Human Rights

With 10 custodial deaths in four years, there is no let up in police excesses in Odisha

Kanungo feels that training on human rights and social behaviour must be given priority while law and order and investigation should be bifurcated in the State Police.  

published on : 21st November 2020

Puri custodial death: Orissa High Court, NHRC seek report from state government

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra and chairperson of Human Rights Front Manoj Jena had lodged complaints in the connection and demanded a thorough enquiry into the matter.

published on : 21st November 2020

Odisha government asked to pay Rs 2 lakh aid to man for illegal detention

The commission also asked the government to recover the compensation amount from the salary of Rajib Behera, the former SI of Aska police station.

published on : 21st November 2020

Human rights issue should be raised against Pakistan for ceasefire violations: BSF

While condemning the actions by Islamabad, Rajesh Mishra said, the issue of human rights violations should be raised against the country.

published on : 15th November 2020

Odisha: Two-year field duty ban on lady IIC for excesses

The Commission asked the Odisha government to send Sandhyarani Jena for training on how to deal with accused and complex situations.

published on : 14th November 2020

OHRC asks police officer to pay Rs 5 lakh compensation for framing murder

The Commission had directed the Crime Branch to inquire and submit a report.

published on : 13th November 2020

Flood victims of Hyderabad's Osman Nagar and Ahmad Nagar turn to human rights panel for help

It also directed the Irrigation officials to submit an action taken report by November 23.

published on : 12th November 2020

Human toll of incendiary weapons documented in new report

The report said the ongoing human suffering caused by incendiary weapons underscores the need for stronger international law.

published on : 9th November 2020

Handcuffing row: NHRC tells DGP, Chief Secretary to take action 

According to the NHRC communiqué to the Chief Secretary and the DGP, Subba Rao’s complaint was placed before the commission on November 6. 

published on : 9th November 2020

Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission seeks report on junior doctor's suicide at government college

On October 1, Bhagwat Devangan committed suicide at the hostel of the college, where he was pursuing a postgraduation course.

published on : 7th November 2020

Turkey violated critic's free speech, rules European Court of Human Rights

Kemal Kilicdaroglu, who for years has been one of the Turkish president's fiercest rivals, was found guilty in 2012 of slander during two parliament speeches.

published on : 27th October 2020

UN rights chief expresses concern over restrictions on NGOs, arrest of activists in India

As per the amended FCRA law, furnishing of Aadhaar numbers by office-bearers of NGOs has become mandatory for registration.

published on : 21st October 2020

UN rights chief expresses concern over restrictions on NGOs, arrest of activists in India

She appealed to the Indian Government to "safeguard the rights of human rights defenders and NGOs, and their ability to carry out their crucial work" on behalf of the many groups they represent.

published on : 20th October 2020

Violations of law cannot be condoned under pretext of human rights: India to UNHCHR chief

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava also asserted that India was a democratic polity based on the rule of law and an independent judiciary.

published on : 20th October 2020

Canada won't stop calling for human rights in China: Trudeau

Canada’s opposition Conservative leader said the Chinese ambassador should apologize or be expelled from Canada.

published on : 18th October 2020
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