Human Rights Commission: News

12 Nov 2022


Thousands of angry Iranians hold protests to mark 'Bloody Friday'

Hundreds of protestors in Iran were seen taking to the streets after the Friday prayers in southeastern Sistan-Baluchistan province to mark a September 30 crackdown by armed forces called "Bloody Friday."

05 Nov 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Platelet row: Owner of UP hospital arrested for 'negligence'

Police on Saturday arrested the owner of Global Hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Jhalwa, which made the headlines after a dengue patient died there following a transfusion of platelets last month.

07 Oct 2022


UN: India abstains from voting on China's 'Uyghur Muslims' oppression

India abstained from voting on a draft resolution led by the West at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Thursday for a debate on the alleged human rights violations in China's Xinjiang region against Uyghur Muslims.

Tripura: Transpersons say cops made them 'strip to prove gender'

Four transgender persons in Tripura have accused police officers of stripping them naked and "disclosing gender."

14 Aug 2021


Congress demands MHRC inquiry into death of militant in encounter

The opposition Congress has demanded an inquiry by the Meghalaya Human Rights Commission (MHRC) to ascertain the facts behind the "encounter-style" killing of a dreaded militant by the police.

27 Apr 2020

Pakistan News

Coronavirus is God's wrath against obscenity of women: Pakistani cleric

A renowned Pakistani cleric has sparked a controversy by blaming women for the coronavirus pandemic.

06 Jan 2020

Pakistan News

What is the reason behind Sikh-Muslim tensions in Pakistan?

On Friday, a mob gheraoed a gurudwara in Pakistan's Nankana Sahib city and hurled stones at the holy shrine.

12 Apr 2019

Pakistan News

Islamabad-Court returns Hindu-girls to husbands saying they weren't converted forcibly

The Islamabad High Court on Thursday said that Hindu sisters Raveena and Reena didn't embrace Islam under duress while allowing them to live with their husbands.

30 May 2018


Tuticorin: Once again, our saviors, the police, failed us

Last week, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, saw one of India's deadliest protests. At least 14 died in police firing as they took out demonstrations against Vedanta's city-based Sterlite copper plant.

11 Apr 2018

Mumbai Police

Sensational Mumbai cop murder case: Metallic debris found in creek

In a development to the sensational API Ashwini Bidre murder case, Navi Mumbai Police said metallic debris have been found in Vasai creek, within 50-m from the spot where the iron trunk containing her body was dumped.

22 Nov 2017

Pakistan News

Rampant sexual abuse of children in Pakistan's madrassas

Religious organizations and police individually enjoy great power, but when combined, the mix can be lethal, especially when there are children involved.

30 Mar 2017


Durban Racism Case: Diwali Facebook ranter sentenced for racist comments

A 59-year-old Durbanite, Dawie Kriel, was sentenced to a $460 fine or 12 months imprisonment, suspended for five years, by the Durban Magistrate Court.

30 Dec 2016


Every street has a story to tell in Delhi!

Delhiites may be in for serious traffic troubles if the public transport network is not improved.