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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]