Human rights

Deshhit: Watch nation's top news in detail, Oct 12, 2021

This segment of Zee News brings detailed news stories of the day.

Oct 12, 2021, 21:28 PM IST

Selective approach on human rights is dangerous, says BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party's national spokesperson Sambit Patra has launched a scathing attack on Congress after PM Modi's address to NHRC. Meanwhile, he also slammed Congress Party on their dual behavior and said that selective behavior on human rights is dangerous.

Oct 12, 2021, 15:16 PM IST

Meet Activist Dr. Dibyajyoti Saikia, who is on a mission to create progressive society

Dr. Saikia has been working tirelessly to create awareness drives and sensitization programs across the country over a range of issues to reestablish peace and communal harmony.

Oct 07, 2021, 20:50 PM IST

Elgar Parishad case: No NIA action till HC hears Varavara Rao's medical bail extension plea on Sep 6

Varavara Rao, an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case and currently on interim medical bail granted by HC in February this year, is supposed to surrender before the Taloja prison authorities on September 5.

Sep 03, 2021, 18:13 PM IST

Afghan refugees protest outside UNHCR office in Delhi- In pics

Afghan refugees staged a protest in front of the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Delhi seeking refugee cards, resettlement options to a third country, and security from the international body and the Indian government.

Aug 23, 2021, 18:29 PM IST

38 years on, Argentina looking for its missing, launches international campaign

The dictatorship in Argentina from 1976 to 1983 not only saw massive human rights violations but the abduction of about 500 babies, girls and boys. These children, separated from their families, grew up with false identities, unknown as to who they were.

Jun 10, 2021, 16:21 PM IST

Swiss anti-terrorism law concerns human rights' experts, may radicalise children, UN member says

After a series of attacks in Europe since 2015, Switzerland adopted the law last year to make it easier for the police to monitor and restrict the movement of potential offenders, including children as young as 12.

Jun 04, 2021, 18:07 PM IST

Miserable situation of religious freedom in Pakistan: US Commission on International Religious Freedom

A report released by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) says that the situation of religious freedom is grim in Pakistan and it is worsening day by day.

Apr 22, 2021, 11:07 AM IST

Women marginalized in Pakistan, no such thing as human rights for minorities

US State Department has issued a report on human rights conditions in different countries across the world. It also portrays the picture of the condition of human rights in Pakistan and explains how and why women are marginalized there. It shows the condition of minorities in the country.

Apr 13, 2021, 17:10 PM IST

Pakistan PM Imran Khan blames vulgarity for rising rape, sexual violence in country

Pakistan Prime Minister has blamed vulgarity for rise in rape and sexual violence instead of the deteriorating law and order situation in the country.

Apr 05, 2021, 16:50 PM IST

US co-sponsors UK led resolution on human rights violations in Sri Lanka at 46th UNHRC session

The United States co-sponsored a resolution led by the United Kingdom on "Promoting reconciliation, accountability, and human rights in Sri Lanka" in the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

Mar 25, 2021, 12:14 PM IST

Pakistan's Sindh High Court slams Imran Khan govt for lack of interest in missing persons' cases

The court said that it is alarming that no legislation has been passed in respect of criminality for those involved in carrying out enforced disappearances.

Mar 24, 2021, 06:54 AM IST

Why does the world need to boycott China’s 2022 Winter Olympics?

Having signed a joint letter condemning the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, human rights groups have stated that allowing the games to continue would embolden China vis-a-vis its appalling human rights abuses in the mainland China and its forcibly occupied territories as well as its destabilising actions in the neighbourhood under the expansionist ideology of Xi Jinping. 

Feb 17, 2021, 20:04 PM IST

China builds military base in Pakistan's Gwadar, sparks discontent in Balochistan

The CPEC Authority will construct a fenced wall around the city of Gwadar, creating a massive discontent and furore in the region.

Dec 24, 2020, 08:11 AM IST

Societies change when children take over

# UNICEF #ChildRights #HumanRights
Watch how young children took up cudgels with their enforced circumstances to fight issues like child marriage, discrimination and lack of infrastructure to complete their education and become champions of child rights.

Dec 30, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

Indian armed forces extremely secular, have utmost respect for human rights laws: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat

The driving ethos of the Indian armed forces is “Insaniyat”( Humanity) and “Sharafat”( Decency). They are extremely secular. The challenge is the changing warfare tactics with the advent of technology," said Rawat.

Dec 27, 2019, 17:11 PM IST

Indian journalist says foreign media ignored Pakistan's role in terror activities in Kashmir at US Congressional hearing

Aarti Tikoo Singh revealed that Pakistani terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) had killed Kashmiri journalist Shujaat Bukhari as he was against the neighbouring country's interference in India's internal matters. She added that LeT had carried out the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks too.

Oct 23, 2019, 11:43 AM IST

No greater enemy of human rights than terrorism and Naxalism: Amit Shah

Shah, who is also the BJP chief, made these remarks while addressing the 26th foundation day celebrations of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in New Delhi.

Oct 12, 2019, 21:10 PM IST

China tightens security around Tiananmen on anniversary of crackdown

The anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown is not spoken of openly in China and will not be formally marked by the government, which ramped up censorship in the run-up and quashed open discussion of the violence.

Jun 04, 2019, 10:27 AM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, March 22nd, 2019

This segment of DNA brings to you important stories of the day. Watch this video for more info.

Mar 22, 2019, 22:06 PM IST