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  • ACHR REVIEW

  • Review/241/13: Edward Snowden's Case and UN's Shame, 05 July 2013
  • Police firing in India: Human life remains as cheap as a bullet, 13 January 2012
  • AG’s opinion on the AFSPA is non-est in law, 3 December 2011
  • The State versus Kataria: The Impunity of the Indian Army and Lessons from Nepal, 16 April 2008
  • India’s failed National Rehabilitation and Resettlement Policy, 2007, 19 December 2007
  • The Other Side of India’s boom: 1000 Conflicts Now, 12 December 2007
  • Racism in India, 21 October 2007
  • The Naxals get lethal, 03 October 2007
  • Dr Haneef’s case: Lest we forget India’s hypocrisy and double standards, 25 July 2007
  • The Naxal Conflict: Killings decrease, conflict intensifies, 04 July 2007
  • Declaration of the National Conference on Prevention of Torture in India, 27 June 2007
  • Preface: India Human Rights Report 2006, 31 January 2007
  • Atrocities at Singur, India : A matter of rights of the dispossessed, 06 December 2006
  • Episodic reactions for 60 years: Arming the Dalits Now? 29 November 2006
  • No succour for the victims of the armed opposition groups in India, 10 May 2006
  • From Asia with Caution: An unconfident democracy, a suave dictatorship and a proxy candidate, 26 April 2006
  • Messengers under fire in India, 15 February 2006
  • Naxalism and looming civil wars of India, 21 September 2005
  • A Bad Case: NHRC of India clogged under operational inefficiency, 3 August 2005
  • Forest Rights Bill vs Environmental Extremism, 4 May 2005
  • Review of the AFSPA: Need for upholding primacy of the rule of law, 5 January 2005
  • Review of AFSPA: Too Little, Too Late, 3 November 2004
  • Guns and Talks in India's Wretched of the Earth, 13 October 2004
  • India's NHRC: The best case is quite worse, 15 September 2004
  • Spanners in the Draft National Policy on Tribals, 11 August 2004
  • Mal-administration of indigenous and tribal peoples of India, 4 August 2004
  • Protecting cultures and identities of India's indigenous peoples, 28 July 2004
  • No rights, only charity for India's indigenous and tribal peoples, 21 July 2004
  • Archaic visions: India's Draft National Policy on Tribals, 14 July 2004
  • Holy cows, chained watchdog and a Banana Republic, 28 January 2004
  • Interpreters of the Draconian: An analysis of the POTA judgement and POTA Amendment Bill 2003, 01 January 2004
  • RESEARCH AND CAMPAIGN

    India’s Unfinished Agenda for Inclusion

    A study on denial of reservation to the tribals in the government services and posts

