Human Rights

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Human Rights, BJP, Modi, India-EU Summit

Modi government's poor human rights record threatens to spoil India-EU Summit

Various European NGOs have been relentless in their demand for the EU to take a principled stand against India.

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Human Rights, Section 377, LGBTQ, Capital punishment

UN resolution: Shame, India among 13 nations in favour of death penalty to gays

The move sends the message that equal rights for LGBTQ+ community is a distant dream.

POLITICS

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Khalistan, Human Rights, Punjab, KPS Gill

KPS Gill doesn't deserve the respect of being a super cop

The late IPS officer is credited with eliminating militancy in Punjab, but his methods were generally in conflict with legal and constitutional provisions.

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Human Rights, Nawaz Sharif, Blasphemy, Pakistan

'Blasphemy' mob killing: Pakistan needs to stop preaching to India

The killing of journalism student has exposed Islamabad's claims of protecting its minorities.

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Human Rights, Balochistan, Pakistan

Pakistan's backyard is bloodied with human rights' crimes

Unless a whip from international quarters is cracked, the common Pakistani will continue to suffer custodial torture and deaths.

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Human Rights, Khurram Parvez, Kashmir

Free Khurram Parvez: Open letter to civil society

More than 50 scholars and academicians call for the immediate release of the Kashmiri activist.

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Human Trafficking, Human Rights, Child Abuse

Heartbreaking video about child trafficking exposes our collective apathy

A child is reported missing in India every eight minutes. What are we doing about it?

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Human Rights, Burhan Wani, Kashmir

India needs to recognise Kashmir as its own problem, not Pakistan's

New Delhi has neglected international obligations and its own Constitution by ignoring human rights violations carried out in the name of national security.

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Supreme Court, Human Rights, Aruna Shanbaug, Euthanasia

New passive euthanasia bill is not in best interests of patients

The proposed law, as it stands, may put at risk the lives of the sick, elderly, depressed and handicapped.

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Hindutva, Human Rights, Barack Obama, Modi in US

Why America does not fully trust Modi

The PM needs to be more assertive in speaking on human rights violations that occur in India.