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ACHR welcomes SC commutation of 15 death sentences PDF Print E-mail

27 January 2014

ACHR welcomes SC commutation of 15 death sentences

The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) has welcomed the judgment of the Supreme Court commuting the death sentence to life imprisonment for 15 death-row convicts on the grounds of inordinate delay and mental illness.
Love Jihad: From Illusory Slogan to Potent Weapon PDF Print E-mail
20 october 2013
Ram Puniyani
The country is yet to recover from the aftermath of Muzaffranagar violence (October 2013). This violence was engineered over a period of time in the areas of Western UP, where Jats and Muslims had thick social interaction, despite belonging to different economic strata.
Former Army Chief Gen.V K Singh's Anti-National Activities PDF Print E-mail

21 september 2013

Government confirms Army secret report on 'undesirable activities' in Gen V K Singh's 'rogue' unit


Reacting to The Indian Express story on the findings of an army panel into the dubious workings of a secret intelligence unit set up by former Army Chief Gen V K Singh, the government has said that 'it has in place measures to prevent any such undesirable activities.'

Polarization with a difference: Muzaffarnagar Violence PDF Print E-mail

20 spetember 2013

Ram Puniyani

Communal violence has been the bane of Indian society, more so from last three decades. One can see its coming up prominently from 1893 to begin with and then it went through different phases. It became stronger after 1937, peaked in 1946 and then the post partition holocaust shattered the lives of lakhs of people. After a gap of a decade it started coming up again from 1961, Jabalpur violence, later anti Sikh violence of 1984 was not just violence, it was genocide. At different levels after this we see the big surge, Meerut, Maliana, Bhagalpur, Mumbai, Gujarat (post Godhra) being the worst of them.

Interim Fact Finding Report on Assam Violence and Refugee Life PDF Print E-mail
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Toaday (30.11.2012) at 10 am at Press Club at Guwahati, capital of Assam the Fact Finding Interim Report was released:

Following the news reports about the second phase of violence and the continuance of the IDP camps for over five months in the BTAD areas, a team of National Confederation of Human Rights Organisations (NCHRO) visited the places and met the affected people, some authorities and concerned citizens with a view to collect the facts regarding. The team, consisting of NCHRO National Secretary Reny Ayline, Executive Members Prof. A. Marx, G.Sugumaran and Assam State Committee Member Advocate Ansarul Hoque visited at least 14 camps in Kokrajhar and Chirang districts in BTAD areas. The team met the IDPs there, took stock of the real conditions of the camps, both recognized and unrecognized. The team also met the Gossaigaon SDO Vinod Seshan IAS, the Bijni Police Station OC Aditya Deori, Goalpara MLA Monowar Hussain and some Intellectuals, academicians and HR activists from various social groups.

Minority groups question secular credentials PDF Print E-mail

8 Jan 2012
Mumbai : A day after Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal met Muslim community leaders here seeking their support and trying to dispel the impression of the movement’s “RSS links”, Muslim and Catholic groups questioned their secular credentials and tactics.

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