Human Rights Weekly Round-up | May | Week 2 | 2019

Islamic State terror group ISIS claims to have established a new “province” in India, the first of its kind announcement that came after clashes between militants and security forces in Kashmir on 10th May, 2019. Click to Read- Economics Times The UNSC’s decision to hold an informal meeting on Cameroonon May 13, 2019 gives momentum to … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up | May | Week 2 | 2019

Human Rights Weekly Round-up | May | Week 1 | 2019

As Cyclone Fani finally leaves, life in Orissa far from normal with no electricity most of the day in many places; little water and barely any connectivity. Click to Read – Economics Times New Anti- gay crackdown in Russia’s Chechnya as police reported to have carried out a rigorous round of unlawful detentions, beatings, and … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up | May | Week 1 | 2019

Human Rights Weekly Round- up| April| Last Week| 2019

After representing disabled people in the Syrian war fields, Nujeen Mustapha becomes the first woman with disability to brief the United Nations Security Council. Click to Read – Human Rights Watch In a recent massive crackdown on Uighur Muslims, China detains around a million people in re-education camps. Click to Read – BBC News Trump … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round- up| April| Last Week| 2019

Human Rights Weekly Round-up| April| Week 4| 2019

A coordinated series of eight bombings ripped through churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on the eve of Easter killing at least 290 people and injuring hundreds more with the nation’s minority Christian community which accounts for less than 10% of the country’s total population of 21.4 million appearing to be the main target of the attacks. … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up| April| Week 4| 2019

Human Rights Weekly Round-up | April | Week 3| 2019

Sudanese celebrate as the 30-year long rule of Omar al- Bashir’s comes to an end providing a momentous opportunity for Sudan to put respect for Human Rights and Rule of Law at the center of its transition. Click to Read – Human Rights Watch International Criminal Court judges deny opening a formal investigation into alleged grave crimes … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up | April | Week 3| 2019

Human Rights Weekly Round-up| April| Week 2| 2019

Pakistan’s Foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi accuses India of plotting a fresh military attack saying it has “reliable intelligence” reports, something which India dismissed as “war hysteria”. Click to Read – CNN News In a country where nearly half the population is engaged in agriculture, BJP's election manifesto woos farmers by promising a slew of … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up| April| Week 2| 2019

Human Rights Weekly Round-up | April| Week 1| 2019

Supreme Court reprimands the State of Assam for its submission that thousands of illegal immigrants declared as foreigners by its Foreigners Tribunals have absconded and merged with the general public and stops short of issuing non bailable warrant against the Chief Secretary, miffed by his absence in the court.   Click to Read – News 18 … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up | April| Week 1| 2019

Human Rights Weekly Round-up | March |Week 4| 2019

Pinaki Chandra Ghose, former judge at the Indian Supreme Court and a member of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), appointed as the country’s first anti-corruption ombudsman alias chairman of the Lokpal. Click to Read- The Tribune   Radovan Karadzic, the former President of the Republic of Srpska, sentenced to life in prison at the appeals … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up | March |Week 4| 2019

Human Rights Weekly Round-up| March | Week 3| 2019

State Funeral with full military honours for Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who passed away on 17th March 2019 after a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. Click to Read – Times of India Students of the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala have come out in protest against the suspension of six students … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up| March | Week 3| 2019

Human Rights Weekly Round-up | March | Week 2| 2019

Election Commission of India announces dates for Lok Sabha elections 2019, scheduled to be held in seven phases from April 11th to May 19th and results to be announced on May 23rd. Click to Read – Indian Express With the announcement of Lok Sabha elections 2019, the Model Code of Conduct comes into effect laying … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up | March | Week 2| 2019