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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Archaeologists discover ancient Roman coins in Japanrights body: Army killings of 6 civilians unjustifiedMexico rights body: Army k
Archaeologists discover ancient Roman coins in Japan
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 12 hours ago
rights body: Army killings of 6 civilians unjustifiedMexico rights body: Army killings of 6 civilians unjustified Mexico's National Human Rights Commission has determined that soldiers killed six civilians without justification in a 2012 incident... Read more
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FOX News
Mexico Rights Body: Army Killings Of 6 Civilians UnjustifiedMEXICO CITY – Mexico's National Human Rights Commission has determined that sol
Mexico Rights Body: Army Killings Of 6 Civilians Unjustified
FOX News / Posted 13 hours ago
MEXICO CITY – Mexico's National Human Rights Commission has determined that soldiers killed six civilians without justification in a 2012 incident in the southern state of Guerrero. The governmental commission says a group of about 20 soldiers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
90 Percent of Awaiting Trial Women Are Nursing, Pregnant - NHRCThe National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says 90 percent of women awaiting t
90 Percent of Awaiting Trial Women Are Nursing, Pregnant - NHRC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says 90 percent of women awaiting trial in prisons across the country are either nursing mothers or nursing mothers and pregnant. The Executive Secretary of the commission, Prof. Bem Angwe, made this know... Read more
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The Hindu
Raja Bagga writes on P. Ramkumar's suicide in Puzhal jail: Preventing death in custodyRamkumar’s death, the DG (Prisons) announced that a magisterial inquiry will be
Raja Bagga writes on P. Ramkumar's suicide in Puzhal jail: Preventing death in custody
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Ramkumar’s death, the DG (Prisons) announced that a magisterial inquiry will be ordered. But does that mean anything? The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has expressed concern in the past about post-mortem reports “appearing to be doctored... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
SC issues notice to Centre on guidelines to prevent torture of jail inmatesunlike custodial deaths, police are not mandatorily required to report cases of
SC issues notice to Centre on guidelines to prevent torture of jail inmates
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
unlike custodial deaths, police are not mandatorily required to report cases of torture that do not result in death to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). According to home ministry data published last year, the number of unnatural deaths... Read more
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New Kerala
SC notice on plea for statutory framework to curb torture, custodial violence - newkerala.com #124034Ashwani Kumar, who appeared in person, also sought empowering the National Huma
SC notice on plea for statutory framework to curb torture, custodial violence - newkerala.com #124034
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Ashwani Kumar, who appeared in person, also sought empowering the National Human Rights Commission with necessary statutory powers so that it could enforce its orders and directions. The court also sought response from the NHRC. Ashwani Kumar cited... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Addressing UN, Republic of Congo Says Newly-Adopted Constitution Will Improve Governancefor a participative democracy, among other measures. He recalled that the adop
Addressing UN, Republic of Congo Says Newly-Adopted Constitution Will Improve Governance
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
for a participative democracy, among other measures. He recalled that the adopted Constitution establishes next to the National Human Rights Commission and other bodies such as the Women's Advisory Council, the Advisory Council on Youth, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Alleged Rights Violations - NHRC Summons CNS, OthersThe National Human Rights Commission has summoned the Chief of Naval Staff, CNS
Alleged Rights Violations - NHRC Summons CNS, Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The National Human Rights Commission has summoned the Chief of Naval Staff, CNS, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, to appear before it to answer questions on why officers and men of the Nigerian Navy violated the rights of a Nigerian construction firm at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Military Assures U.S. of Respect for Human Rightsinclude establishment of human rights desk in all the formations of the Armed F
Military Assures U.S. of Respect for Human Rights
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
include establishment of human rights desk in all the formations of the Armed Forces and close collaboration with the National Human Rights Commission. The minister's spokesperson said Ms. Doyle expressed satisfaction with the success... Read more
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New Kerala
Addressing UN, Republic of Congo says newly-adopted Constitution will improve governance - newkerala.com #123473for a participative democracy, among other measures. He recalled that the adop
Addressing UN, Republic of Congo says newly-adopted Constitution will improve governance - newkerala.com #123473
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
