Category: India

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Is defending human rights a crime?

Published in TwoCircles.net on Sep. 17 :: In a blog posted on the website of the Green Peace, the non-profit organization working on issues of environment has asked if defending human rights has become...

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The human cost of sex trafficking

Published in The Live Mint on Sep. 02 by Ashwaq Mashoodi :: As the customer entered her room, the 14-year-old’s mother pushed a cassette into the tape recorder and turned the volume up. Before leaving,...

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Caste Forced to Clean Human Waste

Published in hrw.org on Aug. 25 ::  ‘Manual Scavenging’ Persists With Local Officials’ Support  The Indian government should end “manual scavenging” – the cleaning of human waste by communities considered low-caste – by ensuring...

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World Humanitarian Day

Published in The Rising Kashmir on Aug. 19 ::  August 19, 2014 is the day that would be celebrated as World Humanitarian Day with United Nation’s theme “The World Needs More”. As one takes...