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NCHRO demands disciplinary action against SP of Pakur PDF Print E-mail

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Police Harassment on Human Rights Activist in Ranchi

NCHRO demands disciplinary action against SP of Pakur

New Delhi, August15: National Confederation of Human Rights Organizations (NCHRO) demanded disciplinary action against the SP of Pakur, Jharkhand for stalking the harassing the human rights activist Swati Sinha in Ranchi. In a statement issued by the confederation, the general secretary Prof. P. Koya said that a fact finding mission had been sent by NCHRO to enquire into the police excesses when dealing with a protest march at Pakur against mob lynching across the country and hate message circulated by a local BJP leader Hisabi Roy.

The protest was lead by Popular Front of India on 5th July. 43 people had been arrested and they got bail after 23 days.  

The interim report of the fact finding team was released in a press conference on 11 August at Pakur and it was widely published by Hindi newspapers and channels the next day to the great embarrassment of Pakur police. Swati Sinha was one of the members of the fact finding team.

Torture in any Form is a Crime - Prevent Torture PDF Print E-mail

'Torture in any Form is a Crime - Prevent Torture' -  NCHRO  commemorated International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June 2017.

New Delhi, 26-Jun-2017

NCHRO  joined with other  organizations worldwide for the June 26 International Day in Support of Torture Survivors and in Commemoration of Victims.

NCHRO  is dedicated to supporting civil society actions against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Throughout the years, we have been moved by some powerful anti-torture campaigns seeking to highlight the horrors of torture and its devastating impact on the victims and their families.

NCHRO is in nation wide campaign mode with Anti-Torture Posters in all major Indian languages which  depicted  torture victim images were accompanied by the message: "Torture in any Form is a Crime - Prevent Torture".

NCHRO General Assembly-2017 Elects New Office Bearers PDF Print E-mail

altBengaluru, May 21: The Biennial General Assembly of the National Confederation of Human Rights Organizations (NCHRO) elected its new office-bearers for a three-year term (2017-2019) here at the SCMI House, Bengaluru on Sunday. The delegates representing NCHRO State chapters, Exco members and Special invitees elected NCHRO’s leadership and Executive Council.

The elected national office bearers are: -

NCHRO Holds Biennial General Assembly-2017 in Bengaluru PDF Print E-mail

altBengaluru: The National Confederation of Human Rights Organizations (NCHRO) held its Biennial General Assembly-2017 on Sunday, May 21, at the SCMI House, Bengaluru.   

Participants of the General Assembly
Apart from office bearers of national and state NCHRO chapters, executive council members and special invitees attended the General Assembly.

Adv. Muhammad Yusuf, the national secretary welcomed the delegates. Prof A Marx chaired the sessions. The assembly discussed in detail the current human rights situation in the country and the delegates expressed their anguish in the increase in vigilantism and violence in the name of cow. They observed that in most of states the authorities work hand in glove with violent groups and do not take punitive legal action against the mobs that attack Dalits or Muslims on one excuse or other. There is pall of fear and silence throughout the country which calls for better coordination among rights bodies and secular groups.
The house also discussed and approved the 2017 – 2019 strategic plans and finalized state level programmes of 20th Anniversary of the Confederation.

Inauguration of a New NCHRO Office in New Delhi PDF Print E-mail

altOn 17 May 2017, Gautam Navlakha together with the activists, inaugurated the new NCHRO office, in New Delhi.

Gautam Navlakha, prominent journalist and human rights activist has said We need to Unite to protect our Rights.
In the wake of growing atrocities against the historically deprived and marginalised groups,  we need collective action leading to people’s movements that results in social change, he added.

Ravi Nair, Executive Director of the South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre, E M Abdul Rahiman, Chairman of the Empower India Foundation,  AS Ismail, Popular Front of India National Executive Council Member, Ashok Kumari, NCHRO Delhi Chapter President and Ansar Indori, NCHRO Exco member also spoke at the inauguration ceremony, which was attended by invited guests.

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