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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 Sikand  \\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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U.N. envoy says Russia-N.Korea deportation …

Reuters SEOUL (Reuters) - An extradition treaty signed by Russia and North Korea could be used to send back defectors from the North and put them... ...
Saudi funding fans ultra-conservative Islam in India; the political, ideological response to it remains meek

By Sunil Raman For years, the growing following and influence of ultra-conservative Islamist ideology in parts of Europe including Belgium,... ...
UN rights office concerned about Thailand's deportation of Chinese activists

Source : Post your Comments New York, Nov 21 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Voicing strong concern over the deportation of two Chinese activists by... ...
U.N. panel accuses Iran of cracking down on freedom of expression

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. General Assembly's human rights committee on Thursday criticized Iran for cracking down on activists, journalists and... ...
UN rebukes North Korea over rights …

AFP A UN General Assembly committee Thursday condemned "gross" widespread human rights violations in North Korea, in a resolution adopted by a... ...

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