Human Rights

  • Anees Jillani: Talks about the growing intolerance of the people July 29, 2014

    In an interview with CNNIBN, human rights activist Anees Jillani talked about the unfortunate death of the three people in Pakistan over posting of a blasphemous picture on Facebook. He said that it was high time the government would do something towards the growing intolerance of the people. ...
  • Iraq crisis: ISIS hits back with chilling images of coldblooded killings June 17, 2014

    Over the past couple of days, ISIS has had major success, holding to vast amounts of Iraq while the Iraqi government seems to be at a loss on how to add the situation. The question many are asking is how was the ISIS have sprung up with such brutality with...
  • There shouldn't be a conflict between law and human rights: MoS Home May 28, 2014

    Speaking to CNNIBN on the Irom Sharmila case, MoS Home Kiren Rijiju said that while dealing with Irom Sharmila's case, there can't be any conflict between human rights and the law. "While establishing the rule of law, there should not be any abuse of human rights," he said. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 16, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Should Justice Ganguly be criminally prosecuted for sexual harassment? December 16, 2013

    Amidst growing uproar over his resignation, retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has reiterated his stand and said that he will not resign from the post of Chairman of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission. "I have explained everything to the Supreme Court Committee. I will not resign and step...
  • Justice Ganguly like Caesar's wife must be above suspicion: Jaitley December 16, 2013

    There has been a rise in criticism against Justice AK Ganguly with relation to the sexual assault allegations against him leveled by a woman lawyer. Reacting to the controversy over whether Justice Ganguly should resign as the Chairman of West Bengal Human Rights Commission, Jaitley said, "Since this involves a...
  • Should Justice Ganguly step down as chief of WB HRC? December 3, 2013

    Even since retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has been named as an accused in the sexual harassment case, there are many who has demanded his resignation as the Chairperson of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission. A law intern has named Justice Ganguly as an accused for allegedly sexually...
  • Justice Ganguly unhappy by allegations, yet to decide on resignation December 3, 2013

    The debate over the demand of resignation of Supreme Court Judge Justice AK Ganguly from the Chairmanship of the WB Human Rights Commission has refused to die down after allegations of sexual harassment were leveled against him by an intern. Justice Ganguly who is unhappy with the allegations is yet...
  • Sexual harassment case: Justice Ganguly must quit WB HRC, says TMC December 2, 2013

    The TMC is demanding that retired Supreme Court Justice AK Ganguly resigns from the post of West Bengal Human Rights Commission in view of the sexual harassment allegations against him by a law intern. Justice Ganguly has so far consistently denied harassing the woman and said that he is innocent. ...
  • Protests against Sri Lanka have taken form of terrorism: Envoy March 20, 2013

    Sri Lankan High Commissioner Prasada Kariyawasam spoke to CNN-IBN and slammed the US-sponsored resolution against the island country by calling it "unnecessary". He added that the protesters demonstrating against Sri Lanka are all "uninformed" and their agitations have taken form of "terrorism". ...
  • Resolution against Sri Lanka 'unnecessary', says country's envoy March 18, 2013

    Sri Lankan envoy to India Prasada Kariyawasam called resolution against the island country unnecessary and said it will create ill-will among certain communities. He also said that those protesting against Sri Lanka in Tamil Nadu are taking the form of terrorism. ...
  • Will India take a stand against Sri Lanka's sovereign rights over Tamils issue? March 17, 2013

    After DMK Chief Karunanidhi once again threatened to pull out of the UPA government over the Sri lankan Tamils issue, the Centre tried to assure him saying no decision will be taken before consulting him. However, everything points to India not taking a stand against Sri Lanka's sovereign rights. ...
  • Charges against Pope false, it's an attack on the church: Vatican March 16, 2013

    The Vatican has come out in strong defence of Pope Francis after activists condemned the pope for not speaking out against human rights violations during military rule in Argentina. ...
  • Special report: Protests in Bangladesh over war crimes tribunal February 23, 2013

