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Academic Approach Adopted

IMPHAL, May 18: A joint educational research team from the Centre for Human Rights Duties Education and the Human Rights Department of Manipur University today visited the Imphal Central Jail, where the arrested agitating street vendors are being lodged, to take stock of their present condition. Around... 

Human Rights And Police

Introduction Human Rights are something we cannot live without. Only by the virtue of being human,  we all are equal  in dignity and rights, each of us is  worth of being honored and  living with full enjoyment of life, liberty, equality and dignity no matter how one’s race, color, sex, language,... 

Rights Activist Demeans NHRC

IMPHAL, Apr 23: Lamenting that National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has not said any-thing with regard to the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958 nor its officials ever visited Irom Chanu Sharmila who has been fasting for more than 10 years demanding re-peal of the Act, executive director... 

Pawns In Conflict Zones

In conflict areas such as Manipur, civil society is transformed into an extension of the conflict zone, with each conflicting party setting up its own ‘civil society’ proxies — including student wings, women’s wings and civil rights campaigns. Pradip Phanjoubam reports Imager Credit:... 

Bangalore In Solidarity With Irom Sharmila

IMPHAL, Feb 2: A six-day campaign in solidarity with Irom Chanu Sharmila is underway at Bangalore. Initiated by different civil organizations in the context of completion of 10 years of her fast over the demand to repeal Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958, the campaign would conclude tomorrow. Human... 

Human Rights In Their Place

Without proof of charges, it is not proper to blame security forces of human rights’ violation as it can deter them from performing their duties well Human rights violations by security forces are a blot on the functioning of any democracy. This is more so in India‘s case where Western naysayers... 

Human Rights Day 2010- II: Protecting The Right To Defend Human Rights

Violations committed against human rights defenders and other difficulties they face: Human rights defenders are whistle blowers and are vulnerable from retaliations by vested interest individuals and groups. The severity and scale of reprisals committed against defenders were one of the primary motivations... 

Human Rights Day 2010 – I: Protecting The Right To Defend Human Rights

The United Nations designated theme for international Human Rights Day on 10th December 2010 is human rights defenders who act to end discrimination. In Manipur, discrimination and human rights abuse continue unchecked in our society and human rights defenders acting against discrimination and related...