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  • Spirit of integration

    Spirit of integration

    It is unprecedented that most lawmakers of the party attended the official ceremony to memorialize the civil revolt, which has long been associated with the liberal Democratic Party of Korea.

    May 23, 2022
  • Russia won’t participate in special UNHRC session on Ukraine

    Russia won’t participate in special UNHRC session on Ukraine

    Russia's decision came a day after the UNHRC announced that it will hold a special session on Thursday "to address the deteriorating human rights situation in Ukraine stemming from the Russian aggression".

    May 11, 2022
  • Afghan girl students dropping out over dress codes

    Afghan girl students dropping out over dress codes

    In its latest report, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said that due to the imposition of new restrictions on the dress of female students and teachers in some provinces of Afghanistan, some students have dropped out of school.

    April 29, 2022
  • Human rights body airs concern over Afghan refugees’ torture in Iran

    Human rights body airs concern over Afghan refugees’ torture in Iran

    "Iran's border guards force Afghan refugees by guns at borders and oust them from their country".

    April 22, 2022
  • Over 8000 people missing in Pakistan during 2021: Report

    Over 8000 people missing in Pakistan during 2021: Report

    A lawyer representing the Sindh Rangers informed the court that of 1,200 missing persons, 900 had already been recovered in the province. Of these, Sindh police located 298 in the last six months.

    April 13, 2022
  • US monitoring rise in human rights abuses in India: Blinken

    US monitoring rise in human rights abuses in India: Blinken

    Blinken's remarks came days after US Representative Ilhan Omar questioned the alleged reluctance of the US government to criticise Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government on human rights.

    April 12, 2022
  • One-two punch

    One-two punch

    The UN human rights office in Geneva said Russian courts had decided to dissolve two of Russia’s most respected human rights groups and further weaken the country’s dwindling human rights community. “We urge the Russian authorities to protect and support people and organisations that work to advance human rights across the Russian Federation,” it added.

    December 31, 2021
  • HP Human Rights body to direct govt for providing night shelters to homeless

    HP Human Rights body to direct govt for providing night shelters to homeless

    HP Human Rights Commission member Dr Ajay Bhandari made these remarks in a webinar that was organised by Umang Foundation on awareness on human rights.

    November 30, 2021
  • Mamata questions utility of rights body before leaving for Delhi

    Mamata questions utility of rights body before leaving for Delhi

    "Where is the Human Rights Commission in Tripura? Where did the human rights commission go? The whole country has witnessed the assassination of democracy in Tripura. In such a BJP-ruled state, people are suffocating. Why are there no words about the Human Rights Commission and Article 355 in our case in Tripura. What has happened now?"

    November 23, 2021
  • 93.7% of S.Koreans consider climate crisis serious: Survey

    93.7% of S.Koreans consider climate crisis serious: Survey

    Duroo, a nonprofit organization of lawyers, and law firm Jipyong, which conducted the survey, said the government should make greater efforts to provide people with information on climate change's relations to human rights.

    November 7, 2021
  • Duterte steps out

    Duterte steps out

    Duterte-Carpio’s filing of re-election shortly after her father announced his retirement, did little to douse speculation that she has her eye on the presidency.

    October 6, 2021
  • Two contrasting faces of the sub-continent

    Two contrasting faces of the sub-continent

    The UNGA session also includes engagements for foreign ministers including multiple global forums, bilateral interactions as also press and media briefings to project the national image.

    September 27, 2021
  • UN and Myanmar

    UN and Myanmar

    The prevarication, that was palpable notably in Libya and Syria, seems set to resonate in the echo chambers of Kabul and further afield in the tormented land now headed by Taliban hardliners, just as it does in Myanmar

    September 27, 2021
  • Afghan recast

    Afghan recast

    With the induction of 17 new members, notably representatives from the Hazara, Tajik and Uzbek ethnic groups, the strength of the caretaker government has reached 50. In the first phase, that was announced on September 7, the Taliban had announced the names of 33 ministers

    September 24, 2021
  • Farooq Abdullah wants new Afghan rulers to respect human rights

    Farooq Abdullah wants new Afghan rulers to respect human rights

    Addressing the party workers at the Mausoleum of his father, late Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah, who died this day in 1982, Farooq said, "I hope the Taliban government in Afghanistan maintains friendly relations with all countries.

    September 8, 2021
  • Owaisi questions silence on atrocities on women in India

    Owaisi questions silence on atrocities on women in India

    Asaduddin Owaisi questioned human rights supporters' silence on the recent Kanpur incident in Uttar Pradesh where a girl was begging for mercy when her father was being beaten up in the presence of police.

    August 20, 2021
  • UN human rights chief ‘saddened, disturbed’ by Stan Swamy’s death

    UN human rights chief ‘saddened, disturbed’ by Stan Swamy’s death

    "His death follows repeated indignities that were heaped upon him by Indian authorities that failed to accommodate his disabilities due to Parkinson's disease requiring him to have to plead in court for a straw to sip with"

    July 6, 2021