    17 September 2013

    ISBN: 978-81-88987-36-8

    2013 Proposed Elections in Nepal

    An agenda for international community

    Embargoed for 23 May 2013

    India’s Hell Holes

    Child Sexual Assault in Juvenile Justice Homes
    20 April 2013

    ISBN: 978-81-88987-32-0
    Price Rs. Rs. 295/-

    India’s Hell Holes

    Child Sexual Assault in Juvenile Justice Homes
    20 April 2013

    ISBN: 978-81-88987-32-0
    Price Rs. Rs. 295/-

    Nobody’s children

    Juveniles of Conflict Affected Districts of India
    22 March 2013

    ISBN : 978-81-88987-30-6
    Price Rs. Rs. 495/-

    State of Juvenile Justice in Mizoram

    27 February 2013

    ISBN : 978-81-88987-29-0
    Price Rs. 345/-

    The State of Death Penalty in India 2013

    Discriminatory treatment amongst the death row convicts
    14 February 2013

    Assam: The State of Juvenile Justice

    28 January 2013

    ISBN : 978-81-88987-27-6
    Price Rs. 345/-

    India's Funds to NGOs Squandered

    18 January 2013

    ISBN: 978-81-88987-26-9
    Price Rs. 545/-

    Madhya Pradesh: Snail speed on implementation of juvenile justice

    28 December 2012

    ISBN: 978-81-88987-28-3
    Price Rs. 345/-

    Assam Riots: Preventable but not prevented

    11 September 2012

    ISBN : 978-81-88987-25-2
    Price Rs. 495/-

    National Commission for Minorities

    Communalising Assam Riots?
    21 August 2011

    Torture in India 2011

    14,231 custodial deaths from 2001 to 2010

    21 November 2011

    Juveniles of Jammu and Kashmir

    Unequal before the Law & Denied justice in Custody

    16 November 2011

    India Human Rights Report Quarterly

    Issue3-4: January-June 2011

    RTI activists: sitting ducks of India

    Issue3-4: January-June 2011


    India Human Rights Report Quarterly

    Issue-2 : October-December 2010


    Torture in India 2010

    April 2010

    ISBN : 978-81-88987-24-5
    price Rs. 545/-

    The Brus of Mizoram

    Unequal, Unwanted and Unwelcome
    January 2010

    ISBN: 978-81-88987-23-8
    price Rs. 295/-

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    Torture in India 2009

    June 2009

    ISBN: 978-81-88987-20-7
    price Rs. 545/-

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    India Human Rights Report 2009

    June 2009

    ISBN: 978-81-88987-21-4
    price Rs. 545/-

    India Human Rights Report 2008

    December 2008

    ISBN: 978-81-88987-18-4
    price Rs. 795/-

    South Asia Human Rights Index 2008

    1 August 2008

    ISBN: 978-81-88987-17-7
    price Rs. 795/-

    Torture in India 2008

    A State of Denial
    June 2008

    ISBN: 978-81-88987-16-0
    price Rs. 545/-

    India Human Rights Report 2007

    May 2007

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    ISBN: 81-88987-17-4
    Price Rs. 795/-

    India Human Rights Report 2006

    31 January 2007

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    ISBN: 81-88987-16-6
    Price Rs. 745/-

    SAARC Human Right 2006

    Published 2006

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    ISBN: 81-88987-15-8
    Price Rs. 745/-

    India Human Report 2005

    September 2005

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    ISBN: 81-88987-10-7
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    PRESS RELEASES

    2014

  • NHRC directs Union Home Secretary to submit status report on the lost mercy petition of Holiram Bordoloi of Assam in four weeks, 03 March 2014
  • NHRC takes cognizance of missing mercy petitions of the Bara massacre convicts, 20 February 2014
  • ACHR welcomes Supreme Court judgment on the Rajiv Gandhi’s killers, 18 February 2014
  • Anorther rape attempt on North Easterner Chakma woman in Gurgaon - ACHR calls for invoking of PoA and arrest of the culprits, 14 February 2014
  • Nido Taniam's murder - ACHR calls for trial in a fast track court, political parties including AAP must stop regionalisation of Delhi, the national capital, 10 February 2014
  • Arunachal student's murder in Delhi - ACHR calls for invoking of the Prevention of Atrocities Act against the murderers, 31 January 2014
  • ACHR welcomes Supreme Court's judgement on commutation of 15 death sentences on the ground of inordinate delay and mental illness, 21 January 2014
  • 2013

