Human Rights

NHRC team reaches Hyderabad, to visit 'encounter' spot, examine bodies

A team from the National Human Rights Commission landed at the RGI airport Hyderabad on December .

published on : 7th December 2019

No plans to join existing mainstream party: Shah Faesal

The former IAS officer is deeply concerned about massive human rights violations in the Valley and failure of government to facilitate homecoming of Kashmiri Pandits. 

published on : 12th January 2019

Pakistani Christians demand equal rights, abolition of blasphemy law 

Pakistani Christians living in Europe and United Kingdom gathered in front of Palais Wilson, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, and demanded justice.

published on : 23rd September 2018

PoK remains breeding ground for Pakistan-backed terrorists: Kashmiri activists

Political activists from Pakistan occupied Kashmir have shown concern over growing extremism and terrorist activities in the region during an event on the sidelines of 39th Session of UNHR session.

published on : 21st September 2018

Pakistan exploiting Balochistan’s resources & sharing it with China: Baloch activist

Human rights activist Mama Qadeer had asked United Nations (UN) to act tough against Pakistan in Switzerland’s Geneva. 

published on : 19th September 2018

Ex-Parliamentarian calls on EU to take cognizance of human rights violations in Pakistan

A former member of the European Parliament and founder of South Asia Democratic Forum Paulo Casaca, raised questions over the ignorance of EU towards human rights violation in Pakistan.

published on : 20th March 2018

Freedom of the press under attack by Trump: U.N. commissioner for Human Rights

The United Nations' top human rights official says that derogatory remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump about journalists could amount to incitement and embolden followers to attack certain communit

published on : 30th August 2017

PM Modi condemns those who killed people in the name of Cow Protection

In a program of completion of 100 years of Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat, PM Modi condemned those who killed people in the name of Cow Protection.

published on : 29th June 2017

UN rights council no place for abusive regimes: US envoy Nikki Haley

US envoy Nikki Haley urges the United Nations Human Rights Council to throw out abusive regimes, accusing Venezuela of blocking "any meaningful discussion of its human rights violations".

published on : 7th June 2017

Trump administration moves to keep full CIA 'torture' report secret

US President Trump's administration has begun returning to Congress copies of a voluminous 2014 report describing the CIA's harsh detention and interrogation programs, US officials said.

published on : 3rd June 2017

UN Human Rights Council seeks punishment for Noida racial attack culprits

United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) expressed grave concerns over the Greater Noida Racial attack and hoped that the culprits will be brought to book soon.

published on : 5th April 2017

North Korean defector Yeonmi Park makes a plea for her country

North Korean defector and human rights activist Yeonmi Park urges the international community to help feed the starving people of her home nation.

published on : 4th April 2017