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Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], May 9 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) directed the Odisha Chief Secretary on Sunday to take appropriate measures to compensate, rehabilitate and resettle people affected in Koraput district due to different projects.
Updated : 1 day, 17 hours ago IST
Beijing [China], May 8 (ANI): Leading international companies sponsoring the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics are avoiding questions about their participation in the games, as China continues to face pressure over human rights violations in the northwest region of Xinjiang.
Updated : 3 days, 19 hours ago IST
Hague [Netherlands], May 6 (ANI): A demonstration was staged in front of the Chinese Embassy here in the Netherlands by Hague based non-profit group Global Human Rights Defence (GHRD) and World Uyghur Congress (WUC), as part of Doppa Day celebrations on May 5.
Updated : 3 days, 21 hours ago IST
London [UK], May 6 (ANI): Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) countries rebuked China on issues concerning Hong Kong, human rights violations in Xinjiang, and military build-up in South China Sea.
Updated : 4 days, 9 hours ago IST
Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 5 (ANI): The Human Rights Protection Council of Sylhet held protests across Bangladesh on Wednesday against the persecution of Uyghur Muslims in China's Xinjiang region and to mark Doppa Day, the festival celebrated by the people of the ethnic group.
Updated : 4 days, 15 hours ago IST
Lahore [Pakistan], May 5 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP)'s annual report has asked the Imran Khan government to deliver to the public the "rights and freedoms to which they are legally and constitutionally entitled."
Updated : 4 days, 21 hours ago IST
Munich [Germany], May 5 (ANI): A coalition of 36 civil society organisations (CSOs) has launched a joint appeal to the European Institutions calling for the inclusion of enforceable human rights clauses in the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI).
Updated : 5 days, 2 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday took cognisance of the alleged post-poll violence in West Bengal and ordered an investigation fact-finding team to conduct a spot inquiry and submit a report at the earliest, preferably within two weeks.
Updated : 5 days, 12 hours ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], May 4 (ANI): The COVID-19 pandemic has aggravated existing inequalities in Pakistan as Balochistan remained especially vulnerable to excesses of power, according to a report.
Updated : 5 days, 20 hours ago IST
Lahore [Pakistan], May 4 (ANI): As in preceding years, Pakistan witnessed substantial human rights violations in 2020, from forced conversions of religious minorities and crimes against women to enforced disappearances and curbs on freedom of expression, the Human Rights Commission of Pakist
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Islamabad [Pakistan], May 3 (ANI): The Pakistan government's claim that the country's press is free is a "bald-faced" lie as journalists continue to face threats from state elements and news editors are coerced into censoring "undesirable" information or giving stories a certain slant, coun
Updated : 6 days, 9 hours ago IST
The Hague [Netherlands], May 3 (ANI): Highlighting lack of press freedom in Pakistan, a Netherlands-based NGO has urged the international community to take actions as journalists, who dare to speak against the Pakistan military, are under severe threat.