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Obama to conclude Kenya visit with speech on 'human rights, shared values'  Jul 26, 2:16 pm
London, July 26 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama will wrap up his visit to Kenya with a televised address at a sports stadium in the capital city of Nairobi.
Angelina Jolie to team with son Maddox for Netflix's adaptation flick  Jul 24, 11:51 am
Washington, DC, July 24 (ANI): Angelina Jolie will be taking the director's chair again for an adaptation of another inspiring memoir from Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung, and her son Maddox will work with her.
President Buhari accuses US of 'aiding, abetting' Boko Haram  Jul 23, 3:24 pm
London, July 23 (ANI): President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly accused the United States of 'aiding and abetting' the Boko Haram militant group by refusing to provide arms to Nigeria.
European court says Italy violated gay couples' human rights by refusing marriage licences  Jul 22, 8:25 pm
London, July 22 (ANI): A European court has accused Italy of breaching the rights of three gay couples by refusing to allow them to get married.
HRW accuses Egyptian security forces of secret detentions, disappearances   Jul 22, 1:31 pm
London, July 22 (ANI): A Human Rights Watch (HRW) report has warned that dozens of people have disappeared in Egypt after they were secretly detained by the nation's security forces.
Dozens missing in Egypt after being 'detained secretly' by security forces   Jul 21, 9:16 pm
London, July 21 (ANI): Dozens of people have gone missing in Egypt after being detained 'secretly' by security forces, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) has warned.
At least six missing since China launched Human Rights crackdown  Jul 21, 9:07 pm
London, July 21 (ANI): At least six people remain missing or are believed to have disappeared into the custody of China's security services about two weeks after Beijing initiated one of its most comprehensive clampdowns on the country's civil society in decades.
NHRC issues notice to Andhra Govt. over reports of assault on woman Tehsildar  Jul 20, 5:20 pm
New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Chief Secretary and Director General of Andhra Pradesh Police on the basis of media reports that a woman Tehsildar from Krishna district was beaten by an MLA of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and an alleged sand mafia in the presence of policemen on July 9.
NHRC issues notice to Punjab Govt. over reported move to close Moga PHC  Jul 20, 5:18 pm
New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): Taking suo motu cognizance of a media report that the Primary Health Centre (PHC) at Sekha Kalan village in Moga district has been operating without power supply for the past 21 years, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Principal Secretary of the Health and Family Welfare of the Punjab Government.
ISIS' next generation child recruits practice beheading on dolls  Jul 20, 4:45 pm
New York, July 20 (ANI): The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is reportedly imparting beheading lessons to child recruits by asking them to behead dolls, in a bid to raise the next generation of fighters for the self-styled caliphate.
Supporters of Rampalji Maharaj protest outside NHRC headquarters  Jul 16, 2:08 pm
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): Flag-waving disciples and supporters of self-styled guru Sant Rampalji Maharaj staged a peaceful march and protest outside the headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) here on Thursday.
US urged to cancel Xi Jinping visit amid China's 'ferocious' human rights crackdown  Jul 15, 11:56 am
London, July 15 (ANI): With over 145 human rights lawyers and campaigners detained in China as part of a government-led campaign against civil society, activists are urging U.S. President Barack Obama to cancel the upcoming visit from Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Bahraini human rights activist granted pardon, freed from jail  Jul 14, 1:52 pm
London, July 14 (ANI): Bahraini human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab has been granted an official pardon from King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa after serving three months of his six-month jail term.
BJP 'victimizing NGOs' in an organised manner: Prashant Bhushan  Jul 14, 1:06 pm
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday alleged that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre is victimising NGOs which have been raising their voice against the human rights violations in Gujarat.
China bans Tibetans from obtaining passports  Jul 13, 9:07 pm
Johannesburg, July 13 (ANI): China has banned Tibetans and other ethnic minorities from obtaining passports, rights group said as the country saw a rise in Chinese tourists travelling abroad.
Rights groups slam Thailand's 'outrageous' decision to deport Uighurs to China  Jul 9, 5:59 pm
New York, July 9 (ANI): New York-based Human Rights Watch has reportedly termed Thailand's decision to deport over 100 ethnic Uighurs back to China an 'outrageous rights abuse' and slammed the country's government for forcing them to return to China against their will.
BNF chairman appeals to UN,UNSC to save people of Gilgit-Baltistan  Jul 9, 12:53 pm
Brussels (Belgium), July 9 (ANI): The chairman of the Balawaristan National Front (BNF), Abdul Hamid Khan, has in an open letter to the United Nations and the United Nations Security Council, accused Pakistan of continuing to violate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
NHRC notifies Rajasthan Govt. over electrocution incident killing 15, injuring 31 in Tonk  Jul 7, 4:54 pm
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Chief Secretary of the Rajasthan Government calling for a report into an incident of electrocution of 15 people along with injury to 31 others in Rajasthan's Tonk District on June12.
NHRC sends notice to Jharkhand Govt. over stray dog feasting on newborn girl  Jul 6, 9:12 pm
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday took suo motu cognizance of a media report that stray dogs were found feasting on the body of a newborn girl, at the state run Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Ranchi.
No change in India's position on support to Palestinian cause: MEA  Jul 3, 10:24 pm
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Asserting that there is no change in the country's long-standing position on support to the Palestinian cause, the MEA on Friday said that whenever there has been a Human Rights Council resolution which referred directly to the International Criminal Court, as had happened in the cases of Syria and North Korea, India's general approach has been to abstain.
Syrian rebels launch 'massive offensive' to take over Aleppo  Jul 3, 10:21 am
London, July 3 (ANI): Syrian rebels, led by Islamist groups, have reportedly launched a massive offensive to take over the northern city of Aleppo, a rights watch group said.
India uses 'right to reply' to send strong message to Pak at UN  Jul 3, 9:11 am
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): With India and Pakistan currently locked in a fierce tussle at the ongoing United Nation Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva, New Delhi, for the first time ever, used the 'right to reply' rule to cut short Islamabad's blame game on Kashmir.
NHRC notice for denying treatment to an expecting mother on unconfirmed reports of HIV  Jul 1, 5:50 pm
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that the general hospital at Sirsa in Haryana declared a pregnant woman, under their treatment for the last six months, as HIV positive and declined treatment to her when she was brought to the hospital following labour pain on the June24.
Afghan Generals put civilians at risk: Human Rights Watch  Jun 30, 10:21 pm
New York, June 30 (ANI): Afghan President Ashraf Ghani should denounce remarks by the chief of the army offering soldiers protection from punishment for war crimes, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.
In a first, ISIS beheads two women accused of sorcery, witchcraft  Jun 30, 3:44 pm
Beirut, June 30 (ANI): The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has reportedly beheaded two women accused of 'sorcery' in Syria, a rights watch group said.