Keyword Results for 'human rights'
Don't see us like militants: Irom Sharmila Oct 31, 6:14 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 31 (ANI): Human rights activist and anti-AFSPA crusader Irom Sharmila, who is on a hunger strike for past 14 years protesting against alleged army atrocities, on Friday said that she was not a militant and only fighting for the right to live.
Geneva, Oct.31 (ANI): The United Nations Human Rights Committee, while welcoming several measures taken by the Government of Sri Lanka to ensure human rights of its citizens, has asked the government to repeal the 18th Amendment to the Constitution approved by the parliament in September 2010.
London, Oct 30 (ANI): A rights group has said that the Islamic State (IS) has released 25 Kurdish schoolchildren who were kidnapped by the group in May.
Nigeria's Boko Haram forcibly sent 'abducted women, girls' to front line to fight military: Report Oct 28, 10:48 am
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A report has revealed that Nigeria's Islamist militant group Boko Haram has forced abducted women and girls to go the front line and fight the military.
New video featuring British hostage John Cantlie claims Syria's Kobane under IS control Oct 28, 10:35 am
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A new video released by the Islamic State (IS) featuring British hostage John Cantlie has declared that the Syrian city of Kobane is under the control of the terror group.
NHRC recommends Rs. 5 lakh in a case of police torture in UP Oct 27, 4:45 pm
New Delhi, Oct.27 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has recommended that the Uttar Pradesh Government pay Rs. five lakh to a victim of police torture due to which he became permanently disabled.
Johannesburg, Oct 27 (ANI): A monitoring group has said that almost 815 people have been killed in 40 days of fighting between the Kurdish troops and the Islamic State (IS) in the Syrian town of Kobane.
India's over billion population cannot be overawed by Pakistan's 'Million March': MEA Oct 24, 7:19 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 24 (ANI): Reacting to a proposed "Million March" by Pakistanis in London on October 26 to protest alleged human rights violations by India, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Friday said that India is a country of over a billion people, and therefore, a march by a million Pakistanis would not and could not overawe it.
London, Oct 23 (ANI): The Syrian military has reportedly stepped up air strikes on rebel areas dramatically, conducting more than 200 attacks in 36 hours.
New Delhi, Oct. 22 (ANI): Taking suo motu cognizance of a media report that a 15-year-old boy was allegedly burnt to death after his goats ate the paddy crop of an upper caste man at Mohanpur village under Karakat police station in Rohtas district, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to Bihar's Chief Secretary and Director General of Police and sought a report on this matter within four weeks.
US investigating reported seizure of airdropped arms for Kurdish forces by IS in Kobane Oct 22, 2:11 pm
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): The Pentagon has reportedly said that they are investigating claims that a cache of weapons dropped by the United States-led coalition for Kurdish militiamen have been seized by the Islamic State (IS).
India re-elected to UNHRC for 2015-2017 Oct 22, 12:02 pm
New Delhi, Oct.22 (ANI): After receiving highest votes, 162 votes, in the recently held UN General Assembly elections in New York, India has been re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the period of 2015 to 2017
NHRC asks Bihar, Delhi Police to investigate allegations of harassment of rape victim's parents Oct 21, 8:48 pm
New Delhi, Oct.21 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday asked the Director General of Police, Bihar and the Delhi Police Commissioner to investigate the alleged harassment of a rape victim's parents.
Seventy dead bodies of IS militants dropped off at hospital: Syrian opposition group Oct 20, 12:57 pm
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A report has revealed that at least 70 dead bodies of Islamic State (IS) fighters have been dropped off at a hospital in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad over the past four days, a Syrian opposition group said.
Johannesburg, Oct 19 (ANI): Islamic State militants have executed a man in the Aleppo province of Syria and displayed his body on a cross as they accused him of filming their headquarters, claimed a monitoring group on Saturday.
Saddam Hussein's pilots training IS militants to fly captured jets Oct 18, 11:44 am
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Pilots under the former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein are training Islamic State (IS) militants to fly three captured fighter jets, says Rami Abdul Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).
Dhaka, Oct.17 (ANI): Bangladeshi human rights activist and journalist Shahriar Kabir has said India is turning into a safe haven for militant groups, especially Jamaat-e-Islami.
Canada announces fund for flood hit Jammu and Kashmir Oct 16, 6:28 pm
Srinagar, Oct. 16 (ANI): Canada's Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Human Rights Deepak Obhrai visited Jammu and Kashmir to announce Canada Fund for local initiatives support to Global Medic which is an NGO providing flood-hit communities with water purification devices.
Human Rights Watch urges Bangladesh not to lower marriage age Oct 13, 4:09 pm
New York Oct.13 (ANI): Human Rights Watch (HRW) today said the Bangladeshi Government should set 18 as the minimum age for marriage to comply with international prohibitions against child marriage as it claimed that the proposed revisions would reverse the stated government aims to reduce child marriage.
HRCP worried over mass migration of Hindus from Balochistan under threat of extremists Oct 13, 2:36 pm
Islamabad, Oct 13 (ANI): Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has said that a lot of Hindus are migrating from volatile Balochistan province to other parts of the country in light of increasing dangers posed by extremists.
Kobane death toll crosses 500 mark Oct 12, 9:35 am
London, Oct 12 (ANI): At least 553 people have died in a month of fighting in Kobane, a Syrian town under attack by the Islamic State (IS).
New York, Oct.8 (ANI): Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani to delay the execution of five men convicted in a badly flawed trial following the gang-rape of four women in Paghman district near Kabul.
Washington, Oct 04 (ANI): The United Nations human rights report claims that militants of the Islamic State (IS) are literally putting price tags on abducted women and girls to sell them as merchandise in a major Iraqi city.
Clooney's wife Amal Alamuddin compared to Kim K by website Oct 4, 10:07 am
London, Oct 4 (ANI): George Clooney's wife Amal Alamuddin has been labeled as the 'new Kim Kardashian' by a website which made the human rights lawyer famous overnight.
London, Oct 3 (ANI): The UN has accused the Islamic State (IS) of committing serious human rights abuses in Iraq.
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