National Commission for Minorities: Communalising Assam Riots?

21 August 2012

A team of the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) visited the riot affected areas of western Assam on 11-12 August 2012. The NCM's report ended up communalising the riots in Assam thereby contributing to the risks of the fleeing North Easterners. Should the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes visit the areas to counter the report of the NCM? The National Human Rights Institutions must be indepdenent and impartial and the latest report of the NCMs fails to meet the test of independence and impartiality.... . read more

NHRIs: Good, Bad and Ugly
Briefing Papers for the 10th session of the APF

On 24-26 August 2005, the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions will hold its 10th Annual Session in Ulaanbator, Mongolia. In a series of Briefing Papers cum weekly ACHR REVIEW, leading upto 10th Annual Session, Asian Centre for Human Rights will examine the functioning of the National Human Rights Institutions of Thailand, India and Nepal, and the thematic issues to be discussed at the 10th session.

Commissions and Conflicts:
Briefing Papers on the Role of National Human Rights Institutions in Conflict Situations,11 September 2004