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Jun 17, 2016
'Lawless law': 133 arrested under the Public Safety Act in J&K in 2015Despite facing harsh criticism, the Jammu and Kashmir government continues to put hundreds of people in jail under Public Safety Act.
Apr 22, 2016
Fifa president Infantino announces body to monitor Qatar World Cup labour conditionsGianni Infantino announced Friday FIFA will establish a body to monitor working conditions for labourers at Qatar's 2022 World Cup stadiums and insisted the tournament would stay in the Gulf.
Mar 12, 2016
UN reports fighters in South Sudan rape women as paymentA UN report describing sweeping crimes like children and the disabled being burned alive and fighters being allowed to rape women as payment shows South Sudan is facing "one of the most horrendous human rights situations in the world," the UN human rights chief said on Saturday.
Dec 16, 2015
Be consistent and firm in Kashmir policy, Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani tells PakistanTwo hardliner Hurriyat Conference leaders on Monday met Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit in Delhi and told him that Islamabad should maintain "consistency and firmness" over its Kashmir policy.
Nov 29, 2015
FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatar will have to address workers' rights issue, says Prince AliFIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali Al Hussein on Sunday ruled out re-opening of the 2022 World Cup bid won by Qatar if he is elected for the top job unless the Gulf country fails to address the issue of alleged rights violation of workers hired to construct the stadia.
Oct 23, 2015
World Bank treats human rights like an infectious disease, says UN officialPhilip Alston, an independent investigator appointed by UN and a distinguished law professor, has accused The World Bank of being a "human rights-free zone" which "treats human rights more like an infectious disease than universal values and obligations".
Dec 26, 2014
Delhi HC sets aside NHRC order holding Somnath Bharti guiltyIn his writ petition against the NHRC order, Bharti had sought that the Commission’s ruling be declared a “nullity” as it was passed without giving him an opportunity to lead evidence in his defence.
Dec 22, 2014
North Korea skipping UN Security Council meetingAn angry North Korea is refusing to take part in a UN Security Council meeting where its bleak human rights situation will be discussed for the first time.
Nov 25, 2014
North Korea holds mass rally against UN resolutionNorth Korea says the UN move is based on trumped-up allegations by defectors and backed by the United States
Nov 19, 2014
UN push on human rights moves against North Korea as envoy threatens more nuclear testsThe UN's human rights committee approved a resolution that urges the UNSC to refer North Korea's human rights situation to the International Criminal Court.