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International Court of Justice Directs Myanmar to Prevent Genocide of Rohingya Muslims

The Hague-based International Court of Justice has ordered Myanmar to take emergency measures to prevent genocide of the Rohingya Muslim minority.

Excerpts from Press Conference of Russian Ambassador Nikolay Kudashev

Russian Ambassador Nikolay Kudashev held a press conference on last Friday. The press conference was held after the conclusion of Raisina dialogue that was attended by foreign ministers, military officials and other high level government representatives and diplomats of various countries- including Russia and India.

Understanding the Escalation in US-Iran Affairs

The US and Iran have different ideologies and goals that motivate their interests within the Middle East region. It becomes close to impossible for both parties to hold parallel influence in that region.

Iran-U.S. Tensions: Statement of UN Chief, China & Russia; US Denies Visa to Iran’s Minister; Iran Designates US Forces as ‘Terrorists’

Amidst heightened tensions between Iran and United States (U.S.), the UN chief said that geopolitical tensions are at its highest this century.

New Indian Army Chief Says Borders with China Not Settled Yet; Keeping Peace May Lead to Eventual Solution

New Indian Army chief M. M. Naravane on Wednesday said that the Indian State's border with China were not settled yet. He said with China, the Indian state has "Line of Actual Control" (LoAC). He hoped that maintaining peace and tranquility along India's border with China will lead to an "eventual solution" to the boundary dispute.

OIC to Hold Meet on Situation in Kashmir and India’s CAA in Pakistan

A vital meeting of 57-member Organisation for Islamic Corporation (OIC) on Kashmir and India's Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in April 2020. Information in this regard surfaced in a report on Radio Pakistan.

China Calls India & Pakistan to Exercise Restrain Amidst Continuing Gunfire Across LoC in Kashmir

The armed forces of India and Pakistan are engaged in firing across the Line of Control (LoC) at internationally disputed region of Kashmir for past few days.

CAA, NRC May Affect Status of Indian Muslim Minority: Congressional Research Service

The amended Citizenship law along with a National Register of Citizens (NRC) being planned by the Narendra Modi government “may affect the status” of Muslim minority in India, a report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) has said.

Sikh Body Knocks At UN Doors Over Developing Crisis in Indian Subcontinent; Says Minorities Are in Danger

Blaming the Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government under Narendra Modi for its aggressive march against minorities and nationalities, the Dal Khalsa has reached out to the United Nations about the volatile developments that spell an anarchic situation for religious minorities in India.

Pakistan’s Army Takes Exception to Death Sentence to Pervez Musharraf

Pakistan's army has taken exception to award of death sentence to its former chief and ex-president of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf. He was sentenced to death by a special court yesterday in 'high treason' case.

Two Indigenous Languages Are Dying Every Month: UN Assembly President

Despite UN efforts throughout this International Year of Indigenous Languages to highlight the daily disappearance of mother tongues across the world, the President of the General Assembly (PGA) warned on Tuesday that “challenges persist nonetheless”.

Strong Protest in California Against India’s Citizenship Amendment Act

Over 200 people gathered in Northern California on December 15 to protest a controversial new citizenship law in Indian subcontinent which is sending shockwaves across that region.

Preparation for a Genocide Under Way in India: Warns Dr. Gregory H. Stanton

Internationally acclaimed expert Dr. Gregory H. Stanton has raised concerns about possible mass extermination of Muslims while briefing US Congress on situation in Kashmir and Assam.

UN Human Rights Office Terms New Citizenship Law in India as ‘Fundamentally Discriminatory’

A new law in India which expedites citizenship for certain religious minorities has been criticized by the UN human rights office for being “fundamentally discriminatory in nature”, UN Human Rights office said on Friday (Dec. 13).

Germany: R&AW Stooge Couple Convicted For Spying on Sikhs and Kashmiris

Two Indian citizens living in Germany have been found guilty of spying on Kashmiris and Sikhs for India's intelligence agency. The couple have been sentenced to suspended jail terms and large fines, a report in DW reads.

U.S. Foreign Affairs Asia Sub-Committee to Hold Classified Hearing on Kashmir Issue

Washington: The U.S. House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Asia Subcommittee will hold a classified hearing on the situation in Kashmir on Wednesday, said the sub-committee ...

Consider Sanctions Against Amit Shah and Other Principal Indian Leaders: USCIRF to US Government

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on Monday (Dec. 9) said that it is deeply troubled by the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), originally introduced by Home Minister Amit Shah, in the Lok Sabha (the lower house of the Indian Parliament) given the religion criterion in the bill. "If the CAB passes in both houses of parliament, the United States government should consider sanctions against the Home Minister and other principal leadership", the statement added.

World Sikh Parliament Reported Human Rights Violations by India to the United Nations

10th December is a key date for human rights as on this day 70 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly, had meeting in Paris, and adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Resolution Condemning Human Rights Violations in J&K and Supporting Kashmiri Self-determination Introduced in US Congress

A resolution condemning the human rights violations taking place in Jammu and Kashmir and supporting Kashmiri self-determination is introduced in US House of representatives. The resolution is introduced by U.S. representative Rashida Tlaib on 21 November 2019.

Climate Change: Another Year of Record Gas Emissions, warns UN Meteorological Agency

Levels of the three main heat-trapping gases emitted into the atmosphere – carbon dioxide (CO2), methane, and nitrous oxide – have reached yet another high, the UN meteorological agency, WMO, said on Monday.

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