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Iran executes man for insulting Prophet Jonah  Sep 30, 4:49 pm
London, Sep 30 (ANI): According to human rights activists, Iran has executed a 37-year-old man after he was declared guilty of heresy and insulting Prophet Jonah by a court of law.
Clooney marries Amal Alamuddin in Venice   Sep 28, 10:07 am
London, Sept 28 (ANI): George Clooney finally got married to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in Venice.
HRCP condemns attack on blasphemy accused Pak detainee by prison guard   Sep 27, 3:20 pm
Karachi, Sep 27 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned the attack on a 70-year-old man accused of blasphemy by the prison guard at Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi.
Nepal: ICJ, HRW calls on Nepali Govt. for Adhiakri rights protection  Sep 27, 2:50 pm
New York, Sept.27 (ANI): The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and Human Rights Watch have called on the Nepali government to protect the human rights of Ganga Maya Adhikari, who continues to refuse food even after her husband Nanda Prasad Adhikari's recent death.
Iraqi woman activist publicly executed by Islamic State over critical Facebook post  Sep 26, 1:19 pm
Wellington, Sep 26 (ANI): An Iraqi woman human rights lawyer and activist was publicly executed by Islamic State militants for posting online criticism of the extremist group, the UN mission in Iraq said.
NHRC recommends Rs three lakhs compensation for death of girl student in Odisha  Sep 25, 6:52 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 25 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has recommended that the Government of Odisha must pay Rs three lakhs as compensation for the death of a girl student within the school premises.
Road accident case: NHRC asks Haryana Govt. to pay Rs three lakhs compensation  Sep 25, 6:52 pm
New Delhi, Sept.25 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has recommended the Haryana Government through its Chief Secretary to pay Rs three lakhs as monetary relief to the next of kin of deceased, who lost their lives after their motorcycle fell down from a broken road bridge into a drain on March 16, 2013.
NSA whistleblower Snowden honoured with Sweden's 'alternative Nobel prize'  Sep 25, 10:56 am
Washington, Sep 25 (ANI): Former US spy agency contractor, Edward Snowden, has been declared one of the winners of a Swedish human rights award-also known as the "alternative Nobel"- for exposing top secret state surveillance programs.
Lanka Government needs to do more for reconciliation: UNHCR chief  Sep 23, 1:58 pm
Geneva, Sept 23. (ANI), United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al- Hussein has said that the Government of Sri Lanka needs to do much more to ensure far-reaching accountability and reconciliation between communities in the post-civil war period.
NHRC issues notice to Jalpaiguri police over alleged rape, murder of minor  Sep 19, 8:34 am
New Delhi, Sept. 19 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that a minor girl was allegedly gang raped and murdered after she protested the humiliation of her family at a kangaroo court in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district.
NHRC issues notice to Health Ministry over shortage of drugs of HIV patients  Sep 18, 4:43 pm
New Delhi, Sept.18 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that treatment of HIV patients across India had taken a hit, especially in Delhi and Mumbai due to severe stock-outs of life saving medicines at Government owned centres.
Pakistan must restore moratorium on death penalty: HRW  Sep 17, 11:35 am
New York, Sept.17 (ANI): Pakistan should immediately halt a planned execution and officially reinstate its moratorium on the death penalty, Human Rights Watch said today.
One Indian among four rights activists to be honoured with Alison Des Forges Award  Sep 16, 9:05 pm
New York, Sept.16 (ANI): Four courageous and tireless advocates for human rights have been selected as 2014 recipients of the prestigious Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism, Human Rights Watch said today.
NHRC issues notice to Delhi government over a boy drowning in Metro construction site pit  Sep 16, 8:37 pm
New Delhi, Sept.16 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that a student of eighth class drowned while four others were rescued from a water pit made near a Metro construction site in Karkardooma, East Delhi this year on September 6 .
Congress, BJP condemn UK MPs' decision to hold debate on human rights in J-K  Sep 11, 12:44 pm
New Delhi, Sept.11 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress Party on Thursday condemned the move of some Members of Parliament of the United Kingdom to hold a debate on the human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
Qatar releases Brit-Nepalese researchers investigating World Cup labour conditions  Sep 10, 3:21 pm
Dubai, Sep 10 (ANI): Two British-Nepalese human rights researchers, who were apprehended by Qatari authorities for investigating the working conditions of Nepalese labourers in Qatar have been released.
HRW says Afghanistan gang rape trial badly flawed  Sep 9, 12:20 pm
Kabul, Sept.9 (ANI): An Afghan court's conviction of seven men for a gang rape was wholly undermined by numerous due process violations and political interference, Human Rights Watch said today.
NHRC to hold three-day open hearing, camp in Bhopal  Sep 9, 12:20 pm
New Delhi, Sept.9 (ANI): A high level delegation of the National Human Rights Commission, led by Chairperson, Mr. Justice K.G. Balakrishnan, comprising Members, Mr. Justice Cyriac Joseph, Mr. Justice D. Murugesan, Mr. S.C. Sinha and senior officers will be visiting Bhopal in connection with the Commission's open hearing and camp sitting being held at RCVP Noronha Academy of Administration and Management, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, from September 10 to 12.
Qatar confirms arrest of two British human rights workers  Sep 8, 3:10 pm
London, Sep 8 (ANI): Qatar has confirmed that it detained two British human rights workers who had gone missing while researching migrant labour saying that the men were suspected of conducting illegal activities in the nation.
Sri Lanka invites the new UN rights chief to visit country   Sep 8, 1:52 pm
Colombo, Sept.8 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that he has extended an invitation to the new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit Sri Lanka in 2014 to assess Sri Lanka's progress in national reconciliation and to assess the steps taken by Colombo to engage with UN agencies, in particular with the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
Lanka Govt. To counter UN probe on alleged civil war atrocities  Sep 6, 12:33 pm
Colombo, Sept.6 (ANI): Sri Lanka has decided that it will not cooperate with an ongoing UN investigation into alleged atrocities committed during the war against the LTTE, but rather present its defence on the issue before the 27th UN human rights session in Geneva on September 24.
FIFA 2022 WC: Qatar under scanner again as two Human Rights workers go missing  Sep 5, 10:53 am
Washington, Sep 05 (ANI): The venue of the 2022 FIFA World Cup is again under the spotlight after two Nepalese-British human rights workers disappeared in Doha.
Fake encounters in Manipur: NHRC orders compensation for victim's relatives  Sep 4, 1:23 pm
New Delhi, Sep04(ANI) : Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) today welcomed the decision of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to pay monetary relief of Rs. five lakhs each to the relatives of two victims of fake encounter killings by the 20th Assam Rifles in Chandel district of Manipur on 1 June 2009.
HRW asks Bangladesh to revoke Draconian Media Policy  Sep 4, 12:45 pm
New York, Sept.4 (ANI): The Human Rights Watch (HRW) yesterday asked the Bangladeshi government to immediately revoke a new media policy that imposes draconian restrictions on media freedom. HRW also said that the donors should make it clear to the Bangladeshi government that limiting the freedom of expression is unacceptable, also violates the international law.
Former UP DGP, Ajit Jogi criticize Rajnath's remark on Maoists  Sep 3, 6:14 pm
Lucknow/Raipur, Sep 3 (ANI): Former Director General of Police (DGP) of Uttar Pradesh, K L Gupta, on Wednesday seemed to be not in tune with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's comment that police officials initiating action against Maoists should not worry about reactions from human rights bodies, saying it is easy to make remarks but the ground reality is very different.
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