SAHR is deeply disturbed by the raid at the house and office of Indira Jaising and Anand Grover

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of human rights defenders, is deeply disturbed at reports of the continuous intimidation of senior Indian lawyers Indira Jaising and Anand Grover, both highly respected worldwide for their path-breaking work on human rights, especially for women and marginalised communities. We express…

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Indian Government should withdraw criminal charges against NGO ‘Lawyers Collective’ and its representatives

Bangkok/Colombo/Dublin/Geneva/Johannesburg/London/New Delhi/New York/Paris We, the undersigned, strongly condemn the filing of criminal charges against Indian NGO ‘Lawyers Collective’, Senior Advocate Anand Grover, and other representatives of Lawyers Collective. Criminal charges were filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on June 13, 2019, relying on an investigation report of January…

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SAHR is deeply concerned by the action of the Government of India against the Lawyers Collective

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of human rights defenders, is deeply concerned about the filing of a First Information Report (FIR) against the Lawyers Collective (LC) alleging violations of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010, (FCRA). The Lawyers Collective released a statement on 18th June 2019…

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