    This week on World View: Protests in Bangladesh over war crimes tribunal, a special report from Dhaka and the documentary No Fire Zone has set off a new round of protests over alleged human rights violation by Sri Lanka forces during 2009. Is it propaganda or proof of brutality: Should...
  • KFA employee's wife's suicide: Jail Mallya, says Sharad Yadav October 8, 2012

    The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday admitted a plea against Kingfisher Airlines Chairman Vijay Mallya. The plea urges the rights panel to initiate a case against him in the death of a Kingfisher employee's wife. Kingfisher store manager Manas Chakravarti's wife in her suicide note mentioned that she couldn't take...
  • Has India lost influence in Sri Lanka over the Tamil issue? September 22, 2012

    MDMK chief Vaiko and 700 of his party supporters were arrested near Sanchi on Friday as they protested against visiting Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Has the Tamil issue compromised India's influence in Sri Lanka? Join CNNIBN's Suhasini Haidar for a discussion in World View on Friday at 10 pm. ...
  • Indore: Two arrested for youth's killing, notice served to police August 23, 2012

    The MP Human Rights Commission has served a notice to the police for allegedly ignoring the victim who bled to death. ...
  • Execution on tape: World turning its back on Afghan women? July 13, 2012

    Suhasini: Hello and welcome to World View with me, Suhasini Haidar. Tonight we have a special interview on the show. Shashi Tharoor, UN UnderSecretary General formerly and also formerly Minister for State or External Affairs, Member of Parliament today and also an author. He's out with a new book...
  • Execution on tape: World turning its back on Afghan women? July 13, 2012

    A man alleged to be a member of the Taliban shot dead a woman accused of adultery in front of a crowd near Kabul. Violence against women has increased sharply in the past year, according to Afghanistan's independent human rights commission. Is the world turning its back on Afghan women?...
  • US: Kashmir murder accused kills family, self in California June 11, 2012

    Avtar Singh had fled to the US after he was accused of the 1996 killings of human rights lawyer Jaleel Andrabi and six others in Kashmir. ...
  • Is there a Western bias against Sri Lanka on UN vote? March 23, 2012

    Sri Lanka has dismissed the resolution calling it 'illtimed, illconceived and borne out of ignorance'. ...
  • 'India's antiSri Lanka vote at UN disappointing' March 23, 2012

    India voted in favour of a US sponsored resolution at the UN Human Rights Council against Sri Lanka over alleged human rights violations during the war with the LTTE. ...
  • Is there a Western bias against Sri Lanka on UN vote? March 23, 2012

    The UN Human Rights Council will on Thursday debate on a US resolution urging Colombo to probe alleged violations during its war with Tamil separatists. Sri Lanka has dismissed the resolution calling it 'illtimed, illconceived and borne out of ignorance'. Do you agree? Join Suhasini Haidar in World View this...
  • Will seek help for MV Iceberg sailors: Ansar Burney September 27, 2011

    Pakistani human rights activist Ansar Burney met the families of the six sailors held captive for over 18 months on MV Iceberg by Somali pirates on Monday to offer his support. ...
  • Amatuer video which shows victims of Syrian violence May 5, 2011

    Human rights groups claim over 600 people have been killed by security foces. ...
  • Very happy with the bail: Ram Jethmalani April 15, 2011

    Ram Jethmalani commented on the verdict by Supreme Court on Binayak Sen, "This is one of those cases in which am personally happy". ...
  • A New Year party with the homeless January 1, 2011

    The party was conducted to promote the rights of Delhi's homeless. ...
  • 'Clinching evidence needed in Binayak case' December 28, 2010

    ExCJI Justice AM Ahmadi told CNNIBN that the judiciary should be careful in deciding sedition cases. ...
  • Are human rights activists unfairly targeted? December 27, 2010

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Are human rights activists unfairly targeted?' ...
  • CRPF to raise force to fight stonepelters in JK June 6, 2010

    This is being done to reduce collateral damage and use minimum force to deal with protesters. ...