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

Dard-ae-Kashaf: Story of a Rohingya Child

The place she called Home Kashaf did not have the means to watch FRIENDS, and the few friends she had in the make-shift school in the Rakhine Province of Myanmar were also dwindling. Little did she know that her ancestors were disowned by the Myanmar Government way back in 1982.[1] Her Ammi (mother) told her … Continue reading Dard-ae-Kashaf: Story of a Rohingya Child

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 | 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 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

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

Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman ,who was arrested by the Pakistani rangers after his fighter plane MiG 21 fell on Pakistan’s soil, returns back to India per the obligations under the Geneva Convention, after Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan declared his release as a “gesture of peace”. Click to Read – Economics Times Islamabad … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up | March | Week 1 | 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

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