Prof A Marx, NCHRO Chairperson Featured Among ‘Top 10 Humans, 2018’ by Ananda Vikatan Magazine.
27 Dec 2018
NCHRO Chairperson, Prof. A Marx has been featured in Ananda Vikatan Magazine’s ‘Top 10 Humans, 2018’. Ananda Vikatan Magazine brings out its annual list based on the scale of exceptional work done in different areas. Ananda Vikatan is a Tamil language weekly magazine published from Chennai, India. It was the second largest magazine in circulation within India, as of 2017.
Prof A Marx dedicated himself to human rights and equal opportunity throughout his distinguished career. Prof A Marx is always in the progressive service of his fellow human being by upholding the rule of law and democracy. He has conducted many field investigations earthing grave human rights violations across the country. He is a firm believer that transparent and participative societies based on dialogue, pluralism and tolerance can exist only where all of us respect the exercise of rights, including freedom of opinion and expression, peaceful assembly and association and participation in public life.
He collaborates with academicians, publications, ecological movements and human rights organizations through relevant research, training, publication and advocacy all aims to eradicate discrimination, injustice and protect essential rights and freedoms.
Marginalised communities are resultantly at increased risk of various form of violence and atrocities. Situations of conflict, violence and insecurity are invariably preceded. In such an environment challenging brutality, injustice and expose abuses are not that easy. Defending Human Rights are often uphill battles, requiring commitment, fortitude, and a strong moral compass. It’s an honor to recognize Professor A Marx for his work shining a light on the human rights violations against some of the most vulnerable people in our country.