for a participative democracy, among other measures. He recalled that the adopted Constitution establishes next to the National Human Rights Commission and other bodies such as the Womens Advisory Council, the Advisory Council on Youth, the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Surgeons warn of action over cosmetic trainingpatient safety. Apart from the Office of the Consumer Protection Board, he will
Surgeons warn of action over cosmetic training
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
patient safety. Apart from the Office of the Consumer Protection Board, he will also file a complaint to the Office of the National Human Rights Commission, arguing that it was the government's duty to provide standard medical care for the public... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Malnutrition deaths of tribal children return to haunt Maharashtramalnutrition deaths reported among tribal children from Palghar district alone
Malnutrition deaths of tribal children return to haunt Maharashtra
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
malnutrition deaths reported among tribal children from Palghar district alone this year, barely 100 kms from Mumbai. The National Human Rights Commission, taking suo moto notice of the reports, has asked the Maharashtra chief secretary for a... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
UP guv Naik says govt needs to act on human rights panel report on Kairana issue“deterioration” of law-and-order situation there. “It is the responsibility of
UP guv Naik says govt needs to act on human rights panel report on Kairana issue
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
“deterioration” of law-and-order situation there. “It is the responsibility of the UP government to take cognisance of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)’s report on Kairana exodus and take appropriate action,” he told reporters in... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar probes handling of child slavery casetook action," his office said in a statement. "The President's office has... b
Myanmar probes handling of child slavery case
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
took action," his office said in a statement. "The President's office has... been studying the performance of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission," it added. The girls were just 11 and 12 when a friend took them to Myanmar's bustling... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar probes handling of child slavery casetook action," his office said in a statement. "The President's office has... b
Myanmar probes handling of child slavery case
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
took action," his office said in a statement. "The President's office has... been studying the performance of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission," it added. The girls were just 11 and 12 when a friend took them to Myanmar's bustling... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar human rights commission faces outcry over child abuse caseYANGON: Amid unprecedented public outrage over its handling of a child abuse ca
Myanmar human rights commission faces outcry over child abuse case
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
YANGON: Amid unprecedented public outrage over its handling of a child abuse case, Myanmar's National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) is facing scrutiny from the government after the office of President Htin Kyaw said it was reviewing its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Road Map for Justice SystemFederal Government with the appointment of a 17 member committee. Members of th
New Road Map for Justice System
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Federal Government with the appointment of a 17 member committee. Members of the committee include former Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission Professor Chidi Odinkalu, Director General of the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NHRC Committee Blames Shiite Leader for Bloody Army Clash in ZariaAbuja — A committee of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), wednesday r
NHRC Committee Blames Shiite Leader for Bloody Army Clash in Zaria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Abuja — A committee of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), wednesday recommended the detained leader of the Shiite Islamic sect, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, for prosecution for illegal blocking of roads in Zaria which resulted in a bloody... Read more
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asianage
Human rights commission issues notice to UP for 'callousness' by hospitalslack of medical facilities at few hospitals, causing inconvenience to patients
Human rights commission issues notice to UP for 'callousness' by hospitals
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
lack of medical facilities at few hospitals, causing inconvenience to patients and their attendants. New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Uttar Pradesh government over reports of alleged "callousness"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
HRC-Sl Retains Grade 'A' Statuswas made by HRC-SL Chairperson, Brima A. Sheriff, during the official welcome o
HRC-Sl Retains Grade 'A' Status
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
was made by HRC-SL Chairperson, Brima A. Sheriff, during the official welcome of a delegation from the Liberia Independent National Human Rights Commission, who are in the country on a study tour. The Commission is the only National Human Rights... Read more
