A State Level Consultation on AFSPA, Extra Judicial Killings, displacement due to big dams, Struggle of tea garden workers and Kokrajhar Violence was held on 3rd March, 2013 in Guwahati

The consultation brought to fore a diversity of issues and challenges underpinning the agitations of tea garden workers, protests against big dams and displacement, Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) induced human rights abuses, Kokrajhar ethnic violence and the several ongoing ethnic conflicts in the state of Assam. The consultation saw a range of participants, […]

Fact Finding Report on Muzaffarnagar Riots, September 22 – 23 September, 2013

A team of 24 activists, journalists, lawyers and students visited several relief camps and villages in Muzaffarnagar, Shamli and Ghaziabad districts of Uttar Pradesh on September 22 – 23 September, 2013. The team met hundreds of victims, scores of relief camp committee members; spoke to people in general on the dhabas and in mohallas. We […]

Report of the Fact Finding by Human Rights Law Network, Guwahati Chapter in the Relief Camps and Affected Villages of Goalpara District

A team of five advocates from  HRLN and social workers of concerned District of Goalpara formed a local fact finding team. They visited various relief camps and effected villages of Goalpara district. They also consulted with the inmates living in the relief camps and peoples of the affected villages. Further condition of the inmates in […]

Report of the Fact Finding Team on Lower Suktel Project in the District of Bolangir

Lower Suktel River is locally known as life line of Banalgir District. Entire Bolangir district is under scarcity of water since long. In the event the project functions & preservation of water,  the decreasing ground water level will develop slowly and that people of Bolangir Town will get sufficient drinking water. There is no definite […]

News

Activist Himanshu Kumar says tribals are still a pawn on the chessboard of provincial politics. Saying there’s no better time to talk about tribal rights than now, he is on an indefinite fast to highlight their exploitation by states and multi-nationals, reports Shone Satheesh Babu Amidst a rising chorus asking to send more forces into […]

Soni Sori and Lingaram Kodopi get bail

The Supreme Court on Friday, Feb 8, 2014, granted permanent bail to Soni Sori, a tribal school teacher of Dantewada, and her relative, journalist Lingaram Kodopi. They are facing trial on the charge of helping to arrange ‘protection money’ payoffs from steel giant Essar to Maoists in Chhattisgarh. Ms. Sori, 38, and Mr. Kodopi have been in […]

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  • SC petitioned for release of detainees imprisoned for more than 3 months

    Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Manch (Masum) Versus State of W.B & Anr.                                A petition was filed in the Supreme Court against the order of Calcutta High Court where the petition was dismissed for the release of persons who have been detailed for more than a period of 3 months. The petition said that 6971 under trials […]

  • Case filed in Supreme Court for FIR against human rights activist

    Kirty Roy Versus Union of India & Ors.                      A Special Leave Petition was filed by HRLN in the Supreme Court of India under article 136 of the Constitution of India, arising out of impugned final judgment and order dated 30/08/2013 in WPC No. 26112/2013 passed by the High Court at Calcutta). Background: An FIR (first […]

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  • Conferences

  • A meeting on Soni Sori and Linga Kodopi

    This meeting was organized in Kolkata on 23- 24 July, 2013. Executive Director of HRLN Mr. Harsh Dobhal, Eminent Social Activist Dr. Binayak Sen and Known Social Worker Dr, Jena and Kiriti Roy of MASUM were among many others who participated in the meeting.

  • A State Level Consultation on AFSPA

    A State Level Consultation on AFSPA, Extra Judicial Killings, displacement due to big dams, Struggle of tea garden workers and Kokrajhar Violence was held on 3rd March, 2013 in Guwahati. The consultation brought to fore a diversity of issues and challenges underpinning the agitations of tea garden workers, protests against big dams and displacement, Armed Forces […]

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  • Campaign

  • Justice for Pradip Sharma Campaign

    A prominent anti illegal mining activist of Rajasthan Pradip Sharma was killed by miners. A protest is being ongoing for the demand of quick police action against the perpetrators. Khalra Center for Human Rights Defenders is actively involved in this campaign.

  • Self Introspection Fast

    Presently Social activists working in central part of India on Tribal issue are facing much repression from police and mining mafia goons. Most of the activists in these areas are raising issues related to rights of local villagers over land water and forest. Activism of these activists adversely affects politically powerful and rich people.  To […]

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