Excess Slur On Sugnu Commandos

IMPHAL, Mar 24: The Kuki Students’ Organization  (KSO) Gunpi Area and the Kuki Women Human Rights (KWHR) have accused police commandos attached at Sugnu police station of harassing and assaulting innocent civilians in inebriated condition. They have also demanded removal of commandos from Sugnu police station. Speaking to media persons at Sugnu Tribal on March 18, KSO publicity secretary Thangminlen...

UN Envoy Briefed On Human Rights Scenario In State

Human rights crusaders pose for the lens with the UN envoy inset Margaret Sekaggya. Image Credit: The Sangai Express. GUWAHATI, Jan 14: Special Rapporteur on Situation of Human Rights Defenders, United Nations, Margaret Sekaggya has taken serious note of the alleged atrocities being perpetrated by security personnel on human rights defenders in Manipur. Margaret Sekaggya, who arrived in Guwahati today,...

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 behind the adoption of the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders and the establishment of the...

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 human rights violations, often at great personal risk to both themselves and their families, are being...