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Human Rights record of Indian Army above board: Bipin Rawat

Army chief Bipin Rawat today dismissed recent report of United Nations cataloguing alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it isn’t worth speaking about as it is “motivated”. He said, the human rights record of the Indian Army is absolutely above board.  Read More »

In a major move, US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

Standing with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Haley slammed Russia, China, Cuba and Egypt for thwarting U.S. efforts to reform the council. She also criticized countries which shared U.S. values and encouraged Washington to remain but “were unwilling to seriously challenge the status quo.” “I want to make it crystal ... Read More »

India condemns UN report on human rights in Jammu and Kashmir

India’s Permanent Representative at the United Nations at Geneva has said that the UN Report legitimises terrorism by referring to the UN designated terrorist entities as “armed groups” and calling terrorists as “leaders”.  India said that it was dismayed at the reference to a fallacious and motivated report that has ... Read More »

Argentine women march for abortion rights in #NotOneMore march

In prior years, the focus was a march against against gender-based violence. This year the march was focused on legalisation of abortion, amid the growing movement in the South American country. The colour green was prevalent in the rally, which represents the abortion fight. Many of the demonstrators also carried ... Read More »