Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 00:23
At least five people were killed when a car bomb exploded at a border crossing between Syria and Turkey on Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 00:14
Differently-abled people expressed anguish over non-passage of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill due to continuous ruckus in Parliament and demanded its clearance.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 14:42
A man in China is suing the government after officials refused his application to register a gay organisation and replied that homosexuality is "against the construction of cultural and ideological progress".
Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 02:16
The government of Botswana announced Wednesday it has decided to terminate diplomatic and consular relations with North Korea in the light of "human rights violations" in the country.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 12:14
Syria`s government forces have begun using a powerful type of cluster munition rocket not previously seen in the country`s conflict, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a statement on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 23:10
Amnesty International termed as "very encouraging" the decision of the SC to commute the death sentence to life of three condemned prisoners in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 15:55
Hong Kong`s top court Tuesday dismissed an appeal by refugees petitioning for the right to work in a decision activists warn will tarnish the city`s human rights record.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 14:35
Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the comments at a daily news briefing.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 10:14
A US Sikh human rights group has challenged a motion filed by India`s Congress party for dismissing of a human rights violation case relating to the 1984 anti-Sikh violence.
Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 21:19
North Korea`s leaders should be brought before an international court for a litany of crimes against humanity that include exterminating, starving and enslaving its population, a UN team said.
Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 16:48
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday ordered changes to a proposed law after international campaigners said the legislation would be a major setback for women`s rights.
Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 15:08
A transgender former member of Italy`s Parliament said on Monday she had been detained by Russian police for about three hours for trying to stage a gay rights protest at the Winter Olympics.
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