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Punjab Based Sikh Groups Writes to UNHRC on Human Rights Situation in Kashmir

Dal Khalsa, a Punjab based pro-freedom Sikh groups has once again raised its concerns over situation of human rights in Kashmir. Dal Khalsa spokesperson Kanwarpal Singh has written an open letter to UNHRC Commissioner Ms Michelle Bachelet Jeria.

Issue of Lynchings of Muslims and Dalits in India Raised in UN Human Rights Council

The issue of lynchings of Muslims and Dalits in Indian subcontinent by Hindutva elements was raised in United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

Torture: Indian State’s Instrument of Control in Indian Administered Jammu and Kashmir

The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) and the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) yesterday (on May 20) released the first comprehensive report on torture in Jammu and Kashmir titled Torture: Indian State’s Instrument of Control in Indian Administered Jammu and Kashmir.

India Decides to Not To Communicate with UN Special Reporters About Reports on Violations in Kashmir

Angry over a submission from the Geneva-based Human Rights Council (HRC) on the massive human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir, the Indian state has reportedly informed the United Nations body that it will no longer entertain any communication with the HRC’s Special Rapporteurs on its report.

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.

Sikh Human Rights Group (SHRG) Raises Issue of Sikh Political Prisoners at UN HRC

In a written statement issued few days back Dr. Jasdev Singh Rai, director of Sikh Human Rights Group, said that he raised the issue of political prisoners at the 38th Session of Human Rights Council at Geneva under agenda 3.

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United States of America (USA) has withdrawn from the United Nations Human Rights Council accusing it of "chronic bias" against Israel, in a move that was criticised by human rights groups and described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

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.

Senior Punjab Police Officers Allegedly Involved in Torturing British Citizen Jagtar Singh Johal

It is learnt that names of senior Punjab police officers, including a DIG and two SSPs are also involved in relation to alleged torture on arrested Scottish Sikh citizen Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi.

Hand Written Letter of Jagtar Singh Jaggi Narrating Custodial Torture by Punjab Police

Two hand-written pages of a letter purportedly written by Jagtar Singh Jaggi, a Scottish Sikh detailed by the police and NIA in Indian subcontinent, is released by UK based campaigners.

Indian Police Threatened to Burn Me Alive During Torture: says Arrested Scottish Sikh Jagtar Singh Jaggi

A Scottish Sikh from Dumbarton who went to India to get married has been held in an Indian jail for nearly 220 days without charge and it has now been revealed that Indian police officers not only tortured him, but brought in petrol into the interrogation room and threatened to burn him alive.

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.

Impunity, Discrimination Aand Repression Of Dissent, India’s human rights review at the UN

Amnesty International a UK based human rights group here on Thursday (4th May) will table a report at the UN Human Rights Council.

Will Drag India To UN Human Rights Councils, Says African Envoys

In the back drop of recent racial attack upon the African students in a mall at greater Noida area of the Delhi NCR region the envoys from African countries stationed here in New Delhi today said that they would take India to the Human Rights Council (HRC) of the United Nation.

Burmese army raped, killed in Rohingya ethnic cleansing: UN Report

The Human Rights wing of the United Nation in its assembly session in Geneva on Friday tabled a report upon the mass atrocities committed

Kashmiri delegation praises UN Human Rights chief for censuring India

The strong statement by the top UN diplomat for human rights on India’s role in occupied Kashmir continues to resonate internationally.

SFJ files torture complaint to UNHRC against Punjab police IG Alok Nath Angra

A US based Sikh activists group, Sikhs For Justice, has filed a complaint filed with United Nations Human Rights Commission against top police officers of Punjab, including I.G. Lok Nath Angra.

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