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The Hindu
Our stand vindicated, says BJP on Kairanathe alleged exodus of Hindus from the town of Kairana in the communally volatil
Our stand vindicated, says BJP on Kairana
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
the alleged exodus of Hindus from the town of Kairana in the communally volatile western Uttar Pradesh after a probe by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) found that there was indeed migration from the area due to criminalisation. The BJP... Read more
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asianage
J&K Constitution leaves no scope for Pakistan to agitatesuch equal rights and only has statutory protection while in custody. India has
J&K Constitution leaves no scope for Pakistan to agitate
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
such equal rights and only has statutory protection while in custody. India has established a powerful independent body, National Human Rights Commission, headed by a retired Chief Justice of India and no other agency has competence. Looking at... Read more
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dna
Aamir Khan meets Vikhe Patil to discuss water conservationleader took a jibe at the Maharashtra government saying its failure in tackling
Aamir Khan meets Vikhe Patil to discuss water conservation
dna / Posted 5 days ago
leader took a jibe at the Maharashtra government saying its failure in tackling malnutrition has been exposed after the National Human Rights Commission sent a notice to the state government. He termed death of a malnourished child on the day... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Human Rights Indicators Important Tools to Show Progress of Human Rights Obligation Implantationis being held at Gold Crest Hotel in Quatre Bornes. Some 40 participants from
Human Rights Indicators Important Tools to Show Progress of Human Rights Obligation Implantation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
is being held at Gold Crest Hotel in Quatre Bornes. Some 40 participants from different Ministries, Statistics Mauritius, National Human Rights Commission, Equal Opportunities Commission, Ombudsperson for Children's Office, and NGOs are attending.... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Human rights commission issues notice to UP for ‘callousness’ by hospitalsThe National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Uttar Pradesh
Human rights commission issues notice to UP for ‘callousness’ by hospitals
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Uttar Pradesh government over reports of alleged “callousness” shown by authorities at a few hospitals in the state, including in Mirzapur where a 70-year-old man had to carry his... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indian welfare cuts led to deaths of 600 children from malnutrition, activist saysstate of Maharashtra, where 600 children are said to have died of starvation th
Indian welfare cuts led to deaths of 600 children from malnutrition, activist says
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
state of Maharashtra, where 600 children are said to have died of starvation this year, according to activists. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued a notice to the government of Maharashtra on Wednesday, asking for a detailed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Army/Shiites Clash AvoidableThe Special Investigation Panel (SIP) set up by the National Human Rights Commi
Army/Shiites Clash Avoidable
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Special Investigation Panel (SIP) set up by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to look into the December 12th-14th 2015 clash between the Nigerian Army and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) yesterday submitted its report, describing... Read more
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dna
dna Evening Must Reads: Mumbai on high alert; J&K HC refuses to ban pellet guns, India's official Oscar entry; and morecognizance of media reports about the death of 600 kids from malnutrition this
dna Evening Must Reads: Mumbai on high alert; J&K HC refuses to ban pellet guns, India's official Oscar entry; and more
dna / Posted 5 days ago
cognizance of media reports about the death of 600 kids from malnutrition this year in Palghar district of Maharashtra, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday issued a notice to the Devendra Fadnavis government. Read more. 5. Just... Read more
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The Economic Times
Indian welfare cuts led to deaths of 600 children from malnutrition, activist saysThe National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued a notice to the government o
Indian welfare cuts led to deaths of 600 children from malnutrition, activist says
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued a notice to the government of Maharashtra on Wednesday, asking for a detailed report on the deaths within four weeks. The NHRC's notice came as State Women and Child Development Minister Pankaja... Read more
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dna
NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra govt over death of tribal kids due to malnutritioncognizance of media reports about the death of 600 kids from malnutrition this
NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra govt over death of tribal kids due to malnutrition
dna / Posted 5 days ago
cognizance of media reports about the death of 600 kids from malnutrition this year in Palghar district of Maharashtra, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday issued a notice to the Devendra Fadnavis government. The Commission has... Read more