  • India improves its performance at UN’s UPR but refuses to recommend anything to Sri Lanka, 15 November 2013
  • ACHR urges PM to attend CHOGM and demand accountability for the war crimes, 07 November 2013
  • Central Universities discriminate the most against the STs in the recruitment - 101 crimes were committed every day against SCs and STs during 2001 to 2012, 18 September 2013
  • Delhi gang rape case judgment - death penalty does not act as a deterrent, 13 September 2013
  • NHRC indicts BSF for extrajudicial killing and sexual violence, MHA pays Rs 8 lakhs as compensation, 23 August 2013
  • India urged to grant political asylum to Mr Edward Snowden, 02 July 2013
  • ACHR condemns Maoists attacks on the passenger train at Jamui, Bihar as an act of terrorism, 13 June 2013
  • ACHR condemns the Maoists for killing Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh, 25 May 2013
  • Sanaulla’s custodial death taken up with NHRC, India urged to pay compensation of Rs 25 lakhs, 09 May 2013
  • Thousands recruited as child soldiers, India defends the records of the terror groups before the UN Child Rights Committee, 09 May 2013
  • DU introducing Hindi and other MILs without any assessment, 07 May 2013
  • ACHR welcomes commutation of death sentence of M N Das and demands Bhullar’s death sentence too be commuted to life imprisonment, 01 May 2013
  • Prachanda should be asked to ensure violence free-elections and accountability for past abuses, 29 April 2013
  • UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women urged to intervene against custodial rape
  • 48,338 child rape cases from 2001 to 2011 with 336% increase of child rape cases from 2001 to 2011, 20 April 2013
  • President Mukherjee urged to consider Bhullar’s mercy plea in the light of the already set precedence to consider mercy pleas more than once by the President, 18 April 2013
  • Supreme Court’s judgement on Bhullar is an opportunity lost to recognize death row syndrome, 12 April 2013
  • 74% of the mercy petitions were rejected by Presidents of India since 1981
  • Delhi University’s action is against national integration - NHRC urged to intervene against “Hindi-sation” for exclusion of the North Easterners, 02 April 2013
  • Children being detained, tortured and executed in India’s conflict afflicted districts, 22 March 2013
  • India undermining resolution against Sri Lanka at the UNHRC in Geneva, 08 March 2013
  • Mizoram lacks will to improve the state of children in difficult circumstances, 27 February 2013
  • Maharashtra Chief Secretary summoned to appear personally over woman’s custodial death, 26 February 2013
  • India set to become one of the top five executioners of the world - Prime Minister urged to stop execution of Veerappan’s associates, 18 February 2013
  • 1,455 persons awarded death penalty in India from 2001 to 2011 – one death penalty in less than every third day in India, 14 February 2013
  • Children tortured in police custody in Assam - juvenile justice in shambles, 28 January 2013
  • Govt’s funding of hundred of crores to NGOs is a scam - CAG audit is in-frequent, inadequate and not inclusive of NGOs, 18 January 2013
  • 2012

  • 45 custodial rapes between 2002 and 2010 - Justice Verma Committee urged to recommend removal of prior sanction requirement, 26 December 2012
  • Juvenile justice in Manipur suspended because of corruption, 22 Ocotber 2012
  • Himachal Pradesh - Juveniles being denied access to justice, 16 October 2012
  • Inquire the role of the Army during the Assam Riots - Kokrajhar bore the brunt of migration/illegal immigration more than Assam, 11 September 2012
  • NCM asked to clarify on the status of Bodos as religious minorities, 5 September 2012
  • Over 50,000 North Easterners have fled so far - Centre is failing to ensure security, 20 August 2012
  • Attacks on the North Eastern people should be proven by the CBI, 16 August 2012
  • Karnataka: Juveniles attempt to commit suicide – administration of juvenile justice remains deplorable, 5 April 2012
  • India urged to expel Sri Lanka’s envoy for lowering the image of Indian parliament and parliamentarians, 15 March 2012
  • 137 DEATH PENALTY IN 2010: India urged to pledge for the abolition of the death penalty before the United Nations, 19 January 2012
  • 2011

  • Jammu & Kashmir: Juveniles detained without trial, girls compulsorily sent to prisons and police lock ups, 16 November 2011
  • 12 RTI activists killed since 2010: ACHR demands amendment of the Act to protect the activists, 2 September 2011
  • Only in 1.73% of the 77,925 cases registered by the Central Vigilance Commission permission for prosecution has been given, 23 August 2011
  • Bru repatriation to resume from tomorrow; Mizoram asked to resettle the returnees in the villages, 11 April 2011
  • 50,000 displaced Rabhas and Garos facing discrimination, 21 January 2011
  • About 30,000 remaining Bru IDPs agree to return, Home Ministry assures further assistance to the returnees, 6 January 2011
  • NHRC overrules Meghalaya government, orders Rs 5 lakh compensation, 5 January 2011
  • 2010

