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Nov 17, 2017
Jaffna HC summons Sri Lankan Army chief Mahesh Senanayake over disappearance of 24 Tamils in 1996A Sri Lankan court has summoned the commander of the country's Army over the disappearance of 24 Tamils since their arrest in 1996
Sep 23, 2017
Campaigners against female genital mutilation call upon UNHRC to address issueA group of campaigners against the female genital mutilation has called for stopping the practice in India and urged the UNHRC to address the issue
Sep 22, 2017
Pakistan is 'Terroristan', producing and exporting global terrorism: India talks tough at UNGAIndia on Friday ripped into Pakistan, describing it as "terroristan" and a land of "pure terror" that hosts a flourishing industry to produce and export global terrorism.
Sep 22, 2017
'Pakistan is now Terroristan': India's Eenam Gambhir hits back at Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's maiden UNGA speechIndia said that Pakistan has become 'synonymous with terror' and said that the world 'does not need lessons on democracy and human rights' from it.
Sep 19, 2017
India welcomes Aung San Suu Kyi's statement on Rohingya MuslimsBreaking her silence over the ongoing crisis, Suu Kyi on Tuesday said she and her government "condemn all human rights violations"
Sep 13, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Humanitarian grounds cannot undermine national security; India must defy coercive pressuresIt has been alleged that India is showing insensitivity in ignoring the plight of the stateless Rohingyas and that its claim of being a liberal democracy is hollow.
Sep 09, 2017
SC to hear plea challenging deportation of Rohingyas: India has no legal obligation to extend asylumThe Supreme Court will hear advocate Prashant Bhushan, appearing for two Rohingya immigrants, for the second time on 11 September.
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.