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India hits back at Pakistan in UN, says 'terrorism fundamental violation of human rights'

India hits back at Pakistan in UN, says 'terrorism fundamental violation of human rights'

"Terrorism is the most fundamental violation of human rights and we overlook its egregiousness at our own peril," said New Delhi.

Mar 09, 2018, 06:49 AM IST

Kashmiri parties call for rights violations in PoK to end

Kashmiri parties, including the London-based Kashmir Voice International (KVI) London, have unanimously passed a resolution calling for an end to human rights violations in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, and to allow international human rights organisations to visit the region to make independent assessments of the situation on ground.

Nov 21, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns abuses in Rakhine but silent on army role

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned on Tuesday human rights violations in Rakhine state and said violators would be brought to book, but she did not address U.N. accusations of a campaign of ethnic cleansing by the military.

Sep 19, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

Plea in HC to refer attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen to ICJ

Fisherman Care, the petitioner, also alleged that the Lankan Navy had all these years violated the 1974 agreement entered into between India and Sri Lanka.

Jun 09, 2017, 16:53 PM IST
Ten years after being stripped off  medal, Santhi Soundarajan to file human rights violation case against AFI, IOA

Ten years after being stripped off medal, Santhi Soundarajan to file human rights violation case against AFI, IOA

AFI President Adille Sumariwalla, however, said that the federation cannot do much because Soundarajan was banned and medal stripped off by the OCA during the Asian Games.

Jan 03, 2017, 22:22 PM IST
India raises human rights abuses in Balochistan at UN body, slams Pakistan for fuelling unrest in Kashmir

India raises human rights abuses in Balochistan at UN body, slams Pakistan for fuelling unrest in Kashmir

India on Wednesday raised the issue of human rights violation in PoK at the United Nations and said that Pakistan was fuelling unrest in Kashmir Valley.

Sep 14, 2016, 20:40 PM IST

Pakistan briefs China on alleged human rights violations in Kashmir Valley

Pakistan on Tuesday briefed China about alleged human rights violations in Kashmir during their bilateral strategic dialogue, in an attempt to internationalise the Kashmir issue. 

Aug 23, 2016, 17:18 PM IST

'Azadi' slogans raised at Amnesty event: Bengaluru top cop

Amnesty organised the programme -- `Broken Families` -- which had an interactive discussion on peace and justice in Kashmir.

Aug 17, 2016, 06:10 AM IST
Coal India violating Human rights: Amnesty International

Coal India violating Human rights: Amnesty International

Human rights group Amnesty International has claimed that "abusive laws and the poor enforcement of safeguards" at coal mines is leading tribal communities to oppose expansion of these blocks.

Jul 13, 2016, 22:22 PM IST

Nepal hits out at India for raking up rights issue at UNHRC

Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Friday hit out at India for raking up alleged conflict-era human rights violation at the UN, saying the issue has no relevance as Nepal had completed the peace process under the direct monitoring of the world body itself.

Nov 06, 2015, 21:12 PM IST

'28 cases of alleged human rights violation against Army personnel in High Courts of North-Eastern states'

There are 28 cases of alleged human rights violation - rape, torture, killing, disappearance and custodial deaths - against defence personnel pending in High Courts of North-Eastern States pertaining to year 2012 to 2015, the government said on Friday.

Jul 31, 2015, 16:24 PM IST

China slams 'terrible' US human rights record in annual report

China on Friday slammed the US for a "terrible human rights record", denouncing it for police brutality and global surveillance a day after Washington criticised Beijing`s own performance.

Jun 26, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

Himachal to probe rights violation of mentally challenged

Himachal Pradesh Governor Kalyan Singh has ordered a probe into the alleged violation of human rights of mentally challenged inmates at the government-run Nari Sewa Sadan here, an official said on Wednesday.

May 13, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

Human rights resolution is illegal: North Korea to UN

North Korea's foreign minister is demanding that the UN secretary-general tell member states that a resolution targeting the country's bleak human rights record is illegal and based on lies.

Feb 05, 2015, 04:49 AM IST
J&K polls: After promising sky Omar Abdullah did nothing for his constituency, says PDP

J&K polls: After promising sky Omar Abdullah did nothing for his constituency, says PDP

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday attacked ruling National Conference leader Omar Abdullah for doing nothing for his Ganderbal constituency as Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir after "promising sky" during polls.

Nov 29, 2014, 19:05 PM IST

`Unbelievable` US pressure led to UN resolution, Lanka says

Sri Lanka on Friday blamed "unbelievable" US pressure on member states that led to the UN adopting a resolution censuring Colombo on its human rights record after a vote at the UNHRC session.

Mar 28, 2014, 11:35 AM IST

Sonia Gandhi seeks dismissal of rights violation case in US

Congress president Sonia Gandhi asked court to dismiss human rights violation case filed in connection with 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, saying complaint failed to attribute actual acts to her.

Feb 21, 2014, 22:14 PM IST

Sonia Gandhi not to depose in human rights violation case: Attorney

Congress party president Sonia Gandhi will not depose here in a human rights violation lawsuit filed against her by a Sikh rights group, her attorney has said.

Jan 27, 2014, 15:44 PM IST

Vasan appreciates David Cameron`s efforts on ethnic Tamils

GK Vasan hailed "positive" efforts by British PM David Cameron in seeking an independent probe into alleged human rights violations against ethnic Tamils during CHOGM in Sri Lanka.

Nov 18, 2013, 13:30 PM IST

CHOGM to begin amid allegations of rights violations by Sri Lanka

Absence of PM Manmohan Singh and counterparts from Canada and Mauritius cast shadow over 3-day CHOGM summit amid allegations of human rights violations against Tamils in Sri Lanka`s war against LTTE.

Nov 14, 2013, 20:33 PM IST