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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.
Jun 26, 2017
Narendra Modi in Washington, DC: Amnesty urges PM to raise issues of human rights violationAhead 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.
May 25, 2017
Iraq probes allegations of human rights violations in Mosul operationIraq is investigating a report that members of a special forces unit carried out torture, summary killings and rapes during the operation to retake Mosul.
May 09, 2017
Kashmiri writer Malik Sajad's graphic novel 'Munnu' retells horrors of Kashmir insurgencyThrough 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.
May 04, 2017
UN reviews human rights in India: Excessive use of force in Kashmir, violence against minorities among key issuesThe 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
Apr 05, 2017
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.
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).
Feb 02, 2017
Bastar IG SRP Kalluri to go on leave, Chhattisgarh govt appoints new DIGThe 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.
Jan 08, 2017
Kashmir unrest: Mehbooba Mufti govt rules out judicial probe, admits to excesses by security forcesChief 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
Aug 17, 2016
UNHRC seeks access to Kashmir to probe allegations of human rights violationsVoicing 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.