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China issues report criticizing US human rights Mar 1, 2:40 pm
Beijing, March 1 (ANI): In response to a recent human rights report published by the US, China has reportedly published a report of its own on human rights problems in the US.
New Delhi, Feb.28 (ANI): U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry released the "Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2013 - India", which affirms that the most significant human rights problems were police and security force abuses, including extra-judicial killings, torture, and rape; widespread corruption at all levels of government, leading to denial of justice; and separatist, insurgent, and societal violence.
London, Feb. 28 (ANI): The civil war in Syria has been singled out as a tragedy that 'stands apart in its scope and human cost,' a new report has found.
HRW chief backs international inquiry into Sri Lanka war crimes Feb 27, 3:16 pm
New York, Feb. 27 (ANI): The Human Rights Watch has reportedly said that the UN Human rights Council should create an independent international inquiry into war crimes and other serious abuses committed during Sri Lanka's armed conflict.
Islamabad, Feb. 25 (ANI): Sri Lanka has accused the United Nations rights chief of 'unwarranted interference' in the country.
China irked over Obama-Dalai Lama meeting Feb 22, 2:57 pm
London, Feb. 22 (ANI): China is reportedly displeased with US President Barack Obama meeting the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.
Amendments to Drug Act simplify access to pain medicines Feb 22, 2:09 pm
New Delhi, Feb.22 (ANI): Millions of Indians suffering chronic pain will get better access to pain medicines following changes in India's drug law according to the Human Rights Watch.
Amnesty urges India to provide more `transparency` over Indian workers` deaths in Qatar Feb 22, 10:19 am
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Human rights group Amnesty International has reportedly urged India to reveal more 'transparent information' about the deaths of Indian migrant workers in Qatar, which is preparing itself for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
New Delhi, 21st February, 2014 Chairpersons of the National Human Rights Commission, National Commission for Safai Karmachairs and National Commission for Scheduled Castes expressed serious concerns over the tardy progress in the abolition of manual scavenging on Friday.
NHRC's conference on 'Human Rights of Women' concludes by recommending several important suggestions Feb 20, 12:44 pm
New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): A two-day National Conference on 'Human Rights of Women' organised by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) concluded by making several important suggestions and recommendations here today.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission of India is considering the complaint of Asian Centre for Human Rights against the apparent loss of mercy petitions of four death row convicts, Krishna Mochi, Nanhe Lal Mochi, Bir Kuer Paswan and Dharmendra Singh @ Dharu Singh convicted for killing of 35 persons belonging to the Bhumihar community at Bara village in Gaya district of Bihar on the night of 13 February 1992.
Manama, Feb 19 (ANI): A Qatar human rights body has dismissed the recent report from the Indian embassy that more than 450 Indian migrant workers have died in Qatar in almost two years, and said that the figure is 'normal' given the size of the community.
New Delhi, Feb.18 (ANI): A two-day National Conference on 'Human Rights of women' organized by the National Human Rights Commission began at Indian International Centre, New Delhi today.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) welcomed today's judgment of the Supreme Court commuting the death sentences awarded to Rajiv Gandhi's killers namely, Santhan, Murugan and Perarivalan to life imprisonment on the grounds of the agony caused by 11 years delay to consider their mercy pleas.
South Asia Partnership-Pakistan (SAP-PK) urges government to honour minorities' rights obligation Feb 16, 1:51 pm
Islamabad, Feb. 16 (ANI): South Asia Partnership-Pakistan (SAP-PK) has reportedly demanded that the government honoured its international commitments guaranteeing religious freedom and other fundamental rights.
Report set to reveal 400 Nepalese migrant workers' death in Qatar World Cup preparations Feb 16, 12:31 pm
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A report by a Nepali human rights body is reportedly set to reveal that more than 400 Nepalese migrant workers have died on Qatar's FIFA World Cup building sites as the Gulf state prepares to host the event in 2022.
New Delhi, Feb.14 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) today called upon Gurgaon Police to arrest the culprits who attempted to rape Pinky Chakma, the wife of Arun Jyoti Chakma, who hails from Kanchanpur in the North District of Tripura, on February 12.
Nido Taniam murder case: ACHR calls for fast track trial Feb 10, 12:54 pm
New Delhi, Feb.10 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) has takn note of the post-mortem report into the murder of Nido Taniam, a student from Arunachal Pradesh, in a racist attack, and called for the trial of the accused in a fast track court within a specific time frame.
Amritsar, Feb.7 (ANI): Dismayed over British Foreign Secretary William Hague's disclosure that the UK had advised India on the planning and execution of Operation Blue Star, Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), an international human rights group, has said it will file a complaint in the European Court of Human Rights against the UK for aiding, abetting and complicity in 1984 army invasion of the Golden Temple.
New York, Feb.6 (ANI): The Bangladesh Government should stop garment factory owners from intimidating and threatening workers for organizing trade unions, and prosecute those responsible for attacks on labor leaders, Human Rights Watch said today.
Washington, Feb. 04 (ANI): A German federal prosecutor is reportedly considering evidence to initiate a formal criminal investigation about whether the German government allegedly cooperated with the US spy agency, NSA, in its mass surveillance programme.
Syria death toll rises to 136 000 following 'bloodiest' January Feb 2, 11:01 am
Johannesburg, Feb. 2 (ANI): More than 136 000 people have been killed since the Syrian conflict began in March 2011.
1,900 people killed during UN peace talks Feb 1, 9:54 am
Johannesburg, Feb 01 (ANI): Around 1,900 people were reportedly killed in Syria, including at least 430 civilians, during the peace talks hosted by the UN in Switzerland.
Arunachal student murder: ACHR calls for invoking of the Prevention of Atrocities Act Jan 31, 6:14 pm
New Delhi, Jan.31 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) has urged Delhi Police to invoke the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 against the murderers of Nido Taniam, a student from Arunachal Pradesh, who was murdered at Lajpat Nagar market in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Madonna set to introduce Pussy Riot members at NYC concert Jan 30, 3:06 pm
London, January 30 (ANI): Madonna will be introducing members of Pussy Riot at a concert promoting human rights in New York City.
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