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Apr 02, 2019
Beijing's white paper aimed at preventing revival of Tibet issue, keeping human rights violations by China under wrapsBeijing's latest self-congratulatory document, Democratic Reform in Tibet — 60 Years On, is an attempt to arrest not just the revival of global interest on Tibet issue but also dismiss Dalai Lama's latest assertions that the next Buddha reincarnation may be found in India
Mar 14, 2019
Mike Pompeo says China in 'league of its own' on human rights violations, its crackdown on Muslims at 'record level'China is in a 'league of its own' when it comes to human rights violations, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said on Wednesday, while criticising Beijing for human rights violations and deterioration of conditions.
Mar 07, 2019
EU, Canada and Australia issue first rebuke of Saudi Arabia at UNHRC; statement calls for activists' release, condemns Khashoggi killingIt was the first rebuke of Saudi Arabia at the UN Human Rights Council since it was set up in 2006 and came amid growing international concern about Saudi violations of basic freedoms such as freedom of expression
Mar 06, 2019
UN human rights chief says US sanctions have worsened Venezuela crisis, criticises Maduro for violating civil and political rightsSanctions have "exacerbated" the crisis in Venezuela, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said after the United States warned it may expand the measures it has imposed targeting President Nicolas Maduro's government.
Nov 19, 2018
Gilgit-Baltistan review: Alok Bansal's book a great starting point in understanding the elusive region'Gilgit-Baltistan and its Saga of Human Rights Violations', by Alok Bansal, Director of the India Foundation, provides one of the few sources for someone wanting to know a little more about this troubled non-state.
Nov 02, 2018
UN calls for end to US embargo on Cuba; Nikki Haley opposes resolution, says it justifies Havana's human rights violationsThe UN vote can carry political weight, but only the US Congress can lift the more than 50-year-old embargo on Cuba. The United States and Israel voted against the resolution, 189 countries voted in favour and Ukraine and Moldova did not vote.
Sep 07, 2018
US lawmakers urge Pakistan government to stop human rights violation of minorities in Karachi, BalochistanPennsylvania Congressman Scott Perry said that the US should demand that the country's allies to treat their citizens equally, so everyone could realise their full potential.
Jun 28, 2018
Armed conflicts resulted in 21,000 violations of children's rights worldwide in 2017; over 1,300 deaths in war-torn Yemen, says UN reportMore than 10,000 children were killed or maimed amid armed conflicts worldwide last year, while others were raped, forced to serve as armed soldiers or caught in attacks on schools and hospitals, a United Nations report said.
Jun 15, 2018
UNHCR on Kashmir: Report highlights UN's tendency to be 'highly selective' in calling out human rights violationsUNHCR Report on Kashmir, that was released recently, would be comical for its selective focus if it wasn't dealing with issues that are undoubtedly tragic.
Jun 14, 2018
UN report on Kashmir human rights violations: BJP, Congress call it 'prejudiced attempt' to hurt India's sovereigntyThe Congress and the BJP on Thursday trashed a UN report on alleged human rights violations in Kashmir as a "prejudiced attempt" by vested interests to hurt India's sovereignty and national interests