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NCHRO's Mumbai Seminar on Encounter Killings PDF Print E-mail
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Mumbai, Jun 26: Different communities living in this country should join hands together to counter state terrorism, so that each and every individual is able to lead a dignified life.
Muslims all over are now being targeted in fake encounter killings in the name of terrorism while earlier other downtrodden masses were shot down in the guise of them being Naxalites. These were some the viewpoints expressed in a near unanimous voice by different speakers at the National Seminar on fake ‘Encounter Killings’ organized by the National Confederation of Human Rights Organizations (NCHRO) here today, in association with Amnesty International India.
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GROW Vasu to receive Mukundan C Menon Award PDF Print E-mail
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A. Vasu is better known as Grow Vasu, which is symbolized with his independant trade unionOne of the best known human rights activist in Kerala, Mr. A. Vasu (GROW) will receive the first Mukundan C Menon Human Rights Award, said CHRO officials in a press briefing.

 

The award was instituted to remember Late Mukundan C Menon and support initiatives for human rights activities in the state, in line with CHRO’s broader objectives. Criteria for the selection of the award is based on recipient's efforts on  resistance against imperialism, fascism and state sponsored terrorism, protection and respect for human rights issues of oppressed people like Adivasi (Tribals), Dalis and minorities, women and children and sustainable ecology.
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Mukundan C Menon dead PDF Print E-mail
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Mukundan C Menon
Mukundan C Menon
Mr. Mukundan C Menon, Secretary General of Confederation of Human Rights Organizations (CHRO) and Resident Editor of Thejas News Daily, died on 12 Dec, 2005 at 8.45 A.M at KIMS hospital, Thiruvananthapuram. He was 57.
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Funda of Fundamental Rights PDF Print E-mail
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Human Rights are Fundamental Rights Justice H Suresh, Sabrang Publications.

That ignorance of law is not an excuse is one of the basic principles of legal adjudication. However, the practicability of such a principle in a country like India with millions of illiterate people is doubtful. When it comes to human rights such ignorance can only facilitate infringement of human rights by the State as well as private actors. This situation puts the legal literate under an obligation to be the defender of human rights. This obligation should not be confined only to courtrooms but in all possible foras .

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Meet against anti-terrorist ordinance PDF Print E-mail
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26 Oct 2001

Kochi: a national convention against the centre's ordinance to counter terrorism would be held here by the confederation of human rights organisations (chro) on november 14. around 300 delegates, representing different human rights organisations, from various parts of the country and the state would participate in the one-day convention, mukundan c menon, secretary general, chro, said in a release here on friday.
 
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