Keyword Results for   'human rights'  
Notice to TN Govt. over use of colours to identify caste among students  Nov 26, 6:14 pm
Chennai, Nov. 26 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu Government over the reported use of coloured ribbons and wrist bands by the students of Tirunelveli district based on their caste.
European Parliament criticizes China, Pakistan for role in PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan  Nov 25, 8:16 pm
Strasbourg, Nov.25 (ANI): International human rights defenders and members of the European Parliament today severely criticized both China and Pakistan for what they called growing human rights violations in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Nirbhaya case: NHRC issues notice to Centre and Delhi Govt.  Nov 24, 2:22 pm
New Delhi, Nov.24 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued notice to Centre and Delhi Government on complaint apprehending threat to society from the juvenile post his release.
UK Baloch Diaspora raises stink about rights violations back home  Nov 22, 12:52 pm
London, Nov.22 (ANI): The Baloch Diaspora in London held a peaceful protest here on Saturday to raise awareness about continued human rights violations by Pakistani security forces on Baloch civilians, as also voicing their concern over the abduction of Baloch women and children.
HRW urges B'desh Govt. to halt executions of war crime convicts  Nov 20, 4:47 pm
New York, Nov. 20 (ANI): The Bangladeshi government should halt the imminent executions of two men convicted of war crimes, Ali Ahsan Mohammed Mujahid of the Jamaat-e-Islam Party and Salahuddin Qader Chowdhury of the Bangladesh National Party, Human Rights Watch said today.
NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra health secretary on botched cataract surgery   Nov 19, 4:15 pm
New Delhi, Nov.19 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that at least 32 persons complained of complications ranging from retinal pain to total loss of vision, after undergoing cataract surgeries at a Free Eye Camp organised at the Washim District Hospital, Maharashtra last month.
US envoy to UN on India visit  Nov 18, 6:42 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 18 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, is travelling to India and Sri Lanka from November 18 to 23.
Pakistan must end rampant police abuse  Nov 18, 1:29 pm
New York, Nov.18 (ANI): Pakistan's government should take all necessary measures to end the rampant police harassment, threats, and violence against Afghans living in Pakistan, Human Rights Watch said today in a new report.
Afghanistan must reject indefinite detention without trial: HRW  Nov 15, 11:49 am
Kabul, Nov.15 (ANI): The Government of Afghanistan should reject a new law that permits indefinite detention of security suspects without trial, Human Rights Watch said today.
NHRC issues notice to Gujarat govt. for discriminating against Dalits  Nov 10, 1:46 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 10 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Gujarat Government over the issue of a separate Anganwadi for Dalit children in Hajipur village of Patan district.
Arrest of Hurriyat leaders violates 'human rights': Pak  Nov 6, 10:19 am
Islamabad, Nov 6 (ANI): Pakistan has condemned the recent crackdown on Hurriyat leaders in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that it was a clear violation of human rights.
Pak to introspect loss in UNHRC election  Nov 1, 1:22 pm
Karachi, Nov. 1 (ANI): Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) will introspect and discuss the reasons for losing its re-election bid to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
HRW urges B'desh to charge or release Asad Uddin   Oct 27, 4:01 pm
New York, Oct 27 (ANI): The Bangladeshi authorities should immediately charge or release Asad Uddin, a key member of the defense team in the war crimes trial against Motiur Rahman Nizami, Human Rights Watch said.
Two AIHRC employees killed in blast  Oct 26, 3:49 pm
Kabul, Oct 26 (ANI): At least two Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) employees were today killed in a blast in Jalalabad in eastern Nangarhar province after their vehicle hit a roadside mine, said local officials.
Free Balochistan can be a reality if U.S. stops aid to Pak: Mastikhan  Oct 24, 4:06 pm
New Delhi/Washington, Oct.24 (ANI): After registering his protest on continuing human rights violation in Balochistan by way of heckling Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while the latter was addressing the US Institute of Peace, a prominent independent think-tank, in Washington, on Friday, Ahmer Musti Khan, a Baloch activist and journalist, spoke exclusively to ANI on the reasons for doing it.
HRW claims Lanka police torturing criminal suspects in custody  Oct 24, 11:23 am
Colombo, Oct. 24(ANI): The Human Rights Watch (HRW), a global human rights organisation stated that Sri Lanka's police forces are regularly torturing and ill-treating criminal suspects in custody.
Gang-rape of woman constable: NHRC notice to Jhansi SSP  Oct 23, 11:40 pm
New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognisance of a media report that a woman constable was gang raped by her colleagues at Maoranipur in Jhansi District and also issued a notice to the Jhansi Senior Superintendent of Police, seeking a report within two weeks.
Sirisena says all parties will meet to address UNHRC proposal  Oct 23, 4:12 pm
Colombo, Oct. 23 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that the government will take the opinion of all opposition parties on establishing a mechanism to investigate alleged human rights violations in the country within the framework of the Constitution.
Protests take back seat as Britain ramps up pomp for Xi visit  Oct 21, 1:33 pm
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping began his visit to Britain with a great show of strength after being greeted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in a lavish welcoming ceremony, drowning out human rights protests.
NHRC asks U.P Govt. to submit report on Mainpuri violence by Nov.2   Oct 20, 6:12 pm
New Delhi, Oct.20 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that tension prevailed in Mainpuri District of Uttar Pradesh after rumours of cow slaughter triggered violence on October 7.
Notice issued to Sports Ministry on ill-treatment to deaf, mute players  Oct 20, 2:19 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 20 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports over reports of ill-treatment meted out to deaf and mute players.
NHRC issues notice to sports ministry over ill-treatment to deaf, mute players  Oct 20, 11:18 am
New Delhi, Oct. 20 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports over reports of ill-treatment meted out to deaf and mute players.
Taliban committed atrocities, including rape in Kunduz: AIHRC  Oct 17, 4:08 pm
Kabul, Oct. 17(ANI): Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) in its report has revealed that crimes including murder, rape, looting and torture were committed by the Taliban and their associates during their three week siege of the northern city of Kunduz.
HRW urges Nepal to investigate killings during ongoing protests  Oct 16, 2:28 pm
New York, Oct 16 (ANI): Nepali authorities should immediately investigate and bring to justice those responsible for killings and other violations during ongoing protests over the constitutional debate, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a new report released today.