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I am being fair to private schools as well as parents: Bengaluru Urban DC on private school fee row 

Now, parents have alleged that the DC has abused them and have written a letter to Chief Minister Bommai and the Karnataka State Human Rights Commission 

 

Published on 24th November 2021
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What The FAQ: What's the Poland-Belarus border crisis all about and why are thousands seeking asylum?

The Kuznica border crossing has been the stage for several migrant crossings into Poland since the summer of 2021

Published on 22nd November 2021
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UNESCO, UNICEF say closed Afghan girls' schools violates fundamental right to education

Both UNESCO and UNICEF said that Afghanistan has made significant gains in education, especially in girls' education, and they should be preserved

Published on 20th September 2021
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WHO report calls to maximise benefits of Artificial Intelligence for health, minimise risks

Governments, providers, and designers must work together to address ethics and human rights concerns at every stage of an AI technology's design, development, and deployment, the WHO said

Published on 28th June 2021
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NHRC seeks comprehensive report on prevention of sorcery, witchcraft from Odisha

Issuing a fresh direction recently on a petition filed by civil rights lawyer and noted human rights activist and Supreme Court advocate, Radhakanta Tripathy, the NHRC passed the order

Published on 10th June 2021
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Human Rights Watch pushes Japan to update archaic law on changing gender 

Human Rights Watch said that the requirements contradict Japan's international human rights obligations and are opposed by the World Health Organization and other medical organisations

Published on 25th May 2021
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NHRC warns Centre of coercive action, on plea over hardships students face in attending online classes

The NHRC passed the order acting on a petition filed by noted human rights activist and Supreme Court advocate Radhakanta Tripathy on the hardships faced by students

Published on 19th May 2021
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Demand to set up an AIIMS in Kerala, amid rising COVID cases in the state

The Greater Piravom Human Rights and Right to Information Forum (GPHR Forum), an NGO working for the welfare of people of Piravom, has lodged a memorandum

Published on 29th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Transgenders recognised as the third gender by the Supreme Court

In today's #TBT, we recall the landmark judgement delivered by India's top court. The judgement recognised the rights of the transgender as human rights and what a day it was. Let's recollect...

Published on 15th April 2021
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No Lockdown on Caste Atrocities: This book documents the crimes that even a social distanced pandemic could not prevent

The Dalit Human Rights Defenders Network has documented 60 of these crimes in a book titled ‘No Lockdown on Caste Atrocities: Stories of Caste Crimes during the COVID-19 Pandemic’

Published on 3rd March 2021
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NHRC summons govt officials to file report of inquiry on the alleged suicide of Erode professor

S Ravi, assistant professor of Vivekananda College of Technology for Women, allegedly killed himself because of distress from payment arrears and harassment by college management

Published on 5th February 2021
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World Human Rights Day: 10 landmark events that shaped Human RIghts as we know it today

While the world is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, we take a chance to remind you of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10. It is celebrated as a World Human Rights Day

Published on 10th December 2020
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Why you need Respect MAX: Putting humanity first always

On Human Rights Day, The Coach tells us why we should put humanism and humanity above all other ‘isms’ in the world today

Published on 5th December 2020
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The Martin Macwan Interview: How India can take inspiration from the Black Lives Matter movement

In the backdrop of the BLM protests, removal of Confederate statues, we speak to the academic and Human Rights Activist about his letter calling for the removal of Manu’s statue from Rajasthan HC

Published on 21st July 2020
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai 'disappointed' by Trump's decision to temporarily suspend foreign work visa, H-1B

In a separate statement, Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, slammed the latest move of the Trump administration

Published on 23rd June 2020

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