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Dalit boy burnt to death: NHRC issues notices to Bihar Chief Secretary, DGP  Oct 22, 6:19 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 22 (ANI): Taking suo motu cognizance of a media report that a 15-year-old boy was allegedly burnt to death after his goats ate the paddy crop of an upper caste man at Mohanpur village under Karakat police station in Rohtas district, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to Bihar's Chief Secretary and Director General of Police and sought a report on this matter within four weeks.
US investigating reported seizure of airdropped arms for Kurdish forces by IS in Kobane  Oct 22, 2:11 pm
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): The Pentagon has reportedly said that they are investigating claims that a cache of weapons dropped by the United States-led coalition for Kurdish militiamen have been seized by the Islamic State (IS).
India re-elected to UNHRC for 2015-2017  Oct 22, 12:02 pm
New Delhi, Oct.22 (ANI): After receiving highest votes, 162 votes, in the recently held UN General Assembly elections in New York, India has been re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the period of 2015 to 2017
NHRC asks Bihar, Delhi Police to investigate allegations of harassment of rape victim's parents   Oct 21, 8:48 pm
New Delhi, Oct.21 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday asked the Director General of Police, Bihar and the Delhi Police Commissioner to investigate the alleged harassment of a rape victim's parents.
Seventy dead bodies of IS militants dropped off at hospital: Syrian opposition group  Oct 20, 12:57 pm
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A report has revealed that at least 70 dead bodies of Islamic State (IS) fighters have been dropped off at a hospital in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad over the past four days, a Syrian opposition group said.
IS militants execute man, display body on cross for filming Syrian headquarters  Oct 19, 2:03 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 19 (ANI): Islamic State militants have executed a man in the Aleppo province of Syria and displayed his body on a cross as they accused him of filming their headquarters, claimed a monitoring group on Saturday.
Saddam Hussein's pilots training IS militants to fly captured jets  Oct 18, 11:44 am
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Pilots under the former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein are training Islamic State (IS) militants to fly three captured fighter jets, says Rami Abdul Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).
India becoming safe haven for militants, says Bangladeshi activist  Oct 17, 4:35 pm
Dhaka, Oct.17 (ANI): Bangladeshi human rights activist and journalist Shahriar Kabir has said India is turning into a safe haven for militant groups, especially Jamaat-e-Islami.
Canada announces fund for flood hit Jammu and Kashmir  Oct 16, 6:28 pm
Srinagar, Oct. 16 (ANI): Canada's Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Human Rights Deepak Obhrai visited Jammu and Kashmir to announce Canada Fund for local initiatives support to Global Medic which is an NGO providing flood-hit communities with water purification devices.
Human Rights Watch urges Bangladesh not to lower marriage age  Oct 13, 4:09 pm
New York Oct.13 (ANI): Human Rights Watch (HRW) today said the Bangladeshi Government should set 18 as the minimum age for marriage to comply with international prohibitions against child marriage as it claimed that the proposed revisions would reverse the stated government aims to reduce child marriage.
HRCP worried over mass migration of Hindus from Balochistan under threat of extremists  Oct 13, 2:36 pm
Islamabad, Oct 13 (ANI): Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has said that a lot of Hindus are migrating from volatile Balochistan province to other parts of the country in light of increasing dangers posed by extremists.
Kobane death toll crosses 500 mark  Oct 12, 9:35 am
London, Oct 12 (ANI): At least 553 people have died in a month of fighting in Kobane, a Syrian town under attack by the Islamic State (IS).
HRW urges new Afghan leadership to delay executions in rape case  Oct 8, 6:00 pm
New York, Oct.8 (ANI): Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani to delay the execution of five men convicted in a badly flawed trial following the gang-rape of four women in Paghman district near Kabul.
UN report says IS putting literal price tags on abducted girls  Oct 4, 5:49 pm
Washington, Oct 04 (ANI): The United Nations human rights report claims that militants of the Islamic State (IS) are literally putting price tags on abducted women and girls to sell them as merchandise in a major Iraqi city.
Clooney's wife Amal Alamuddin compared to Kim K by website  Oct 4, 10:07 am
London, Oct 4 (ANI): George Clooney's wife Amal Alamuddin has been labeled as the 'new Kim Kardashian' by a website which made the human rights lawyer famous overnight.
UN accuses IS of 'staggering array' of human rights abuses in Iraq  Oct 3, 1:29 pm
London, Oct 3 (ANI): The UN has accused the Islamic State (IS) of committing serious human rights abuses in Iraq.
Iran executes man for insulting Prophet Jonah  Sep 30, 4:49 pm
London, Sep 30 (ANI): According to human rights activists, Iran has executed a 37-year-old man after he was declared guilty of heresy and insulting Prophet Jonah by a court of law.
Clooney marries Amal Alamuddin in Venice   Sep 28, 10:07 am
London, Sept 28 (ANI): George Clooney finally got married to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in Venice.
HRCP condemns attack on blasphemy accused Pak detainee by prison guard   Sep 27, 3:20 pm
Karachi, Sep 27 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned the attack on a 70-year-old man accused of blasphemy by the prison guard at Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi.
Nepal: ICJ, HRW calls on Nepali Govt. for Adhiakri rights protection  Sep 27, 2:50 pm
New York, Sept.27 (ANI): The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and Human Rights Watch have called on the Nepali government to protect the human rights of Ganga Maya Adhikari, who continues to refuse food even after her husband Nanda Prasad Adhikari's recent death.
Iraqi woman activist publicly executed by Islamic State over critical Facebook post  Sep 26, 1:19 pm
Wellington, Sep 26 (ANI): An Iraqi woman human rights lawyer and activist was publicly executed by Islamic State militants for posting online criticism of the extremist group, the UN mission in Iraq said.
NHRC recommends Rs three lakhs compensation for death of girl student in Odisha  Sep 25, 6:52 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 25 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has recommended that the Government of Odisha must pay Rs three lakhs as compensation for the death of a girl student within the school premises.
Road accident case: NHRC asks Haryana Govt. to pay Rs three lakhs compensation  Sep 25, 6:52 pm
New Delhi, Sept.25 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has recommended the Haryana Government through its Chief Secretary to pay Rs three lakhs as monetary relief to the next of kin of deceased, who lost their lives after their motorcycle fell down from a broken road bridge into a drain on March 16, 2013.
NSA whistleblower Snowden honoured with Sweden's 'alternative Nobel prize'  Sep 25, 10:56 am
Washington, Sep 25 (ANI): Former US spy agency contractor, Edward Snowden, has been declared one of the winners of a Swedish human rights award-also known as the "alternative Nobel"- for exposing top secret state surveillance programs.
Lanka Government needs to do more for reconciliation: UNHCR chief  Sep 23, 1:58 pm
Geneva, Sept 23. (ANI), United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al- Hussein has said that the Government of Sri Lanka needs to do much more to ensure far-reaching accountability and reconciliation between communities in the post-civil war period.
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