Julian Assange has ‘right to sunbathe`, says Ecuador

Ecuador will lobby for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange`s `fundamental right` to sunbathe at the embassy where he has been holed up for almost a year.

Presumption of innocence is a human right: SC

SC has ruled that it is fundamental right of an accused to be presumed innocent and he cannot be held guilty on the basis of suspicion.

Access to clean water human right: UN

The General Assembly recognised access to clean water and sanitation as a
human right.

UN declares access to clean water a human right

The United Nations declared access to clean water a human right, voicing "deep concern" about a human necessity denied to almost 900 million people worldwide.

UN declares access to clean water a human right

The United Nations declared access to clean water a human right, voicing "deep concern" about a human necessity denied to almost 900 million people worldwide.

Protesters demand G8 leaders to declare water as a human right

Dozens of protesters asked the G8 leaders who have gathered in the Canadian town of
Huntsville to take part in a Summit, to declare access to safe
water as a fundamental human right.

179 complaints of human rights abuse by armed forces

A total of 179 complaints of
alleged human rights abuse were received against the armed
forces personnel and 23 requests for permission to prosecute
them in the last three years.

Sri Lanka`s human rights advisory body may be delayed

The United Nation`s proposal
to form a panel on human right violations in Sri Lanka may be
delayed as the world body chief is still considering its terms
of references.

PDP demands PM`s intervention in human right violations

Concerned over the killing of a civilian in Pulwama, opposition PDP today sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s intervention to keep a check on "unabated" cases of human rights violation by security forces.