Oral Statement Delivered by Henri Tiphagne on behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) at the 36th Regular Session of the UNHRC Joint Press Release of FIDH Ė International Federation for Human Rights and its member organizations Peopleís Watch and Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) - "India: Government fails to address key human rights concerns during UN review" Statement delivered by the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), People's Watch, the Working Group on Human Rights in India and the UN, and Human Rights Defenders' Alert-India at the 36th Regular Session of the UNHRC Oral Statement Delivered by Lara Jesani on behalf of Minority Rights Group at the 36th Regular Session of the UNHRC Peopleís Watch appeals to the police and citizens not to disturb Irom Sharmila in Kodaikanal. Defending in Numbers Ė Silencing the Voices of Asia 2015-2016. The Commission has asked the Union Home Ministry to report on the alleged "attack on the rights of human rights defenders". Strict legal restrictions on foreign funding hit Indiaís NGOs Largest confederation of US labor unions awards Maina Kiai its 2016 award for human rights AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL INDIA & HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH JOINT STATEMENT: India: Foreign Funding Law Used to Harass 25 Groups PRESS RELEASE: Peopleís Watch condemns the Chennai city police for the death of Mukesh from Kannagi Nagar PRESS RELEASE: Peopleís Watch condemns unlawful arrests of peaceful protesters in Karur 13.10.16 PRESS RELEASE: People's Watch Condems Srikanth Balaji police and prison torture at Manali, Chennai Tamil Press Release-People's Watch Condems attack on Srikanth Balaji at Manali, Chennai People's Watch-Press release-People's Watch call for withdrawal of the recommendations of the Madras High Court to the Advocates Act Felicitation to Mr. Henri Tiphage at Madurai on 04.06.16 at Madurai organised by Citizens for Human Rights Movement (CHRM) and IPRO A felicitation to Mr. Henri Tiphagne on the receipt of Amnesty International Award 2016 organised by HRCPS at Pondicherry on 28.05.2016 A felicitation to Mr. Henri Tiphagne on the receipt of Amnesty International Award 2016 organised by Mr. Nizamuddin, Mr. Balki, Mr. R.Babu, Mr. Arulselvam and Activists from Cuddalore on 28.05.2016 A felicitation to Mr. Henri Tiphagne on the receipt of Amnesty International Award 2016 organised by Vaanmuhil, Citizens for Human Rights Movement Tirunelveli on 22.03.2016 AP-Encounter-Letter to AP Govt. officials with interim report seeking their response AP Encounter High Level Fact Finding - Interim Report 21.04.2015 Human Rights Defenders Alert India - NHRC - Tamilnadu - Gross Violation of 'Right to Association' of HR organizations/ HRDs in TN - Plea Requesting NHRC Intervention Resource Material - Training on Human Rights to Professional College Students NCPCR's Guidelines for Eliminating Corporal Punishment in schools

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  • Article on the Food Security Bill by Mr. K. R. Venugopal, Trustee of the Centre for Promotion of Social Concerns (CPSC), the legal holder of People's Watch.(Click here...)


  • Statement of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Margaret Sekaggya, as she concludes her visit to India released to the press at 4 pm on 21st Jan 2011 at New Delhi.(Click here...)
  • AHRC Statement on Justice KGB Present Chair of the NHRC in India. (Click here...)
  • WGHR Press Release on the grave situation of human rights defenders in India. (Click here...)
  • Press Release from OHCHR on the UN Special Rapporteur Statement. (Click here...)
  • Dalit Foundation supported Training on Human Rights Intervention for Young Lawyers.(Click here...)
  • Demonstration demanding the review of the Court Judgment against human rights defender Dr. Binayak Sen.(Click here...)
  • The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has appointed Henri Tiphagne, Executive Director of People's Watch, Madurai, as Tamil Nadu representative for the commission to monitor the implementation of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act in the state.(Click here...)



  • The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders launches website on human rights defenders' protection mechanisms and programmes.(Click here...)
  • Human Rights Day messages. (Click here...)
  • Report by MASUM, Human Rights Watch and Odhikar on the excessive use of force by Indian troops at the Bangladesh Border. (Click here...)
  • Paper clippings of the NCPCR Public Hearing on Violations of RTE. (Click here...)


  • Report of the fact finding organized by ‚ÄėThe Other Media‚Äô, a Delhi based Campaign & Advocacy Organization, on the overwhelming number of deaths in the current phase of mass agitation in Kashmir. (Click here...)
  • Just Peace Foundation (JPF) invites you to join the Festival of Hope, Justice & Peace, Manipur from 2 to 6 November 2010. (Click here...)



  • Press Release of WGHR on urging NHRC to review its founding law, the Protection on Human Rights Act 1993. (Click here‚Ķ)
  • Interim report of the National People's Tribunal on Kandhamal Violence organised by National Solidarity Forum at the Constitutional Club in Delhi on 22, 23 and 24 August, 2010 (Click here‚Ķ)


  • Joint Press Release of People‚Äôs Watch & OMCT on International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. (Click here‚Ķ)
  • Human rights prize of the city of Weimar for the year 2010 goes to Lenin Raghuvanshi. (Click here‚Ķ)
  • Visit of Mr. Henri Tiphagne, Executive Director, People's Watch to Geneva in June 2010 for the Executive Committee Meeting of OMCT and work as part of WGHR (Click here‚Ķ)
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