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IS executes more than 160 captured Syrian soldiers  Aug 29, 11:17 am
Johannesburg, Aug 29 (ANI): Islamic State militants have claimed that they executed more than 160 Syrian soldiers, who were taken captive after the jihadist group seized a key northern air base this week
NHRC notices to UP, West Bengal, Odisha governments over recurring cases of Japanese encephalitis  Aug 28, 4:11 pm
New Delhi, Aug 28 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report about recurring cases of Japanese encephalitis year after year and lack of preventive steps in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Odisha.
Both govt and ISIS guilty of human rights violations in Syria: UN  Aug 28, 10:14 am
London, Aug 28 (ANI): An investigation by the United Nations into the atrocities committed in Syria in the recent months has revealed that both the government and the militant group, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are guilty of committing horrendous crimes.
NHRC notice to Haryana Govt. over woman delivering at the entrance of hospital in Bahadurgarh  Aug 27, 5:13 pm
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that due to shortage of wheel chairs or trolleys in the General Hospital in Bahadurgarh, a woman delivered a baby at the entrance of the Hospital before she could be taken inside.
Mass execution of Shias by ISIS may amount to war crimes: UN  Aug 26, 10:45 am
London, Aug 26 (ANI): The United Nations has claimed that the mass execution of Shias by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the city of Mosul may amount to "war crimes and crimes against humanity."
HRW to Indian Govt.: End manual scavenging, tell officials to enforce laws  Aug 25, 11:42 am
New Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI): The Indian government should end manual scavenging, or the cleaning of human waste by communities considered low-caste, by ensuring that local officials enforce the laws prohibiting this discriminatory practice, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a new report released today.
UN rights chief says more than 191,000 people killed in Syrian conflict up to April  Aug 23, 11:57 am
London, Aug 23 (ANI): The UN human rights chief Navi Pillay said more than 191,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict up to April.
UN rights chief Navi Pillay slams Security Council for failure to prevent conflicts  Aug 22, 1:05 pm
London, Aug 22 (ANI): UN human rights chief Navi Pillay has slammed the UN Security Council for its inefficiency to prevent conflicts around the world.
NHRC sends notice to Gurgaon police chief on rise of incidents of kidnapping, rape and murder of girl child  Aug 21, 4:37 pm
New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that an 11 year old girl was raped and murdered merely after four days of a two year old girl's kidnapping and rape in Gurgaon, Haryana.
Irom Sharmila Chanu breaks down after being released from hospital   Aug 20, 7:23 pm
Imphal, Aug 20 (ANI): Human Rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu broke down after she was today released from Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital in Imphal following the orders of a sessions court in Manipur.
NHRC to Delhi Govt.: Pay Rs.3 lakh to victim raped by police constables   Aug 20, 5:47 pm
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today recommended that the government of the NCT of Delhi should pay Rs.3 lakh to a minor victim of attempt to rape by two police constables in Police Colony, Kingsway Camp on the October 5, 2013.
NHRC notice to Gujarat Govt. on kids swimming across bridgeless river to get to school  Aug 20, 4:07 pm
New Delhi, Aug.20 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that in absence of a bridge, about 125 students of five villages in Chhota Udepur District in Gujarat have to swim across the Hiran River to go to their government school in Utavadi Village in Tilakwada Taluka of District Narmada.
UN Human Rights chief says will continue probe into Sri Lanka war crimes despite ban  Aug 20, 2:09 pm
London, Aug 20 (ANI): Despite Sri Lanka's refusal to grant visas to the United Nations (UN) team investigating into alleged war crimes in the country, the organization said it will continue its probe into the matter.
Chinese activist 'utterly destroyed' after three years of imprisonment, says Lawyer  Aug 15, 11:25 am
London, Aug 15 (ANI): Prominent Chinese lawyer and activist, Gao Zhisheng's counsel has reportedly said that three years of imprisonment has 'utterly destroyed' him.
Egyptian security forces may be guilty of crimes against humanity: HRW  Aug 13, 10:23 am
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Following a year-long investigation into alleged crimes committed by Egyptian security forces, the Human Rights Watch group has said that the atrocities committed against thousands of demonstrators will probably amount to crimes against humanity.
Human Rights Watch executives barred from entering Egypt  Aug 12, 2:30 pm
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Egypt has barred the executive director of Human Rights Watch and another senior staff member from entering the country.
NHRC serves notice to the Kerala government over handicap candidates' issue   Aug 11, 6:36 pm
New Delhi, Aug 11 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that the Kerala Public Service Commission conducted a special recruitment test for the physically handicapped persons. According to the report, some of them had to be physically carried to the second floor of the Teacher Training Institute, Manacaud in Thiruvananthapuram District.
Revoke suspension of Rights in Islamabad: Human Rights Watch  Aug 8, 1:18 pm
New York, Aug.8 (ANI): Pakistan's government should rescind the suspension of fundamental rights and the grant of military authority for law enforcement in Islamabad, Human Rights Watch said today.
NHRC notice to DM, Gaya, Bihar for irregularities in Indira Awas Yojana and rehabilitation of rescued child bonded labourers  Aug 7, 5:22 pm
New Delhi, Aug 7 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken cognizance of alleged misappropriation of funds, earmarked for constructing houses under Indira Awas Yojana in Manpur Block of District Gaya, Bihar.
India, Canada hold values of freedom, democracy, human rights and rule of law dear: Envoy  Aug 6, 5:35 pm
New Delhi, Aug.6 (ANI): Canada's acting High Commissioner to India, James Nickel, has congratulated India and its citizens ahead of the nation's 68th Independence Day, saying his country also shares and celebrates values of freedom, democracy, human rights and rule of law, which both countries hold dear.
NHRC issues notice to Uttarakhand Govt. over 103 villages in Chamoli district being deprived of electricity  Aug 5, 6:45 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 5 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken cognizance of a complaint that about 20000 people of 103 villages in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand have been deprived of electricity since last 24 years just because of a shortage of 300 meter long power transmission line which has not been laid since 1990.
HRW: Taliban should stop blocking polio teams  Aug 5, 12:24 pm
New York, Aug.5 (ANI): The Taliban insurgency should stop preventing mobile polio vaccination teams from operating in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, Human Rights Watch said today.
NHRC issue notice to Tamil Nadu govt. on death of 11 people in Thiruvallur wall collapse  Aug 1, 8:32 pm
New Delhi, Aug 1 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken cognizance of a complaint that a building's wall collapsed on July 5 at Upparapalayam Village, near Red Hills Lake in Thiruvallur district in Tamil Nadu in which about 11 construction workers from Andhra Pradesh died and few others were grievously injured.
NHRC sends notice to Delhi Government over child birth outside a government hospital due to negligence  Aug 1, 6:03 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 1 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has sent a notice to the Delhi Government over the birth of a child outside government hospital due to negligence of hospital authorities.
NHRC notices to DM and SP, Mathura in a case of sexual assault  Jul 31, 1:22 pm
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that a teenage Dalit girl was allegedly gang raped by six youths in Pingri village of Mathura District, Uttar Pradesh, on July 19 this year.
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