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UN special rapporteur urges India to repeal AFSPA

Amid clamour for withdrawal of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from Kashmir, a UN Special Rapporteur on Friday urged India to repeal the controversial law that gives its military special powers......

UN rapporteur arrives on fact-finding mission in Kashmir

The United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary and arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns arrived on a two-day visit toJammu and Kashmiron Monday afternoon. This is for the first......

UN top official on human rights visits Srinagar

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Margaret Sekaggya met members of the local civil society and various human rights activists in Srinagar on Wednesday evening. Margaret arrived......

UN says racism entrenched in Australia

The United Nations special rapporteur on indigenous rights has said there is "entrenched" racism in Australia. James Anaya didn't pull any punches after his two-week visit of the country, saying......

UN flays India for slum demolition

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing has criticised India for demolishing slums in Mumbai and New Delhi in his report submitted at the ongoing 61st session of the UN Commission......

UN issues warning on agri production

An independent United Nations expert has warned that ramping up food production on its own would not alleviate the suffering of the hundreds of millions going hungry around the world.Increased......

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......

Have a crisis? Export it

Nothing focuses the mind so well on multilateral trade talks as a major financial crisis. Developed countries, almost by instinct, remember unfinished agendas at the World Trade Organisation......

'India has the highest number of hungry people'

As chances of a petrol price hike had people rushing to fill up their car fuel tanks over the weekend, there was further bad news on another front. Food prices, according to a latest report, will......

'India is relatively protected from food crisis'

One hundred million people around the world are being deprived of the right to food. "It is a human rights crisis," says Olivier De Schutter, the United Nations's Special Rapporteur on the right to......
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A surge in executions by Saudi Arabia is "very disturbing" and bucks the global trend, a UN special rapporteur told AFP on Wednesday. He spoke as... ...

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UN expert calls on Serbia to expedite legal measures amid housing crisis

Amid a range of structural challenges, including high unemployment and poverty, Serbia is now also facing a housing crisis which demands an... ...

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Oslo Conference on Myanmar's Systematic Persecution of Rohingyas - May 26-28

/PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Oslo Conference on Myanmar's Systematic Persecution of Rohingyas Tuesday, May 26, 2015 (To be webcast LIVE) The... ...

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Pope weighs in on Asian migrant crisis

Pope Francis prays with journalists on the papal flight en route to South Korea on August 14, 2014 Vatican City: Pope Francis has strongly... ...

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Why is Aung San Suu Kyi silent?

"In awarding the Nobel Peace Prize ... to Aung San Suu Kyi," the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced in 1991, it wished "to honour this woman for... ...

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