Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicHuman rights

Topic: human rights

7 Pakistani journalists killed, 60 booked under anti-terror & other laws in 2019: Report

The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors has released a report showing that journalists were routinely subjected to “strict” forms of physical intimidation.

Call for lynching of rapists shows mob mentality prevailing in society, says ex-CJI Lodha

Former Chief Justice of India R.M. Lodha says the true measure of a nation’s development is not economic growth but human dignity.

Indian consul general in US suggests Israel model for Kashmiri Pandits’ return, kicks up row

In a viral video, Sandeep Chakravorty tells Kashmiri Pandits to keep their culture alive like Jews, and slams US Congress for dragging India into discussions.

US Congress to once again take up Kashmir issue, will ‘examine’ human rights situation

Human rights situation in Jammu & Kashmir will be seen in context of region’s history and patterns of violations in India and Pakistan, says US Congress.

Terror has to be uprooted for rights to be enjoyed: Indian-American attorney to US Congress

During Congressional hearings on human rights in south Asia, New York attorney Ravi Batra lauds PM Modi's move to scrap Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Human rights supreme, these officers said to counter rhetoric by CRPF’s Khushboo Chauhan

At NHRC’s annual debate to sensitise CAPF personnel to human rights, most officers didn’t make comments as provocative as Chauhan did.

Want to return to a Pakistan where I won’t be killed — activist Ismail who escaped to US

Gulalai Ismail has sought asylum in US. She tells ThePrint her decision to leave Pakistan was to send a message of resistance & her will to live life freely.

Supine opposition helps Modi ignore global human rights concerns on Kashmir & Assam

India will attempt to play off UN Human Rights Commissioner Bachelet with Trump as well as China’s Xi Jinping, who visits India next month.

UN rights chief asks India to ease Kashmir lockdown, raises NRC list controversy

UN human rights chief appealed to the Indian govt to ensure people's access to basic services in Kashmir and to ensure due process in the NRC exercise.

The 3 major reforms for Indian Army restructuring and what they will mean for the force

The idea is to make the 1.3 million-strong Indian Army leaner, to enhance its combat capabilities, and check human rights violations and corrupt practices.

On Camera

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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