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Watch: How Andhra Pradesh police tied minor boy in chains for stealing

Apr 21, 2015

Watch: How Andhra Pradesh police tied minor boy in chains for stealing

In a clear violation of human rights by the Andhra Pradesh police, a video emerged of a minor boy being tied to a chain in a police station in the state. #ThatsJustWrong #Andhra Pradesh #Police #Human rights violation #minor boy #Vetapelam #Prakasam
Thirty four, including seven children killed in Syria airstrikes

Apr 15, 2015

Thirty four, including seven children killed in Syria airstrikes

34 people have been killed on Wednesday by Syrian airstrikes on rebel-held areas in northwestern and southern parts of the country. #Syria #NewsTracker #children #Syrian Observatory for Human Rights #Saraqeb #Idlib #crude barrel bombs
Egypt's decision to sentence 14 men of Muslim Brotherhood to death is 'blatantly unjust': Human Rights Watch

Apr 13, 2015

Egypt's decision to sentence 14 men of Muslim Brotherhood to death is 'blatantly unjust': Human Rights Watch

Egypt's decision to sentence 14 men to death and jail 37 others accused of ties to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood was "politically motivated" and "blatantly unjust", Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Sunday. #Egypt #NewsTracker #Cairo #Muslim Brotherhood #Human Rights Watch #Egyptian court #Mohammad Morsi #Egypt Judiciary
Red sander 'smugglers' encounter: NHRC to take up issue during camp sitting

Apr 10, 2015

Red sander 'smugglers' encounter: NHRC to take up issue during camp sitting

The gunning down of 20 Tamil Nadu woodcutters in Andhra Pradesh and killing of five undertrial prisoners in Telangana will come up at three-day 'open hearing and camp sitting' of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) beginning 22 April. #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #NHRC #National Human Rights Commission #red sanders smugglers

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Why Maharashtra doesn't give a damn for police reforms

Sep 03, 2013

Why Maharashtra doesn't give a damn for police reforms

The state human rights commission is member-less and headless, cases are piling up. Those with grievances against law enforcers have nowhere to go in Maharashtra. #Connect The Dots #Maharashtra #Human Rights #Maharashtra police
Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Dec 18, 2012

Why doesn't Maharashtra have a women's commission?

Maharashtra's human rights commission and woman's rights commission have not been functioning for the last four years. And it is not that these institutions are redundant, given that the media is alive with routine reports of rights violations #ThatsJustWrong #Maharashtra #Human Rights Commission #Women's Commission