Speaking at the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Commission in Geneva, the UN high commissioner for human rights, Michelle Bachelet, called on the Indian government to ensure that human rights are respected and protected
Activists oppose UN’s choice of Egypt as the venue for the conference, citing the alarmingly high incidence of human rights violations in the country.
Here is the video report released by the solidarity team which visited Kashmir
Indian paramilitary forces used tear gas and fired pellet guns at protesters, injuring at least 12 people
The report questions the inaction on the part of Indian and Pakistani governments in addressing and implementing the recommendations of its previous June 2018 report, adding that the accountability for violations committed by members of the Indian forces remains virtually non-existent
The Trump administration has been receiving strong pushback over its plans to process and deport thousands of migrant families. Protests have been held outside the offices of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency in various cities
More than 5,000 Palestinians are currently languishing in Israeli jails. Israeli prison authorities have limited prisoners’ use of water, banned food preparation in cells, installed mobile jamming devices, and placed heavy restrictions on visits by family members.
The brutal assassination of María del Pilar Hurtado in front of her 9-year old son on June 21 shook the country to its core. The very next day, Andrés Chica, who demanded justice for Maria, was forced to leave his home after threats
Their health condition is worsening after more than 50 days of no food.
The gross human rights violations committed by the Myanmar military on the pretext of national security and counter-insurgency operations has forced over 730,000 Rohingyas to flee the country.
Close to 20 Palestinians have been kidnapped in the last three days in the occupied Palestinian territories of West Bank and East Jerusalem.
A recent study conducted by Kashmiri human rights organizations exposes the torture perpetrated by the Indian State in Jammu and Kashmir since 1990