Human Rights Violations

Yasin Bhatkal's claim of rights violation is false, Tihar

The jail administration said accused Yasin Bhatkal was provided with all basic facilities similar to other prisoners.
 

Jun 09, 2017, 19:15 PM IST

UN to check human rights record for Sri Lankan peacekeepers

"We need to have an enhanced screening process for Sri Lankan peacekeepers," Farhan Haq, deputy spokesperson for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. 

May 27, 2017, 15:00 PM IST
Baloch activists protest outside UN office in Geneva, demand special rapporteur​ to look into human rights violations in Balochistan

Baloch activists protest outside UN office in Geneva, demand special rapporteur​ to look into human rights violations in Balochistan

Baloch activists on Monday demanded appointment of UN special rapporteur to look into human rights violations in Balochistan.

Mar 13, 2017, 13:36 PM IST

China rails against US for human rights violations

US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria had caused thousands of civilian deaths, according to the report, which was carried by the state-run Xinhua news agency.

Mar 09, 2017, 15:51 PM IST

UN slams North Korea for diverting funds to missiles

UN member states on Tuesday condemned widespread human rights violations in North Korea and expressed concerns that funds needed to ease the dire humanitarian crisis are spent on Pyongyang's missile and nuclear programs.

Nov 16, 2016, 00:38 AM IST

Pakistan hands over dossier to US on ' human rights violations' by India in Kashmir

Pakistan has handed over a dossier to the US on 'grave human rights violations' by India in Kashmir and sought the country's intervention in the matter.

Oct 04, 2016, 18:53 PM IST
Will support Balochistan till repression and human rights violations continue: India

Will support Balochistan till repression and human rights violations continue: India

India had raised the issue of Balochistan for the first time before the UN on Wednesday and had accused Pakistan of widespread human rights violations there as well as in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Sep 15, 2016, 16:47 PM IST

Pakistan raises 'human rights violations in Kashmir' with UN

Pakistan has urged United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein to make efforts to end the "persistent and egregious" violation of human rights in Jammu and Kashmir, a statement from the Prime Minister's House said on Tuesday.

Aug 09, 2016, 22:25 PM IST
U.S. sanctions North Korean leader over rights abuses

U.S. sanctions North Korean leader over rights abuses

The United States on Wednesday sanctioned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time, citing 'notorious abuses of human rights', in a move diplomats say will infuriate the nuclear-armed country.

Jul 07, 2016, 11:24 AM IST