HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action – Chhattisgarh: Seeking Hon’ble National Human Rights Commission’s intervention in respect of continued incarceration, persecution and harassment of journalists and human rights defenders, Mr. Somaru Nag and Mr. Santosh Yadav of South Chhattisgarh by Chhattisgarh police and administration.
HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action– Uttarakhand: Brutal physical assault, illegal arrest and detention of a pro bono lawyer, human rights defender and president of Uttarakhand Parivartan Party, Mr. P C Tewari and his colleagues, by the goons of Jindal Group in Nainisar village, district Almora of northern Himalayan state of Uttarakhand
HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action – Seeking Hon’ble National Human Rights Commission’s intervention in respect of 27-year-old Dalit PhD. scholar and student human rights defender Mr. Rohith Vemula, a member of Ambedkar Students’ Association (ASA), who died at the University of Hyderabad campus on January 17, 2016.
HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action – Tamilnadu – Mr. Jonas Anton Pulendrarasa – Case of physical assault and ill treatment of Mr. Jonas Anton Pulendrarasa, a French national of Sri Lankan Tamil origin and a PG student of International Relations at Madras University by Madras University teaching and non teaching staff for raising questions about flood relief operations at a seminar organized by the educational body