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UN panel concerned at torture of children in Syria

Last Updated: Friday, November 25, 2011, 23:55

A UN panel voiced deep concern about human rights violations in Syria, including the reported torture of children.

Human rights violations in China matter of concern: US

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 09, 2011, 11:16

Concerned over the continuing human rights violations in China, US has asked authorities in Beijing to stop the "extralegal" detention and "enforced disappearance" of leading lawyers and rights activists.

Rise in human rights violations matter of concern: NHRC chief

Last Updated: Thursday, December 09, 2010, 22:21

NHRC Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan on Thursday said the rising number of complaints of human rights violations reflected the trust of people in the commission.

Dialogue and rights violations can`t go together: Mirwaiz

Last Updated: Monday, May 31, 2010, 15:10

Mirwaiz has said that human rights violations and the dialogue process cannot go on together in J&K.

Rajapaksa rejects demands for probe into rights violation

Last Updated: Friday, May 28, 2010, 16:07

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has rejected demands from the global community for an independent probe into the alleged human rights violations during the last phase of the civil war.

US report highlights HR violations in Nepal

Last Updated: Friday, March 12, 2010, 21:19

A US government report has painted a grim picture of human rights situation in Nepal saying the country has reported 229 killings in 2009 besides numerous cases of arbitrary arrests, torture and manhandling.

Venezuelan Prez rejects report citing rights violations

Last Updated: Friday, February 26, 2010, 08:40

President Hugo Chavez said on Thursday that Venezuela should boycott the Organisation of American States` human rights body, saying the panel wrongly accused his government of political repression.

Govt will not tolerate human rights violations: J-K Minister

Last Updated: Sunday, February 21, 2010, 19:21

Asking people to ignore "vested interests" bent upon to disturb peace in Jammu and Kashmir, a minister has said his government will not tolerate human rights violations in the state.

Nepal must end culture of impunity for rights violators: UN

Last Updated: Monday, November 30, 2009, 20:06

The UN rights watchdog on Monday asked the Nepal government to end the culture of impunity and punish those involved in human rights violations both during and after the decade-long civil war in the country.