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 4 | 2019

Despite Human Rights outcry, Bahrain executes three people convicted in two separate cases, one a case of “terrorism” and killing a police officer, and the second related to the killing of a mosque imam. Click to Read – The Guardian Romania’s Constitutional Court strikes down changes to the criminal code made by the ruling Social … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up| July| Week 4 | 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 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 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 | Feb | Week 2| 2019

Per the National Human Rights Commission report, Haryana State government has not updated the list of people Below Poverty Line since 2009 meaning deprivation of educational and medical facilities to thousands of deserving people. Click to Read – Times of India The Union government launches a special drive to reach out to all farmers with … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up | Feb | Week 2| 2019

Human Rights Weekly Round up| Feb| Week 1| 2019

Minister of Finance Piyush Goel presented the Interim Union Budget at the Parliament on 1st February 2019 with many significant announcements including a tax benefit of up to Rs. 5,00,000/- and Provident fund scheme for the people Below the Poverty Line. Click to Read - Business World A Detention Review Panel (DRP) of British MPs accuses the … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round up| Feb| Week 1| 2019

Human Rights Weekly Round up| Jan| Week 4| 2019

Prominent Chinese Human Rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang sentenced to four and a half years of imprisonment for ‘subversion of state power’. Click to Read - The Guardian Post Three stellar Humanitarians, David Kritsun of Israel, Nfamara Jawneh of Gambia and Issa Sufyan Hussein of Iraq felicitated at the United Nations ‘15th Annual International Human Rights Summit’. … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round up| Jan| Week 4| 2019