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NHRC’s advisories on Covid-19 How to help women, children, prisoners, persons with disability or mental illness

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is a statutory body under the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 that aims to protect and promote the cause of Human Rights in India. It looks into violations of human rights by any State actors, recommend measures for the effective implementation of Human rights, to encourage organisations within…

Hathras: CJP moves Supreme Court to demand for justice CJP has based its plea on several pertinent human rights aspects that have been ignored in this case

Seeking SC monitored CBI investigation, witness protection and judicial inquiry into cremation of victim’s body, CJP has moved an Intervention Application in the Supreme Court in connection with the case involving the recent gang-rape and murder of a Dalit woman in Hathras. Support us in our fight for Justice. Related: Hathras victim knew rape accused:…

CJP Hathras intervention

CJP moves Supreme Court in Hathras case Plea seeks SC monitored investigation, witness protection and judicial inquiry into cremation of victim's body

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has moved an Intervention Application (IA) in the Supreme Court in connection with the case involving the recent gang-rape and murder of a Dalit woman in Hathras. CJP, a human rights organisation with a long history of defending Victims against the mighty State, in the courts and beyond, felt compelled…

कोरोना Lockdown में फँसे जरूरतमंदों की मदद के लिए CJP ने की अपील संकट की इस घड़ी में हमारा समर्थन बहुत अहम है

CJP कोरोनावायरस संक्रमण के कारण देश मे हुए लॉकडाउन से प्रभावित लोगों तक पहुंचने का प्रयास कर रही है. The Jimme Foundation और प्रयास एक खोज के साथ मिलकर हम गरीबों और हाशिये पर मौजूद लोगों तक ज़रूरी राहत सामग्री उपलब्ध करा रहे हैं. संक्रमण के खतरे से निपटने के लिए हम असम में 10…

Coronavirus Pandemic: CJP appeals for relief CJP against CoVid-19

CJP is reaching out to people impacted by the country-wide lockdown following the Corona virus  outbreak. Working together with The Jimme Foundation and Prayas ek khoj, we are providing relief by delivering essential supplies to the poor and  marginalised. We have also raising funds to distribute 10,000 masks in Assam to counter the threat of…

This International Day of Happiness, CJP appeals for peace and happiness For all Indian Citizens

This International Day of Happiness let’s pledge to stand united against hate and spread love and peace. Kindly donate to help us keep the #JungJaari against Hate. Related: Sokalo Gond and Nivada Rana move SC demanding forest rights Sokalo: An Adivasi warrior who defends her people Rajkumari Bhuiya: Songs as her tool, FRA activist marches on…

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NRC verification process has caused great uncertainty and anxiety: UN UN High Commissioner for Human Rights talks about Assam and Kashmir at Human Rights Council session

On September 9, 2019, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet spoke about the citizenship issue in Assam as well as the situation in Kashmir as a part of her opening address at the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council. The inclusion of these two subjects was significant as the speech covered some of…

Rajkumari of Dhuma: Fighting for her rights with a song on her lips Human Rights Defender

“Our struggle is neither against the dam nor against the brokers; we are demanding our rights. We are demanding our land” says Rajkumari, a fiery activist of the Kaimur Kisan Andolan, which is part of the All India Union of Forest Working People (AIUFWP). Rajkumari Bhuiya from Dhuma has grown into an immutable voice who…

Zamser Ali: A Ray of hope for the people of Assam Human Rights Defender

This is the story of Zamser Ali, a journalist and activist from Assam, whose unceasing fight against the system to reinstate the human rights of the poorest of the poor is not only inspiring but overwhelming. Zamser continues to work on the ground, trying to make this world a better place, one day at a…

Call for setting up equal opportunities commission The Hindu

‘Time to stop marginalisation of backward communities’ The Centre must set up an equal opportunities commission to prevent socially-backward communities from being further marginalised, civil rights activist and journalist Teesta Setalvad said here on Saturday. Such a body is required to ensure that they are not sidelined in government jobs and policies. It is also…

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