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World  /  Published 09.10.21

Myanmar army plans worry UN

The UN human rights office said on Friday it is concerned the military in Myanmar could be preparing an imminent attack aimed at its opponents amid a build-up of heavy weapons and troops in areas of t...
By Reuters in Geneva

World  /  Published 25.08.21

UN: Serious violations by Taliban

The UN human rights chief said on Tuesday that she had received credible reports of serious violations by the Taliban in Afghanistan, including “summary executions” of civilians and Afghan...
By Reuters in Geneva

India  /  Published 24.08.21

Afghan: India flags terror concern

India on Tuesday said the current situation in Afghanistan is of "great concern" to it, hoping that it does not pose a challenge to its neighbours and the country is not used by terrorist gr...
By Our Bureau, PTI in United Nations

India  /  Published 07.07.21

India cites law as world frowns

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By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.07.21

'Stan detained under due process of law'

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and the UN's independent experts have repeatedly raised the cases of Swamy and 15 other human rights defenders with the government of India ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

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World  /  Published 03.06.21

Palestine notes India’s abstention

Palestine has called out India’s abstention during the vote on the resolution, “Ensuring respect for international human rights law and humanitarian law in Occupied Palestinian Territory, ...
By Our Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.05.21

Death notes from the field

Over 200,000 farmers have committed suicide in the past 25 years in India — the largest wave of recorded suicides in modern history. Human rights institutions, including the UN Human Rights Coun...
By Kashish Makkar

India  /  Published 24.03.21

UNHCR: India skips Lanka vote

India on Tuesday abstained from the vote on Sri Lanka’s human rights record at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The resolution, initiated by the UK, was adopted by a majority of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 01.03.21

Myanmar: teacher to techie, none spared

The day before he was killed, Internet network engineer Nyi Nyi Aung Htet Naing had posted on Facebook about the increasingly violent military crackdown on pro-democracy protests in Myanmar. “#...
By Reuters, New York Times News Service in Bangkok, Naypyitaw, Myanmar

Opinion  /  Published 03.02.21

Regulating social media content

On January 3, 2020, a YouTube video had gone viral showing an aggrieved, middle-aged, stocky Imran Chishti screaming on his smartphone, asking his friends to use social media platforms to mobilize a c...
By Luv Puri


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