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Irish govt must clarify on abortion issue: Amnesty

Observing that the tragic death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar illustrates a gap in Irish law, rights group Amnesty on Saturday asked Ireland to ensure that its domestic policy on access to......

NHRC report to UN blasts govt on AFSPA, NREGA

The National Human Rights Commission report prepared for the second universal periodic review, a mechanism created by the United Nations General Assembly in 2006 for examining the universal......

Christian leaders oppose Communal Violence Bill

A recent national consultation of Christian leaders has opposed the Communal Violence Bill for being inadequate, reports Yogi SikandĀ  \\nOstensibly directed at preventing outbreaks of communal......

King, Gandhi ideals must guide us: Obama

United States President Barack Obama received the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize at a glittering ceremony at Oslo City Hall on December 10.In his speech after receiving the award, Obama justified......

Nepal government should investigate killings: HRW

The new Maoist-led government of Nepal should investigate and prosecute those responsible for thousands of extrajudicial killings, torture, and enforced disappearances during the country's......
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UN to grill Vatican again on clergy sex abuse

A second UN committee plans to question Vatican officials on failures to stop clergy sex abuse. The hearing scheduled for May 5-6 in Geneva will... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/un-to-grill-vatican-again-on-clergy-sex-abuse-114041500156_1.html
Pak SC dismisses contempt o...

Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday rejected a contempt petition filed against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in connection with his request... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/pak-sc-dismisses-contempt-court-petition-against-musharraf
Dubai runway closure to hit...

Several flights to Dubai would be affected for 80 days from May one due to closure of two runways there for upgrade, with Jet Airways and Air India... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/dubai-runway-closure-hit-several-flights-may-1
Western Countries Should Make Their Relations With Tehran Conditioned on Guaranteeing Human Rights

/PRNewswire/ --On Saturday, the leader of the Iranian opposition called on Western countries to predicate their relations with the regime on the... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3055236
UN strengthens key human rights reporting system

) International human rights reporting received a significant boost after the UN General Assembly on Wednesday approved steps to strengthen the... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/un-strengthens-key-human-rights-reporting-system

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