The research was commissioned by an organization known as Open Doors USA, a persecution watchdog organization that has urged the Biden administration to immediately convene an international fact-finding commission to investigate acts of human rights violations against religious minorities in India.
UN Rights experts sought details on whether detentions and charges against 4 J&K journalists complied with India’s obligations under international human rights law.
A Vigil outside the Indian High Commission in London, to remember Father Stan Swamy, murdered by the Indian State.
In a statement signed by 36 organisations worldwide, the Indian diasporic and human rights groups have condemned the Indian government for its “inhumane” treatment of a jailed tribal rights activist Stan Swamy.
“Swamy’s death is a tragic loss for civil society and highlights the dangerous situation for other human rights defenders currently in jail in India.”
A UN human rights expert calls the death in custody of Catholic priest Stan Swamy “a stain on India’s human rights record.”
“Father Stan Swamy’s death is a stark reminder of the egregious and ongoing persecution of India’s religious minority communities,” says USCIRF.
Joint statement to Human Rights Council drawing their attention to the health and safety of Indian human rights defenders in prison, detained on politically motivated charges, and at grave risk due to Covid-19.
UN Special Rapporteurs expressed “serious concerns” with certain parts of India’s new IT legislation.
Amnesty International protests across Europe demanding the release of of #BhimaKoregaon16 political prisoners.