Heavy Syrian bombardment killed at least 77 civilians in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, a war monitor said, as regime forces appeared to prepare for an imminent ground assault.
Pakistan links Kashmir issue to Palestinian crisis at UNSC, says Kashmiris suffer 'horrific' human rights violations
Pakistan has raked up the Kashmir issue again at the UN Security Council, linking it to the Palestinian crisis
Sri Lanka's government faced increasing pressure on Friday to answer for alleged human rights violations following a recent war crimes lawsuit and allegations from over 50 men who said they were raped, branded or tortured as recently as this year.
Justice for Gauri Lankesh, repeal of AFSPA amongst 15 demands passed at human rights conference in Delhi
Justice for slain journalist Gauri Lankesh, release of Delhi University professor GN Saibaba, probe into alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir were among 15 demands
An influential US lawmaker has expressed concern over human rights violations and forced conversions in Pakistan's Sindh province, saying elements of the government or military "see an opportunity" in making their opponents disappear.
Pakistan has handed over a dossier to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on alleged human rights violations in Kashmir
Rohingya crisis: Nikki Haley urges countries to curb military supplies to Myanmar amid concerns over violence
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Thursday called on countries to suspend providing weapons to Myanmar over violence against Rohingya Muslims until the military puts sufficient accountability measures in place.
Narendra Modi arrived in Nay Pyi Taw on Tuesday on a three-day visit to Myanmar amid a raging crisis involving Rohingyas in the country's Rakhine state.
At least 1,23,000 Rohingyas have crossed the border into Bangladesh fleeing violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, a UN official said.
State-sponsored torture of Tamils 'routine and endemic' in Sri Lanka, reveals UN fact-finding mission
Torture 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.
Myanmar 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.
Ahead of his meeting with US President Donald Trump, Amnesty International has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, raising concern over human rights violations in the US.
Iraq is investigating a report that members of a special forces unit carried out torture, summary killings and rapes during the operation to retake Mosul.
Through sombre black and white drawings, graphic novelist Malik Sajad tells the brutal story of his native Kashmir in the 1990s, as an armed insurgency against Indian rule reached its bloody peak.
UN reviews human rights in India: Excessive use of force in Kashmir, violence against minorities among key issues
The UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR) has flagged a number of issues, including excessive use of force in Jammu and Kashmir, caste-based violence and violence against minorities and criminalisation of same-sex relations
Syria chemical attack: Russian officials claim air strike hit 'terrorist warehouse' containing 'toxic substances'
A Syrian air strike hit a "terrorist warehouse" containing "toxic substances", Moscow said on Wednesday, a day after a suspected chemical attack in rebel-held northwest Syria that killed scores of civilians.
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).
The Chhattisgarh government has asked Bastar IG SRP Kalluri to go on leave citing ill-health as the reason behind the decision. According to ANI, Kalluri has been on leave for a month after undergoing a heart blockage surgery.
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti may have ruled out setting up of an inquiry commission to probe into the civilian deaths that were reported in the last six months of unrest in Kashmir, but the state government has admitted that the security forces had resorted to excesses while dealing with protests
Voicing concern over alleged human rights violations, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein on Wednesday appealed to both India and Pakistan to grant his team access to Jammu and Kashmir as well as PoK.