Keyword Results for   'human rights'  
Exiled Tibetans oppose 50th anniversary celebrations of TAR by China  Aug 31, 4:53 pm
Dharamsala, Aug.31 (ANI): Tibetans living in exile have opposed China's 50th anniversary celebration of the formation of the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), saying Beijing has always denied basic human rights to the people.
HRW urges foreign donors to press Afghan Govt. to address rights issues  Aug 31, 11:44 am
New York, Aug 31 (ANI): Foreign donors should press the Government of Afghanistan to address the country's persistent human rights problems, Human Rights Watch said today.
Amal Clooney urges Egypt President to pardon al-Jazeera journalists   Aug 31, 11:06 am
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney has called on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to overturn the court decision to hand over three-year jail terms to three al-Jazeera journalists.
NHRC notices to the Health Secretary, AIIMS Director, Delhi Police  Aug 29, 1:08 pm
New Delhi, Aug.29 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that a man ran from one hospital to another here in the national capital to save the life of his eight year old niece, Neha, who was injured in a road accident, but none of them attended to the girl and she died in his arms on the August 12.
NHRC issues notices over electrocution of child in DDA park  Aug 28, 9:55 am
New Delhi, Aug. 28 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports that a nine year old child, Saurabh Sharma was electrocuted when he went to fetch a kite in a DDA Park in Badarpur area of the National Capital on August 15.
NHRC issues notice to Tamil Nadu Govt. over 52 bonded labourers rescued in Chennai  Aug 25, 7:22 pm
New Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that 52 bonded labourers, mostly minors, from Chhatishgarh and Odisha, were rescued from a borewell firm in Avadi, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. They were forced to work for about 15 hours without being paid the wages.
Escalating violence over autonomy in Nepal  Aug 25, 5:28 pm
New York, Aug. 25 (ANI): Violence between protesters and security forces escalated in western Nepal on August 24, 2015, Human Rights Watch said today.
NHRC issues notice to Railway Board chief over Harda derailment  Aug 21, 6:52 pm
New Delhi, Aug.21 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports on the derailment of two trains in Harda, Madhya Pradesh in the midnight of August 4, 2015, resulting in loss of life, property and injuries to several railway passengers due to safety lapses on the part of Railway authorities.
Chhattisgarh nun rape case: NHRC alleges loop holes in probe.  Aug 20, 7:42 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 20 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has found several deficiencies in the investigation of the case related to the rape of a nun at Christ Sahaya Kendra, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, in June this year, and added that the alleged culprits are yet to be caught.
UN criticises China for 'tragic' lack of transparency in Tianjin blasts  Aug 20, 11:45 am
London, Aug 20 (ANI): The United Nations' top expert on human rights and hazardous materials has accused China of a "tragic" lack of transparency on the Tianjin explosions.
Student gets electric shock: NHRC calls for report from UP Govt.  Aug 17, 4:37 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 17 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that a student of a government-run school Malviya Pathshala in Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, became unconscious after getting electric shock from a hand pump while washing mid-day meal utensils on the August 1.
HRW tells Sri Lanka to ensure safe, secure and free polls  Aug 15, 12:22 pm
Bangkok, Aug.15 (ANI): Authorities in Sri Lanka should ensure that voters have safe and secure access to the polls to vote in parliamentary elections on August 17, 2015, Human Rights Watch said today.
NHRC issues notice to Mizoram Government over killing of a youth in Chawngte  Aug 14, 6:44 pm
New Delhi, Aug.14 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that a student named Agosh Chakma, aged 20 years, was killed in police firing at Chawngte in South Mizoram on August 4.
HRW tells Bangladesh to stop promoting self censorship  Aug 12, 6:01 pm
New York, Aug.12 (ANI): Bangladesh authorities should unequivocally declare their commitment to free speech instead of proposing self-censorship, Human Rights Watch said today.
HRW honours rights activists with 'Alison Des Forges Award'  Aug 11, 10:25 am
New York, Aug. 11 (ANI): Four courageous and tireless advocates for human rights are the 2015 recipients of the prestigious Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.
NHRC tells Delhi Govt., improve existing healthcare facilities first, erect 1000 clinics later  Aug 5, 4:01 pm
New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): Welcoming the Delhi government's decision to set up 1000 'Aam Aadmi Clinics' in the capital city, the National Human Rights Commission has urged the Department of Health to first improve the condition of the existing healthcare infrastructure, which remains in shambles, and ensure that they are put to optimum use.
Pakistan executes teen convict  Aug 5, 8:06 am
Islamabad, Aug.5 (ANI): Pakistan has executed a teen who was convicted of killing a child in 2004, despite appeals from international human rights groups not to go ahead with it.
Burundi rights activist Mbonimpa 'seriously wounded' in gun attack  Aug 4, 10:01 am
London, Aug. 4 (ANI): Pierre Claver Mbonimpa, a prominent Burundi human rights activist, was shot and seriously wounded by gunmen on motorbikes in Bujumbura.
Pakistan executes Shafqat Hussain despite appeals from human rights campaigners  Aug 4, 9:02 am
Karachi, Aug. 4 (ANI): Death-row prisoner Shafqat Hussain, convicted of killing a child in 2004, has been hanged to death at the Karachi Central Prison.
HRW tells UN to act to empower women in conflicts  Aug 1, 11:22 am
New York, Aug.1 (ANI): The United Nations and member countries should tackle problems that women in armed conflict endure around the world, Human Rights Watch said in a report released yesterday.
Obama to conclude Kenya visit with speech on 'human rights, shared values'  Jul 26, 2:16 pm
London, July 26 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama will wrap up his visit to Kenya with a televised address at a sports stadium in the capital city of Nairobi.
Angelina Jolie to team with son Maddox for Netflix's adaptation flick  Jul 24, 11:51 am
Washington, DC, July 24 (ANI): Angelina Jolie will be taking the director's chair again for an adaptation of another inspiring memoir from Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung, and her son Maddox will work with her.
President Buhari accuses US of 'aiding, abetting' Boko Haram  Jul 23, 3:24 pm
London, July 23 (ANI): President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly accused the United States of 'aiding and abetting' the Boko Haram militant group by refusing to provide arms to Nigeria.
European court says Italy violated gay couples' human rights by refusing marriage licences  Jul 22, 8:25 pm
London, July 22 (ANI): A European court has accused Italy of breaching the rights of three gay couples by refusing to allow them to get married.
HRW accuses Egyptian security forces of secret detentions, disappearances   Jul 22, 1:31 pm
London, July 22 (ANI): A Human Rights Watch (HRW) report has warned that dozens of people have disappeared in Egypt after they were secretly detained by the nation's security forces.