Human Rights(Search results - 40)
India4, Oct 2019, 6:56 PM IST
Pakistan human rights activist supports PM Modi, debunks Hindutva theory
A Pakistan human rights activist Arif Aajakia has emphatically debunked theories from self-proclaimed intellectuals like Shashi Tharoor and actress Swara Bhaskar that India is dangerously peddling Hindutva thoughts by giving his own reasons.
India1, Oct 2019, 1:33 PM IST
21-year-old Madurai-based law aspirant to address UNHRC Social Forum
A 21-year-old Madurai-based law aspirant, Premalatha has been invited to address the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Social Forum. The law student named Premalatha will address the forum at the screening of 'A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education', a 2012 documentary in which she featured.
India17, Sep 2019, 8:44 PM IST
PM Modi must raise issue of human rights in Sindh at UNGA: Activist
India got the name from Sindh. So, PM Modi should speak of human rights in Sindh at United Nations General Assembly meeting, said Munawar Sufi Laghari, executive director of Sindhi Foundation.
World13, Sep 2019, 7:21 PM IST
Imran Khan says Kashmiris to move towards extremism; India believes Pakistan's narrative fabricated
I want to tell India that extremism would rise in Kashmir. People would fight against the atrocities and human rights violations, said Pakistan PM Imran Khan. Whereas India had reiterated in Geneva summit that Pakistan's narrative was fabricated.
India13, Sep 2019, 8:53 AM IST
India informs UNHRC chief about concerns of cross border terrorism from Pakistan
A senior diplomat from India met with the UN human rights commissioner Michelle Bachelet in Geneva and expressed concerns of cross border terrorism from Pakistan.
World9, Sep 2019, 7:52 PM IST
UNHRC session: Pakistan cornered on Kashmir issue in terms of human rights violation
India and Pakistan are taking part in the 42nd session of United Nations Human Rights Council. Here is how Pakistan is being cornered in Kashmir issue by the international community.
World25, Aug 2019, 12:19 PM IST
US to exert pressure on Pakistan to refrain from cross-border infiltration
The US will exert pressure on Pakistan to refrain it from indulging in any cross-border infiltration or providing material or financial support to terrorist activities in India, particularly in Kashmir. US officials warned Pakistan of facing an imminent prospect of being blacklisted by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) if Islamabad doesn't act on its commitments against terrorism financing.
Entertainment22, Aug 2019, 11:07 AM IST
Remove Priyanka Chopra as goodwill ambassador: Pakistan minister to UN
In a letter, addressed to UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore, Pakistan's Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari said Priyanka Chopra supports the Indian government's policies on Kashmir.
World17, Aug 2019, 11:05 AM IST
Airstrike in Syria rebel area kills 13, including children
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strike, suspected to have been carried out by Russian aircraft on Friday, hit in the town of Hass south of Idlib province, where peopled displaced by the violence had congregated. The monitoring group said the attack killed at least four children.
India13, Aug 2019, 6:55 PM IST
Setting-up of human rights courts: A miffed SC fines 7 states for not filing responses
The Supreme Court, on January 4, 2018 directed all the states to file their responses on the issue of setting up of human rights courts as mandated in the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 and appointment of special public prosecutors. As they have failed to respond, the court has fined the states.
World10, Aug 2019, 1:08 PM IST
China: Muslims detained in internment camps forced to eat pork, drink alcohol
The Atlantic.com has published a heartrending story of how Muslims in China are being targeted by placing them in internment camps and being forced to eat pork and drink alcohol.
India2, Aug 2019, 8:16 PM IST
Deep Dive with Abhinav Khare: Human rights violations in Pakistan’s conflict-hot zone Balochistan
Without the assent of its kin to join Pakistan in 1948, Balochistan was just integrated into Pakistan through an Instrument of Accession. Baloch leaders reprimanded Pakistan for their social, economic and cultural misuse. Deep Dive with Abhinav Khare also explores how India and Balochistan share some cultural and spiritual ties.
India11, Jul 2019, 5:43 PM IST
Indira Jaising on CBI raids: We have been 'targeted' for human rights work
The CBI booked Grover, husband of former additional solicitor general Indira Jaising for alleged Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) violations while receiving foreign aid
World9, Jul 2019, 9:34 AM IST
India slams UN rights' report on Jammu and Kashmir as 'false and motivated narrative'
India's retort came after the Geneva-based Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights claimed in its report that "neither India nor Pakistan have taken any concrete steps to address the numerous concerns raised".
India3, Jul 2019, 12:55 PM IST
People’s Watch questions Tamil Nadu Police over custodial deaths in Madurai
Human rights organisation in Madurai, People’s Watch, has accused top police offers in Madurai of hiding evidence in custodial deaths that have been reported in the area