Tuesday, June 18, 2013
South Asian rights group concerned over US immigration bill
A South Asian rights group has expressed serious concerns over certain provisions of the comprehensi...
Malaysian Hindu rights group supports ruling coalition
A Hindu rights group in Malaysia has come out in support of the country`s ruling coalition ahead of ...
Mamata should apologise for smoking comment: Rights group
A rights group Monday approached the West Bengal Human Rights Commission to complain against Chief M...
Rights group sues UK over exports of spying tech
A human rights group is suing the British government over the export of sophisticated surveillance t...
Animal rights group slams `cruel` pigeon races
An animal rights group may ruffle royal feathers with its call for Queen Elizabeth II to stop suppor...
‘Riot’ software ‘tracking people’s movements’ draws ire of rights groups
Rights groups have raised concerns over secretly developed software that can track people’s movement...
Myanmar: Satellite images reveal ‘destruction’ in Rakhine
A US-based human rights group has released images depicting the extent of damage in the violence-str...
India`s mining scenario chaotic: Rights group
India`s government has systematically failed to ensure that the country`s multi-billion-dollar minin...
Syria`s opposition committing abuses: Rights group
Syria`s armed opposition is carrying out serious human rights abuses, including the kidnapping, tor...
Another self-immolation hits China: Rights group
A mother of four died after setting herself on fire in a Tibetan-inhabited region of southwest Chi...
Bahrain trials of protesters flawed: Rights group
Human Rights Watch said the proceedings against protesters violated international standards.
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 S...
Syria death toll rises to 24: Rights group
Syrian security forces opened fire on civilians in several protest flashpoints, killing at least 24...
Rights groups criticise China for jailing monk
Rights activists on Tuesday criticised China for jailing a Tibetan lama for 11 years over the death ...
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.
Myanmar uses `convict slave labour`: Rights group
Myanmar`s Army has been accused for nearly two decades of forcing civilians to serve as porters.
`Minority women deliberately targeted for rape`
The Minority Rights Group International documents cases from across the world.
Rights group raps Iraq for arresting protesters
Most of the protests in Iraq have been pushing for improved services, jobs.
Bahrain rights group says 4 protesters sentenced
A special Bahrain security court has sentenced four demonstrators to a year in jail for involvement ...
Nigeria post-election violence killed 800: Rights group
Rioting erupted in cities in the mostly Muslim north after Goodluck Jonathan won the presidential vo...
Rights group blasts Syria for arbitrary detentions
The Syrian regime is continuing its crackdown on political and human rights activists.
Syrian security forces kill 18, rights group says
Security forces have killed 18, including an 8-year-old,says a rights group.
Nearly 500 arrested in Syria crackdown: Rights group
The Syrian forces have arrested some 500 pro-democracy sympathizers across the country.
Nigerian unrest kills more than 200: Rights group
The Muslim opposition candidate stressed that he did not instigate the riots.
Rights group says 12 Syrians killed in clashes
Security forces opened fire on crowds challenging the rule of Prez Assad.
Syria tortures detained protesters: Rights group
Human Rights Watch urged Syria to immediately stop the use of torture.
Sri Lanka govt must account for missing rebels: Rights group
New York-based HRW said over 20 Tamil Tiger rebels are still unaccounted for.
Rights group tells Serbia to stop evicting Roma
Amnesty International has urged Serbian authorities to stop forced evictions of Roma, also known as ...
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 e...
Malaysia: 109 from Hindu rights group held
Those arrested belong to Human Rights Party, an offshoot of the banned Hindu group Hindraf.
Rights group says China activist beaten over video
Chen Guangcheng and his wife have been blocked from going to a hospital.
Pakistani rights group condemns killing of British woman
A group seeks international monitoring mechanism for the protection of women in Pakistan.
Repeal immunity law in Kashmir, says rights group
Indian leaders should seek the immediate repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) and a...
Violence threatens Afghan elections: Rights group
HRW says candidates running in Sept 18 vote face assassinations, kidnappings.
Rights group urges support for UN Sri Lanka panel
An international human rights group has urged the United States and other countries to support a U...
Afghan war kills 1,325 civilians this year: Rights group
More than 1,300 civilians have been killed in Afghanistan so far this year, mostly by Taliban insu...
Lowest ever number of jailed dissidents: Cuba rights group
The number of political prisoners in Cuba fell sharply in the past half-year and now stands at 167...
US-based rights group claims Lankan forces killed civilians
On the eve of Sri Lanka`s first `unification day` marking the end of the civil war, a US-based right...
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 r...
Record 70 reporters killed worldwide in 2009: Rights group
A record total of 70 journalists were killed in their work around the world last year, including 31 ...
Missing Chinese lawyer in Urumqi: Rights group
A Chinese lawyer missing for more than a year is in Xinjiang in the far west of the country, a human...
Rights group faults Israel`s Gaza war crimes probe
An international human rights group says Israel failed to show it is conducting an impartial investi...
Somalia clashes kill 138 in two weeks: Rights group
Fighting in central Somalia has killed at least 138 people and displaced 63,000 others in the last t...
Free mourning mothers: Iran rights group
A rights group is demanding Iran release 33 mothers detained during their weekly memorial vigils for...
Rights group urges Sri Lanka to free war refugees
An international rights group on Saturday urged Sri Lanka to immediately free hundreds of thousands...
Myanmar junta still repressing monks: Rights group
Myanmar`s Buddhist monks face continuing intimidation, repression and severe jail sentences two year...
Fraud fears over Afghan poll: Rights Group
A US-based rights group raised concern on Tuesday that polls in Afghanistan this week could be compr...
Probe anti-Indian statements in SA: Rights group
A top rights body in South Africa has been asked to investigate reports that anti-Indian racist st...
Rights group urges resettlement for Sri Lanka`s displaced
HRW has urged Lankan govt to release hundreds of thousands of Tamil civilians confined to displaceme...
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