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Why SL's 'lies' on death of Prabhakaran's son may soon get exposed

A recent inquiry report by the Geneva-headquartered Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has cast serious aspersions on the claims of the Sri Lankan government over alleged war crimes......

What US draft resolution seeks from Lanka government

The United States-sponsored draft resolution before the ongoing session of the United Nations Human Rights Commission urges the Sri Lankan government to conduct an ‘independent and......

Sambhu Banik on USAID workers' evaluation

Dr Sambhu N Banik, commissioner, Human Rights Commission of Maryland, has been appointed a public member of the United States Agency for International Development's Foreign Service Performance and......

UN human rights chief criticises Iraq executions

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour has criticised the hanging of two of Saddam Hussein's henchmen, saying the executions could hamper the search for justice in......

Jessica acquittal an eye-opener: NHRC

National Human Rights Commission Chairperson Justice A S Anand on Tuesday said the acquittal of all the accused in the Jessica Lal murder case raised many issues of great consequence on the role of......

When Shah Rukh quizzed former F1 champion Button

The Formula One circus kicked off its Indian leg on Wednesday evening with a glitzy evening at the British High Commissioner's residence in New Delhi with McLaren driver Jenson Button in......
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UN rights experts welcome US review of lethal drone attacks

New York, Apr 30 (IBNS): A group of United Nations independent experts on Wednesday welcomed the announcement by the United States Government of a... ...

http://www.indiablooms.com/ibns_new/world-details/USN/3200/un-rights-experts-welcome-us-review-of-lethal-drone-attacks.html
UN event addresses safety of journalists

The United Nations on Friday commemorated World Press Freedom Day 2015 with a moment of silence for journalists killed in the line of duty, and... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/world-press-freedom-day-un-event-addresses-safety-of-journalists-news-international-pfcub4hbahcgb.html
Several bodies exhumed from mass grave in suspected human trafficking camp

Dozens of police and volunteers exhumed six more bodies on Saturday in the second day of digging out a mass grave near a suspected human... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-thailand-several-bodies-exhumed-from-mass-grave-in-suspected-human-trafficking-camp-2082582
UN rights office says trial of former President politicized, unfair

The trial and conviction of former Maldives President Mohammed Nasheed was vastly unfair, arbitrary and disproportionate, a senior United Nations... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/maldives-un-rights-office-says-trial-of-former-president-politicized-unfair-news-international-pfcrM1gdihabg.html
French soldiers in 'child sex for food' scandal

Hungry, homeless young boys in the Central African Republic were forced by French soldiers to perform sex acts on them in return for food or money,... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2015/may/02/french-soldiers-in-child-sex-for-food-scandal/ad1aa35028c756973fab0a58a5fe9594

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