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The Manila Times
Beaten and burnt: Myanmar’s invisible child servantsby their families, who twice confronted the owners but were rebuffed, they were
Beaten and burnt: Myanmar’s invisible child servants
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
by their families, who twice confronted the owners but were rebuffed, they were freed when a local journalist alerted the national human rights commission. The shop owner and her two adult children were arrested this week over the allegations and... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Beaten and burnt: Myanmar's invisible child servantsby their families, who twice confronted the owners but were rebuffed, they were
Beaten and burnt: Myanmar's invisible child servants
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
by their families, who twice confronted the owners but were rebuffed, they were freed when a local journalist alerted the national human rights commission. The shop owner and her two adult children were arrested this week over the allegations and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Beaten and burnt: Myanmar's invisible child servantsby their families, who twice confronted the owners but were rebuffed, they were
Beaten and burnt: Myanmar's invisible child servants
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
by their families, who twice confronted the owners but were rebuffed, they were freed when a local journalist alerted the national human rights commission. The shop owner and her two adult children were arrested this week over the allegations and... Read more
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The Economic Times
Exodus of Hindu families from Kairana a reality, finds NHRC probe reportMEERUT: A report of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on the alleged exod
Exodus of Hindu families from Kairana a reality, finds NHRC probe report
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
MEERUT: A report of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on the alleged exodus of 250 Hindu families from Kairana in Shamli district of western Uttar Pradesh, parts of which were made public on the rights panel's website on Wednesday, all but... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Army/Shiite Clash: Rights Commission Calls for Immediate Trial of Shiites MembersNational Human Rights Commission (NHRC) report on Army/Shiite clash‎ has called
Army/Shiite Clash: Rights Commission Calls for Immediate Trial of Shiites Members
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) report on Army/Shiite clash‎ has called for the speedy trial of the members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), who blocked the convoy of Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Buratai. Several members of the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Beaten and burnt: Myanmar’s invisible child servantsby their families, who twice confronted the owners but were rebuffed, they were
Beaten and burnt: Myanmar’s invisible child servants
The Borneo Post / Posted 5 days ago
by their families, who twice confronted the owners but were rebuffed, they were freed when a local journalist alerted the national human rights commission. The shop owner and her two adult children were arrested this week over the allegations and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Kairana case: NHRC probe says families ‘migrated’ due to rise in crimeA probe team of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has found that many
Kairana case: NHRC probe says families ‘migrated’ due to rise in crime
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
A probe team of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has found that many families “migrated” from Kairana in Uttar Pradesh due to threats pertaining to “increase in crime” and “deterioration” of law-and-order situation there. Based on its... Read more
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The Indian Express
Riot refugees changed profile, made law and order worse: NHRCA locked house in Kairana, in Shamli district. (File Photo) An investigation b
Riot refugees changed profile, made law and order worse: NHRC
The Indian Express / Posted 6 days ago
A locked house in Kairana, in Shamli district. (File Photo) An investigation by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) into complaints that Hindu families had “migrated” from Kairana, in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh, has listed the... Read more
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dna
Kairana 'migration': NHRC's probe finds poor law and order, crime as the reasonA probe team of the National Human Rights Commission has found that many famili
Kairana 'migration': NHRC's probe finds poor law and order, crime as the reason
dna / Posted 6 days ago
A probe team of the National Human Rights Commission has found that many families "migrated" from Kairana in Uttar Pradesh due to threats pertaining to "increase in crime" and "deterioration" of law-and-order situation there. Based on its findings,... Read more
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dna
Most issues with govt regarding appointment of judges have been 'sorted out': CJI TS Thakurpraised Justice Verma on his landmark Vishaka judgement against the harassment
Most issues with govt regarding appointment of judges have been 'sorted out': CJI TS Thakur
dna / Posted 6 days ago
praised Justice Verma on his landmark Vishaka judgement against the harassment of women at workplace. The CJI also said that Justice Verma's term as head of the National Human Rights Commission heralded a "new regime in protection of human ri... Read more
