In March, the UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution against Sri Lanka's rights record, giving it a mandate to collect evidence of crimes committed during the country's civil war against LTTE.
Earlier, the National Human Rights Commission transferred three petitions to the Manipur Human Rights Commission for disposal in connection with the case.
The Amnesty International report was the latest rebuke to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi-led government, which faces increasing pressure from the US to improve its human rights record.
Human Rights Forum (HRF) and Samalochana have sought rationalisation of the village volunteer system in agency areas of the State.
UN releases new report that examines how AI systems that affect people’s lives and livelihoods are being rushed to be used without setting up proper safeguards to prevent discrimination.
Lankan Foreign Minister was responding to the oral update on Sri Lanka's human rights situation presented United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet.
India, on multiple occasions, in the past strongly rejected the UN human rights chief's criticisms relating to Jammu and Kashmir.
Bachelet cites “multiple” allegations of Taliban house-to-house searches looking for officials from the previous government and “people who cooperated with U.S. security forces and companies.”
UN human rights office spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani said that armed fighters had been using live ammunition and whips to disperse crowds, killing at least four people since mid-August.
An open letter from rights groups representing minorities in China, including Uyghurs, Tibetans, and others said the broadcasters risk "being complicit" in "worsening human rights abuses" in China.
I want to live in my country and not be stoned for loving a man: Afghan queer rights activist Nemat Sadat
On the day that the Taliban took over, Ahmadullah, a young gay Afghan, risked meeting his boyfriend. Later that day, his boyfriend was beheaded, Nemat narrates.
According to sources, while highlighting India’s stand against terrorism, Modi will also speak about Islamabad with regards to the situation in Afghanistan.
These ponds hold hazardous radioactive matter that is highly toxic in nature and is a constant menace to the health of people, groundwater, local water bodies, agriculture and livestock in the area.
The two diplomats agreed to remain closely coordinated on shared goals and priorities to deepen the US-India partnership, Price said in a readout of the meeting.
The woman had set herself on fire allegedly along with a man outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on August 16, 2021. Subsequently, both died while undergoing treatment in RML Hospital.