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UBC confers an honorary doctorate on human rights defender and journalist Teesta Setalvad The Telegraph

The University of British Columbia (UBC) has conferred an honorary doctorate on human rights defender and journalist Teesta Setalvad. Setalvad, the Secretary, Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) as well as editor and co-founder of Sabrang India was chosen for a long history of defending the rights of people from religious minorities and oppressed socio-cultural…

तीस्ता सेटलवाड यांना ब्रिटीश कोलंबिया विद्यापीठाकडून पीएचडी ‘भारतातील सद्य:स्थिती अधिक आव्हानात्मक आणि धोकादायकही आहे - Loksatta

मानवाधिकार कार्यकर्त्यां आणि पत्रकार तिस्ता सेटलवाड यांना ‘युनिव्हर्सिटी ऑफ ब्रिटिश कोलंबिया’ने मानद पीएचडी जाहीर केली आहे. सेटलवाड या ‘सिटिझन फॉर जस्टीस अ‍ॅण्ड पीस’ या संस्थेच्या सचिव आहेत. २००२ मध्ये गुजरात  दंगलीतील बळींना न्याय मिळवून देण्यासाठी चळवळ उभी करण्यात त्यांची महत्त्वाची भूमिका होती. मानवाधिकार, महिलांचे हक्क, आदिवासी हक्क, धार्मिक अल्पसंख्याकांचे प्रश्न यासाठी त्या काम करतात,’ असे…

#UBC announces 2020 honorary degrees, recognizing seventeen individuals for making substantial contributions to society India Education Diary

UBC announces 2020 honorary degrees, recognizing seventeen individuals for making substantial contributions to society. Spring Congregation Honorary Degree Recipients Tantoo Cardinal, C.M. A celebrated Canadian actor of First Nations/Métis descent, Tantoo Cardinal has a remarkable record of performance on stage, television, and film and has been widely recognized for her contributions to the growth and…

Minority Rights Activist Teesta Setalvad to Get Honorary Doctorate from University of British Columbia Sutrishna Ghosh I Makers India

Among the seventeen global personalities who have been chosen to be conferred with the prestigious Honorary Doctorate degree from the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada, in 2020, is Indian minority rights activist Teesta Setalvad. The full list detailing the names and achievements of the 2020 Honorary Degree Recipients has been released on the official site…

UBC confers honorary doctorate on Teesta Setalvad Several well-known artists and activists also honoured

On Monday, June 22, The University of British Columbia conferred an honorary doctorate on human rights defender and journalist Teesta Setalvad. Due to the coronavirus outbreak the ceremony could not be held in person and the announcements were made online. Setalvad, who is secretary Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) as well as editor and…

Minority rights activist Teesta Setalvad gets reputed Honorary Doctorate from University of British Columbia She is among 10 prominent personalities from the world set to receive the honour in 2020 - National Herald

Prominent social activist and minority rights crusader Teesta Setalvad is among 10 prominent personalities from the world set to receive the prestigious Honorary Doctorate degree from the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada in 2020. The activist was supposed to be present at a ceremony at Vancouver in the end of May to physically receive…

Migrant Diaries: Abul Hasan Mirza “I'll invite you home for a meal soon. We want to thank you,” says an optimistic construction supervisor who shared the rations he got with his team

Abul Hasan Mirza is a rare kind of migrant worker. He is a supervisor at construction sites, and works for a company called Hotema. When the coronavirus pandemic descended like a nightmare he stood his ground and didn’t abandon those who worked under his charge. Like many migrants leaving Mumbai, Mirza could also have boarded…

Prosecution Law is misused in India

कोविड-१९ आणि भारताचे सर्वोच्च न्यायालय सर्वसामान्य परिस्थितीत अर्थातच राज्यघटना खूप महत्त्वाची असते, पण एखाद्या संकट काळातच राज्यघटना आणि तिची अंमलबजावणी करणारी यंत्रणा यांच्या खऱ्या कसोटीचा काळ असतो. म्हणूनच, सध्याच्या परिस्थितीत सर्वोच्च न्यायालयाचे अपयश हे आणखीच चिंताजनक आहे

हा लेख व्हिडिओ कॉन्फरन्सिंगद्वारे सुनावणीच्या कार्यक्षमतेबद्दल किंवा या लॉकडाऊनच्या काळात किती न्यायाधीशांनी किंवा कितीवेळा सुनावणी घ्यावी याबद्दल नाही. कोविड-१९ संदर्भात दाखल केलेल्या विविध याचिका उच्च न्यायालयांनी आणि विशेषतः सर्वोच्च न्यायालयाने कशाप्रकारे हाताळल्या आहेत आणि आपल्या न्यायालयांनी, विशेषतः सर्वोच्च न्यायालयाने राज्यघटना आणि भारतीय जनता यांचा कशा प्रकारे अपेक्षाभंग केला आहे याविषयी आहे. मी दोन गोष्टी अगदी…

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