Keyword Results for   'human rights'  
Law student rape: NHRC issues notice to Kerala Govt.  May 3, 8:38 pm
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday took suo motu cognizance of media reports about yet another 'Nirbhaya' like rape and murder of a Dalit law student, whose body was found by her mother on April 29 evening, in Ernakulam, Kerala.
Kashmiri writer launches Europe-wide signature campaign against illegal annexation of Gilgit Baltistan and CPEC  May 3, 7:41 am
Srinagar, May 3 (ANI): Junaid Qureshi, a Kashmiri writer, international human rights activist and a senior leader of the Jammu Kashmir Democratic Liberation Party (JKDLP), who is based in Srinagar, has initiated a Europe-wide signature campaign in various European cities to create awareness regarding the Kashmir issue in general and in particular vis-a-vis the proposed annexation of Gilgit-Baltistan by Pakistan and the "illegal construction" of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Kanak Mani Dixit produced before Nepal SC for habeas corpus hearing  May 2, 4:20 pm
Kathmandu, May. 2 (ANI): Nepal's Commission for the Investigation Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has produced journalist Kanak Mani Dixit before the Supreme Court today.
NHRC issues notice to TN officials over violation of human rights in political rallies  May 2, 2:25 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken cognizance of a complaint that several people were gathered, forced and threatened to sit for political rallies, in open fields under the scorching sun, for four to five hours without drinking water and other basic facilities leading to injuries and loss of lives, amounting to violation of basic and fundamental human rights.
NHRC takes serious view of death of 11 children in Rajasthan; issues notices to state govt.   Apr 29, 6:02 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports that 11 children with special needs, living in a state-run Rehabilitation Home in Jaipur, have died in mysterious circumstances within a period of the last 12 days.
Human Rights Watch urges Lanka to be transparent in implementing UN resolution  Apr 26, 12:55 pm
New York, Apr 26, (ANI): New York-based Human Rights Watch has asked Sri Lanka to step up efforts in building trust among communities and be more transparent on measures it is taking to deliver on its promises.
Over 8,000 Nepalis are victims of human trafficking annually, says NHRC  Apr 25, 7:04 pm
Kathmandu (Nepal) ,Apr.25 (ANI): A National Human Rights Commission of Nepal report has said that over 8,000 of the country's citizens are victims of human trafficking every year.
Canada Court to hear 'torture' charges case against Capt. Amarinder today  Apr 23, 8:33 am
Toronto, Apr. 23, (ANI): The Ontario Court of Justice will on Saturday hear the torture charges levelled against Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Captain Amarinder Singh by a U.S.-based human rights advocacy group "Sikhs for Justice" (SFJ).
European Parliament expresses concern on minority situation in Pak  Apr 18, 5:50 pm
London,Apr.18(ANI): European Parliament in its plenary session took Pakistan to task for the country's abysmal human rights record with regard to treatment of the Christians and other minority communities.
SC seeks Centre's reply on establishment of SHRC in Delhi  Apr 18, 12:24 pm
New Delhi, Apr.18 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to file a reply on the plea seeking the establishment of State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) in Delhi.
AHRC suggests doubling of High Courts in Lanka to reduce crime  Apr 17, 3:31 pm
Colombo, Apr. 17 (ANI): An Asian human rights group has said that doubling the number of High Courts in Sri Lanka will drastically reduce the occurrence of serious crimes since only the High Courts have the jurisdiction to conduct trials regarding serious crimes.
OIC calls upon India to implement UN Security Council's resolutions on Kashmir  Apr 17, 12:17 pm
Islamabad, Apr. 17(ANI): The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called on India to implement the United Nations Security Council resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir and expressed concern at the 'gross violations' of human rights allegedly committed in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) by the Indian security forces.
Lanka will revert to U.S. human rights after thorough analysis  Apr 16, 5:21 pm
Colombo,Apr.16 (ANI):The Sri Lankan government has said that it will give its views regarding a report released by the United States Department of State on the country's human rights situation last year after studying the report thoroughly.
EU Parliament criticises worsening minority situation in Pakistan  Apr 16, 2:22 pm
Brussels (Belgium), Apr.16 (ANI): European Parliament, in its plenary session held on April 14, took Pakistan to task for the country's abysmal human rights record with regard to treatment of the Christians and other minority communities.
Human rights suppression in PoK: Matter should go to IHRC, says Rijiju  Apr 14, 9:39 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 14 (ANI): Reacting to reports of suppression of human rights in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), Minister of State for Home Kiran Rijiju on Thursday said the matter should go to the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC), as so much of brutalities are being visible.
China strikes back, releases US human rights report  Apr 14, 6:02 pm
Beijing, Apr. 14 (ANI): China has published a report on the United States human rights situation on Thursday, in response to the '2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices' issued by the U.S. State Department on April 13.
US report shows bleak picture of human rights in Nepal  Apr 14, 5:46 pm
Kathmandu, Apr.14 (ANI): An annual report prepared by the United States Department of State has presented a bleak picture of serious human rights situation in Nepal.
Bangladesh took 'limited measures' to investigate cases of abuse: US  Apr 14, 2:01 pm
Dhaka, Apr.14 (ANI): The United States has said that the Bangladesh Government took 'limited measures' to investigate and prosecute cases of abuse and killing by the security forces.
NHRC takes suo motu cognizance of Kollam fire tragedy  Apr 11, 7:04 pm
New Delhi, April.11 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of devastating fire due to explosion in the stored crackers in the premises of crowded Puttingal Devi Temple in Kollam (Kerala), which led to deaths of around 107 people and left over 400 injured.
OHCHR urges moratorium on the use of death penalty in Bangladesh  Apr 9, 6:53 pm
Dhaka, Apr.9 (ANI): The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has urged the Bangladesh government to halt all executions and institute a moratorium on the use of the death penalty.
UN urges Bangladesh to protect secular activists  Apr 8, 6:09 pm
Dhaka, Apr.8 (ANI): United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, has urged the Bangladesh Government to take urgent, concerted measures to ensure the protection of all those being threatened by extremists 'operating in the country'.
NHRC seeks report on wild animals causing loss to life in Tamil Nadu  Apr 8, 1:17 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 8 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission, (NHRC) has issued notices to the Chief Conservator of Forests, Government of Tamil Nadu and District Collector, Nilgiris on a complaint alleging that wild animals straying into the inhabited areas in the villages and towns near the forest areas of Nilgiris have been killing people and damaging crops without any protective measures by the concerned authorities.
Notice issued to Airports Authority over incidents of glass fall at Chennai Airport  Apr 6, 4:28 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 6 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday issued notices to Civil Aviation Ministry secretary and Airports Authority of India chairman on a complaint that the Chennai Airport despite having been modernized in 2012 has witnessed 61 incidents of glass fall in recent times, endangering safety of travelers, without any substantive action taken by the concerned authorities.
17 Pak prisoners in Indian jails awaiting repatriation for years  Apr 6, 1:22 pm
Karachi, Apr.6 (ANI): Litigation over the fate of 189 Pakistani prisoners reportedly languishing in Indian penitentiaries took a new turn when a human rights activist submitted in the Sindh High Court a list of 17 prisoners waiting for their repatriation.
NHRC raps states for laid-back attitude in rehabilitation of rescued bonded child labourers   Apr 1, 1:06 pm
New Delhi, April 1 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has taken it very seriously that six states have adopted 'lackadaisical attitude' in the rehabilitation of 740 bonded child labourers rescued from various parts of Rajasthan during March, 2013 to July, 2014.