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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.
Apr 05, 2017
UN chief Antonio Guterres 'deeply disturbed' by Syria chemical attack reportsUnited Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is "deeply disturbed" by reports of a suspected chemical attack on Syria but is not in a position to independently verify it.
Mar 14, 2017
Joseph Cannataci recommends 'surveillance warrants' to tackle govts breaching individuals' privacy in UN reportThe top UN expert on privacy in his latest report has recommended the creation of a legal instrument to tackle the problem of “thousands of requests” for access to data that tech giants face from governments across the world.
Nov 27, 2016
Sri Lanka seeks Donald Trump's help to drop war crimes charges against armySri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has asked Donald Trump to pressure the UN Human Rights Council to drop war crimes allegations against the country's troops.
Sep 17, 2016
India slams Pakistan's 'deep state' as both face off over Kashmir at UNIndia and Pakistan continued to trade diplomatic barbs over Kashmir at the UN Human Rights Council, with Islamabad raising the issue of "unceasing oppression" even as New Delhi hit back, saying "Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is administered by a "deep state" and also raked up alleged human rights violations in Balochistan.
Sep 14, 2016
India blames Pakistan for Kashmir violence, says it was 'choreographed'India on Wednesday reiterated that the ongoing violence in Jammu and Kashmir since the 8 July death of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani has been "choreographed from across the border".
Sep 13, 2016
Kashmir unrest: UN human rights chief lashes out at India, PakistanZeid stated that he received a letter from the government of Pakistan on 9 September formally inviting a team from his office to visit the Pakistan side of the line of control but only in tandem with a mission to the Indian side.