Human Rights
North East  /  Published 01.01.20

Assam pledges to continue protests

Students opt for sit-in, shun picnics ...
By Debananda Medak and Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 31.12.19

NHRC seeks Delhi report on mills

Cachar Paper Mill and Nagaon Paper Mill have been lying non-functional since October 2015 and March 2017 respectively...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

World  /  Published 28.12.19

UN official: Past decade has seen human rights `backlash'

The past decade has seen a backlash against human rights on every front, especially the rights of women and the LGBT communities, according to a top U.N. human rights official....
By AP in United Nations

India  /  Published 25.12.19

Police hurdles illegal: Doctors

Govt asked to send strict instructions to police and other officials not to enter or threaten hospitals or healthcare personnel...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 24.12.19

Rights panel seeks reply

Cachar Paper Mill and Nagaon Paper Mill have been non-functional since October 2015 and March 2017 respectively...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 19.12.19

AHRC takes note of Akhil ‘torture’

'I’ve been tortured heavily. It’s a conspiracy to divert the movement but people of Assam must fight for justice'...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.12.19

AHRC seeks probe into protest deaths

5 protesters have died in police firing and baton charge according to news items published from December 13-16...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 09.12.19

Hats off to ‘encounter’ cops, says Jaganmohan Reddy

He announced that his government would introduce a bill in the current Assembly session to enact a law that will ensure speedy trial and stringent punishment in cases of atrocities against women...
By PTI in Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh)

India  /  Published 09.12.19

Anaj Mandi fire was catastrophe waiting to happen: NHRC

The commission has sought a detailed report from the Delhi government, police chief and the North MCD...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 08.12.19

Thousands march as Hong Kong protests near half-year mark

Rally organiser Eric Lai called for police restraint and for no use of tear gas...
By AP in Hong Kong


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