विदेश मंत्रालय ने भारत में अल्पसंख्यकों की धार्मिक स्वतंत्रता पर अमेरिकी रिपोर्ट को किया खारिज

वाशिंगटन/नई दिल्ली। अमेरिका द्वारा भारत में अल्पसंख्यकों की धार्मिक स्वतंत्रता पर जारी रिपोर्ट को भारतीय विदेश मंत्रालय ने खारिज कर दिया है। विदेश मंत्रालय ने एक बयान जारी करते हुए साफ कहा है कि इस मामले में किसी विदेशी इकाई को हस्तक्षेप और बोलने का अधिकार नहीं है। वहीं भाजपा ने भी इस रिपोर्ट को पूर्वग्रह से प्रेरित और झूठी करार दिया है। खबरों के … Continue reading विदेश मंत्रालय ने भारत में अल्पसंख्यकों की धार्मिक स्वतंत्रता पर अमेरिकी रिपोर्ट को किया खारिज

डरावने थे ये दिन, न जाने कब पुलिस उन्हें फिर से गिरफ्तार कर लेती

डरावने थे ये दिन, न जाने कब पुलिस उन्हें फिर से गिरफ्तार कर लेती बेगुनाहों के खिलाफ होकर अखिलेश ने फिर फंसा दिया न्यायिक प्रक्रिया में (शेख मुख्तार, अजीजुर्रहमान, मोहम्मद अली अकबर हुसैन जनवरी 2016 में आतंकवाद के आरोपों से बरी युवक) लखनऊ 10 फरवरी 2017। रिहाई मंच ने आतंकवाद के झूठे आरोप में 8 साल सात महीने बाद रिहा हुए पश्चिम बंगाल के तीन … Continue reading डरावने थे ये दिन, न जाने कब पुलिस उन्हें फिर से गिरफ्तार कर लेती

Deconstructing CBI FIR (Economic Offences Wing, CBI) against Teesta Setalvad and her team

 Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand assert they are aware of the provisions of the laws of the land and have, in fact, whenever legally necessary applied for permission from the MHA for receipt of foreign awards etc. We at Hillele.org deconstruct CBI charges against them in the FCRA case. One: Section 3 of FCRA, 2010 bars certain ‘persons’ (political parties and its office bearers, government … Continue reading Deconstructing CBI FIR (Economic Offences Wing, CBI) against Teesta Setalvad and her team

Bob Dylan on Winning the Nobel for Literature

Read Dylan’s speech, which was read by United States Ambassador to Sweden Azita Raji, below: Good evening, everyone. I extend my warmest greetings to the members of the Swedish Academy and to all of the other distinguished guests in attendance tonight. I’m sorry I can’t be with you in person, but please know that I am most definitely with you in spirit and honored to … Continue reading Bob Dylan on Winning the Nobel for Literature

न नक्सल, न पुलिस, हम जनता के साथ हैं: सोनी सोरी

In Conversation with Pranjal Rewa This interview was conducted in New Delhi on March 9, 2016. It is a collaborative effort between Communalism Combat, Newsclick and Hillele TV The battle of the gun fosters more conflict, never peace: Soni Sori Bandook ki ladhai se hamesha Ashaanti hogi, Shaanti Kabhi Nahin: Soni Sori We are neither with the Naxalites who have the guns nor with the … Continue reading न नक्सल, न पुलिस, हम जनता के साथ हैं: सोनी सोरी

Bangladesh: Polarisation, Political Violence & an Undeclared Civil War- ACHR report

NEW DELHI: Asian Centre for Human Rights in its report, “Bangladesh: Polarisation, Political Violence & an Undeclared Civil War” (http://www.achrweb.org/reports/bangla/Bangladesh2015-01.pdf), released today stated that about 90 people have been killed and more than a thousand were injured in the ongoing violent anti-government protests by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) led 20-party alliance demanding resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League Government and holding of mid-term elections … Continue reading Bangladesh: Polarisation, Political Violence & an Undeclared Civil War- ACHR report

WGHR condemns the action of the Gujarat High Court and its utterances on human rights defender Teesta Setalvad

13 February 2015 The Working Group on Human Rights in India and the UN (WGHR), a coalition of Indian civil society organisations and independent experts, takes strong exception to the turning down of the Anticipatory bail applications of Teesta Setalvad, secretary of Citizen’s for Justice and Peace, Javed Anand and two others by the Gujarat High Court on 12 February 2015 in a case of … Continue reading WGHR condemns the action of the Gujarat High Court and its utterances on human rights defender Teesta Setalvad

PUCL seeks NHRC’s Urgent intervention in Teesta Setalvad Case

New Delhi (Press Note/ 17th June 14) : People’s Union for Civil Liberties today filed a petition with the National Human Rights Commission seeking an independent review and intervention in respect of continuing persecution and prosecution of human rights defenders, Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand of Citizens for Peace and Justice and others.     The petition stressed that CJP and its office bearers Teesta Setalvad, Javed Anand and … Continue reading PUCL seeks NHRC’s Urgent intervention in Teesta Setalvad Case

Apex Court verdict re-criminalizing consensual same sex relationships unconstitutional and inhuman

NAPM demands legal recognition of the natural right to life and love of lakhs of gender diverse individuals New Delhi, December 14 : As lakhs of individuals and groups across the country, celebrated the 4th anniversary of the historical judgement by Justice (Retd). A.P. Shah and Justice (Retd). Muralidharan of the Delhi High Court, recognizing the natural right to life and life of gender diverse … Continue reading Apex Court verdict re-criminalizing consensual same sex relationships unconstitutional and inhuman

Soni Sori’s husband dies – Suvojit Bagchi

While the tribal school teacher Soni Sori is languishing in a Chhattisgarh jail, her husband died of neurological issues on Aug. 02, 2013. A file photo shows a protest in New Delhi for her release. Anil Futane — the husband of tribal schoolteacher Soni Sori, who was arrested on the charge of aiding Maoists — died on Friday of some undiagnosed neurological condition that paralysed … Continue reading Soni Sori’s husband dies – Suvojit Bagchi