Wednesday, May 25, 2022


Fr. Stan Swamy will be Remembered for his Commitment to Justice and an Undefeatable...

Stan Swamy was a well-know human rights activist from India who passed away recently. He was serving his term in jail for his alleged involvement in the Elgar Parishad case and was not granted bail on medical grounds.
Tribal rights activist Stan Swamy

Fr. Stan Swamy was a defender of human rights giving hope to thousands of...

Human rights activist Fr. Stan Swamy passed away in hospital while waiting endlessly for a medical bail. He had been in jail since last year in the Bhima Koregaon case.

An Appeal for Fr. Stan Swamy to be Released at the Earliest

Ill health and age related morbidities make Fr. Stan Swamy’s stay in jail immensely difficult, here is an appeal for his release.

The Life of Soni Sori: Fierce Human Rights Defender and an Enemy of the...

Tribal Rights activist Sori has faced prosecution, custodial torture, sexual abuse, harassment and has recently even been compelled to travel for questioning despite having tested Covid -19 positive.

Sarla Behn – Gandhi’s Comrade, Social Reformer and an Ardent Environmentalist

Sarla Behn was by origin a British lady who lived in Kausani, Uttarakhand and dedicated her life to fighting for the rights of the families of Indian freedom fighters and to the conservation of the Himalayan ecology.

Latin America saw most murdered environmental defenders in 2018

Eighty-three of the 164 environmental defenders killed around the world in 2018 were from Latin America.

Growing Concern over Government’s Onslaught on RTI

Amendments to the RTI may pose a serious threat to the integrity of Indian democracy.

Economist and Activist Jean Dreze’s Arrest and Release

Economist and academician Jean Dreze was arrested in Jharkhand for addressing a public gathering on Right to Food.

Iranian Lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh’s Arrest is an Abhorrent Discretion against Humanitarian Work

IRAN Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh’s imprisonment for her peaceful activities is a reminder of the state’s abhorrent discretion and amounts to outright violation of human peace and dignity.

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