HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action – Jammu & Kashmir:
Civil and political rights activist and human rights defender, Mr. Khurram Parvez, Convenor of Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) was illegally prevented by Indian immigration authorities to travel to Geneva, Switzerland from Delhi on September 14, 2016 at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi and on September 15, 2016 arrested by Jammu and Kashmir police from his home in Srinagar.
HRD Alert – India – Memorandum for Action – Karnataka: Seeking Hon’ble National Human Rights Commission’s intervention in the case of Amnesty International India against whom Karnataka police have filed an FIR under sedition law to ‘harass, criminalise and persecute’ the reputed human rights organisation after it organised an event at United Theological College, Banguluru on August 13, 2016, titled ‘Broken Families’, as part of its campaign to seek justice for human rights violations in Kashmir
HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action- Assam: Criminal case registered against journalist Ms. Neha Dixit and others of weekly English News Magazine ‘Outlook’ in Latasil police station, Guwahati, Assam for publishing a report alleging trafficking of 31 children from Assam to Gujarat and Punjab by the right wing Hindu outfits affiliated to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in an attempt to attack and suppress freedom of speech and expression.
HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action – Tamilnadu: Case of harassment and intimidation of a political activist and human rights defender Mr. David Manohar of Arappor Iyakkam, by Member of Pallavaram Municipality and Tamil Nadu police in Kanchipuram District, for opposing unauthorised digging of road causing inconvenience to public.