Category Archives: Campaigns

Anti POSCO struggle

Friends, For more than four years the POSCO Pratirodh Sangram Samity (PPSS) has been  bravely resisting attempts to displace over 30,000 people in Jagatsinghpur  District of Orissa by POSCO, a South Korean company, which wants to set up a steel

Fact finding team’s report on Atrocities against Muslims in Ambala

New Delhi: This is a report of the fact-finding delegation of the All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat (AIMMM) which visited Ambala and Yamuna Nagar districts of Haryana on 28 August 2009 regarding atrocities inflicted by non-Muslim villagers on Muslim families of

NHRC should conduct objective and scientific investigation

The National Human Rights Commission of India must conduct an objective and scientific investigation to make a fair conclusion and recommendation. Wednesday, 2 September 2009,  Press Release: Asian Human Rights Commission

Statement of BHRPC regarding Arbitrary Detention of Human Rights Defenders in Manipur

Barak Human Rights Protection Committee (BHRPC) expresses deep concerns over the reports of arbitrary detention of human rights defenders protesting against summary executions by security forces in Manipur. According to information received by BHRPC, on 4 and 5 August 2009,

A slaughter of Tamils

NCHRO endorse the following  statement by Concerned South Asian Citizens calling on the Sri Lankan government to stop the slaughter, and for the international community to intervene.

PUCL publishes report on Dakshina Kannada vigilante attacks

Mangalore, Apr 16: “The coastal region has been plunged into darkness because of the activities of the Sangh Parivar and its ideology”, said Pattabhirama Somayaji in a programme held at St Aloysius College hall by ‘Bandahvaya’, People’s Union for Civil

Appeal From Friends For Democracy- Mallika Sarabhai

As a representative of Friends For Democracy, I, Mallika Sarabhai have decided to stand as a candidate from the Gandhinagar Constituency. I stand as a Gujarati and a patriotic Indian to reclaim politics back from politicians. I am not a

Committee for the Release of Political Prisoners (CRPP) appeal for support and solidarity

An Appeal to the International Community On behalf of the Committee for the Release of Political Prisoners, let us draw the attention of the International Community to a very urgent and pressing problem with which the democratic and progressive people

Release Shamim Modi

New Delhi: In a clear case of growing hostility against human rights activists and those voicing for the voiceless, besides rising systematic discrimination against minorities, in BJP-ruled states, young woman social activist Shamim Modi has become the latest victim of

TARSHI s call for sexuality education in India

On the occasion of TARSHI’s 13th anniversary (February 14, 2009), the NGO call the need for sexuality education in India.