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Thousands of Burundi refugees pressured to go home; still not safe: Human rights group

Thousands of Burundi refugees are under pressure to go home where they risk being killed, tortured or raped, an international human rights group said on Friday.

Sep 29, 2017, 08:47 AM IST

`Unprecedented spike` in Egypt forced disappearances

Egypt`s police have been implicated in an "unprecedented spike" in enforced disappearances since early 2015 aimed at quashing dissent.

Jul 13, 2016, 09:45 AM IST
Horrific! 'Every single man in an Iran village executed for drug offences'

Horrific! 'Every single man in an Iran village executed for drug offences'

Citing the country's vice president for women and family affairs Shahindokht Molaverdi, the rights group claimed that men from Sistan and Baluchestan were killed.

Feb 28, 2016, 19:01 PM IST
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.

Jan 15, 2015, 02:29 AM IST
'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.

Dec 23, 2014, 14:01 PM IST

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.

Dec 22, 2014, 02:27 AM IST

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.

Dec 10, 2014, 01:15 AM IST

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.

May 29, 2014, 04:04 AM IST

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.

Oct 27, 2012, 13:34 PM IST

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.

Jan 30, 2012, 23:46 PM IST

Libyan forces killed detainees: Rights group

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

Aug 28, 2011, 16:37 PM IST

Lankan war report is a whitewash: Rights group

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

Aug 02, 2011, 22:07 PM IST

Rights group raps Iraq for arresting protesters

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

Jun 02, 2011, 15:23 PM IST

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.

Mar 02, 2011, 12:53 PM IST

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.

Mar 21, 2010, 16:56 PM IST

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.

Feb 07, 2010, 12:27 PM IST