human rights Archive

Panchayat sanctions rape of a 17-year-old as retribution

When revenge becomes justice (By Enum Naseer) A panchayat sanctions the rape of a 17-year-old as retribution after her brother rapes a 12-year-old girl in

India def to the plight of young Kashmiris

Gradually, but perceptibly, almost inexorably, the Kashmir Valley appears to be slipping out of control – again. Since the death of Burhan Wani, a

UN Adopts Pakistan Resolution for Kashmir’s right to self-determination

A committee of the UN General Assembly Monday unanimously passed a Pakistan-sponsored resolution reaffirming that the universal realization of the right of peoples to

Obama – Guilty of refugees’ deaths

CRISTÓBAL, a 16-year-old Honduran refugee fleeing a drug gang that wants to kill him, has never heard of anyone named Barack Obama. Neither can

USA points at the human rights abuses by Indian law enforcement agencies

Abuses by the police and security forces are the most significant human rights problem in India, the US State Department said today in a