Human rights of Indian seafarers trampled by China says NHRC

New Delhi, Jan 02: India has asked China to urgently provide practical and time-bound assistance to help the sailors stuck in the two ships anchored off the Jingtang and Caofeidian ports.

India told Beijing that the conditions are becoming increasingly difficult for the 39 sailors from India and they are being forced to live onboard the MV Jag and MV Anastasia, which have been anchored off the ports of China for several months now.

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NHRC recommendations on human rights violations by armed forces not binding: Centre tells SC

nhrcNew Delhi, Sept 7: The union government on Wednesday opposed tooth and nail a plea by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) which said its recommendations of human rights violations by the armed forces must be binding on the Centre.
The Centre made it clear to the Supreme Court that the recommendations by the NHRC of human rights violations cannot be binding.

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Red sanders encounter- NHRC recommends CBI probe

redsandThe National Human Rights Commission has recommended a CBI probe into the killing of red sandalwood smugglers in Chittoor. The NHRC which has been hearing complaints about the encounter recommended a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation. The NHRC had earlier issued notices to the Andhra Pradesh Government seeking a report on the killing of 20 persons alleged to be red sandalwood smugglers. In the month of April, the Andhra Pradesh police had undertaken an operation in which 20 persons were killed in an alleged encounter after they found to be smuggling red sandalwood at the Sheshachalam Hills in Chittoor District. Read more:

Red sandalwood smugglers encounter- NHRC issues notice

redsandalThe National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Chief Secretary and the Director General of police of Andhra Pradesh over the killing of 20 red sandalwood smugglers today.
Today in an encounter 20 smugglers were killed in an encounter. The police had said that they were combing the Seshachalam forest range when they found 80 red sandalwood smugglers.Read more

Batla verdict- How the Delhi police won?

Batla House findings raise suspicion of fake encounterThere have been mixed reactions to the Batla House encounter verdict in which the Delhi court today held that the encounter was genuine. There have been many twists and turns to this case and many who were claiming that the encounter was fake believed that the court would uphold their view.

However the court came to the conclusion based on circumstantial evidence and also a very crucial ballistic report regarding the bullets that were fired at Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma.

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