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'Pakistan doesn't understand Aman ki Asha; it stabs us in the back'

'By pursuing this case, Captain Saurabh Kalia and the five soldiers will not come back to us, but this is the least I can do as a humble citizen of India to honour Indian soldiers,' says Dr N K......

'Sonia shields perpetrators of the Sikh genocide in 1984'

"Though Sonia Gandhi was not a member of the Congress in 1984, she later became president of the party and now she shields the perpetrators of the genocide of Sikhs in 1984," alleged attorney......

Indo-Pak border: The guns must fall silent

India and Pakistan, says Praful Bidwai, have to get out of the deeply ingrained habit of regarding their Hot-Cold War as something normal and inevitable, and move towards demilitarising their......

Saurabh Kalia: SC notice to Centre on father's plea

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to Centre on Kargil hero Saurabh Kalia's father's plea to take up his son's torture case at International Court of Justice. Dr N K Kalia, father of......

Rights activists slam amendments to UAPA

The Jamia Teachers' Solidarity Association has expressed strong reservations about the proposed amendments to the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. According to a press statement released by the......

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Q. 2)Waht is crime against humanity & law? is it dealt under the international criminal court? how is UN Security Council responsible?
:  A. C R I M E S A G A I N S T H U M A N I T Y A crime against humanity is a term in international law that refers to acts of...... more

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Q. What is Human Rights?
Abhilash Saxena:  A. Human rights are freedoms established by custom or international agreement that impose standards of conduct on all nations. Human rights are...... more

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UN capacities 'pushed to the limit' in 2014, Ban says in year-end wrap-up

New York, Dec 18 (IBNS) After a year of "discord, disease and disruption" that saw peace operations, diplomacy and humanitarian capacities "pushed... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/un-capacities-pushed-to-the-limit-in-2014-ban-says-in-year-end-wrap-up-news-international-omsncHfcgfbgi.html
Human Rights 365

It was indeed heartening to witness Malala Yousafzai and Satyarthi receiving the Nobel prize for extraordinary social service, thereby contributing... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/education/student/Human-Rights-365/2014/12/17/article2575832.ece
Past, Present, And… Future?

It's the political story of the week in Washington. At long last, after the endless stalling and foot-shuffling, the arguments about redaction and... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/American-Torture-Past-Present-And-Future/292880
Dhanshika on the attack

84 kids among 104 killed in Pakistan school attack (Third Lead) | Sensex ends 538 points down; Bank stocks crash (Second Lead) | Sensex plunges 400... ...

http://chennaionline.com/movies/cine-buzz/20143716113735/Dhanshika-on-the-attack.col
What do we say when we say torture is OK if it's useful?

The way the torture debate is being played out, the main argument of those critical of the CIA's enhanced interrogation programme has been that it... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/7m3Rj5XzHTf8wjHZeDAWBL/What-do-we-say-when-we-say-torture-is-OK-if-its-useful.html

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