All posts by Topic : Human rights

Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez released from jail
November 30, 2016

Kashmiri human rights activist was Khurram Parvez released on Wednesday after spending 76 days in Kotbalwal prison in....

Turkey shuts down 15 more media outlets; fires 10k civil servants
October 31, 2016

Turkey has passed two emergency decrees shutting down 15 media outlets, including one of the world’s only women’s....

UNICEF says Idlib school attack may be deadliest of Syria war
October 27, 2016

In a rebel-held part of Norther Syria, a school compound was repeatedly hit by airstrikes on Wednesday in....

We have become a toothless mailbox: Human Rights Commission to HC
September 8, 2016

National Human Rights Commission told Supreme Court on Wednesday ‘that it has become a toothless mailbox’ as the....

Malala calls on UN to stop ‘inhumanity’ in Kashmir
September 7, 2016

Pakistan’s young Nobel laureate Malala Yousufsai asked United Nations, the international community,Pakistan and India to work together to....

Obama cancels meeting with Philippines Prez Duterte after he calls him ‘Son Of A Whore’
September 6, 2016

US President Barack Obama has called off his meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who called him a....

12 years after ‘Indian Army Rape Us’ strike, AFSPA continues to shield violators
July 15, 2016

Exactly 12 years ago, on 15 July, 2004, 12 mothers from Meira Paibi in Manipur staged a protest....

Hospitals declare medical emergency in Kashmir
July 12, 2016

Amid recurring clashes in curfew-bound Kashmir Valley, three injured protesters died in hospitals here on Monday, taking the....

Will injecting petrol into anus of Dalits help save Royal Bengal Tiger?
June 28, 2016

The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers Act, commonly known as Forest Rights Act (FRA) passed in....

Right activist Gladson Dungdung offloaded from London bound AI flight
May 9, 2016

Gladson Dungdung, human right activist and writer was offloaded by the Air India from its Delhi- London flight.....

Whatsapp registration: Big brother’s expanding reach in J&K
May 8, 2016

In the thick of Handwara mayhem last month which led to five killings, the district magistrate of the....

Pakistan occupied Kashmir has no human rights
April 15, 2016

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju has said, there is no human rights in Pakistan Occupied....

Amnesty International Report Thumps India and the World on Sliding Human Rights Protection
February 24, 2016

The report points to an increase in human rights violations but intense protests against such events in India.....

Himachal HC Rules in Favor of Retirees
December 31, 2015

The Himachal Pradesh High Court has today ruled in favor of the retirees, by saying that the central....