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Human trafficking: NHRC seeks report about placement agencies  Feb 26, 1:52 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 26 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi to respond within two weeks about placement agencies which provide domestic help in the national capital.
Iranian woman receives human rights award in Geneva for hijab campaign  Feb 25, 4:55 pm
London, Feb 25 (ANI): An Iranian journalist who started an online hijab campaign, encouraging women to come out in the open without their headscarves, has been awarded a human rights award in Geneva.
HRW urges Pak to halt forceful return of Afghan refugees in wake of Peshawar school attack  Feb 23, 4:27 pm
Islamabad, Feb 23 (ANI): The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged Pakistan to halt forced return of Afghan refugees from Pakistan in the wake of the recent Peshawar school attack.
Former Maldives President arrested on 'terror charges'  Feb 23, 10:15 am
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Former President of Maldives and opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed has been arrested by the police on terror charges, a report said.
100,000 North Koreans reportedly working abroad as slaves to fund Kim Jong-un's luxurious lifestyle  Feb 21, 3:04 pm
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Human rights activists say that nearly 100,000 North Koreans are being forced to work abroad as slaves abroad to fund Kim-Jong-un and his administration's luxurious lifestyle.
NHRC workshop for creating conducive environment for Human Rights Defenders  Feb 19, 7:51 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 19 (ANI): A day-long 'National Workshop on Human Rights Defenders' organized by the National Human Rights Commission concluded here today by emphasizing that the governments need to evolve an environment in their functioning to attach importance to the work of Human Rights Defenders.
NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra Govt. over Pansare attack  Feb 19, 9:45 am
New Delhi, Feb. 19 (ANI): Taking suo motu cognizance of media reports that 80-year-old social activist Govind Pansare and his wife were shot at by some unidentified persons in Kolhapur, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices t
NHRC notice to DoT over delay in payment of retirement dues  Feb 17, 2:48 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 17 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) under Ministry of Communications and Information Technology to look into the matter of the delay in disbursement of retirement benefits of a BSNL employee and fix the responsibility of delinquent officials.
Human Rights Watch says Sudanese forces raped 122 women in mass attacks last year   Feb 12, 10:43 am
Johannesburg, Feb 12 (ANI): A Human Rights Watch report has said that Sudanese army troops raped at least 122 women and girls last year in a village in Darfur in a series of house-to-house attacks.
Amal Clooney to visit Egypt for Al Jazeera journalist's release   Feb 10, 1:04 pm
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney will travel to Cairo in hopes of freeing jailed journalist Mohamed Fahmy, it has been reported.
Angelina Jolie firmly opposed to child marriage  Feb 7, 3:37 pm
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): Angelina Jolie, who is a human rights activist, has spoken about her stand against child marriage in a magazine interview.
Bangladesh must end deadly cycle of crimes: Human Rights Watch  Feb 7, 12:49 pm
New York, Feb. 7 (ANI): With no end in sight to politically motivated violence and other abuses in Bangladesh, state authorities need to ensure their response respects the rights of all and avoids arbitrary use of force, arrests, and disappearances, Human Rights Watch said on Saturday.
Sexual assault of workers in UP: NHRC issues notices to DM, SP  Feb 4, 7:02 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 4 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the District Magistrate and Superintendent of Police of Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, over reports of abduction and sexual assault of eight women workers and asked for a report within two weeks.
NHRC notices to MHA, Delhi Govt. over attack on Vasant Vihar church   Feb 3, 3:10 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 3 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday issued notices to the Secretary, Union Home Ministry, Chief Secretary, Government of NCT of Delhi and the Commissioner of Police, Delhi calling for detailed reports including the status of investigation into allegations of desecration of the sanctity of the St. Alphonsa's Church in Vasant Kunj yesterday morning.
'Terrorism a threat to international peace, security': India-Russia-China   Feb 2, 7:17 pm
Beijing, Feb. 2 (ANI): India, Russia and China on Monday reiterated that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations is a threat to international peace and security, a grave violation of human rights and a crime against humanity.
Allahabad: NHRC camp concludes after hearing 52 cases   Jan 29, 8:27 pm
New Delhi, January 29 (ANI): The three-day Camp Sitting of the National Human Rights Commission, presided over by Member, S.C. Sinha from January 27 to 29 concluded at Circuit House, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh today.
Modi Government should act on rights pledges: HRW World Report   Jan 29, 3:42 pm
New York, Jan.29 (ANI):Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Government should bring public officials, police, and military personnel who commit serious rights abuses to justice, Human Rights Watch said today in the release of its World Report 2015.
Pakistan must protect minorities, women and journalists: HRW World Report  Jan 29, 3:42 pm
New York, Jan.29 (ANI): The Government of Pakistan should ensure the security of the country's religious minorities from judicial injustice and attacks by militants, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2015.
HRW World Report 2015: Rights aren't wrong in tough times  Jan 29, 3:42 pm
Beirut, Jan.29 (ANI): Governments make a big mistake when they ignore human rights to counter serious security challenges, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing its annual world report.
HRW World Report question's Rajapaksa regime's legacy of abuse  Jan 29, 3:10 pm
New York, Jan.29 (ANI): Human Rights Watch has in its worls report questioned the previous Sri Lankan government for its legacy of abuse on human rights activists and journalists, particularly those urging justice for past war crimes.
Sirisena reinstates former CJ Shirani Bandaranayake  Jan 29, 12:49 pm
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly reinstated former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake two years after she was removed by the previous dispensation over corruption allegations.
ACHR welcomes life term for Nithari killer  Jan 28, 6:19 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 28 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) on Wednesday welcomed the Allahabad High Court's decision for commuting the death sentence of Surinder Koli, convicted in 2006 Nithari serial killings case, into life imprisonment.
NHRC issues notices to Delhi Govt., police in electrocution matter  Jan 28, 6:19 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 28 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that neglect by the concerned authorities resulted in the electrocution of 26-year-old Gaurav Rana and his dog by a live wire in a park of north-west Delhi on January 18.
Syrian govt airstrikes kill 30 including six children in Damascus  Jan 24, 1:40 pm
London, Jan 24 (ANI): Syrian government's airstrikes by its warplanes near the capital Damascus has killed more than 30 people including six children, said an activist group.
Human Rights activist Irom Sharmila re-arrested in Manipur  Jan 24, 10:33 am
Imphal (Manipur), Jan. 24 (ANI): Human rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila has re-arrested after a local court rejected her charges of attempt to suicide and ordered her immediate release from custody.
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