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The Hindu
Plea in SC for nationwide ban on liquorit said. The petition has arraigned the Union, all States and Union Territorie
Plea in SC for nationwide ban on liquor
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
it said. The petition has arraigned the Union, all States and Union Territories, the National Commission for Women and the National Human Rights Commission as parties. It said the Constitution’s framers in 1948 had envisioned that States would... Read more
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New Kerala
NHRC notice to Railway Board over damaged tracks in Kerala - newkerala.com #121360New Delhi, Sep 20 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issu
NHRC notice to Railway Board over damaged tracks in Kerala - newkerala.com #121360
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
New Delhi, Sep 20 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued notice to the Railway Board over the weak and damaged tracks in Kerala. Observing that the railway is the most preferred and affordable means of transportation for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Violating Electoral Laws Is Against Human Rights - Bem AngweThe Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Profess
Violating Electoral Laws Is Against Human Rights - Bem Angwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Professor Bem Angwe, has said the NHRC has not indicted any politician but only reported indictments contained in judgments made by elections tribunals and the court of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How House of Reps May Resolve Budget Scandalincluding the EFCC, ICPC and the police, urging them to launch investigations i
How House of Reps May Resolve Budget Scandal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
including the EFCC, ICPC and the police, urging them to launch investigations into his allegations. He also visited the National Human Rights Commission and the national secretariat of his party, the All Progressives Congress, to state his case... Read more
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The Hindu
Karunanidhi, Ramadoss demand judicial probealso cited The Hindu report, ‘A death that raises many questions,’ which had hi
Karunanidhi, Ramadoss demand judicial probe
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
also cited The Hindu report, ‘A death that raises many questions,’ which had highlighted the guidelines issued by the National Human Rights Commission in ensuring the safety of prisoners. Taking a jibe at the ruling party, he sarcastically... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Gujarat riots: SC grants 6 months to conclude trial in Naroda Gam casethree months to wind up the proceedings in the case. The apex court has been m
Gujarat riots: SC grants 6 months to conclude trial in Naroda Gam case
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
three months to wind up the proceedings in the case. The apex court has been monitoring nine sensitive cases after the National Human Rights Commission and various NGOs termed the investigation into these as shoddy and unreliable. The cases... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
After Deadly Herdsmen Attack, 'Forgotten' Benue Widows Rebuild Their Lives, Homeswe have always been in Benue State and all the infrastructure found in the area
After Deadly Herdsmen Attack, 'Forgotten' Benue Widows Rebuild Their Lives, Homes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
we have always been in Benue State and all the infrastructure found in the area belonged to the state. We petitioned the National Human Rights Commission and the army headquarters at the time and drew attention to what the soldiers were... Read more
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The Hindu
From the Readers' Editor: Three's companySome opined that a newspaper ombudsman’s job was akin to a post-retirement post
From the Readers' Editor: Three's company
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
Some opined that a newspaper ombudsman’s job was akin to a post-retirement posting of judges to commissions like the National Human Rights Commission or the Press Council of India: “They do have an adjudicatory role but it is not the... Read more
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dna
Balochistan is testimony of Pakistan practising terrorism on its own people: India to UNHRCto ensure adherence to rule of law and respect for fundamental rights of the pe
Balochistan is testimony of Pakistan practising terrorism on its own people: India to UNHRC
dna / Posted 11 days ago
to ensure adherence to rule of law and respect for fundamental rights of the people. It includes independent judiciary, National Human Rights Commission, vibrant civil society and free and vocal media, it said. The people of Jammu and Kashmir... Read more
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New Kerala
Kaveri protest: NHRC issues notice to Karnataka,TN - newkerala.com #119847New Delhi, Sept 16 : The National Human Rights Commission on Friday said it has
Kaveri protest: NHRC issues notice to Karnataka,TN - newkerala.com #119847
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
New Delhi, Sept 16 : The National Human Rights Commission on Friday said it has taken suo motu cognizance of the reports of large scale violent protests, arson and destruction of public and private property, worth crores of rupees, in Bengaluru by... Read more
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