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Criminal defamation: Activist Anand Teltumbde seeks sanction to prosecute Maharashtra ADGP

He stated that all the allegations levelled at him during the press conference are false and contended that it has damaged his long-standing hard-earned reputation as a management expert.

published on : 18th September 2018

European court rules against Britain over mass surveillance 

Ruling in the case of Big Brother Watch and Others versus the UK, the European Court of Human Rights said the interception of journalistic material also violated the right to freedom of information.

published on : 13th September 2018

Resource crunch: Now, State Human Rights Commission to also become extinct?

The Commission has been haunted by resource crunch ever since the formation of Telangana.

published on : 13th September 2018

New UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet rakes up Kashmir issue

The report, launched by her predecessor Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, had been critical of the human rights situation in Kashmir, particularly the use of pellet guns as a measure of crowd control.

published on : 11th September 2018

National Human Rights Commission issues notice to Delhi government over five deaths in a sewer

The commission took suo motu cognizance of media reports on the issue.

published on : 10th September 2018

New UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet: From torture victim to rights bulwark

Arrested in 1975 under Pinochet's military regime, Michelle Bachelet was held for several weeks at the infamous Villa Grimaldi interrogation and torture centre in Santiago.

published on : 10th September 2018

Anne Hathaway to receive Human Rights award

Hathaway and her husband sold their wedding photos and donated proceeds to organisations working to achieve marriage equality.

published on : 7th September 2018

Israeli jets fly over Lebanon in rare daytime raid on Syria 

Syria's SANA state news agency said the country's air defenses shot down five missiles, adding that one person was killed and 12 others were wounded.

published on : 5th September 2018

Sexually harassed woman cop gets Rs 5 Lakh compensation

Rajasekaran was, however, found guilty of causing the complainant mental distress by issuing adverse remarks which led to her transfer from Ilayangudi to Thiruvadanai.

published on : 5th September 2018

Libya says death toll from Tripoli clashes climbs to 50

Fighting erupted last week when the Seventh Brigade, militias which hail from Tarhouna, a town about 60 kilometres south of Tripoli, attacked southern neighbourhoods of the capital.

published on : 4th September 2018

Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty for prominent cleric

Sheikh Salman al-Awda was among more than 20 people arrested in September 2017 in a widening crackdown on dissent in the ultra-conservative kingdom.

published on : 4th September 2018

New UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet has survived torture herself

She was a young member of the Socialist Party, and her time in a secret prison was an ordeal that she prefers not to talk about, saying only in her autobiography that she suffered "physical hardships.

published on : 4th September 2018

Doctors can’t force you to buy from specific chemist

This is notable as India does not have a dedicated regulator like other countries and the existing regulations in the interest of patients

published on : 1st September 2018

Activists put on show as Kathmandu summit avoids rights issues

Bangladesh's prime minister and Myanmar's president sat at the same table but did not discuss the Rohingya crisis that divides them, Nepal's foreign minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali​ said.

published on : 1st September 2018

Nicaragua to expel UN human rights team after critical report

In a statement, the UN human rights regional office for Central America said that it had received a letter Thursday from the foreign ministry notifying it that the government's invitation was over.

published on : 1st September 2018
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