NCHRO National Conference on Human Rights – “Victims of Rights Violations and Activist Meet’’
NCHRO believes key feature of human rights includes a concern for victims of violations and the need to address their situation. We need a framework for obtaining victims’ stories and for civil society institutions that can disseminate these stories for purposes of advancing human rights.
Accordingly “The National Conference on Human Rights” ran a session titled “Victims of Rights Violations and Activist Meet’’ on 29-October-2017 at Gauri Lankesh Hall – Indian Social Institute, New Delhi.
This session is part of “20 Years of NCHRO”.
The session was inaugurated by V.T. Rajshekar – Eminent Journalist & Founder Editor of Dalit Voice. Chairperson of the NCHRO Prof. A. Marx presided over the session. Adv. Shakeel Ahmed, National Exco Member – NCHRO delivered Welcome Address.
Victims of rights violations Vasantha Saibaba – Delhi, Amanullah Ansari – Kota, Rajasthan, Zakir Thiyagi – Uttar Pradesh, Dr. Kusum Meghwal – Udaipur, Rajasthan, Irshad Ali – Delhi, Mohamed Elyas – Baran, Rajasthan, Shadaf Mushraf – Sister of missing JNU scholar Najeeb , Delhi, Thoofan Singh – Madhya Pradesh etc. shared their pain with the participants.
To honor the courage, strength and resilience of the survivors NCHRO serve to express support, demonstrate our solidarity with all victims/activist and reaffirm our commitment to the principles of protecting lives, promoting human dignity, opposition to all forms of violence and justice to victims.
The activists’ session under the banner “Rights in the Modern World and the Problems of Appropriation” focused on the need for better legal and political coordination among different rights bodies.
YouTube Videos uploaded by Delegates:-
1) Prof. Nivedita Menon, JNU on Universities and Academic Freedom :- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifv633-H_WM
2) Umar Khaild, JNU on Universities and Academic Freedom :- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhwpC0BqRMc
3) Vasantha Kumari Wife of Prof. Saibaba :- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYtm_gNOrKQ
4) Shadaf Mushraf (Sister of missing JNU scholar Najeeb) :- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2-4OtJsyYY
5) Cultural Program by Sangwari Group :- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTC_rjwu4h8