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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 […]

Public Protest in Solidarity with Indigenous people

A big public protest was organized in Delhi on 31st July 2013 to show our solidarity with indigenous people of Niyamgiri Orissa. A famous Hollywood movie ‘Avatar’ is also made on struggle of these people. Noted writer Arundhati Roy also participated in this protest. Khalra Centre for Human Rights Defender remained one of the organizers.

Campaign for Soni Sori and Linga Kodopi

A public campaign was launched demanding justice for jailed activists Soni Sori and Linga Kodopi this month along with Saheli Women Organization, Women Against Sexual Violence and Torture, Delhi Solidarity Forum, Peoples Union for Civil Liberties. Amnesty International has started a public campaign for these Activists. A toll free phone number is set for signing the […]

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 […]

Convention of Defenders of Rights of Indigenous People

A convention was organized in July 2013 at India International Centre Delhi. A series of deliberations about attacks on defenders of indigenous people rights were discussed. Noted Social activists including Swami Agnivesh participated in the meeting.

Convention of Defenders of Rights of Indigenous People in Delhi

A State level convention on rights of the prisoners and Human Right Defenders

This convention was organized on 11th August, 2012 in Kanpur in which around 100 participants participated representing various districts of Uttar Pradesh. The two days convention was divided into various sessions in which the question of communalism, rights of the prisoners, women and sewage workers were thoroughly discussed. A future plan was finalized in which […]

A State Level Consultation on Corporate Loot of Natural Resources

Violation of PESA norms and Displacement of Traditional Communities and Defending the Defenders. The consultation attended by around 65 persons coming from diverse human rights and progressive political groups such as PPSS, SATARKA, Save Line, Progressive Lawyers Association, AICCTU , CPI (ML) etc provided a platform for convergence of concerns meriting immediate attention in order […]

Consultation on Human Rights and Law at Amritsar

A One day consultation on Human Rights and Law was organised by: Khalra Mission Organisation (KMO) in collaboration with Human Rights Law Network (HRLN), Punjab Human Rights Organization (PHRO) on 25.11.2012 at Om International, Putlighar at Amritsar (Punjab). More than 200 persons including Lawyers, Social Activists and NGOs working actively on the issue in the […]