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Meeting on Forest Rights Act 31 August 2019 to 01 September 2019

31/08/2019

The Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) conducted a two-day meet of rights activists, lawyers and tribals to discuss issues pertaining to the effective implementation of the Forest Rights Act. The… Read More

Restriction and Prohibition of freedom of speech are not inter-changeable, Tripura High Court

12/08/2019

HRLN

New Delhi: The Tripura High Court on 8 August observed that there is a distinction with regard to ‘restriction’ and ‘prohibition’ which expressions cannot be said to be… Read More

HRLN looks at key legislations passed in the 2019 Monsoon session

08/08/2019

HRLN

The Monsoon session of the Parliament – which concluded on Wednesday – has the distinction of passing the Read More

SUPREME COURT UPLHELD THE DIRECTIONS OF ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT ON POLICE ENCOUNTERS

29/07/2019

The Hon’ble Supreme Court has upheld the judgment of the Andhra Pradesh High Court in which the High Court gave directions with respect to the procedures to be followed in investigating police… Read More

A Critique of Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019

26/07/2019

Rachana Mudraboyina a Trans Activist, one of the founding members of Telangana Hijra Intersex Transgender Samiti and founder of Transvision. Sammera Jagirdar, Assistant Professor, Department… Read More

Delhi Minority Commission recognizes HRLN for its outstanding contribution for the protection of human rights

09/05/2019

Delhi Minority Commission recognizes HRLN for its outstanding contribution for the protection of human rights and awarded the founder of HRLN Dr. Colin Gonsalves the “Champion of Human Rights”…. Read More

The High Court of Judicature at Patna orders state government to provide medical facilities to HIV+ patients across the State in Bihar, and “available through the year”

08/05/2019

The High Court of Judicature at Patna orders state government to provide medical facilities to HIV+ patients across the State in Bihar, and “available through the year”.

The division bench… Read More

Supreme Court orders to constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) on “Edesmetta massacre 2013 in Chhattisgarh ”

04/05/2019

The honourable Supreme Court ordered to constitute a Special Investigation team (SIT) of the CBI officials not belonging to Chhattisgarh cadre to investigate the Edesmetta massacre of May 2013 where… Read More

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

22/04/2019

After five days of struggle, around 39 bonded labourers who in January 2019 were trafficked from Chhatisgarh to a brick kiln site in Faridabad were freed today.

These labourers were bonded in the… Read More

Nanital HC orders local authorities to rehabilitate rescued labourers in a five-year-old case

22/04/2019

At least 18 bonded labourers, who were rescued in 2014 from Mogga district in Punjab, let out a huge sigh of relief after the Nanital High Court ordered the local authorities to ensure their… Read More

HC directs Union of India to pay 5 lakh each to two petitioners

11/04/2019

Imphal, April 11 2019: A judgement order issued by the High Court of Manipur today, directed the Union of India to provide Rs 5 lakh each to one Laishram Prema Devi and one Seram Sunita Devi as… Read More

Judgement on the petition filed by AJAY MAKAN and ORS

18/03/2019

Justice S. MURALIDHAR, J. VIBHU BAKHRU, J. have given judgement on 18th March 2019 on the petition filed by AJAY MAKEN & ORS.( W.P(C) 11616 ) IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI .

“IN… Read More

Student leader Thokchom Veewon, charged with Sedition, granted bail by Imphal Court

19/02/2019

Student leader Thokchom Veewon was picked up from Delhi on February 14th and charged with Sedition. The activist has been vocal in his protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and the… Read More

Pregnant woman denied medical care in Kashmir, forced to deliver on the street which caused the death of her child

16/02/2019

Note: The political crisis in Kashmir relegates the other human rights violations faced by civilians in the state on a daily basis. We hope the crisis is resolved so the state can start focusing on… Read More

Acid attack survivor in Assam gets due compensation and medical care after a 7 year long struggle

12/02/2019

The petitioner was thrown acid upon allegedly by her husband on 5th November, 2012 at her village in Nagaon District of Assam. She received treatment at Guwahati and had remained admitted in the… Read More

Petition to quash acquisition of 1,363 acres of agricultural land by Adani Power Plant in Jharkhand

08/02/2019

Lawyers associated with Human Rights Law Network have filed a Writ petition at the Ranchi High Court demanding to quash acquisition of 1,363 acres of agricultural land for the purpose of setting up a… Read More

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

07/02/2019

As part of the continuous national campaign to abolish the slavery and to rescue bonded labourers across India, a rescue team led by the National Campaign Committee for Eradication of Bonded Labour… Read More

Bombay High Court declares having extramarital consensual same sex relationships not a criminal offense

06/02/2019

In a first of a kind decision, the Bombay High Court declared that an extramarital consensual same sex relationship is not a criminal offense (just like how it is not a criminal offense in case of… Read More

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

30/01/2019

Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) in association with Manipur Students’ Association Delhi (MSAD) organized a press conference on Tuesday demanding the immediate release of journalist Keshorechandra… Read More

Our fight to stop pharma companies from selling banned and unsafe drugs in India

21/01/2019

The case pertains to the ban on 344 fixed dose combinations (FDCs) which includes widely popular drugs like Saridon, and skin cream Panderm, antibiotic Lupidiclox and combination diabetes drug… Read More

Breaking: BEST union workers secure demands for pay hike, end 9 day strike

16/01/2019

In a victory for the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) workers’ union, the union, through Court order, secured the implementation of an interim pay-hike for about 15,000… Read More

Breaking: Rajasthan Court grants bail to 14 workers from #Daikin company.

15/01/2019

14 workers were arrested by Rajasthan Police for participating in the All India Trade Union Strike on January 8th, 2019. Daikin unleashed violence upon its own workforce in connivance with the police… Read More

Judgment Watch : Amon Rana vs. State of Meghalaya, Dated 10.12.18

12/01/2019

Judgment Watch

This is a new section which will cover important judgments (good and bad) mainly of the High Courts and the Supreme Court of India. This section will encourage persons to read,… Read More

Fact Finding Report: Violence unleashed upon workers in Neemrana by Daikin in connivance with the state police

11/01/2019

FACT FINDING REPORT

A team of 11 members of various organizations visited the families of workers as well as police
stations and courts in the Shahajahanpur, Neemrana and Behror areas, in the… Read More

Read: Critique of Transgender Bill 2018

09/01/2019

A critique of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2018

By Rachana Mudraboyina & Kranti L C

Rachana Mudraboyina a Trans Activist, one of the founding members of Telangana… Read More

14 year old sexual assault survivor granted permission to terminate pregnancy

04/01/2019

In late November, 2018, the Petitioner, the Petitioner, a 14 year old girl, revealed to her mother that she had been sexually assaulted multiple times by two boys who were known to her. An FIR came… Read More

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