Human Rights

Probe assault on advocate: Karnataka State Human Rights Commission Panel

In a complaint, Shivageetha claimed that during pendency of a property dispute before the high court,

published on : 18th May 2022

Odisha Human Rights Commission  seeks report from OCA, DCP on Barabati stadium fire safety

OCA officials acknowledged that the stadium does not have a fire safety certificate but they ensure adequate arrangements are in place during an international match.

published on : 18th May 2022

NHRC notice to Delhi govt, to send team for probe

“The NHRC has taken suo motu cognisance of media reports that as many as 27 people died in the Mundka fire incident,” the NHRC said in a statement.

published on : 16th May 2022

India abstains in UNHRC resolution on deteriorating human rights situation in Ukraine

The resolution was adopted by a vote of 33 in favour, China and Eritrea voting against and 12 abstentions.

published on : 13th May 2022

Human Rights Forum writes to Andhra Pradesh government over custodial death probe

All magisterial inquiries conducted after the June 2006 amendment came into force have not been adhering to the letter and spirit of the CrPC 176 (1A).

published on : 12th May 2022

Sri Lank's top rights body summons top brass to explain reason behind state of emergency

In a special Cabinet meeting on Friday, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared a state of emergency with effect from Friday midnight. 

published on : 9th May 2022

‘Hold more justice meets in TN villages prone to caste clashes’

Data from the National Crime Records Bureau reveals that the crimes against Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) members had increased by a whopping 27.3% in the country from 2009 to 2018.

published on : 7th May 2022

'Lynching' of two Gond men in MP: NHRC seeks action taken report

The two men had died around 6 am on Tuesday during treatment at a hospital, according to a complaint by Brajesh Batti, who was injured in the incident.

published on : 6th May 2022

Blatant human rights violations in Shanghai amid Zero-COVID policy exposed via social media

Many leaked videos on social media show President Xi Jinping's enforcers in white medical-isolation gowns beating people up, taking them away, or welding doors and shutting entryways with metal bars.

published on : 5th May 2022

Taliban stops issuing driving licence to women in Kabul: Reports

The ban comes at a time when the country suffers from a devastating humanitarian crisis, with an acute shortage of food and other essential supplies.

published on : 5th May 2022

TDP writes to NHRC seeking action against SI for excesses

Damodar Reddy allegedly threatened that Padmavati would not get the pension till they changed their political affiliation.

published on : 4th May 2022

Abhaychandpur custodial death: Odisha Human Rights Commission launches inquiry

Abhaychandpur police have claimed that the youth was involved in drugs trade and he died after colliding with a wall while they were chasing to nab him.

published on : 3rd May 2022

‘Suicide prank’ by actor: Advocate moves Telangana human rights commission

The video, which went viral on social media shows a laughing Vishwak Sen trying to stop a man who pours some liquid over himself, from setting himself afire.

published on : 3rd May 2022

'Bridgerton' star Golda Rosheuvel honoured by LGBTQ group Human Rights campaign

A number of political speakers also took the stage to advocate for LGBTQ+ equality, including Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and New York state Governor Kathy Hochul.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Rights panel summons Odisha government over vet injection to humans

As the news sparked outrage among locals, locals handed over the quack to the police, but he was surprisingly let go after making him sign an undertaking.

published on : 30th April 2022
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