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Boko Haram Refugees Raped by Nigerian Troops and Police, says Human Rights Watch (HRW)

November 1, 2016 :Human rights monitors are accusing Nigerian officials, soldiers and police of rape and other acts of sexual exploitation against women and...

European Parliament Awards Sakharov Prize to Yazidi Women Nadia Murad and Lamis Haji Bashar from Iraq

October 27, 2016: Two Yazidi women from Iraq who were abducted by Islamic State militants in 2014 have been awarded the European Parliament’s Sakharov...

Siege and Bombardment of Syria’s Aleppo constitute Crimes of Historic proportions, says United Nations

GENEVA, October 22, 2016: U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein says the siege and bombardment of Syria’s northern city of eastern Aleppo...

Doctors Support China’s Pledge on Stopping the Harvest of Inmate Organs

Doctors from the World Health Organization and the Montreal-based Transplantation Society who were invited to the conference by China praised Chinese officials for...

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses the Muslim Rohingyas refugee issue in her UN speech

Bangladesh has over 500,000 Muslim Rohingyas residing in its refugee camps In her address at the summit hosted by US President Barack Obama,...

India will continue to raise Balochistan Issue to relieve it from Pak Atrocities, says Sushma

New Delhi, Sept 16: External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj will be leading the Indian delegation to the 71st session of the UNGA and she...

In the wake of terror, UN Watch too castigates Pakistan, Iran, and Burma for violation of Women’s Rights in one of its Minority Forum...

August 27, 2016: When a human is tagged and discriminated on the basis of religion and gender, humanity dies right at that moment. UN Watch,...

Syrian Government and Rebels pour Reinforcements into northern city of Aleppo

Syria, August16, 2016: On Monday, the Syrian government and rebel factions seeking to topple it poured reinforcements into the besieged northern city of Aleppo. Both...

Syria Crisis: Battle for Syria’s Aleppo Heats Up as Rebels Press Offensive

At least 6,000 people have been either killed or injured in the past 80 days in Aleppo, according to the Syrian Observatory for...

Mother’s Protest to speak to her children over phone: Iranian Human Rights Defender Narges Mohammadi on hunger strike

Narges Mohammadi, a human rights activist won 2009 Alexander Langer Award for her human rights activities and City of Paris medal for her peaceful activism An...

Human Rights Experts skeptical about 11,000 Mass Arrests in Bangladesh Regarding Brutal Killings By Suspected IS Militants

More than 11,000 people were arrested regarding the brutal killings in Bangladesh Human Rights Watch said police are accepting bribes to release many...

Sri Lankan refugees in India were stopped from trying to board boat to Australia

Smugglers charge 100,000 rupees ($1502) for a one-way journey to Australia, according to investigating officials Over 100,000 Sri Lankans are estimated to have...

Here’s why Being a Transgender is the biggest regret in Pakistan

Pakistan still does not have a proper law for the transgenders Indian law has accepted the presence of a third gender as of...

Cultural genocide in Tibet due to Chinese domination

Since 2008, there has been a series of protests by Tibetans against the repressive Chinese domination in Tibet. Most of these self-immolation acts are done...

Taliban kills Khurran Zaki – a Pakistani Rights Activist

https://youtu.be/w7HluuZ1ZYk May 8, 2016: Unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a prominent Pakistani rights activist known for speaking out against the Taliban and radical Islamists...

Who is defending the defenders in India: Human Rights

Reports have come in of an attack on Tribal Rights Activist and leader Soni Sori. Reports suggest that oil paint mixed with chemicals was...

First modelling agency for transgenders in India

By Nivedita New Delhi: The LGBT Indian community, which is fighting a legal battle asking to revoke Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code on the...

Does Human Rights Watch report feed atrocity literature against Hindus and India?

By Nithin Sridhar Human Rights Watch, an international advocacy group on human rights has just released its ‘World Report 2016’ assessing the human rights conditions...

Himachal people celebrate Diwali in unusual way

Dhami: This Himachal Pradesh town, once a hunter's paradise of British India, is known for a unique cultural life - a virtual shower of stones...

Controversy over DPS Ranchi’s ‘One-Child Policy’

Ranchi: Delhi Public School's offer of a preferential admission and fee waiver to single girl child with the condition that the parents must promise...

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