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US Quits United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)

United States of America (USA) has withdrawn from the United Nations Human Rights Council accusing it of "chronic bias" against Israel, in a move that was criticised by human rights groups and described as regrettable by foreign leaders.

India should Act on UN Rights Report on Kashmir: Human Rights Watch

The Indian government should immediately act on the recommendations in the first-ever report by the United Nations on human rights in Kashmir, Human Rights Watch said.

South Asia Solidarity Group Welcomes UN Report on Human Rights Situation in Kashmir

South Asia Solidarity Group, a Human Rights body base din England, has welcomed the first ever report by the UN on the human rights situation in Kashmir.

UN HRO Report on the Situation of Human Rights in Kashmir [Full Report]

There is an urgent need to address past and ongoing human rights violations and abuses and deliver justice for all people in Kashmir, who for seven decades have suffered a conflict that has claimed or ruined numerous lives, a report by the UN Human Rights Office published on Thursday says.

CIA Classifies RSS Offshoots Vishav Hindu Parishad, Bajrang Dal as ‘Religious Militant Organisations’ in World Factbook

CIA in its recent edition of the ‘World Factbook’, has named Hindutva fountainhead RSS offshoots Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal as “religious militant organisations”.

First-ever UN HRO Report on Kashmir Shows Mirror to India and Pakistan on Human Rights Abuses

There is an urgent need to address past and ongoing human rights violations and abuses and deliver justice for all people in Kashmir, UN Human Rights Office report.

US Aligning With India Against Pakistan: says Parvez Musharraf

United States treats Pakistan according to its needs and “ditches” when it does not require Islamabad, former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has reportedly said as he accused US of aligning with India against his country.

UN Experts Call on India to Protect Journalist Rana Ayyub from Online Hate Campaign

UN human rights experts are calling on the authorities in India to act urgently to protect journalist Rana Ayyub, who has received death threats following an online hate campaign.

US President Donald Trump Calls Off Summit Meeting With North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un [Read Official Letter]

United States of America (USA) President Donald Trump has reportedly called off a much discussed June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Campaign of Hacking, Spyware and Surveillance Targets Human Rights Defenders in Pakistan: Amnesty

Human rights defenders in Pakistan are under threat from a targeted campaign of digital attacks, which has seen social media accounts hacked and computers and mobile phones infected with spyware, a four-month investigation by Amnesty International reveals.

NDP Condemns Killings in Gaza

On Monday, Canada's New Democrats strongly condemned the killings of protesters in Gaza by Israeli Defence Forces and urged the Liberal government to take a more active stance for peace and human rights.

Humiliation faced by Sikhs; US apologized after Canadian minister was asked to remove turban

Humiliation faced by the Sikhs once again comes in news with high authority victim this time, nine other than Sikh Canadian Federal Minister Navdeep Singh Bains. He had passed the usual security checks at Detroit Metro Airport but that was not enough. Then he was asked to remove his turban.

Justice for Asifa demanded during a rally at the White House

The murder of Asifa, 8 years old angel from Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir has shaken the conscience of the leaders not only in South Asia but also all over the world. Asifa was abducted, drugged, gang raped and finally murdered simply because she was a Muslim in the so-called largest democracy of India. Rape is a crime against humanity.

Facebook Codifies Its Censorship Regime; Action Against Fake News, Nothing But Political Censorship

Facebook, the world’s largest social media company, spelled out for the first time the criteria it uses to censor speech on its platform, purely at its own discretion, and with no legal oversight or recourse.

Surrey’s Khalsa Day Prade Attracts 500K Sikhs from Around the World [PICTORIAL]

Surrey, BC: Surrey’s Vaisakhi Nagar Kirtan broke attendance records Saturday, drawing a gathering of almost 500,000 people, including visitors from all over the world. “Beginning ...

Ambedkarites Raise Black Flag as Narendra Modi Visits London’s Ambedkar House

Followers of Mulnivasi civil rights champion and renowned intellectual Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, who recently inaugurated London’s first open air statue of their icon, unfurled black flags and placards featuring photos of victims of Hindutva violence during Indian Prime Minister's visit to Ambedkar House in northwest London.

Shooting at YouTube Head Quarters in San Francisco (USA) Leaves Three Injured

Media reports emanating from San Francisco (California, USA), three persons were injured in a shootout at Social Media giant YouTube's headquarters.

UN Chief Expresses Concern Over Killings of Journalists in India

UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over the deaths of two journalists in India and the violence against media-persons across the globe.

India Denying Investigators Unconditional Access To Kashmir, Says UN; India Counters By Calling Pakistan ‘Failed State’

As per the media reports emanating from Geneva during the UN's Human rights council meeting, the United Nations (UN) high commissioner on human rights has regretted

Sri Lanka: State Of Emergency Must Respect Human Rights, Says Amnesty International

The Sri Lankan authorities must respect human rights under the state of emergency, Amnesty International said today.

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