Category Archives: NCHRO


Mumbai, 17th February 2016 The renowned writer, commentator and rights activist Mr. Ram Puniyani was awarded NCHRO’s Mukundan C Menon Award 2015, in a graceful function at Al Karimi Library Hall of Anjuman-E-Islam, CST, Mumbai. The program was started at

NCHRO Executive Council meeting

The NCHRO Executive Council meeting was held on 10 January 2016 in Indian Social Institute, Bangalore. Prof. Marx, National chairperson of NCHRO presided the meeting.  The meeting reviewed various state chapters’ performance and chalked out the future programmes. The following

State Atrocities on Rights Activists: Table Talk held at Chennai

Press Statement Chennai 31st August 2015: After BJP government came to power human rights defenders and organisations are targeted and victimized. Teesta Setalvad, Green Peace activists and thousands of NGOs are the present victims of the state repression. It is the

NCHRO Karntaka Chapter organized an event to mark International Day

NCHRO Karntaka Chapter organized an event to mark International Day in Support of Victims of Torture on 26th June 2016, in Bangalore, India. Theme: TORTURE IN ANY FORM IS A CRIME.  PREVENT TORTURE 26-June-2016, Sunday – Town Hall – Bangalore,

Anti Torture Day observed at Ujjain


Ujjain Chapter of National Confederation of Human Rights Organisations (NCHRO) submitted a memorandum to the District Commissioner as a mark of observing International Anti Torture day on June 26, 2015 with a message of strong two demands. 1) Repeal Draconian

Poster Campaign on the eve of Anti Torture Day


NCHRO printed and widely distributed posters   to commemorate Anti-Torture Day with a message – ‘Repeal Draconian Laws’ and ‘Stop Encounter Killings’.  The poster was available in all major languages including Hindi, English, Bengali, Tamil& Malayalam.The poster campaign was conducted

Public Meeting at Tirur, Kerala

Inaugural SpeechbyK.MVenugopal–International Anti-Torture Day - NCHRO Public Meeting – Chamber Hall – Tirur, Kerala

Tirur: Prominent human rights activist A.Vasu said  unity is the need of hour as the present regime is slowly throttling Fascism against our democratic  rights in the country. Government would proclaim emergency again if people at large remain divided, he

NCHRO observes Anti Torture Day: Demands to abolish Death penalty


26th June’2015,Nizamabad: It is heart breaking   to note that deaths in police custody and prisons are on the increase in different parts of India.  The recent fake Encounter of five Persons in Aler, Telangana State and Shaik Hyder in the

Murder by other Means

Book on Death Penalty in India


Resolution passed in the New Maharashtra Chapter Meeting

Maharashtra chapter of NCHRO formed  in a meeting organised at Jubilee hall on 5th April 2015. New committee comprised of the following . President : Santosh Saple Vice-President: Subhash Sareen Vice-President: Jyoti Jagtap General Secretary: Adv saifan Shaikh Secretary: Umair