Human rights Current Affairs, GK & News

What is EU-India Human Rights Dialogues?

The 10th EU-India Human Rights Dialogue was organised on July 15, 2022 in New Delhi. On the occasion, both India and the EU restated their commitment of protecting and promoting all human rights. Highlights of the EU-India Human Rights Dialogues: India and EU highlighted the indivisibility, universality, interrelatedness and interdependence of human rights. Participants from India and ..

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International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

On the 24th of April, the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace is observed around the planet. This day acknowledges the usage of multilateral diplomacy and decision-making to achieve peaceful resolutions of conflicts among the countries. Importance of this day This day is very important as it promotes international peace and an end ..

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Suspension of Russia from UNHRC

Russia has been suspended from the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) after there were allegations that its soldiers violated human rights in Ukraine. The member nations of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) voted to suspend Russia. About UNHRC The UNHRC is an inter-governmental body under the United Nations. It is responsible for the protection ..

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Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM)

The Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) is an international treaty that prohibits all use, transfer, production and stockpiling of cluster bombs. About cluster munition It is an explosive weapon that releases smaller sub-munitions over a large area. It ejects explosive bombs that are designed to kill personnel, destroy vehicles and critical infrastructure like power lines, ..

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NHRC notice to four States over impact of farmers’ protest

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued notice to four states on September 14, 2021, over complaints by industrial units and transportation affected by farmers’ protect at Delhi border. Highlights Notice was issued to Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan governments. NHRC issued this notice following several complaints received by about 9000 industrial units and ..

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Switzerland Bans Full Face Coverings in Public Places

Switzerland has voted on March 7, 2021 in favour of the proposal to ban the full facial coverings such as burqa and niqab in almost all the public places. This controversial proposal was passed following a public referendum which was supported by around 51.21 percent of voters. This proposal of banning the full-face coverings in ..

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