United States of America (USA) has withdrawn from the United Nations Human Rights Council accusing it of "chronic bias" against Israel, in a move that was criticised by human rights groups and described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.
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, a Human Rights body base din England, has welcomed the first ever report by the UN on the human rights situation in Kashmir.
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 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”.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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, 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, 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 ...
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.
Media reports emanating from San Francisco (California, USA), three persons were injured in a shootout at Social Media giant YouTube's headquarters.
UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over the deaths of two journalists in India and the violence against media-persons across the globe.
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
The Sri Lankan authorities must respect human rights under the state of emergency, Amnesty International said today.Next Page »