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Teesta Setalvad and Roma talk to Adivasi Human Rights Activists and Forest Dwellers in Sonbhadra, UP, India

इससे न सत्य मिलेगा न ही न्याय : NHRC की अपर्याप्त जांच पर AIUFWP सचिव रोमा की प्रतिक्रिया मई महीने में सीजेपी और AIUFWP द्वारा की गई साझी शिकायत पर NHRC का जवाब

ऑल इंडिया यूनियन ऑफ फ़ॉरेस्ट वर्किंग पीपल (AIUFWP) की सदस्य रोमा ने 20 जून 2018 को सीजेपी की सचिव तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ के साथ संयुक्त रूप से एक शिकायत दर्ज कराई थी. इस शिकायत के सम्बन्ध में 20 सितंबर 2018 को राष्ट्रीय मानवाधिकार आयोग (NHRC) से एक जवाब प्राप्त हुआ. ये शिकायत, उत्तर प्रदेश (यूपी) के सोनभद्र के लिलासी गांव में पुलिस द्वारा बरती…

India saw most pollution-linked deaths of children under 5 in 2016: WHO

According to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2016, India saw the highest number of deaths of children aged under five that could be tied to PM2.5 exposure, The Wire reported. Overall, the number of such deaths in 2016 was 60,987, with the death rate for the age group being 50.8…

UN rights expert calls for global recognition of the right to a healthy environment

According to an announcement from the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), UN rights expert David R. Boyd called for the UN to formally recognise the human right to a healthy environment in his recent report to the General Assembly. Boyd is the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and…

Genocide against Rohingya in Myanmar ongoing: UN investigator

According to United Nations officials, genocide continues to take place against the Rohingya in Myanmar, the Associated Press reported. Marzuki Darusman, who heads the UN fact-finding mission on Myanmar, recently told reporters that thousands of Rohingya are still escaping to neighbouring Bangladesh, and that the estimated 250,000 to 400,000 who stayed in Myanmar following a…

Gauhati HC order on Siblings and family members of Declared Foreigners

NRC Coordinator’s stand in SC based on hypotheses, will dilute NRC Process (Part Two) CJP continues its analysis of NRC Coordinator, Prateek Hajela's Affidavit

The affidavit submitted by NRC state Co-ordinator, Prateek Hajela in the Supreme Court of India, strongly opposing five crucial documents to be allowed in the ‘Claims’ process, apart from going back on NRC’s own established procedures, also contains hypothetical and unsubstantiated theories. In Part One of our analyses we have laid down how this sudden about…

Big victory of tribal struggle in Sonbhadra

In Pictures: A Walk Through Aarey A glimpse into the life of Warli Adivasis in the Aarey forest

A lot has been said about the need to save trees in the Aarey forest and protect the green cover of the concrete jungle that Mumbai has become. However, very few people are familiar with the fact that the Aarey forest is also home to Warli Adivasis, who have inhabited the area for decades. Multiple…

KHOJ: Self Portrait and Problem Solving CJP's Educational Program for a Plural India

This introductory KHOJ module aims at drawing out the emotional world of a child. Through sketches and words that describe those images and emotions we ask them to draw things they like and dislike. Through which the teacher gleans what situations make the young angry, hurt, lonely, happy or sad. To know more about this…

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