Human rights violation

Taliban’s moderate face aimed at legitimacy: Experts

Assurance to grant amnesty to government officials and seemingly softening stance cannot conceal history of human rights violations.

published on : 19th August 2021

UK 'on your side': PM Boris Johnson tells Belarus Opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya

Ahead of her visit to Downing Street, Belarusians living in the U.K. and human rights activists demonstrated in London to highlight criticism of Lukashenko's rule.

published on : 3rd August 2021

EU slaps sanctions on Nicaraguan first lady, seven others 

The EU said the sanctions show that the 27-nation bloc stands “ready to use all its instruments to support a democratic, peaceful, and negotiated solution to the political crisis in Nicaragua.”

published on : 2nd August 2021

Beijing urges Washington to stop 'demonising' China as US official visits

The US State Department said Sherman had raised various concerns about China's violations of human rights in Hong Kong, Xinjiang and Tibet.

published on : 26th July 2021

SHRC officials to tour all Telangana districts

The Telangana Human Rights Commission officials would visit every district in the State and hold review meetings with police officials on human rights violation.

published on : 25th July 2021

Despite Kerala HC order, police shying away from publishing names of tainted officers

However, the department failed to publish the  names of the erring cops apparently to protect them from being  identified by the public.

published on : 17th May 2021

Unjustified arrests, torture of armed personnel: US report says India has 'several human rights issues'

The US report mentioned restrictions on freedom of expression and the press, including violence, threats of violence, or unjustified arrests or prosecutions against journalists, among other concerns.

published on : 31st March 2021

Pakistan rejects India's opposition to 'Azad Jammu and Kashmir Constitution'

Pakistan today rejected India's protest against its move to alter the status of territories occupied by Islamabad in Kashmir, saying New Delhi's claim over the region has no legal basis.

published on : 14th June 2018

UN releases first of its kind report on human rights violations​ in Kashmir, PoK, India reacts sharply

The global human rights watch body also asked Pakistan to end its 'misuse' of anti-terror legislation to persecute peaceful activists and quash dissent.

published on : 14th June 2018

Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi expresses concern over situation in Kashmir

He alleged that the security forces have arrested the Hurriyat leadership while using force against peaceful protesters. He claimed that 14 people were killed in the last 36 hours.

published on : 7th May 2018

India highlights human rights violations by Pakistan at UN

India’s response came after Pakistan raised the issue of human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 9th March 2018

Tough recovery ahead for 13 siblings after California couple 'ordeal'

A US couple was arrested on suspicion of torture after investigators on Sunday discovered the grim conditions in which they had been keeping their children, ages two to 29.

published on : 17th January 2018

Torture probe launched after California couple hold 13 siblings captive in home

A California couple has been arrested for torture after authorities said Monday their 13 malnourished children were held captive in their home, with some shackled to beds in the dark.

published on : 16th January 2018

Key United Nations committee condemns North Korea for not aiding people

The resolution sponsored by the European Union and Japan was adopted without a vote by the General Assembly's human rights committee.

published on : 15th November 2017

Philippine President Duterte sure Trump will not bring up human rights at Manila ASEAN Summit

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday he was "sure" Donald Trump would not raise human rights concerns when they meet in Manila, after the US President praised his deadly drug war.

published on : 12th November 2017