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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On a five-day visit to the US, Rajnath Singh has raked up the issue of human rights violations and oppression of the people of Gilgit Baltistan.
An American Sikh group has challenged the dismissal of human rights violation case against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.
A US court has dismissed a case filed by a Sikh rights group accusing Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal of being involved in human rights violations.
Congress on Thursday said Government "unambiguously" condemns alleged human rights violations in Sri Lanka, but will not interfere in the domestic affairs of the island nation.
The Army has so far punished 129 of its personnel, including 38 officers, with imprisonment and dismissal from service for violations of human rights, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.
As controversy rages over scams
in Commonwealth Games, a group of NGOs today raised the issue
of "large-scale human rights violation" due to the event.
UKPC on Saturday accused the Centre and the state of
failing to take adequate steps to stop human rights violation
of Kashmiri pandits, who have been forced to leave the Valley,
and ensure their return and rehabilitation.
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