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Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka asks local government authorities to obey poll laws  Dec 19, 12:47 pm
Colombo, Dec.19 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRSCL) has advised all local government authorities to obey election laws, saying it will be compelled to take legal action against violators.
Nepal should ensure independence of justice panels: Rights Bodies  Dec 19, 11:56 am
New York, Dec.19 (ANI): The Government of Nepal should ensure more victim participation and improve transparency when selecting candidates for two independent commissions on the country's decade-long conflict, eight local and international human rights organizations and conflict-era victims groups said in an open letter to Prime Minister Sushil Koirala.
Monitor group says 230 dead bodies found buried in mass grave in Syria  Dec 18, 1:01 pm
London, Dec 18 (ANI): The dead bodies of 230 people believed to have been slain by the Islamic State (IS) have been found in a mass grave in eastern Syria, an international monitoring group said.
IS militant suspected of killing 150 females for refusing to marry terror group members  Dec 18, 12:28 pm
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Iraqi officials say that an Islamic State (IS) militant gunned down at least 150 women for refusing to marry members of the terror group.
Peshawar school terror attack reflects TTP's disregard for global humanitarian laws: HRW  Dec 17, 11:26 am
New York, Dec.17 (ANI): The terror attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan, reflects the Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP's) complete disregard for global humanitarian laws, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has claimed in a report.
At least 2,700 missing in Iraq as result of IS attacks, says human rights ministry  Dec 16, 1:17 pm
Johannesburg, Dec 16 (ANI): The human rights ministry has said that at least 2,700 people, mostly soldiers are missing in Iraq as a result of attacks by the Islamic State (IS) terror group.
Minority Hindus in Bangladesh protest against injustice on International Human Rights Day  Dec 11, 11:39 am
Dhaka, Dec.11 (ANI): The minority Hindu community in Bangladesh staged a protest here on Wednesday against acts of violence and injustice inflicted on them during the general elections earlier this year.
Ghani says CIA's 'cruel interrogation techniques' violated human rights  Dec 11, 11:39 am
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Condemning the harsh interrogation program employed by the U.S.' Central Investigative Agency's (CIA) in the aftermath of the 9/11 attack, Afghan President Dr. Ashraf Ghani has said that the programme "violated all accepted norms of human rights in the world."
Syrian military accuses Israel of conducting air strikes near capital city Damascus  Dec 8, 11:22 am
London, Dec 08 (ANI): Syria has claimed that Israel has carried out two air strikes near the capital city of Damascus.
UN expresses concern about U.S. jury's failure to charge policeman in Eric Garner's death case  Dec 6, 2:59 pm
London, Dec 06 (ANI): The United Nations human rights experts have expressed concern about the failure of the United States jury to charge policeman involved in the death of Eric Garner, the unarmed black man who died after being placed in a choke hold by the police officer last summer.
IS militants capture village near key air base in eastern Syria  Dec 6, 12:46 pm
Washington, Dec 06 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) militants have captured a village in eastern Syria in their offensive on a major military air base as fighting continued for the second day outside the contested city, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
US court rules caged chimpanzees have 'no basic human rights'  Dec 5, 12:07 pm
London, Dec 05 (ANI): Denying basic human rights to chimpanzees, a United States court has said that a chimp need not be freed from captivity by its owner because the right to "freedom" cannot be availed by it.
Vice President Ansari condoles passing away of Krishna Iyer  Dec 4, 7:53 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 4 (ANI): Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Thursday condoled the passing away of eminent jurist and former Supreme Court judge VR Krishna Iyer, stating that he was a avowed champion of human rights and civil liberties.
Afghanistan donors should urge human rights progress, says human rights groups  Dec 3, 9:26 pm
London, Dec. 3 (ANI): Amnesty International and the Human Rights Watch on Wednesday urged Afghanistan's foreign donors to press the Afghan government to prevent a further deterioration in the country's human rights situation and support services crucial to rights. The groups issued a joint statement ahead of a major donors' meeting on Afghanistan here.
More than 200,000 dead in Syrian conflict in less than four years  Dec 3, 2:54 pm
Dubai, Dec 3 (ANI): More than 200,000 people have perished in the Syrian civil war in the last four years, a monitoring group said.
Women with disabilities are locked away, abused in India: HRW report  Dec 3, 12:18 pm
New Delhi, Dec.3 (ANI): Women and girls with disabilities in India are forced into mental hospitals and institutions, where they face unsanitary conditions, risk physical and sexual violence, and experience involuntary treatment, including electroshock therapy, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said today.
U.S. led coalition attacks target IS capital Raqqa in Syria  Dec 1, 10:52 am
Washington, Dec 01 (ANI): The United States led coalition fighting against Islamic State (IS) in Syria has increased its attacks in the IS capital Raqqa with 30 airstrikes overnight, said the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
8 in 10 internet users globally believe internet access is a human right  Nov 29, 12:40 pm
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): According to a recent survey, eight in 10 internet users across countries agree with the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council's 2012 declaration that Internet access and online freedom of expression is a human right.
Syrian airstrikes kill 95 in IS capital city of Raqqa  Nov 27, 11:39 am
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A series of airstrikes carried out by the Syrian government in the northern city of Raqqa, a stronghold for the Islamic State (IS), has killed about 95 people and injured 120, a monitoring group said.
Afghanistan: Donors should act to protect rights gains  Nov 26, 1:33 pm
London, Nov.26 (ANI): Afghanistan's foreign donors should press the new Afghan government to address the country's persistent human rights problems at a major upcoming international donor conference, Human Rights Watch said today in letters to representatives of more than a dozen donor countries.
High level delegation of NHRC to visit Chandigarh  Nov 24, 9:27 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 24 (ANI): A high level delegation of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), led by Chairperson Justice K.G. Balakrishnan, comprising Members, Justice Cyriac Joseph, Justice D. Murugesan, S.C. Sinha and senior officers will be visiting Chandigarh in connection with the Commission's Open Hearing and Camp Sitting being held at UT State Guest House in Chandigarh from the November 26 to 28.
Bangladesh firms evading payment of compensation in Tazreen fire tragedy  Nov 24, 3:09 pm
New York, Nov. 24 (ANI): Human Rights Watch, an organization that works to defend human rights worldwide, has said that the global apparel brands linked to the Tazreen fire tragedy must not dodge from their duty to help those who have suffered due to the tragedy that took place in Bangladesh two years back.
Almost 1,000 people killed in Ukraine since truce agreement, warns UN  Nov 21, 11:51 am
London, Nov 21 (ANI): At least 957 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since September 5th when a ceasefire came into place, said United Nations human rights office.
North Korea threatens more nuclear tests in response to UN human rights censure   Nov 20, 1:45 pm
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): North Korea has reportedly threatened more nuclear tests in response to a United Nations draft resolution referring the country to the International Criminal Court for prosecution of crimes against humanity.
North Korea aggressively denies UN charges of committing crimes against humanity  Nov 19, 1:22 pm
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Shortly after a committee of the United Nations General Assembly called on the Security Council to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court over its human rights record, the nation has denied the charges flatly.
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