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

Kidnapped Andhra child found, reunited with parents

Four-year-old Jashith, who was abducted from his residence in Mandapeta four days back was brought back to his parents on July 25.

published on : 25th July 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

Transgender Protests: Lok Sabha bill stirs protests by Trans community

The Transgender Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday. Activists say that it was passed without any community consultation and it does not address concerns or demands of the community. 

published on : 21st December 2018

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

Chennai's LGBTQ Community reacts to historic Section 377 verdict

A five-judge bench unanimously legalised homosexuality bringing an end to a 157-years long battle. Chennai's LGBTQ Community gathered to celebrate freedom and love on this historic day.

published on : 7th 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

Muslim women protest against AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi's statement in Lok Sabha

The women in Varanasi staged a protest against All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi and burnt his effigies.

published on : 28th December 2017

Triple Talaq victims hope for relief, want stricter laws against its practitioners

In August, in a historic judgment the Supreme Court had ruled that the practice of divorce through triple talaq among Muslims is "void", "illegal" and "unconstitutional". 

published on : 28th December 2017

This Saudi robot citizen has more rights than its women

Sophia, the first robot in the world to be awarded a citizenship of any country has got more rights in Saudi Arab than its women and even Kafala migrants. 

published on : 28th October 2017

Rome: Thousands march in Italy for migrant rights

Demonstrators in central Rome stand in solidarity with refugees and migrants, who many say deserve more rights than what they currently have in Europe. 

published on : 22nd October 2017

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
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