A video statement by David Shoebridge, a member of the Australian Parliament
Category: What Parliamentarians And Law Makers Around The World Are Saying
UK Parliament: Early Day Motions – The Death of Father Stan Swamy
An early day motion on the death of Father Swamy passed in the UK Parliament.
US regularly raised detention of human rights advocate Fr Stan Swamy: Spokesperson
US State Department spokeperson: “Our condolences go out to Father Swamy’s family and all those with whom he worked and mentored to make the world a more just place for us all.”
Some Indian govt actions raised concerns that are inconsistent with its democratic values, says top US official
“This includes increasing restrictions on freedom of expression and the detention of human rights activists and journalists.”
German government treads with caution on questions by Left Party on state of Indian democracy
The parliamentary group of Die Linke, a German political party, raises important questions on human rights situation in India.
EU: Prioritize Rights at India Summit
Provide Essential Medical Supplies; Urge India to Free Rights Defenders, Address Abuses
Criminalisation of dissent in India
Tabled on 15 December 2020, UK parliament expressed its profound concern at the growing number of arrests in India of human rights defenders critical of Narendra Modi.
European Parliament Committee Expresses Concern Over Deteriorating Human Rights Situation In India
A committee of the European Parliament has adopted a report which expressed concern over the “deteriorating human rights situation in India”.
Press Freedom and Safety of Protesters: India
After e-petitions crossed 100,000 signatures UK Parliament debates press freedom and safety of protestors in India.
“Discussed Human Rights Issues With Indian Ministers”: US Secretary Of Defence
General Lloyd Austin on the first visit by a top member of US President Joe Biden’s administration to India.