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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.

Disappearances and Torture in Southern Yemen Detention Facilities must be Investigated as War Crimes: Amnesty

Justice remains elusive a year after a network of secret prisons was first exposed in southern Yemen, Amnesty International said in a new report today that documents egregious violations going unchecked, including systemic enforced disappearance and torture and other ill-treatment amounting to war crimes.

India Most Dangerous & Unsafe Country For Women, Followed by Afghanistan, Syria and US: Survey

India is the world's most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labour, according to a poll of global experts released on Tuesday (June 26).

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.

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