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Kerala Human Rights Commission to visit Pampa on today

State Human Rights Commission will visit Pamba and Nilakkal on Tuesday.

published on : 20th November 2018

UN committee criticizes human rights violations in Iran

UN committee on human rights approved a resolution Thursday urging Iran to stop its widespread use of arbitrary detention and expressing serious concern at its "alarmingly high" use of death penalty.

published on : 16th November 2018

Man tortured by Puzhal cops receives Rs 1 lakh compensation

They also said Rajinikanth was not ill-treated or tortured in police station. 

published on : 15th November 2018

Russian opposition leader Navalny barred from leaving Russia

The leader was due to attend a Human Rights hearing which is expected to rule if his countless detentions have been politically motivated, potentially leading to the Kremlin's embarassment.

published on : 13th November 2018

Millions of Pakistani girls deprived of education: Watchdog

In 2017, Pakistan spent less than 2.8 percent of its GDP on education — far below recommended standards of 4 to 6 percent.

published on : 13th November 2018

Church feud: Funeral to be held today following NHRC intervention

After a marathon meeting held at Kattanam on Monday, the district administration has said that the funeral will be held on Tuesday.

published on : 13th November 2018

Italy 'working discreetly' on Asia Bibi case

Bibi's case has galvanised Christian and human rights groups outraged by Pakistan's treatment of religious minorities including its tiny Christian population.

published on : 7th November 2018

Jamal Khashoggi killing: Saudi Arabia grilled at UN rights review session

The public debate at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva came just over a month after the royal insider-turned-critic was murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

published on : 6th November 2018

Rights panel: Ensure strict fire safety compliance for highrises

The Commission has also recommended action against offenders after they received several complaints about the blatant violations.

published on : 4th November 2018

Conviction rate in rape cases just 6%

Dutta was speaking on the eve of the State Convergence Conference, being held to strive for a joint commitment for safer cities, free of violence against women and children.

published on : 3rd November 2018

Sexual abuse of women in North Korean military common: Report

A former police officer from North Korea, herself a victim of sexual abuse, told CNN that 90 per cent of the women she knew had been sexually assaulted.

published on : 1st November 2018

Tamil Nadu SHRC wants cops suspended for false cases on whistleblower

The commission found them guilty of violating human rights of Manjunathan and even recommended initiation of criminal proceedings for their actions.

published on : 31st October 2018

Islamic State fighter offered to trade Yazidi captive for Adidas sneakers; foreign men led atrocities: Reports

Islamic State had devised a system of photographing Yazidi girls and women, and had created a database both to prevent their escape and to facilitate exchanges between members of the group.

published on : 30th October 2018

Telangana Rights Commission notice on Ramagundam top cop

N Kiran in his petition stated, he along with his friend Pulipaka Rajkumar went to the DCP point, to hire a vehicle for Bathukamma immersion.

published on : 28th October 2018

Pak Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi urges UNHRC to probe human rights abuses in Kashmir

During his speech, Qureshi outlined Pakistan's priorities with a particular focus on social and economic development, poverty alleviation, job creation and institutional reforms.

published on : 24th October 2018
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