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Allow UN investigators probing human rights violations in Sri Lanka into India: Jayalalithaa

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 22:49

UN officials probing human rights violations in Sri Lanka must be given visas to visit India, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said Thursday.

Victims of rights violations unite for fair polls in Bengal

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 21:58

Deploring Mamata Banerjee govt`s "attack on democracy" in West Bengal, several victims of human rights violations urged EC to create a conducive environment for fair Lok Sabha polls in state.

Lanka must achieve reconciliation expeditiously: India

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 22:48

India on Friday asked Sri Lanka to take "expeditious steps" towards genuine national reconciliation, including investigations into allegations of human rights violations committed during the last phase of the nearly three-decades long civil war with the LTTE.

Vasan expresses reservation on India not voting at UNHRC

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 15:42

Shipping Minister G K Vasan today joined his cabinet colleague P Chidambaram in expressing reservations over India not voting in favour of a resolution at UNHRC against Sri Lanka for alleged human rights violations.

Lack of accountability in India fosters rights violations: HRW

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 19:22

India has strong legislation to protect human rights but entrenched corruption and lack of accountability foster violations, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.

Finnish minister to boycott Sochi opening ceremony

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 16:15

Finland`s sports and culture minister will boycott the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi next month due to concerns over Russia`s human rights violations.

In 20 yrs, 124 Army men held guilty of rights violations in J&K

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 17:37

As many as 124 Army personnel, including 41 officers, have been found guilty of human rights violations and awarded exemplary punishments in the past 20 years in Jammu and Kashmir.

US court reserves order in Parkash Singh Badal case

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 18:32

A US court has reserved its decision on whether a Sikh rights group should be given more time to serve summons to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal in a case accusing him of human rights violations.

Sri Lanka will like Manmohan Singh to participate in CHOGM meet: Peiris

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 23:19

Sri Lanka said it would like Manmohan Singh to attend the upcoming CHOGM meeting in Colombo despite opposition from political parties in Tamil Nadu.

`India must raise concerns with Lanka over rights violations`

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 20:36

India must raise serious concerns with Sri Lanka over human rights violations, a leading rights group said on Sunday.

UN urged to take note of human rights violations in Balochistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 13:20

Former leader of the opposition in the Balochistan Assembly Advocate Kachkol Ali has urged the United Nations secretary general to take notice of increasing number of `genocide in Baloch and violation of human rights`.

North Korea refuses to cooperate with rights probe: UN investigators

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 21:52

UN experts tasked with probing human rights violations in North Korea said Pyongyang has refused to cooperate with the investigation, but that they still hoped to travel to country next month.