Keyword Results for   'human rights'  
Europe-wide signature campaign against illegal annexation of Gilgit Baltistan and CPEC gains support  May 24, 5:40 pm
Vienna (Austria), May 24 (ANI): The Europe-wide Signature Campaign of Junaid Qureshi, a Kashmiri writer, international human rights activist and a senior leader of the Jammu Kashmir Democratic Liberation Party (JKDLP) 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, is gaining support from all quarters.
Human rights abuse: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa not behind any other Pakistani provinces  May 22, 8:01 am
Islamabad, May 22 (ANI): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa meaning the "Khyber side of the land of Pakhtuns" is one of the four provinces of Pakistan, and located in the north western region of the country. This frontier province that borders Afghanistan is divided into seven divisions - Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Hazara, Kohat, Malakand, Mardan and Peshawar (the last being its capital) and is further subdivided into 26 districts, comprising of 21 Settled Area Districts (SAD) and five Provincially Administered Tribal Area (PATA) Districts.
NHRC's internship programme to raise awareness on human rights to begin from May 23  May 20, 10:06 pm
New Delhi, May 20, (ANI): Aimed at raising awareness among the students about human rights, the National Human Rights Commission's (NHRC) much sought after month-long 'Summer Internship Programme' on human rights issues for university and college students is set to begin in the national capital on May 23.
Minorities in Pakistan Punjab battling human rights abuse  May 18, 8:09 am
Lahore, May 18 (ANI): Safeguarding of human rights in Pakistan, or more specifically in its largest Punjab province, is complex, given the nation's demographic diversity, huge population and a democracy that is an admixture of both Islamic and secular laws.
Christians, other minorities in Pakistan Punjab battling severe discrimination  May 17, 7:45 am
Lahore, May 17 (ANI): Safeguarding of human rights in Pakistan, or more specifically in its largest Punjab province, is complex, given the nation's demographic diversity, huge population and a democracy that is an admixture of both Islamic and secular laws.
Pak vows to move UN on Bangladesh executions  May 14, 5:36 pm
Islamabad, May 14(ANI): Pakistan has pledged to raise the issue of executions of Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) leaders in Bangladesh at United Nations forums, including its Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
Kashmiris protest in London against alleged Pak rights abuse  May 14, 12:29 pm
London, May 14 (ANI): Several Kashmiris gathered outside the Pakistan High Commission here on Saturday to protest against alleged human rights violations in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), especially with regard to 2013 murder of Sardar Arif Shahid in Rawalpindi.
In Pakistan's Sindh province, rights violations par for the course  May 14, 8:25 am
Karachi, May 14 (ANI): Human rights abuses in Pakistan's Sindh province, and particularly in its capital Karachi, which is widely regarded as the country's richest city, has become par for the course, because of the frequency with which such incidents take place and are reported by domestic as well as foreign media.
Executed Jamaat leader Matiur Rahman Nizami had deep-rooted ties with Pakistan  May 14, 7:53 am
Dhaka, May 14 (ANI): Though the Government of Bangladesh and the ruling Awami League (AL) have faced considerable flak from neighbouring Pakistan, human rights groups and opposition Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) leaders and activists for going ahead with the decision to execute JeI Amir and former cabinet minister Matiur Rahman Nizami, there is no doubt in the minds of the majority that his ties with Pakistan were deep-rooted in both nature and fact.
EC taking several measures for aged voters  May 13, 10:40 pm
New Delhi, May.13 (ANI): After the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) raised its concern over the difficulties faced by the aged voters in participating in elections, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi today said special interventions are being carried out to facilitate them to exercise their franchise.
Human rights violations par for the course in Pakistan's Sindh province  May 13, 6:56 pm
Karachi, May 13 (ANI): Human rights abuses in Pakistan's Sindh province, and particularly in its capital Karachi, which is widely regarded as the country's richest city, has become par for the course, because of the frequency with which such incidents take place and are reported by domestic as well as foreign media.
Prosecute Khurram Zaki's murders: Human Rights Watch to Pak Govt  May 10, 7:07 pm
New York, May 10(ANI): The Pakistani authorities should conduct a prompt and impartial investigation into the killing of human rights activist Khurram Zaki and appropriately prosecute those responsible, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.
Pakistan must be made accountable for human rights abuses, say experts  May 8, 7:35 am
New York/Islamabad, May 8 (ANI): Authorities in Pakistan must be held accountable for the human rights abuses that they are committing, feel political activists, observers and experts. Some of these experts have even gone to the extent of making comparative and contrasting studies between the situation prevailing in Pakistan and in India, particularly in the Kashmir Valley.
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.