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Jul 24, 2017
Myanmar human rights issue worsens, with Rohingyas denied access to international organisationsThe human rights situation in some of Myanmar’s states is deteriorating, with reports of the use of human shields by the armed forces, while the situation of Rohingyas has become “more complicated”, a United Nations (UN) investigator said on Monday at the end of a 12-day official mission to the country.
Jul 18, 2017
State-sponsored torture of Tamils 'routine and endemic' in Sri Lanka, reveals UN fact-finding missionTorture is "routine and endemic" in Sri Lanka and the Tamil community in the country has taken the brunt of it, a UN expert has concluded at the end of a fact-finding mission to the island-nation.
Jul 12, 2017
Human rights advocates criticise Myanmar over visa rejection to UN Rohingya probeMyanmar risks getting bracketed with "pariah states" like North Korea and Syria over its refusal to grant visas to a UN team investigating the plight of Rohingya Muslims.
Jul 11, 2017
Amarnath Yatra attack: Kashmiris protest in Srinagar; tour agents, hotels to stop work tomorrowMembers of civil society, trade and tour organisations staged demonstrations across Srinagar against the killing of seven Amarnath pilgrims in Anantnag.
Jul 01, 2017
Israel visit: In reorienting India's foreign policy, Narendra Modi is responding to history and realpolitikAs India grows strategically closer to the US, its foreign policy too is aligning slowly but surely with the American axis.
Jun 15, 2017
India informs UNHRC about evidence given to Pakistan on its support to Kashmir protestsPakistan has been given 'concrete evidence' about its cross-border 'encouragement and support' for the protests in Kashmir, India told the UNHRC
Jun 13, 2017
Kashmir protests: 'Concrete evidence' on cross-border support given to Pakistan, India tells UNHRCIndia has handed over “concrete evidence” to Pakistan that the protests in Kashmir are supported from across the border and that designated terrorist organisations continue to operate “freely” in Pakistan, India told the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) on Tuesday in response to a Pakistani statement.
Jun 11, 2017
MK Stalin to United Nations Human Rights Council: Protect rights of Sri Lankan TamilsChennai: DMK working president and Tamil Nadu Opposition Leader MK Stalin Sunday sought the intervention of the United Nations Human Rights Council to "protect" the rights of Sri Lankan Tamils living in the island nation.
Jun 08, 2017
India says its not the only victim of Pakistan-sponsored terror, urges swift end to 'terror factories'India is not the only victim of Pakistan's "nurturing" of terrorism, it told the United Nations HRC on Wednesday, saying the effects of this are felt in south Asia and beyond
Mar 15, 2017
India, Pakistan spar at UNHRC over Kashmir as New Delhi calls Islamabad 'world's terrorism factory'Minorities have held positions at the highest levels in India, including becoming presidents and vice-presidents, while Pakistan only has blasphemy laws for their minorities, India retorted at the ongoing session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).