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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 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.

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: -

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