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SC refuses to entertain Congress' plea on enacting laws to prevent torture

SC refuses to entertain Congress' plea on enacting laws to prevent torture

Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain former Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar`s plea seeking directions to the Centre to enact laws to define and prevent torture.

Nov 27, 2017, 14:44 PM IST
Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension rises: Sources

Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension rises: Sources

Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhine state after a recent spate of killings, military sources said on Friday, fuelling fears of yet more violence and instability in the troubled region.

Aug 11, 2017, 16:44 PM IST

Ex-Gambian interior minister Ousman Sonko kept in Swiss jail as torture investigation extended

Former Gambian interior minister Ousman Sonko has been in pre-trial custody since January after the Geneva-based legal group Trial International filed a criminal complaint accusing him of having personally taken part in torture.

 

Aug 03, 2017, 13:51 PM IST

Meira Kumar calls on police torture victims in Telangana jail

Condemning the atrocities on the Dalits, she said the police beat up the youth and tortured them with electric shocks. 

 

Jul 31, 2017, 15:41 PM IST
UN concerned over ongoing `serious` abuses, torture in Sri Lanka

UN concerned over ongoing `serious` abuses, torture in Sri Lanka

The UN on Friday decried Sri Lanka`s slow progress in addressing wartime crimes.

Mar 03, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
Myanmar pursuing `ethnic cleansing` of Rohingya: UN official

Myanmar pursuing `ethnic cleansing` of Rohingya: UN official

Up to 30,000 Rohingya Muslims have abandoned their homes in Myanmar to escape the unfolding violence, says the UN.

Nov 25, 2016, 08:29 AM IST
Nawazuddin Siddiqui denies sister-in-law's allegations of torture

Nawazuddin Siddiqui denies sister-in-law's allegations of torture

Nawazuddin Siddiqui on Sunday denied allegations of torture made against him and his family by his sister-in-law.

Oct 02, 2016, 19:29 PM IST
Police brutality in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir’s Gilgit-Baltistan area – Know the gory details

Police brutality in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir’s Gilgit-Baltistan area – Know the gory details

In more shame for Pakistan, Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has released a report, exposing police brutality in Pakistan-occupied Gilgit-Baltistan area.

Aug 11, 2016, 12:12 PM 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

Women subjected to torture by Mexican police, armed forces: Report

Mexican police and armed forces often use torture and sexual violence against women to obtain confessions during interrogations and arrests, according to a report by Amnesty International released on Tuesday.

Jun 29, 2016, 02:49 AM IST
Mexico police, troops `routinely` rape arrested women: Amnesty

Mexico police, troops `routinely` rape arrested women: Amnesty

Arrests and interogation of women in Mexico gets mucky with police harassing and torturing them. 

Jun 28, 2016, 12:20 PM IST

Why are Muslim women being punished with triple talaq system? - Part VI

Watch this special segment and get to know about the adversities and torture face by the Muslim women by three divorce system?
To know more watch this full video here.

May 25, 2016, 21:07 PM IST

Why are Muslim women being punished with triple talaq system? - Part V

Watch this special segment and get to know about the adversities and torture face by the Muslim women by three divorce system?
To know more watch this full video here.

May 25, 2016, 21:06 PM IST

Why are Muslim women being punished with triple talaq system? - Part IV

Watch this special segment and get to know about the adversities and torture face by the Muslim women by three divorce system?
To know more watch this full video here.

May 25, 2016, 21:04 PM IST

Why are Muslim women being punished with triple talaq system? - Part III

Watch this special segment and get to know about the adversities and torture face by the Muslim women by three divorce system?
To know more watch this full video here.

May 25, 2016, 21:03 PM IST

Why are Muslim women being punished with triple talaq system? - Part II

Watch this special segment and get to know about the adversities and torture face by the Muslim women by three divorce system?
To know more watch this full video here.

May 25, 2016, 21:02 PM IST

Why are Muslim women being punished with triple talaq system?

Watch this special segment and get to know about the adversities and torture face by the Muslim women by three divorce system?
To know more watch this full video here.

May 25, 2016, 20:53 PM IST

Hyderabad maid dies in Saudi Arabia due to alleged torture, alleges family

A woman from Hyderabad, who was working as maid in Saudi Arabia, has died due to alleged torture by her employer, her family said.

May 10, 2016, 00:04 AM IST
Donald Trump advocates changing laws to allow torture of terrorists

Donald Trump advocates changing laws to allow torture of terrorists

Donald Trump suggests that US laws should be changed to permit torture of terror suspects.

Mar 07, 2016, 00:46 AM IST
Republican candidate Trump reverses stance on torture: WSJ

Republican candidate Trump reverses stance on torture: WSJ

In a Republican presidential debate on Thursday night, Trump indicated he might order the US military to break the law on interrogation tactics including waterboarding.

Mar 05, 2016, 02:41 AM IST