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Nov 11, 2017
UN expert says 'Swachh Bharat' mission lacks human rights approach, draws Centre's ireNarendra Modi's pet 'Swachh Bharat' mission came in for sharp criticism by a top UN expert on sanitation who said it lacked a holistic human rights approach
Sep 14, 2017
Rohingya are illegal migrants, can't trust them, says Union minister Hansraj Gangaram AhirIndia cannot trust Rohingyas as they are "illegal migrants" and not Indian nationals, Union minister of state for home affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said on Thursday.
Aug 13, 2017
Syria conflict: UN commission says there is enough evidence to convict Bashar al-Assad of war crimesA UN commission probing Syria rights abuses has gathered enough evidence to convict President Bashar al-Assad of war crimes.
Jul 24, 2017
Tamils in Sri Lanka demand govt to disclose whereabouts of missing relativesLankan Tamils has demanded concrete action from President Maithripala Sirisena
Jul 14, 2017
Sri Lanka has failed to prosecute govt troops, rebels for war crimes: UN expertSri Lanka has failed to deliver on its international commitments to prosecute government troops and Tamil rebels for atrocities committed during its ethnic war, a UN expert said
Jul 13, 2017
UN special rapporteur visits Sri Lanka's Tamil political detainees for first timea special UN rapporteur today visited the Tamil political prisoners arrested under Sri Lanka's anti-terrorism laws in the Northern Province to get a first-hand information on their human rights situation.
May 23, 2017
Kashmir human shield row: Honour for Major Leetul Gogoi is a disdain for human rights, says AmnestyThe Indian Army's decision to award Major Leetul Gogoi, who had tied a man to a jeep in Kashmir purportedly as a shield against stone-pelters, shows "disdain" for human rights, the Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
May 10, 2017
At UNHRC, India's third UPR report adopted with as many as 250 recommendationsThe UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted the report on the review of the human rights situation in India on Tuesday with as many as 250 recommendations
May 05, 2017
At India's human rights record review, A-G Mukul Rohatgi cites country's secular, non-violent characterAs India’s human rights record was reviewed, such themes as ratifying the UN’s Convention Against Torture (CAT), protection of religious and other minorities, criminalising marital rape and reviewing the Foreign Contribution Regulatory Act (FCRA) were raised by foreign governments at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Thursday.
May 03, 2017
Kashmir unrest: Rights of security personnel also involved in pellet gun issue, NHRC tells UNHRCThe NHRC has told the UN Human Rights Council that the use of pellet guns during the turmoil in Kashmir Valley was "controversial", but human rights of security personnel are also involved as crowd pelted stones at them.