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Human Rights

India re-elected to UNHRC for 6th term with overwhelming majority

Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) TS Tirumurti said that India will continue to further human rights issues

15 Oct 2021 12:41 AM

At Delhi talks: US, India spar over human rights

'We talk about challenges we are both facing in renewing and strengthening our democracies and I think humbly we can learn from each other'

29 Jul 2021 7:23 AM

Morocco rejects Amnesty’s allegations on spying on journalist

A report by Amnesty alleges that authorities had snooped on journalist Omar Radi using Israeli-made technology

27 Jun 2020 4:00 PM

Biden seeks restoration of peoples' rights in Kashmir; disappointed with NRC, CAA

A group of Hindu Americans have reached out to Biden's campaign expressing resentment to the language used against India

26 Jun 2020 9:32 AM

UN chief urges faith leaders to challenge hate speech

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on faith leaders to promote solidarity based on human rights and human dignity

13 May 2020 2:13 PM

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The corona lesson: Cozying up to Xi’s China has a heavy cost

Let us stand with the Chinese people, but not the men in black who have kept them in bondage for over 70 years

19 Mar 2020 12:37 AM

Peg gender on human rights, not only in an economic lens

We tend to equate worth with economic strength, social standing and occupation in positions of authority.

26 Nov 2019 12:10 AM

Terror must be eradicated: Indian-American attorney raises concern on J&K

Batra drew a parallel between J&K and US states of Louisiana and Alaska.

23 Oct 2019 9:40 AM

US says deeply concerned over human rights abuses, religious discrimination in Pak

It urged the Pakistani government to uphold the rule of law and the freedoms enshrined in the country's constitution.

22 Oct 2019 9:33 AM

Pakistan blacklists, expels global journalists' group leader

Joel Simon called the expulsion of Steven Butler 'baffling' and 'a slap in the face' to those concerned about press freedom in Pakistan.

18 Oct 2019 12:32 PM

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Kurds accuse Turkey of using banned incendiary weapons

Kurdish administration said Turkey had resorted to their use because of unexpectedly stiff resistance by Kurdish fighters.

17 Oct 2019 4:53 PM

They cry victim when they are perpetrators: India slams Pak over human rights charge

There was a need to call out those who are misusing the UNHRC for 'malicious political agenda under the garb of human rights', Thakur said.

11 Sep 2019 8:50 AM

Army to set up Human Rights section

This was approved by Defence Minster Rajnath Singh as part of a number of decisions taken regarding reorganisation of Army Headquarters.

21 Aug 2019 3:04 PM

Where parties fail, can civil society succeed?

Defending the people and fighting for their rights at the ground level became less and less important.

18 Jul 2019 1:55 AM

The Arc of Joan who lent her voice to human rights

That landmark moment transformed the trajectory of Joan Baez’s life and career. By 1963, she already had four albums to her credit.

11 Jul 2019 7:03 AM

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Torture rampant in J&K detention centres: Report

It claimed that seventy percent of torture victims are civilians and that eleven percent die during or as a result of torture.

21 May 2019 6:48 AM

Attack on security personnel should be stopped: NHRC

The Commission believes that such attacks against security personnel on duty should be stopped, which are a grave violation to human rights.

03 May 2019 6:17 AM

A life story

Gratitude is a great enabler, says eminent dancer Sonal Mansingh as she recalls her journey.

26 Apr 2019 12:35 AM

Amarinder Singh condemns beheading of 2 Punjabis in Saudi, would seek report from MEA

Singh also called upon the UN and other global human rights organisations 'to take serious cognizance of the incident'

18 Apr 2019 11:27 AM

Towards responsible businesses, committed governance

This positive move demonstrates India’s commitment to human rights and the promotion of socially responsible businesses.

13 Mar 2019 2:49 AM

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