Human Rights Weekly Round up | May | Week 3 | 2019

After a wait of 10 years, the South Mumbai Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum recently directed the doctors and the Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre to grant a compensation of Rs. 5 lakh to a woman who contracted a life-threatening virus after undergoing a Click to Read – The Hindu Per the report of Human … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round up | May | Week 3 | 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 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 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 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 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| Jan | Week 3| 2019

Hon’ble Supreme Court of India pulls up states to set up “Human Rights Courts” in pursuance of the mandate under Section 30 of the Protection of Human rights Act, 1993. Click to Read - Live Law U.S. President Donald Trump offers protection to 7 lakh undocumented immigrants from Mexico in exchange for a whopping USD … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up| Jan | Week 3| 2019

Human Rights Weekly Round-Up January | Week 1 |2019

Nearly 20,000 Killed In Syria War in 2018, Lowest in 8 Years: Human Rights Group UN concerned over India returning Rohingyas to Myanmar Church Raises Global Advocacy Against Farmers/Herders Crisis In Adamawa Rio governor confirms plans for shoot-to-kill policing policy US ceases cooperation with United Nations over potential human rights abuses World Wildlife Fund Implicated … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-Up January | Week 1 |2019

Rohingya Muslims: Is India Obligated to Protect?

  Rohingya’s are an ethnic group, the majority of whom are Muslim, who have lived for centuries in the majority Buddhist Myanmar. Currently, there are about 1.1 million Rohingya in the Southeast Asian Country. Nearly all of the Rohingya in Myanmar live in the western coastal state of Rakhine and are not allowed to leave … Continue reading Rohingya Muslims: Is India Obligated to Protect?