Sri Lanka`s govt claims the footage and an earlier shorter video are faked.
The space for civil society movement in India has "contracted", leaving the country’s human rights defenders more vulnerable, a top UN expert has warned.
The UN`s independent expert on torture on Wednesday criticised the Obama administration for not investigating allegations of torture made when president George W Bush was in power.
An independent UN expert
has expressed concern about the deaths of homeless people in
New Delhi due to cold as the government has `demolished`
number of shelters due to the upcoming Commonwealth Games.
Independent experts have
concluded that the controversial video tape depicting alleged
extra-judicial killings by the Sri Lankan army is "authentic,"
a top UN envoy said on Thursday.
The UN`s expert on extrajudicial,
summary or arbitrary executions on Friday asked China for
clemency in the case of a reportedly mentally ill Briton
sentenced to death for drug trafficking.
A UN human rights expert on Friday
visited Sri Lanka`s military-run detention camps where nearly
300,000 war-displaced civilians have been held since the
country`s civil war ended four months ago.
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon