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

The UN Human Rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, cites the civil wars sparked by a warming planet and the plight of indigenous people in an Amazon ravaged by wildfires and rampant deforestation in order to establish that climate change is not only having a devastating impact on the environments we live in, but also on respect … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up| September| Week 2 | 2019

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

Kosovo’s Prime Minister resigns after being invited for questioning by a Hague-based court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the 1998-99 war. Click to Read – The Guardian Cameroonian security forces alleged to have killed at least four civilians and raped one woman since mid-June 2019 during security operations in the North-West region.  Click … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up| July | Week 3 | 2019|

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

After a six-week-long summer vacation, the Supreme Court of India reopens to hear many important and sensitive cases including Congress President Rahul Gandhi contempt case, Ayodhya Babri Masjid land dispute, and Rafale review petitions among others. Click to Read - Times Now Europe's top Human Rights organization, The Council of Europe in Strasbourg, decides to … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up| June| Week 4| 2019

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

In a bid to strengthen India’s ties with SCO nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches the Kyrgyz capital for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit, marking the first multilateral engagement post his re-election. Click to Read – Times of India Military backlash on protesters in Sudan demanding democratic rule following the overthrow of former President … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up| June | Week 2 | 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| Feb| Week 4| 2019

The Supreme Court to hear plea seeking protection of Human Rights of security force personnel who come under attack by mobs while performing their duties in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. Click to Read – NDTV News On his two-day visit to India, Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announces the release of … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round- up| Feb| Week 4| 2019