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INDIA: Extrajudicial Executions PDF Print E-mail
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11 6 2014

ALRC-CWS-26-04-2014
May 30, 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL
Twenty sixth session, Agenda Item 3, General Debates

A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre




  1. High prevalence of extrajudicial executions in a jurisdiction indicates deep problems within its rule of law framework. The higher the number and frequency of such murders, state sponsored or otherwise, the more rooted the problems in the criminal justice process. To this direct correlation, India is no exception.
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NCHRO organized a get -together in Kota, Rajasthan PDF Print E-mail
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 Dr Manisha Sethi in a Get together organised by NCHRO RajasthanKota 30 Dec. National Confederation of Human rights organizations (NCHRO) organized a Get -together in Kota, Rajasthan. In this get -together Eminent Human Rights activists expressed their deep concerns on Anti people laws like UAPA & AFSPA.

Dr. Manisha Sheti, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi, demanded the repeal of these anti people laws. These kinds of laws are bringing lot of distress to the common people and misused by the Law enforcing forces, Dr. Sheti said. Ahmed Shoeb, General Secretary, Jamia Teachers Solidarity, also demanded the repeal of these anti people.Such kind of anti people laws should exist in a democratic country, he told.

NCHRO activist Ansarul Haque told that these acts like UAPA, is used to harass the minorities, especially Muslim. Eminent Human Rights activists like Dr Akhlaq, Adv Akhtar Akela, Muslim Khan and Nusrat Jahan, Mateen Ahmed, Amar Singh Rana were present in the programme

 
Amartya Sen on Justice and Human Rights PDF Print E-mail
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The theory of justice must be more concerned with the elimination of removable injustices than with defining a hypothetical perfectly just society, says Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen
Idea of Justice
Dr Amartya Sen was in India recently for the release of his latest book The Idea of Justice which constructs a new theory of justice not based on abstract ideals or emanating from perfect institutions but rather, dealing with this complex issue in both its historical sense as also how the system of justice works at a practical level. It is for this reason that the book makes a distinction between ‘neeti’ and ‘nyaya’. ‘Neeti’, the book emphasises, is about appropriate rules and institutions and ‘nyaya’ is about their realisation.
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A Conditional Beacon Of Hope PDF Print E-mail
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Sreekumar was Addl DGP, Gujarat Intelligence, in 2002THE RECENT order of the Supreme Court asking the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to inquire into the alleged role of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the post-Godhra communal riots of 2002 is a laudable decision. Firstly, it vindicates the commitment of the judiciary to justice and rule of law. Unfortunately, of late, political parties are getting elected through democracy but their hidden agenda is to implement monocracy. Even if the BJP repeatedly gets electoral verdicts in its favour in Gujarat, their mass violence and genocide cannot be forgiven. Today, we can be rest assured that the judiciary will take cognisance of such travesties. Secondly, the decision strengthens the morale of the secular section of the society.

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Corruption: Set-backs in Indian Judiciary : Bala Nikit PDF Print E-mail
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When we are born, we inherent the right to life given to us by the gods but the cunning gods never grant us the right to a just and fair life. We try to overcome this defect by making certain social institutions like law, police, courts etc. All these are primarily made to inject the concept of justice in our life and in the society. The judiciary, the principal system present in all the societies, created to mainly to fight injustice, lawlessness and uphold what is just, right and fair. This system if personified as a human being tends to become corrupt and decay or like any normal human being is born with some imperfections.

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