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May 29, 2019
J&K human rights groups release report documenting decade-long torture of civilians by security forcesThe report is the first comprehensive report on torture since 1990, in Jammu and Kashmir, which has testimonies of 432 victims recorded over a period of ten years.
Jan 07, 2019
Lok Sabha passes Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill; proposed legislation removes leprosy as ground for divorceThe Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha in August 2018. The Law Commission in its report had also recommended repeal of laws and provisions which were discriminatory against leprosy affected people.
Jun 23, 2018
Shujaat Bukhari's assassination: Journalists' network SAMDEN appeals to NHRC seeking swift probe into killingDenouncing the brutal killing of Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari, SAMDEN, a network of editors and media practitioners, on Friday urged the NHRC and the Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission to push for swift investigation into the case.
May 12, 2018
Kerala minor girl molested inside cinema hall by businessman in Malappuram; accused arrestedA businessman was taken into custody on Saturday for allegedly molesting a minor girl inside a cinema hall in the district, police said.
Apr 11, 2018
Pakistan Parliament passes resolution condemning 'human right violations' in Kashmir, seeks UN interventionPakistan's parliament on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution condemning the alleged human rights violations in Kashmir
Jan 04, 2018
Pakistan on US watch list for 'severe violations' of religious freedom as Rex Tillerson re-designates 10 countriesThe US has placed Pakistan on a special watch list for "severe violations" of religious freedom, the State Department said.
Nov 10, 2017
J&K govt may open up 1,000 graves across Valley; families hope mystery of missing youth can finally be put to restIn Kashmir, there are at least 1,000 youth who are reportedly missing since the last 28 years, ever since militancy started in 1989, many of whom were even taken away despite having no links with the militancy
Sep 15, 2017
18 years after he lost his family, Jammu and Kashmir terror victim to get Rs 35 lakh ex-gratiaJammu and Kashmir Human Rights body has asked state got to give a compensation of Rs 35 lakh to a man who lost seven members of his family in terror attack
Jul 21, 2017
Chastised over bloody war on drugs, Rodrigo Duterte vows to never visit 'lousy' AmericaPhilippine president Rodrigo Duterte on Friday vowed that he would never visit "lousy" America despite an earlier invitation extended by US president Donald Trump.
Jul 14, 2017
AAP slams Punjab govt for appointing state HRC chairman without consulting OppositionAAP took a serious note of Punjab government appointing the chairman of the state Human Rights Commission without taking the principal opposition party into confidence