Keyword Results for   'human rights'  
Islamist rebels capture Jisr al-Shughur in Syria  Apr 26, 11:02 am
London, April 26 (ANI): Islamist rebels have captured the key north-western town of Jisr al-Shughur in Syria, activists said.
Pak rights activist shot dead outside Karachi restaurant  Apr 25, 7:55 am
Karachi, Apr.25 (ANI): A human rights activist was shot dead here late on Friday night after hosting a talk on politics in Balochistan province.
Chittoor encounter: NHRC decides to send own team for investigation  Apr 23, 6:11 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 23 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission, on Thursday, on the second day of its camp sitting at Hyderabad, took up the matter pertaining to the death of 20 red sanders during the course of police action in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh on April 7.
HRW says Bangladesh Govt. denying Rana Plaza workers their rights  Apr 22, 11:49 am
Dhaka, Apr.22 (ANI): Garment workers in Bangladesh face poor working conditions and anti-union tactics by employers, including assaults on union organizers, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released today.
New York judge clarifies did not intend to give human rights to chimps  Apr 22, 11:09 am
Washington, Apr. 22 (ANI): The New York Judge who issued a writ of habeas corpus in a case brought by animal rights activists on behalf of two chimpanzees, has said that she did not intend to give the animals human rights.
60 girls commit suicide every month after being sexually abused by IS jihadists  Apr 21, 2:39 pm
London, April 21 (ANI): At least 60 girls commit suicide every month after being sexually tortured by Islamic State (IS) jihadists, an aid worker based in Iraq has said.
NHRC asks Delhi Govt. to pay monetary relief to student victim of corporal punishment   Apr 21, 12:46 pm
New Delhi, Apr.21 (ANI):Setting aside the contention of the Delhi Government, the National Human Rights Commission has recommended that it pay Rs.25 thousand as monetary relief to the boy, who was a victim of corporal punishment.
Boko Haram using IS' strategy of religious cleansing in Nigeria   Apr 20, 12:09 pm
Washington, Apr. 20 (ANI): The Islamic militant group Boko Haram is adopting IS' religious cleansing strategy by putting Nigeri's 70 million Christians in danger for their lives, said human rights advocates.
Human rights group says progress on ending human safaris to Andaman's Jarawa reserve 'woefully slow'  Apr 20, 11:30 am
New Delhi, April 20 (ANI): A human rights group has accused authorities on India's Andaman Islands of failing to end "human safaris" to the vulnerable Jarawa tribe by their self-imposed deadline of March 2015.
Pak's allegation about violations of human rights in Kashmir 'a joke': BJP  Apr 19, 11:39 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 19 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday reacted strongly to Pakistan's remarks over alleged violation of human rights in Kashmir and said such statements from a country with dismal law and order need not be taken seriously.
NHRC's National Workshop on Leprosy begins in Delhi  Apr 17, 1:28 pm
New Delhi, Apr.17 (ANI): A day-long 'National Workshop on Leprosy' organized by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) began in New Delhi today.
IS jihadists committing harrowing crimes against Yazidi women including rape, sexual assault  Apr 16, 2:55 pm
New York, Apr. 16 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) militants are committing heinous crimes against Yazidi women and girls in Iraq, including organized rape and sexual assault, according to a Human Rights Watch.
China threatens to punish Yirenping post activists' release  Apr 16, 2:16 pm
London, April 16 (ANI): China has threatened to punish a local human rights group linked to the five women's activists who were released earlier this week.
HRW says 'strong evidence' of Syrian regime using 'chemical weapons' on civilians in Idlib  Apr 15, 2:55 pm
Johannesburg, April 15 (ANI): The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said that eyewitness accounts and evidence gathered from Syria's northwestern Idlib province "strongly" suggested that the regime used chemical weapons on civilians several times last month.
Iraq exhumes remains of 164 victims killed by IS at Saddam Hussein's palace compound  Apr 14, 12:05 pm
Melbourne, April 14 (ANI): A week after Iraqi forensic experts began the exhumation of the mass graves of at least 1,700 captured Iraqi soldiers killed by the Islamic State (IS) in the city of Tikrit, the dead remains of at least 164 people have been exhumed, the human rights ministry said.
NHRC concludes three day open hearing and camp sitting in Kerala  Apr 10, 5:22 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Apr.10 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission concluded its three day 'Open Hearing and Camp Sitting' here on Friday. The NHRC held a meeting with senior officials of the state and expressed their wishes that the State Government would proactively act on the recommendations of the Commission.
NHRC expresses concern over delay in setting up of Tribunal for endosulfan victims   Apr 9, 6:55 pm
New Delhi, April. 9 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday expressed its dissatisfaction over tardy progress in the setting up of a Tribunal to settle the claims of the victims of endosulfan and asked the Government of Kerala to expedite it.
Chittoor encounter: Congress tells Home Ministry to initiate detailed probe  Apr 9, 4:20 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 9 (ANI): The Congress Party on Thursday called for a detailed enquiry into the Chittoor encounter case in Andhra Pradesh, which left 20 alleged red sanders smugglers dead, terming the incident a 'gross violation' of human rights.
HRW sues US for 'illegally' collecting its call records to foreign countries for years  Apr 9, 1:03 pm
Karachi, April 9 (ANI): Human Rights Watch (HRW) has sued the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for illegally collecting records of its calls to foreign nations for years.
NHRC issues notices to Andhra Chief Secretary, DGP over Chittoor encounter   Apr 7, 6:56 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, April. 7 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports that 20 alleged red sanders smugglers were killed in firing by a joint team of special police and forest personnel in the Seshachalam forests of Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh.
NHRC rescues 101 labourers engaged in bonded labour in Bihar  Apr 7, 6:16 pm
New Delhi, Apr.7 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has rescued and provided release certificates to 101 labourers of 38 families, engaged in bonded labour since generations in Benipatti Sub-Division of Madhubani in Bihar.
UKPNP leader calls on UN to protect rights of people of Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan  Apr 2, 4:11 pm
Geneva (Switzerland), Apr.2 (ANI): Sardar Shaukat Ali Kashmiri, the exiled chairman of United Kashmir People's National Party (UKPNP), has once again called for the protection of the human rights of the people residing in Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
Boko Haram using children as human bombs, forcing women into sexual slavery in Nigeria  Apr 2, 11:49 am
Johannesburg, April 02 (ANI): The United Nations human rights chief has said that Boko Haram militants are using children as human bombs in northern Nigeria and forcing women and girls into sexual slavery.
NHRC to hold three-day open camp in Thiruvananthapuram from April 8  Apr 1, 3:53 pm
New Delhi, April 1 (ANI): A high level delegation of the National Human Rights Commission, led by its Chairperson, Mr. Justice K.G. Balakrishnan, will be visiting Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala in connection with the commission's Open Hearing and Camp Sitting to be held at the Government Guest House in Thycad from April 8 to 10.
IS recruited at least 400 child soldiers in Syria in last three months, says monitoring group  Mar 25, 11:08 am
Karachi, March 25 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) militants have recruited at least 400 child soldiers in the past three months and given them military training and hardline indoctrination in Syria, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.