human rights

Headscarves mandatory: Iranian students protest

Headscarves mandatory: Iranian students protest

Tehran: Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says university students have held a campus protest against authorities’ increasing pressur...Read More

China bars human rights lawyer from US State Department. program

China bars human rights lawyer from US State Department. program

Beijing: A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer says he was blocked from leaving the country to participate in a U.S. State Department-...Read More

SC agrees to hear plea seeking protection of human rights of forces, issues notices to Centre, J&K govt

SC agrees to hear plea seeking protection of human rights of forces, issues notices to Centre, J&K govt

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine a plea seeking protection of human rights of security force personnel, who come und...Read More

Elgar Parishad case: Sudha Bhardwaj moves Bombay High Court to seek bail

Elgar Parishad case: Sudha Bhardwaj moves Bombay High Court to seek bail

Mumbai: Human rights activist and lawyer Sudha Bhardwaj, arrested in connection with the Elgar Parishad case, has moved the Bombay High C...Read More

‘Critical test’ for North Korea as civilian suffering remains rife, warns UN rights expert By Yoshita Singh

‘Critical test’ for North Korea as civilian suffering remains rife, warns UN rights expert By Yoshita Singh

United Nations: The human rights situation in North Korea remains “extremely serious”, and along with international demands for denuclear...Read More

Dissident Pakistanis concerned over attempts to alter country’s Constitution

Dissident Pakistanis concerned over attempts to alter country’s Constitution

Washington: A group of US-based dissident Pakistani intellectuals, writers and human rights activists has expressed grave concern over th...Read More

War crimes, Khashoggi: Saudi Crown Prince may face trial in Argentina

War crimes, Khashoggi: Saudi Crown Prince may face trial in Argentina

Buenos Aires: The Argentinian judicial authorities have started examining a submission by Human Rights Watch against Saudi Crown Prince M...Read More

Foreign concerns are unwarranted: China

Foreign concerns are unwarranted: China

Beijing: China said on Thursday 15 foreign ambassadors exceeded their diplomatic roles by issuing a letter expressing concern about the i...Read More

Russian Opposition leader barred from leaving country

Russian Opposition leader barred from leaving country

Moscow: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was stopped at the border on Tuesday and barred from leaving Russia as he was about to t...Read More

Mumbai: Human rights of paedophile violated, says Rehan Qureshi Lawyer

Mumbai: Human rights of paedophile violated, says Rehan Qureshi Lawyer

Mumbai: Advocate Adil Khatri, who is representing serial rapist and paedophile Rehan Qureshi in the 21 cases of rape and molestation, has...Read More

Supreme Court expands frontiers of democratic rights

Supreme Court expands frontiers of democratic rights

The Supreme Court representing the highest judiciary of the country played a glorious role last month in expanding the frontiers of democ...Read More

Stop Treating Self as Body

Stop Treating Self as Body

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights says that “all human beings are endowed with reason and conscience” and it asks all “to act tow...Read More

Mumbai Press Club to convene meet

Mumbai Press Club to convene meet

Mumbai: Reacting strongly on the simultaneous raids conducted by police on the premises of prominent human rights and civil liberties act...Read More

Bollywood expresses concern over women safety, human rights on Independence Day

Bollywood expresses concern over women safety, human rights on Independence Day

Mumbai: As India celebrates her 72nd Independence Day, film personalities such as Kamal Haasan, Shabana Azmi and John Abraham, have expre...Read More

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China holding 1 mn Uighurs in mass detention camps: UN

Geneva : A United Nations human rights panel expressed grave concerns that there were credible reports that China is holding a million Ui...Read More

Suicide car bomb kills 8 fighters in south Syria: Monitor

Suicide car bomb kills 8 fighters in south Syria: Monitor

Beirut: A suspected jihadist suicide car bomb attack in southern Syria today killed at least eight fighters, including government and reb...Read More

Terrorists have to be dealt with firmly to protect human rights of ordinary citizens: Arun Jaitley

Terrorists have to be dealt with firmly to protect human rights of ordinary citizens: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi: Terrorists have to be dealt with firmly to protect human rights of ordinary citizens, Union Minister Arun Jaitley said today. ...Read More

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council, condemns shameless hypocrisy

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council, condemns shameless hypocrisy

Washington: The US withdrew today from the UN Human Rights Council and condemned its “shameless hypocrisy” in absolving wrongdoers throug...Read More

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Jihadi raids kill eleven civilians in NW Syria

Beirut : Eleven Syrian civilians were killed on Sunday in regime strikes in the country’s northwest, a monitor said, in apparent retaliat...Read More

Maharashtra state human rights panel clears only 50,000 since 2007, 1 lakh cases still pending

Maharashtra state human rights panel clears only 50,000 since 2007, 1 lakh cases still pending

Mumbai: The number of pending cases with the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) are mounting. Since 2007, a total of 1,17,...Read More

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