Tag: human rights

Will pass triple talaq bill, says confident PM Modi at NHRC event

NEW DELHI: Marking the 25th anniversary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said…

Pakistani teen, boyfriend beheaded by father for ‘honour’

Islamabad: An 18-year-old girl was beheaded along with her 21-year-old boyfriend in Pakistan by her father and uncle in what…

UN slams India along with 37 others for reprisals against human rights

The UN listed 38 “shameful” countries including India, China and Russia in which it said had carried out intimidation against…

India regrets UN human rights commissioner’s remarks on Kashmir

United Nations Human Rights Commission or UNHRC, Michelle Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights made a reference to Kashmir during…

Palestinians file new complaint against Israel

Ramallah: Palestinians have raised a new submission against Israel at the International Criminal Court (ICC), Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Secretary…

UAE violating human rights, NGOs gathered at Geneva

Geneva: Demanding UAE to comply with international standards with regards to human rights, the Human rights NGOs on Wednesday gathered…

Sikhs in Peshawar hold anti-Pakistan protests

Peshawar: The anger is simmering across the region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as people have taken to streets, protesting against the…

Iraq executes 13 terror convicts

Baghdad: Iraq said it has executed 13 convicted prisoners over charges of terrorism, despite international calls to end the death…

UKPNP activists highlight human rights violations in PoK

Geneva [Switzerland]: Activists of the United Kashmir People's National Party (UKPNP) has highlighted gross human rights violations committed by Pakistan…

US Holocaust Museum strips Aung San Suu Kyi’s human rights award

New Delhi: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, located in Washington D.C., on Wednesday invalidated the prestigious Elie Wiesel Award,…

Protest staged in Karachi over release of jailed activists

Karachi: Several political and civil society activists have staged a protest outside the Karachi Press Club to demand the release">release…

Syria condemns US-led airstrikes in Deir al-Zour

Damascus:The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Thursday condemned the US-led airstrikes on pro-government forces in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour,…

New US Ambassador reassures peace to Afghanistan

Kabul: Reaffirming support to the war-torn country, the newly-appointed US Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass has assured to build "a…

Citizen first human rights association press conference

Citizen First Human rights Association organised a press conference for Triple Talaq Bill presented in Parliament presided by Ravula chandrasekhar,…

Palestinian Down syndrome sufferer alleges abuse by Israeli troops

Hebron [Palestine]: A Palestinian man with Down syndrome has accused the Israeli troops of assaulting him in Hebron city of…

Giving value to human rights is within India’s DNA: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi [India]: Giving value to human rights is within the DNA of India, which has no history of aggression…

EU supports Afghanistan ‘making own decisions’: Envoy

Kabul: The European Union (EU) is committed that Afghanistan will make its own decisions, own efforts and own actions, the…

Human Rights Debates Only Highlight Terrorists Rights: Ravi Shankar Prasad

NEW DELHI: Why does the debate on human rights only highlight the rights of terrorists and not the victims, Union…

WBO conference in Washington DC sheds light on human rights violation in Balochistan

Washington : World Baloch Organization (WBO) convened a conference on the deteriorating human rights situation in Balochistan and the geopolitical…

Two Kashmir activists win Norway’s Rafto Prize for human rights

Srinagar : Two Indian activists from the heavily militarised region of Kashmir on Thursday won Norway's Rafto Prize for human…