Mysterious skeletons, skulls found under Afghanistan's presidential palace

Oct 07, 2015

Mysterious skeletons, skulls found under Afghanistan's presidential palace

Afghanistan's president's palace says skulls and bones belonging to two bodies have been uncovered beneath a kitchen during renovation work on the palace grounds. #Taliban #NewsTracker #skeletons #Ashraf Ghani #skulls #Afghanistan presidential palace #Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission and Physicians for Human Rights
Sri Lanka's Tamils reject govt's wartime truth commission, demand international inquiry

Sep 15, 2015

Sri Lanka's Tamils reject govt's wartime truth commission, demand international inquiry

Sri Lanka's minority Tamils Tuesday rejected government plans for a truth commission to promote reconciliation after decades of ethnic war, insisting on an international inquiry. #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #LTTE #Sri Lankan Tamils #UN Human Rights Commission #wartime truth commission