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“Racist” Gandhi Falls in Ghana as University Topples Statue Donated by India

Ghanaians made history this week when they tore down a statue of Indian icon Mohandas Gandhi.

China Welcomes India and Pakistan’s Move to Open Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

In an expected move, the China on Monday (Dec. 3) welcomed India and Pakistan's move to open the Dera Baba Nanak to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, saying strengthening dialogue between them and properly addressing their differences means a lot to the world peace and development.

G20 Leaders Must Question India on Its Human Rights Commitment: Amnesty India

G20 member countries should ensure that human rights are at the forefront of the discussions at the G20 summit and urge India to put an end to the harassment of civil society and human rights defenders at once, Amnesty India said today.

Amnesty International To Hold Protest Outside Indian High Commission in UK

Amnesty International activists will protest at the Indian High Commission on Friday (30 November) to call on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop trying to crush human rights organisations in Indian subcontinent.

Amnesty International Withdraws Human Rights Award From Aung San Suu Kyi

Amnesty International has withdrawn its highest honour, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of the Myanmar leader’s shameful betrayal of the values she once stood for.

Taliban Join Moscow Peace Talks on Afghanistan; No Progress Reported

The 19th Century British politician, Lord Palmerston was of the view that: “Nations have no permanent friends or allies, they only have permanent interests.” Henry Kissinger rephrased it: “America has no permanent friends or enemies, only interests.”

US ‘War on Terror’ has Killed over Half a Million People: Study Titled Costs of War

Hundreds of thousands of people in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan have been killed due to the so-called "war on terror" launched by the United States in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attack, according to a new study.

WSP Representatives Call for UN Intervention to Resolve the Indo-Sikh Conflict

On the 34th anniversary of the genocide of the Sikhs in India during the first week of November 1984, a delegation from the recently formed World Sikh Parliament (WSP) met with a senior UN human rights official in Geneva to urge action by the world body to deal with the range of key human rights concerns that define the decades-old conflict between the Sikh nation and the Indian state, reads a release issued by an official of the World Sikh Parliament.

US President Donald Trump turns down India’s invite for Republic Day celebrations

US President Donald Trump has reportedly turned down the Indian government's invite to visit Indian subcontinent on January 26 that is marked by the Indian government as "Republic Day".

Malawi Government Ignores Charges of Racism, Supports Gandhi Statue Construction

In a formal response to growing outrage among citizens of Malawi about a proposed statue of Mohandas Gandhi which is being erected in Blantyre, the second-largest city in the southern central African country, the Government of Malawi suggested the statue is required by India in order for the country to continue benefitting from “credit and concessionary loans for various development projects.”

Locals Seeking to Stop Proposed Statue of Gandhi in Malawi

Malawi is now the second nation in Africa to bear witness to a sustained effort by the local population to block a statue of Mohandas Gandhi.

Ignoring Humanitarian Concerns, India Deports 7 Rohingyas to Myanmar

India on Thursday deported seven Rohingya Muslims, who have been staying in Assam, to their country of origin Myanmar, in a first such move with regard to the people from the Rakhine province of Myanmar.

Rohingya Genocide: Canada Revokes Myanmar Leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s Honorary Citizenship

Canada's parliament formally stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship for complicity in the atrocities committed against Myanmar's Rohingya.

Sentencing After Attack on Sikh in Las Vegas; Attacker Gets 3 Years Probation Term

On September 25 Sheldon Williams, a 30-year old California native, was sentenced to three years probation with a suspended sentence of 364 days in jail in addition to a substance abuse evaluation, anger management classes, a curfew and no contact with the victim, after pleading guilty to the February 4, 2018 battery of Rajinder Singh.

Danish Rwandan To Be Extradited for Genocide After 24 Years

It is learnt that a Copenhagen appeals court on Friday (Sept. 21) ruled that a 51-year-old Dane of Rwandan origin can be extradited to Rwanda where he is accused of taking part in the 1994 genocide.

UN Report Slams India, 37 Countries for Reprisals Against Activists

People globally face harsh reprisals and intimidation for cooperating with the United Nations on human rights, a “shameful practice,” a major UN report warned. This trend deters others from engaging with the UN and results in “self-censorship.”

Genocide Remains A Threat and Reality in the Twenty-First Century: UN Human Rights Commissioner

The Human Rights Council on Thursday (Sept. 13) held a high-level panel on the seventieth anniversary on the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.

Facebook is Helping Governments to Shut Down Dissent with Definition of Terrorism, says UN Expert

An independent expert appointed by the UN’s Human Rights Council has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to express concerns about the company’s overly broad definition of terrorism and the apparent lack of a comprehensive human rights-based approach to the policies governing access to and use of its platform.

Set to become Pak PM, What Imran Khan Said About India?

Talking about India, Imran Khan firstly said that he was disappointed to see that the Indian media portrayed him like a Bollywood villain. ‘It felt like everything bad for India would happen if Imran Khan assumes power’,

UN Human Rights Office Scraps Indian Media’s Accusations Against Report on Kashmir

Office of the United Nations Human Rights High Commissioner has responded to Indian media's accusations against UN human rights body's report on Kashmir.

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