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UN expert calls for international pressure on N Korea over abductions

A United Nations human rights investigator has recommended that international pressure be put on North Korea as part of a multi-pronged strategy to know the fate of hundreds of foreign nationals......

UN 'regrets' Alamuddin's decision to not serve on Gaza probe

The United Nations has expressed regret that noted human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin will not be able to serve on an independent inquiry commission that will investigate possible human rights......

Rights abuse charges haunt Rajapaksa; Cameron gives ultimatum

Human rights abuses allegedly perpetrated in the war against Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam haunted Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the CHOGM summit with UK Prime......

US welcomes passage of UNHRC resolution on Lanka

The United States has welcomed the passage of a resolution on Sri Lanka sponsored by it at the United Nations Human Rights Commission, saying the vote sent a clear signal to Colombo that the......

India backs US resolution against Lanka at UNHRC

India along with 24 other countries on Thursday backed a United States-sponsored resolution at United Nations Human Rights Council against Sri Lanka asking it to conduct an "independent and......

Add human rights to FTA talks: EU

A draft report prepared by Members of the European Parliament could potentially derail negotiations between India and the European Union, the country's largest trade partner, on a Comprehensive......

'Allocate at least 6% of GDP for education'

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Chairperson Shantha Sinha talks to Prasad Nichenametla on the Commission's first year.Set up with the mandate of protecting the rights of......

COLUMN: Open fight over sustainability

Millions of people are still struggling to meet their basic needs for food, water and livelihoods and eco-systems are also being devastated, both by industry and competition for survival at the......

Ratan Tata joins global leaders for a new initiative

Nearly two months after retiring as the chairman of Tata Group, Ratan Tata is taking up a new role by joining hands with global leaders, including former Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin and WTO......

Golden Globes 2015: The Top 10 Moments

Here's looking at some of the high points in the ceremony! There was something for everyone at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards this year, with surprises to please lovers of twist-endings, bold wins......

Liked Globe hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler? VOTE!

While their second turn as Golden Globes host was rather sedate, this year saw Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (in the picture) making some brave jokes.   There was the Bill Crosby one, where Poehler......
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‘LTTE behind 60 per cent forced vanishings’

Security forces caused 30%, other groups rest At least four different groups including Sri Lanka’s security forces and the LTTE were responsible... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/ltte-behind-60-cent-forced-vanishings-702
`Silence Balochistan` is Pakistan policy

Farooq Ganderbali The manner in which the Pakistani state brought all its might to shut down an innocuous talk by a Baloch human rights activist... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/silence-balochistan-is-pakistan-policy/
Are emergency days back?

The paranoia of foreign hands that began with the offloading of Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai and blocking funds to the NGO has now reached an... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/india/ford-foundation-and-modi-sarkars-paranoia-are-emergency-days-back-2211538.html
Amnesty International

The human rights situation in the Maldives is deteriorating alarmingly as authorities are muzzling peaceful protesters, silencing critical media... ...

http://www.merinews.com/article/human-rights-situation-in-maldives-is-deteriorating-amnesty-international/15905965.shtml
Public meeting, mass rally held against Mapithel Dam

Mass rally demanding restoration of right to life of dam affected citizens Imphal, Apr 22: A public meeting followed by a mass rally in protest... ...

http://www.thesangaiexpress.com/page/items/50839/public-meeting-mass-rally-held-against-mapithel-dam

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