PRESS RELEASE

BHRPC demands removal of Foreigners Tribunal judges for communal remark

BHRPC wrote a representation to the Commissioner and Secretary to the Government of Assam in the department of Home and Political (B) lodging complaint against the members of the Foreigners Tribunals for their communal remark demanding an inquiry in the matter followed by removal of the members to protect the sanctity of the judicial institution. (See the press release here)

Stop the witch-hunt of activists and journalists in Delhi and Kashmir and repeal the draconian UAPA

Barak Human Rights Protection Committee (BHRPC) endorses and forwards statement issued by Campaign Against State Repression calling upon the authorities to stop witch-hunt of activists and journalists in Delhi and Kashmir and repeal the draconian Unlaful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967. (Read the statement here)

Demands of civil society to take precuations for the health and safety of the tea workers while reopening plantations during the CoViD 19 pandemic

BHRPC along with other Civil Society Organizations in Assam’s Barak Valley have come together to seek immediate action and accountability from the District Administrations across the 3 districts of Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi in light of the reopening of the tea plantations during the ongoing nation-wide lockdown.

In order to facilitate better realisation of rights of workers, the civil society groups submitted a Memorandum to the District Administration. Urging the administration to frame guidelines, the group set out certain actions that must be undertaken to protect the lives of workers. Attached is a copy of the memorandum shared with DMs in all the 3 aforementioned districts. (See the press release)

Supreme Court remarks on illegal detention fly in face of India’s constitutional and international obligations: CHRI

The Supreme Court needs to reaffirm India’s constitutional and international obligations to rights on complex issues of nationality, detention and deportation and not be unmindful of its own commitment to these duties, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has said in a statement. (Read more)

অধ্যাপক তপোধীর ভট্টাচার্যের বিরুদ্ধে অপপ্রচার ও তাঁর হেনস্থার বিরুদ্ধে প্রতিবাদ (বিবৃতি)

BHRPC condemns attack on Swami Agnivesh (Read more)

নাগরিকত্ব বিলে বিএইচআরপিসি সংবিধান ও মানবাধিকার সম্মত সংশোধনী চায় (বিস্তারিত দেখুন)

BHRPC condemns attack on Meghalaya editor Patricia Mukhim and demands immediate actions to bring the perpetrators to book  (Read more)

প্রেসবিবৃতি: গত ১৪মার্চ হাইলাকান্দিতে সংঘটিত ধর্ষণ এবং তৎপরবর্তী সাম্প্রদায়িক রাজনীতির নিন্দা জানায় বিএইচআরপিসি (আরো দেখুন)

Assam: NHRC asks reports on intimidation of human rights defender (Read more)

NHRC notice to the Government of Assam over allegations of harassment to the people in the name of verification of their nationality (Read more)

HRW calls for transparent investigation into Manipur killings and repeal of AFSPA  (Read more)

NAMHRR submits comments on the Draft State Population Policy, Assam

Human rights bodies flay administration over Kaziranga eviction  (Read more)

Human rights defenders assaulted and severely beaten up in Karimganj , NHRC moved (Read more)

Those responsible for mob-lynching of a rape accused in Nagaland must be brought to justice: AI  (Read more)

Voters of Silchar prepare their own manifesto  (Read more)

Government must heed Manipur panel’s findings and end impunity for fake encounters (Read more)

Poor state of juvenile justice in Assam: ACHR (Read more)

Rights group asks panel to remove prior-permission requirement clause (Read more)

Assam: Consultation held on human rights situation in Barak valley

NHRC asks for Assam’s response on its findings of violence-victims’ plight (Read more)

India: Proposed reform in criminal justice administration takes away basic human rights and freedom (Read more )

NHRC moved over custodial death and communal clash in Assam (Read more)

NHRC moved over harassment of activists in Assam (Read more)

NHRC seeks report on extra-judicial killings in Manipur (Read more)

UN recommends repeal of AFSPA (Read more)

India dodged recommendation for repeal of AFSPA: WGHR (Read more)

NHRC pulls up Assam over hunger deaths and rights violations (Read more)

NHRC to hear starvation deaths and rights violation cases in North East India (Read more)

Assam police charge a government doctor of raping his patient (Read more)

Inquiry ordered into death of a new born baby for alleged negligence of doctors (Read more)

Another death in starving tea garden of Assam (Read more)

Other civil society groups corroborate hunger deaths in Assam tea garden

Mega Dams In North-East India: Are They Necessary?

‘Assam police yet to achieve its legitimacy and lawfulness’, reports police body

The Assam government’s eviction drive in Karimganj violates human rights (Read more)

Indian reserve battalion soldiers assault a physician in Assam (Read more)

UN envoy asks India to repeal AFSPA and other draconian laws (Read his statement)

NHRC takes up Assam land-grabbing and destruction of forest case (Read more)

BHRPC submits cases of extra-judicial executions in Barak valley to th

Special Rapporteur (Read the press release or read the full submission)

Two more deaths again in Assam tea garden (Read more)

Assam government’s actions in starvation deaths are inadequate and misleading (Read more)

Two more people died in Assam tea garden (Read more)

Situation of hunger deteriorates in Assam tea garden (Read more)

Rights group seeks probe into starvation deaths (Read more)

Swami Agnivesh writes to Assam CM on starvation deaths in Bhuvan valley (Read more)

Rights groups concerned over hunger situation in Bhuvan valley (Read more)

‘NAPM condemns arrest and harassment of anti-dam protesters in Assam’ (Read more)

People fast for repeal of AFSPA at Silchar, Assam. (Read more)

BHRPC to observe fasting and demonstration for repeal of AFSPA  (Read more)

BHRPC condemns attack on anti-AFSPA campaigners  (Read more)

BHRPC to continue its fight for human rights (Read more)

Rights groups demand release of Akhil Gogoi (Read more)

BHRPC to hold demonstration on Akhil Gogoi (Read more)

BHRPC denounces firing on deomnstration in Guwahati (Read more)

People fast for Jan Lokpal at Silchar, Assam (Read more)

BHRPC to fast to denounce crackdown on anti corruption protest (Read more)

ASCW issues notice to SP, Cachar concerning a case of domestic violence (Read more)

People of Barak valley march against corruption, demand Jan Lokpal Bill  (Read more) and (Read the invitation here)

BHRPC hails Supreme Court order granting bail to Dr. Binayak Sen

BHRPC files case at NHRC in the matter of assault on reporters at Assam University

BHRPC Statement Demanding Release of Dr. Binayak Sen and of Repeal Repressive Laws

BHRPC Statement on PM’s Zero-tolerance Policy on Human Rights Violations

Statement of Human Rights Groups on the Situation in Manipur

Statement of BHRPC Regarding False Charge, Illegal Detention and Torture of a Boy in Cachar, Assam by Army


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