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Volkswagen To Continue Operations In China Despite Reports Of Human Rights Violations

Despite reports of human rights violations in Volkswagen car manufacturing plant in China's Xinjiang region, according to a chief executive of Volkswagen, the car manufacturer is planning to continue its operations. He further stated that they ensure the labour standards are implemented, and that the cultural and religious differences are respected. Volkswagen has also been accused of human rights violations in Brazil, where public… read-more

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 09:05 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Volkswagen, China, Xinjiang, Brazil, human rights violation

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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China Uses Sports To Justify Human Rights Violations, Improve Its Image & Self-Esteem: Tibetan Activist

Chemi Lhamo, a Tibetan activist claimed that China is using sports to legitimize its "Human Rights violations and fake promises" during a meeting at the Human Rights Foundation Oslo Freedom Forum in New York. He claims that China utilized the 2008 and 2022 Olympics to improve its global reputation. He highlighted that China is utilizing sports to improve its image and self-esteem.

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 02:10 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: China, Olympics, Tibetan, New York, human rights violation

Courtesy: ANI

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EAM Jaishankar Hits Back After 'Human Rights Abuses' Rebuke

Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, reacted to the remark on 'human rights abuses' in India made by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. He said that India also has views about the human rights situation in other countries, including the United States. He also warned that India would not be reticent when it comes to human rights issues in the US, especially with regard to the Indian community.

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 01:20 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: External Affairs Minister, US-India, EAM S Jaishankar, Human Rights, human rights violation

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken

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US State Secy Flags "Human Rights Abuses" In India

During a joint press briefing held with the Indian Defence Minister and the Foreign Minister, US State Secretary Antony Blinken expressed grave concern over what he sees as "human rights abuses" in India. He did not elaborate much, but he did single out government, prison and police officials as the perpetrators. Rajnath Singh, who was also present, did not comment on the unusual remarks made by the senior US diplomat.

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 11:40 AM / by Varun Das

Tags: US Secretary Of State, Biden Administration, US-India, US President, human rights violation

Courtesy: NDTV

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 China Accuses NATO Of Exaggerating "China Threat Theory"  

China accused NATO for exaggerating the China Threat Theory. In a statement China urged upon NATO to view China's development rationally, stop various forms of exaggeration of 'China threat theory' and not to use its legitimate interests and legal rights for manipulating group politics to create artificial confrontations. The statement came after China was criticised on human rights violations in Hong Kong and Xinjiang in G7 summit.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 11:19 AM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: China, NATO, G7 Countries, human rights violation, Hong Kong, Xinjiang

Courtesy: The Times of India

Leaders of the G7 summit questioned China's human rights violations and received a hostile response.

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China Accuses G7 Of 'Political Manipulation' Following Xinjiang Criticism

China accused the G7 of "political manipulation" on June 14 after the leaders of the group questioned Beijing's human rights record in Xinjiang and Hong Kong. The Chinese Embassy in UK reacted angrily to these questions and claimed that the leaders were "interfering" in internal matters. Currently, Uighur Muslims in the Xinjiang region are undergoing ethnic cleansing in an attempt by China to root out Islamic Extremism.

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 07:30 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: G7 Summit, China, Uighur Muslims, Xinjiang, Hong Kong, human rights violation

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A general view of UNHRC meeting

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UNHRC Awards Seats To China, Russia And Cuba; Refuses Saudi Arabia

China, Russia and Cuba on October 13 secured places in the UN's Human Rights Council (UNHRC) while Saudi Arabia was denied membership. However, various human rights groups have opposed the countries elected. Reportedly, Saudi's failure to make it to the UNHRC is attributed to state-sponsored abuses and killings of activists including murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Russia's membership was opposed owing to its military… read-more

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 12:08 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Human Rights, UNHRC, China, Russia, Cuba, Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia, human rights violation

Courtesy: The Hindu

Burning crackers causing Pollution

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RSHRC Directs Rajasthan Govt To Curb Use Of Fire-Crackers During Diwali

Saying that further air-pollution will pose a threat to COVID-19 patients, Rajasthan's State Human Rights Commission has instructed the government to curb the use of fire-crackers during Diwali. RSHRC said, pollution from crackers is harmful for asthma patients and may increase lung-infections in people. The commission took media reports into consideration while giving these directives. Justice Sharma said, “...if crackers are burst on Diwali… read-more

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 03:02 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Rajasthan Government, human rights violation, Human Rights, Covid -19, Stubble Burning

Courtesy: Outlook India

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro

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UN Blames Venezuelan Government for Human Rights Violations

UN investigations found Venezuelan security forces responsible for systematic human rights violations since 2014. The report blamed President Maduro and Interior and Defence Ministers for ordering and aiding agencies with resources for violence. It also condemned authorities for their heavy-handedness in suppressing protests. Fact finding mission found reasonable grounds for planned and arbitrary killing pattern in 223 cases studied.… read-more

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 07:48 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: United Nations, human rights violation, Venezuela crisis, Nicholas Maduro

Courtesy: BBC

Delhi riots

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CAA Protests: Amnesty International Alleges Violation of Human Rights By Delhi Police

Global NGO, Amnesty International has accused Delhi Police of torture and violation of human rights during the communal riots that took place in the capital city over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The NGO’s report is based on forensic analysis of riot videos and eyewitness accounts, claiming the police burned down homes and beat up protesters based on their community. Delhi police is yet to respond on the allegations.

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 - 01:54 PM / by Masumi Shah

Tags: Delhi riots 2020, Delhi Police, Amnesty International, human rights violation

Courtesy: BBC