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TN Human Rights Commission recommends Rs 50K compensation to a driver harassed by police inspector

He also submitted that in the wee hours of November 5, 2013, in the pretext of calling for an enquiry over the land grabbing case, George Millar, had pulled him by his shirt to the station.

published on : 12th February 2019

Nearly 700 arrested in Venezuela in a day: UN Human Rights

The number of arrests in a day is tallied to be highest in a single day in at least 20 years.

published on : 29th January 2019

7,950 cases pending at ‘headless’ Telangana Human Rights Commission

The effectiveness of the SHRC began to decline in 2016 when the last chairperson retired and delegated judicial powers to the Secretary. In October, the last serving secretary retired.

published on : 25th January 2019

WikiLeaks seeks disclosure of all charges against founder Julian Assange

Assange has been holed up in the Embassy of Ecuador in London since August 2012. He has feared extradition to the US since WikiLeaks published thousands of classified military and diplomatic cables.

published on : 24th January 2019

Six civilians including four children killed in US-led strike on IS in Syria

According to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the US-led coalition had stepped up its air strikes against IS since the jihadists attacked a restaurant in Manbij on Wednesday.

published on : 19th January 2019

Eleven killed in explosion in north Syria targeting al-Qaeda gunmen

According to reports, the blast occurred on Friday on the southern edge of the rebel-held city of Idlib with seven members belonging to the al-Qaeda-linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham.

published on : 19th January 2019

Police harassment: Tamil Nadu Human Rights Commission recommends Rs 50,000 compensation

He was subsequently produced in a magistrate court and remanded in judicial custody for seven days.

published on : 15th January 2019

China's first 'cyber-dissident' Huang Qi faces trial

Huang Qi was arrested in 2016 for "leaking state secrets" and has since been held at the Mianyang Detention Centre in southwestern Sichuan province -- his home region -- without a trial date.

published on : 14th January 2019

Rights group demands trial of new Sri Lanka army chief for alleged war crimes

The ITJP said that in 2011, a war crimes lawsuit was filed against Silva in New York but had failed because he enjoyed diplomatic immunity at the time.

published on : 10th January 2019

SHRC issues notices as police inspector alleges caste bias in promotion

He alleged that only because he belonged to an oppressed caste, he was not being given due promotions and still serving only as an inspector of police.

published on : 9th January 2019

Two British soldiers injured in Syria by Islamic State missile

Kurdish fighter belonging to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) also died in the attack.

published on : 6th January 2019

Pay Rs 25000 to professor for humiliation by police, SHRC tells State

The petitioner said the policeman used foul language and began to swear at them in the presence of the public without even mentioning the reason.

published on : 3rd January 2019

Migrant deaths: Plaint filed with NHRC

The grieving family met Balangir SP Shiva Subramani last week, who instructed Muribahal IIC to register a case.

published on : 31st December 2018

Bulandshahr violence attempt to instil fear among Muslims, claim human rights bodies 

Addressing the media at the Press Club here, members of the NCHRO claimed that the violence was a "planted incident" to create unrest in the area and elsewhere "in the name of cow".

published on : 30th December 2018

Complaint filed against CM HD Kumaraswamy for ‘kill mercilessly’ order

Human rights activists have urged the commission to issue a notice to the CM and seek an explanation from him.

published on : 27th December 2018
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