Lok Sabha passes the Triple Talaq Bill that would make Instant TripleTalaq a cognizable offence attracting up to three years of imprisonment along with a fine. Click to Read - Economics Times India ranks 110th out of 160 countries in the fourth annual Human Freedom Index (HFI-2018) released by Cato Institute in collaboration with the Fraser Institute and the … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up Dec| Last Week|2018
A Critical Analysis of the Tripe-Talaq Bill
Can a law criminalise an act after conceding that it does not result in a crime? It is the duty of the Parliamentarians to solve problems and not to create them.
Human Rights Weekly Round-up Dec| Week 4|2018
More than 220 people reported to have been killed and 843 injured after ‘volcano tsunami’ hits coastal towns of Indonesia’s Sunda Strait on 22nd Dec’18 at around 21:30 hrs. Click to Read - BBC Women shave their heads on the streets of Beijing to protest against the detention of renowned Human Rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up Dec| Week 4|2018
Snooping Order by MHA- Is India going towards Authoritarian Surveillance Regime?
We all have heard about infamous ‘Investigatory Powers Bill’ also referred to as “Snoopers Charter” which was passed by both Houses of British Parliament in 2016. India which will overtake its colonial power in terms of GDP in 2019 is all set to follow their lead with respect to surveillance norms. India’s Ministry of Home Affairs on 20th December 2018, by way of notification, has authorized ten central agencies and bodies to intercept, monitor, and decrypt “any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer”.
Human Right Weekly Round-up Dec| Week 3 | 2018
Andhra Pradesh and Telangana jointly report for maximum cases of Human Rights violation since their bifurcation, per the report of NHRC. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/almost-4k-cases-of-rights-violation-recorded-since-14/articleshow/67016472.cms 7 civilians, 3 militants and 1 soldier died in J&K as security forces engaged in an encounter in Pulwama. https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/pulwama-3-terrorists-army-jawan-and-7-civilians-killed-in-encounter-protests/videoshow/67104783.cms Bangladesh Security forces alleged to be arresting and intimidating opposition figures and threatening … Continue reading Human Right Weekly Round-up Dec| Week 3 | 2018
China’s Xinjiang Problem and its Re-Education Camps
About Xinjiang Xinjiang (now Uyghur Autonomous Region) is an autonomous region of the People’s Republic of China. It is the largest Chinese administrative division and spans over 1.6 million km2, bordering countries such as Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. The name “Xinjiang”, which literally means “New Frontier” or “New Border”, was … Continue reading China’s Xinjiang Problem and its Re-Education Camps
Human Rights 101
Human rights are defined as the inherent rights of every human being acquired by the virtue of one’s birth. These are the most basic and fundamental rights established to ensure a culturally, socially, politically, and economically acceptable standard of living. The concept of human rights does not make sense unless they are viewed as fundamental … Continue reading Human Rights 101
The Migrant Caravan – Where is it headed?
As thousands travel to the US border seeking refuge, with a shimmer of hope of a brighter future, only to be mired and forced to camp in miserable conditions,
Who is responsible?
Read the inside story of The Migrant Caravan.
People With Special Abilities
“There is no greater disability in society than the inability to see a person as more.” - Robert M. Hensel As per recent studies, about 15% of the world’s population lives with some form of disability and approximately 80% of the disabled people reside in developing nations. The world view needs to include such persons … Continue reading People With Special Abilities