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 – International Federation for Human Rights and its member organizations People’s 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 People’s Watch appeals to the police and citizens not to disturb Irom Sharmila in Kodaikanal. Defending in Numbers – 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 India’s 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: People’s Watch condemns the Chennai city police for the death of Mukesh from Kannagi Nagar PRESS RELEASE: People’s 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

Documentation Centre

The Documentation Centre is the “nerve center” of all of People’s Watch’s programs. It maintains a collection of relevant news items and a library on law and human rights materials, with items in English and Tamil. The Documentation Centre caters to the internal needs of People’s Watch as well as the needs of outside organizations and individuals. One of the prize collection of the documentation centre is an electronic documentation of all news papers on human rights violations in Tamilnadu for the past 13 years.

We Do:

  • Documentation of human rights related news clippings from dailies, weeklies, monthlies and other news sources since 1996.
  • Documentation of all human rights violations from secondary sources.
  • Offer access to wide range of law books, literature on various subjects and journals for legal Professionals / Scholars.
  • Conduct regular Book Review Meetings.

We Provide:

  • Required Documents in CDs.
  • Facility to photocopy of Required Documents
  • Access to CD – ROM Database Facility
  • Internet Search facility
  • E-mail / phone contact for requisition for any of these materials
  • Access to Human Rights related news articles

We Welcome:

  • School and College Students
  • Teachers, Professors and academics
  • Social workers
  • Lawyers
  • Activists
  • Medical professionals
  • Environmentalists
  • Journalists
  • Writers and researchers

Get Involved:

  • Refer your friends and others who are in need of human rights related materials to our Documentation Centre.
  • You can donate your books to our centre for their best utilization. That section will be named after you!


Monday to Friday – 10.00 AM TO 06.00 PM
Saturday – 10.00 AM TO 02.00 PM
Sunday - Holiday

Available Resources:

Contact us for information you require:

The Documentation Centre
People's Watch
6A, Vallabhai Road, Chokkikulam,
Madurai – 625002
Ph : 0452 – 2539520
Fax : 0452 – 2531874
Email: dc@pwtn.org

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