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Malkangiri and Bhopal Killings NCHRO questions the police story and demands judicial enquiry PDF Print E-mail

New Delhi: NCHRO strongly condemns the encounter killing of 39 leaders of members CPI (Maoist) in Malkangiri Andhra-Odisha border on 24th October of as well the eight Muslim under trial prisoners at Eintkhedi village near Bhopal on Monday morning. Both were cold blooded murder brutally implemented by security forces. There are glaring contradictions between the statements issued by the Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh and the DIG Bhopal Raman Singh. The video clipping shot by the sarpanch of the Acharpura village and released by a channel also confirms our doubt.  The police are seen in that video; shoot at an unarmed man at close range. Bhopal Central Prison is said to be one of the high security prisons in India. We don’t know how these eight under trials, said to be members of a banned organization escaped so easily after killing a jail guard. The DIG also says without any hesitation that all these eight people escaped by jumping out of the high walls of the prison compound without notice even though there was 24 hour cc surveillance. All these make anybody to doubt that the whole story is concocted.

NCHRO Holds Human Rights Workshop in Bangalore PDF Print E-mail
NCHRO Karnataka

07-August -2016, Sunday.

altBangalore: - The NCHRO convened a two day Workshop on Human Rights which took place on August 6 & 7 in Indian Social Institute, Bangalore. The workshop covered a wide range of topics. The workshop demonstrates that there is a lot of interest in how to teach human rights in social work education.

The sessions addressed current and pressing human rights issues and involve in depth discussions on steps to moving forward to improve the current human rights situation in our country.


Agenda and Topics covered in the workshop as below:-

Welcome Address and Opening of the NCHRO Workshop on Human Rights – Mohammed Kakkinje, General Secretary, NCHRO – Karnataka Chapter.

Introductory Remarks  –Jnana Murthy, Organizing Secretary,  NCHRO – Karnataka Chapter.

Inauguration – C.S Dwaraknath – Ex Chairman, Backward Class Commission, Karnataka.

Session I:  Documenting Human Rights Violation and the Illegal Practices of the Police against Citizens – Adv.B N Jagdish, Bangalore.

Session II:  Human Rights Situation in India and Need of Human Rights Activism - Adv. S Balan,  NCHRO Karnataka Chapter President and Senior Lawyer at Karnataka High Court.

Session III:  Media and Human Rights, Prof. Mahesh Chandra Guru, Professor of Journalism, Mysore University.

Session IV:  Effective use of RTI, Adv. Kashinath, Bangalore.

Session V:  FIR to Trial : Procedures and Documentation in Regular Penal & Draconian Laws, Adv. Ashraf Uppinangady.

Session VI: Fact Finding Modalities, Mohammed Kakkinje, General Secretary, NCHRO – Karnataka Chapter.

Session VII: How to be a Firm and Steadfast Defender of Human Rights, Mohamed Janib, National Co-ordinator, NCHRO.

Guest Talk  : Muhammad Saqib, State President, Popular Front of India, Karnataka Chapter.

Workshop Closing Remarks: - Prof Nagaragere Ramesh, Retd. Principal, National College Bangalore & NCHRO Executive Council Member.

Vote of Thanks: - Adv. Anas, Secretary,  NCHRO – Karnataka Chapter.


NCHRO Executive Council Member Sharafudheen MK, Presented a Paper at 39th All India Criminology Conf PDF Print E-mail
Cuttack –Odissa
alt NCHRO Executive Council Member Sharafudheen MK  presented a paper titled ‘Changing attention of crime and victims in the new world order’ at 39th All India Criminology conference organized by National Law University Odisha  in association with the Indian Society of Criminology (ISC) , held on 22-24th September, 2016. The theme of the conference was “Criminological Challenges in the Contemporary Era”.
The Annual conference is being organized every year by the society and is hosted at the universities of various states and Institutes of repute around a range of themes of national importance and relevance. The sub-theme under Sharafudheen presented paper was ‘Focusing on Victim Justice Perspectives in theory and practice;’
The aim of this conference is to provide a platform to rethink the criminal justice and challenges in the present scenario. The conference offered a fresh glimpse to future administration of criminal justice. The recommendations emerging from this conference would be sent to all stakeholders and policy-makers from the government and civil society organizations, so that it could contribute in strengthening of criminal justice system in India.
Below is the Abstract of paper presented by Sharafudheen:-
NCHRO conducted One-day State level Human Rights workshop for activists in Rajasthan PDF Print E-mail
NCHRO Rajasthan

altUdaipur  10 October  2016: NCHRO _ Rajasthan Chapter, conducted a One-day State level Human Rights workshop for activists at Udaipur on 09 of October.

NCHRO state president Justice RK Ankodiya(Retd.) inaugurated the workshop.

The topics of the classes given were ,Universal declaration of human rights and International human rights conventions, Procedures and need of documentation - from FIR to trial, How to use RTI as a weapon, Fact finding modalities, Defending  Women’s Rights and Domestic violation Act.

The resource persons viz., Ravi Nair (Executive Director, South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre - SAHRDC, Delhi), Advocate Aetimad Ajmeri (Joint Secretary NCHRO Rajasthan),Mrs. Chanderparbha Chanderawat (Women  Advocate) and Hari Om (Astha Sansthan,Udaipur)delivered the lecture.

Dr. Barkatullha (State committee member, NCHRO Rajasthan Chapter) coordinated the programme.

The activists from ten District viz., kota, Baran, Udaipur, Bhilwara, Sirohi, Jaipur,Bundi and chittore participated in the workshop.

NCHRO Condemns authorities Targeting Human Rights Organizations, Demanding Drop all Charges PDF Print E-mail

August 18, 2016, New Delhi:

alt NCHRO demanded that the authorities must immediately drop all charges against Amnesty India, It is not a crime assembly and report human rights violations. The FIR against Amnesty India is indicative of the shrinking human rights space in the country and authorities must immediately drop all charges against Amnesty and stop intimidating dissenting voices. The true injustice is that human rights organization is  being punished for reporting on torture, extra judicial killings and forced disappearances.

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