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Naypyitaw [Myanmar], October 15 (ANI): Troops loyal to Myanmar's junta have torched an entire village -- including a Baptist church and a dozen other buildings--in the country's embattled Chin state, residents said on Thursday, prompting condemnation from a local human rights group which cal
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New York [US], October 15 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday welcomed the return of the United States at the UN Human Rights Council, after leaving it in 2018 under then-President Trump.
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New York [US], October 15 (ANI): India on Thursday was re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for a sixth term (2022-24) with an overwhelming majority as it vowed to promote and protect human rights through "Samman, Samvad and Sahyog".
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New Delhi [India], October 14 (ANI/ThePRTree): National Human Rights Organization (NHRO), Govt of India, onboards the Founder of I REE Group of Companies, Dr Amit D. Ojha as their new member on the Board of Advisory. The term will be beginning from October 20, 2021, and will last for a lifet
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London [UK], October 14 (ANI): With the Taliban back at the helm in Afghanistan and the country's humanitarian and economic crises deepening, many Afghans are living in fear, especially women and minority groups. Despite the group's claim to be more moderate, reports of violence by Taliban f
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Hong Kong, October 13 (ANI): The arrest of Hong Kong pro-democracy activist and human rights defender Chow Hang-Tung, on charges of "incitement to subversion" and being a foreign agent, is a source of "deep concern", UN independent human rights experts said on Tuesday.
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New Delhi [India], October 13 (ANI): An advocate practising in the Supreme Court has filed a complaint with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on violation of human rights of minority Hindus and Sikhs in Kashmir and sought the indulgence of the commission towards the "heart-wrenchin
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Geneva [Switzerland], October 13 (ANI): A group of independent human rights experts on Tuesday expressed concern about the arrest of Hong Kong pro-democracy activist and woman human rights defender Chow Hang-Tung, on charges of "incitement to subversion" and being a foreign agent.
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New Delhi [India], October 12 (ANI): Slamming Congress over its alleged silence over a Dalit youth's death in Rajasthan, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Sambit Patra on Tuesday said the Priyanka and Rahul Gandhi portray themselves as champions of human rights while their party show
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New Delhi [India], October 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took a veiled dig at the Opposition and said that human rights are violated when an incident is seen through the "political spectacles" and this "selective behaviour" is harmful to the democracy.
New Delhi [India], October 12 (ANI): Highlighting the efforts of the government towards the welfare of the underprivileged people, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said that in the last seven years of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led government at the Centre 10 crore women hav
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New Delhi [India], October 12 (ANI): Remembering Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of the foundation day of the National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRC), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that 'Bapu' is a symbol of human rights and human values across the globe.