2002 riots: Lawsuit against PM Narendra Modi dismissed by US judge
2002 riots: Lawsuit against PM Narendra Modi dismissed by US judge

A lawsuit against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which claimed that he failed to stop 2002 riots in Gujarat, was dismissed by a US judge in New York on Wednesday.

'The Imitation Game' to be honoured by human rights group
'The Imitation Game' to be honoured by human rights group

Benedict Cumberbatch-starrer historical thriller 'The Imitation Game', which is about a World War II hero who got criminally prosecuted for his homosexuality, will be honoured by the Human Rights Campaign, America's largest LGBT civil rights organisation.

Jordan hangs 11 men after eight-year death penalty moratorium

Human rights groups took Jordan to task on Sunday as the country ended an eight-year moratorium on the death penalty by hanging 11 men convicted of murder.

Torture report: Rights groups call for prosecutions

Human rights groups called Tuesday for the criminal prosecution of US officials after a Senate report detailed a CIA torture program that was far more brutal than previously known.

Singapore activists warn of surging xenophobia

Guest workers and expatriates are increasingly the target of "xenophobic" attacks on social media, Singapore`s leading activists groups warned Wednesday.

Myanmar: Satellite images reveal ‘destruction’ in Rakhine

A US-based human rights group has released images depicting the extent of damage in the violence-stricken Rakhine state.

HRW blasts ISI over Pak journo`s murder

Human Rights Watch blasted the ISI and called for redoubling of efforts to identify the killers of Saleem Shahzad.

Libyan forces killed detainees: Rights group

Evidence indicates that loyalists of Muammar Gaddafi also arbitrarily executed dozens of civilians.

Lankan war report is a whitewash: Rights group

The war report takes no responsibility for civilian deaths or for any alleged war rules` violations.

Rights group raps Iraq for arresting protesters

Most of the protests in Iraq have been pushing for improved services, jobs.

Human rights group urges early creation of PAC in NE

A human rights group from
Arunachal Pradesh has urged the state govt to expedite the process for early creation of Patkai Autonomous Council (PAC)for all-round development of these backward districts bordering Myanmar.

Pak human rights group seeks FIR against Obama

A petition has been moved in the Lahore High Court seeking the registration of a first information report against US President Barack Obama and other top American officials.

Rights group faults Israel`s Gaza war crimes probe

An international human rights group says Israel failed to show it is conducting an impartial investigation into Gaza war crimes allegations.