Hungary declares indefinite state of emergency Europe is at the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic with 65% of the world’s death attributable to the virus coming form this continent. Many European countries have declared a state of emergency, but there seems to be only one country that has attracted public condemnation and apprehension from the European … Continue reading COVID-19 and Hungary’s indefinite state of emergency: lockdown of democracy or a step towards dictatorship?
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
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
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
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
Russian authorities threaten Human Rights Lawyer Emil Kurbedinov to cancel his Bar Council license if he continues working for Human Rights issues in Crimea. Click to Read – Human Rights Watch Human Rights Groups around the world raise voice against Venezuela for torturing military personnel who are accused of plotting against the Central government. Click … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up Jan| Week 2| 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
Background You might have heard of Venezuela whenever there is a talk about oil and the fluctuation in its prices or, if you’re not familiar with that, you would’ve surely come across various posts on social media talking about how the country’s currency value is lesser than that of the widely popular World of Warcraft … Continue reading Venezuela – A Nation in Distress