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#India- Report demands full compensation for victims of Kandhamal riots

Special Correspondent, The Hindu  The report was released by Miloon Kothari, former UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing A report titled ‘Unjust Compensation’ prepared by Housing and Land Rights Network highlighting property losses of private individuals during the Kandhamal riots,… Continue Reading →

#India- continuous attack on Human Rights Defenders , MASUM activists targetted

  18 April 2013   To The Chairman National Human Rights Commission Faridkot House Copernicus Marg New delhi-110001 Respected Sir, The Declaration on Human Rights Defenders reiterates that States have a prime responsibility to promote, protect, and implement human rights… Continue Reading →

Bahrain jails prominent activist Nabeel Rajab for 3 years #WTFnews

  Published: 16 August, 2012, 13:23 Prominent Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab attends an anti-regime demonstration in the village of Muqsha, Bahrain, December 9, 2011. TRENDS:Arab world protests TAGS: Conflict, Middle East, Protest, Politics,Human rights, Opposition, Police Bahraini Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab has been sentenced… Continue Reading →

Seema Azad Yearns For Freedom

Human rights activist Seema Azad and her husband are in jail on dubious charges. On 8th February 2010, Seema Azad and her husband were arrested by the Allahabad Special Task Force, under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, for their alleged… Continue Reading →

Pakistani human rights activist asks govt to reveal identities of Indian Prisoners of War

Yudhvir Rana, TNN | Apr 23, 2012, 07.03PM IST AMRITSAR: Pakistan’s former Federal Minister for Human Rights, Ansar Burney has asked Pakistan to reveal the identities of Indian Prisoners of War (PoW) who had died in its custody. The Human Rights Activist has argued… Continue Reading →

Hunger strike only option to get basic human rights in Prison– Arun Ferreira

Arun Ferriera who spent four years in prison shares his experinces of torture and struggle for human rights inside prison. He was speaking at the  Human Rights Education Seminar, at St Pius College, organised by the South Asian Human righst education… Continue Reading →

Free Nasrin Sotoudeh- Human Rights Defender Iran

Nasrin Sotoudeh is a lawyer, human rights campaigner and women’s rights activist. Nasrin has defended the rights of many activists who have been arrested, tried unfairly and jailed, including Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi. Nasrin has spoken publicly about the… Continue Reading →

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