Human rights violations

Massive protests erupted in Kashmir following the killing of Burhan Wani in July 2016, leading to repeated clashes between the armed forces and ‘stone-pelters’. Photo: Reuters

India’s human rights crises in 2018

2 min read . 28 Dec 2017
Revocation of AFSPA was demanded by Justice B.P. Jeevan Reddy Committee in 2005, and in 2007 by the Administrative Reforms Commission headed by Veerappa Moily. Photo: PTI

AFSPA: Over to the states?

4 min read . 24 Aug 2017
Chinese President Xi Jinping at the World Economic Forum summit in Davos, Switzerland on 17 January. Photo: Reuters
The court has also cautioned against govt and businesses being complicit in human rights violations. Examples abound in Chhattisgarh’s iron-ore rich south, and coal-rich north. Photo: Reuters

Tribes at the altar of democracy

3 min read . 03 Nov 2016