Publication

Isolating The Dissenter

Sudha Bharadwaj, professor of Law at the National Law University Delhi, a former member of the Chhattisgarh State Legal ...read more

Farewell Justice Suresh

Justice Suresh died last night in his sleep. The lockdown prevents us from being with him at the funeral. I have known h ...read more

End the harassment of farmers now

Exemptions granted to farming and related activities during the lockdown must be followed in practiceDrafting orders wit ...read more

Why Have Indian Courts Shut Shop When We Need Them the Most?

It was disappointing to see the Chief Justice of India uncritically accept the submissions made by the Solicitor General ...read more

HRLN looks at key legislations passed in the 2019 Monsoon session

HRLN The Monsoon session of the Parliament - which concluded on Wednesday - has the distinction of passing the most ...read more

Stateless and Marginalised in Assam

-- Written by Colin Gonsalves Sanaullah incident where a former soldier was declared a foreigner by an Assam Tribunal ...read more

After 5 days of struggle, 39 trafficked bonded labourers rescued from Faridabad brick kiln site

After five days of struggle, around 39 bonded labourers who in January 2019 were trafficked from Chhatisgarh to a brick ...read more

Defending the defenders: HRLN calls for release of journalist Keshorechandra Wangkhem

Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) in association with Manipur Students' Association Delhi (MSAD) organized a press confere ...read more

8 bonded labourers, two among them women, rescued in Bharuch, Gujarat.

As part of the continuous national campaign to abolish the slavery and to rescue bonded labourers across India, a rescue ...read more

Senior Advocate Colin Gonsalves condemns arrest of journalist Kishorchandra Wangkhemcha

The Annual General Body Meeting 2018(AGM 2018) of Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) was held at Rajasthan from 19th Decemb ...read more

47 trafficked bonded laborers rescued from MS Brick kiln Mehsana district of Gujarat

A team led by National Campaign Committee for Eradication of Bonded Labour (NCCEBL) along with district magistrate (Me ...read more

Child marriage was stopped in Rajasthan

A team from department of woman and child development on December 13 (Thursday night) intervened and stopped a child m ...read more

Migrant domestic worker rescued after being held captive for two years

Sarika Bai (name changed), a 25 year old, was trafficked from Orissa two years ago to Delhi on the pretext of a job and ...read more

Another minor rescued as bonded labour from Shalimar Bagh, second in two months

As part of the continuous national campaign to eradicate the bonded labour and to rescue bonded labours across India, a ...read more

Replug: Stand up against torture

India has undermined its prestige by repeatedly promising — and failing — to ratify the Convention Against Torture ...read more

Locked in room by her employers: Minor girl working as bonded labour rescued, FIR registered

For a 17-year-old girl, who was locked in a room as a bonded labour, freedom came knocking on the doors of her employers ...read more

Trafficked bonded labourers rescued from Delhi’s Shalimar Bagh

A women and minor girl, who were working as bonded labourers in a house in New Delhi’s Shalimar Bagh, were rescued in ...read more

After HRLN's files PIL, health ministry issues Gazette notification on implementation of HIV & AIDS Act, 2017

More than a year after Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Act received as ...read more

Women working as bonded labour rescued from Pathankot, FIR lodged against captor

A woman from West Bengal, who was being held as a bonded labour, was rescued from Pathankot on Thursday (23rd August, 20 ...read more

Minor girl working as bonded labour for 8 years rescued from Delhi

An eight-year journey of bonded labour finally came to an end for a minor girl from Delhi, who was rescued and restored ...read more

HRLN files PIL seeking implementation of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 for treatment of thalassemia patients

Human Rights Law Network filed a fresh Public Interest Litigation (PIL), in the Supreme Court of India on Friday (31st A ...read more

The cruel side of Delhi’s Beautification : illegal demolition in Baljeet Nagar

Edited by Francesca Feruglio, Shivani Chaudhry This report is the result of the concerted effort of several individuals ...read more

The struggle for Access to Treatment for HIV/AIDS in India

Text by Dipika Jain and Rachel Stephens Edited by Laya Medhini The struggle for treatment in India has been a journey t ...read more

Has the Judiciary Abandoned the Environment

Edited by Vipin Mathew Benjamin ...read more

Harmonizing Laws with the UNCRPD

Edited By Dr. Amita Dhanda, Rajive Raturi In order to assist the Indian Government to fulfill these obligations under ...read more

HRLN's Kolkata unit forms a strong alliance with the transgender community in West Bengal

HRLN started working on issues faced by the transgender community since 2016, where a matter on behalf of a transgender ...read more

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India: Consultation Paper on Issues relating to Media Ownership

This consultation paper seeks the comments/views of the stakeholders on the need, nature and level of restrictions and s ...read more

Letter to the Governor and summary of the Indian people's tribunal on the issues of tribal land and alienation under LTR in Telangana

To His Excellency Governor The State of Telangana Hyderabad Dear Hon’ble Your Excellency, Sub: Report of Indian ...read more