communal violence

Bhadrak Riots: OHRC seeks Report from Govt

Submitted by admin on Fri, 2017-06-23 11:40

Thumbnail-Bhadrak-violenceBhubaneswar: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has sought a report from the Government of Odisha over allegation that the police administration and concerned officials at the state level did not follow guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) set by Union Ministry of Home Affairs to maintain communal harmony, leading to a communal riot in Bhadrak during the month of April, 2017.

Remarks of Shonali Bose, noted filmmaker, at the Press Conference in Delhi

Submitted by admin on Thu, 2017-05-11 18:43
Shonali Bose
Shonali Bose addressing the Press Conference

I am deeply honored and truly humbled to be with Bilkis Bano at this press conference today in Delhi to speak on the most recent Bombay High Court judgement on her case. Bilkis is a shining beacon and inspiration in our country.

Candle Light Vigil to demand Justice for the victims of 84’

Submitted by admin on Wed, 2011-11-02 20:13

Image removed.On 1st November, 2011 a candle light vigil was organized by Lok Raj Sangathan, Sikh Forum, PUDR and PUCL at India Gate in New Delhi. The vigil began at 5:30 in the evening with the lighting of candles. Hundreds of people – men, women, children, young and old gathered with banners which proclaimed: “Down with state terrorism”; “Punish the guilty”; “the 1984 genocide can never be forgotten” ; “An attack on one is an attack on all” and so on. As darkness fell more and more men, women and children joined the peaceful protestors in support of their demand for justice, bringing the crowd to a strong 500.