Political Rights

  • SC Decision on gay sex a step backward: UN December 12, 2013

    New York: The United Nations rights chief on Thursday voiced her disappointment over the ruling by India's Supreme Court that re-criminalises consensual same-sex relationships, calling it "a significant step backward" for the country. "Criminalising private, consensual same-sex sexual conduct violates the rights to privacy and to non-discrimination enshrined in the International...
  • Empower Sri Lankan Tamils politically: TESO August 13, 2012

    Chennai: The first conference of the revived Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO) on Sunday urged the Central government to bring forth a resolution in the United Nations (UN) for bestowing full rights to the Tamils in Sri Lanka to decide the political solution themselves, which they have been demanding. Of...