  • Mining companies are arming the Maoists, 8 December 2010
  • ACHR condemns killing of 18 civilians in Assam by NDFB, 9 November 2010
  • MHA and North Eastern states not complying with Supreme Court order for vacating school premises by the security forces, 8 November 2010
  • Resumption of Bru repatriation to Mizoram welcomed, 03 November 2010
  • Orissa: Torture and sexual abuse forced juveniles to flee Berhampur Observation Home, 06 October 2010
  • Maoists urged to release 4 Chhattisgarh policemen, 30 September 2010
  • Rajya Sabha urged to reject Prevention of Torture Bill, 2010, 27 August 2010
  • Compensation of 3 lakhs for death of a Mizo juvenile detainee is highly insensitive and inadequate, 23 August 2010
  • ACHR condemns attack on the Gyaneshwari Express by the Maoists, 28 May 2010
  • 154 displaced Bru families returned to their homes in Mizoram today, 21.05.2010
  • Repatriation of the displaced Brus to Mizoram to start on 21 May 2010 on Home Ministry’s assurance, 19 May 2010
  • Maoists’ dastardly attack on civilians in Chhattisgarh uncondonable, 18 May 2010
  • 41.66% increase of custodial deaths under the UPA from 2000, 13 April 2010
  • Arrest of prominent human rights activist, Kirity Roy, condemned, 7 April 2010
  • Army asked to pay compensation for torture of innocents in Assam, 15 March 2010
  • Wanton killing of civilians by alleged Maoists in Bihar condemned, 18 February 2010
  • NHRC directs Manipur to report about 111 fake encounter killings, 2 February 2010
  • Mizoram arrests Bru leader to sabotage talks and return of the Brus: Chidambaram urged to intervene, 23 January 2010
  • Mizoram failed to protect the Brus: November repatriation was a recipe for chaos and conflict, 21 January 2010
  • NHRC rejects BSF authority’s report, awards Rs 6.5 lakhs compensation to victims, 8 January 2010
  • 2009

  • ACHR concludes Bru displacement fact finding mission, 15 December 2009
  • ACHR accepts offer of the Mizoram government to visit the communal affected areas if security can be guaranteed, 27 November 2009
  • CBI investigation sought into the communal attacks on the Brus in Mizoram, 20 November 2009
  • Orissa pays compensatioon for custodial death of a prisoner, 14 September 2009
  • Naxals condemned for massacre of civilians in Jharkhand, 7 September 2009
  • Meghalaya flayed for pre-judging NHRC’s impending order on custodial death, 27 August 2009
  • NHRC awards Rs 5 lakhs compensation, 22 August 2009
  • UN Rapporteur on Torture urged to intervene against NHRC of India, 3 August 2009
  • Govt urged to place anti-torture Bill before the Parliamentary Standing Committee, 21 July 2009
  • NHRC not complying with Delhi High Court orders, 2 July 2009
  • Police torture kills 1,184 persons in custody in India in the last eight years, 25 June 2009
  • India Human Rights Report 2009, 29 May 2009
  • 2003-2008

  • "India Human Rights Report 2008" released, 9 December 2008
  • NHRC condemned for the failure to act on Orissa, 3 September 2008
  • Torture in India 2008: 7,468 custodial deaths in the last five years, 25 June 2008
  • Arrest of Irom Sharmila condemned, 08 March 2008
  • Naxal leaders must be held responsible for the Jharkhand killings, 27 October 2007
  • Naxal violence kills 384 persons in India, 03 October 2007
  • Expulsion of “Doctors Without Borders” from Chhattisgarh is counter-productive, 11 August 2007
  • Naxal killings decrease by 45% during first half of 2007, 04 July 2007
  • Government urged to develop a National Law on prevention of Torture, 25 June 2007
  • Fact finding report on the custodial killing of Rohtas Singh, Faridabad released, 13 June 2007
  • Armed groups are responsible for more violations, police firing endemic, 30 May 2007
  • 749 killed in 2006 in the Maoists' conflict in India : Salwa Judum campaign prolongs the conflict, 10 January 2007
  • President Kalam urged to demand release of Aung San Suu Kyi, 08 March 2006
  • ACHR deplores Maoists' massacre in Jharkhand, 13 September 2005
  • Don’t penalise the tribals - Young MPs urged, 06 May 2005
  • NHRC approached against tattooing of prisoners in Punjab, 26 April 2005
  • Vulnerable children's rights not protected in India, ACHR study, 30 October 2003
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