Speaking at the sixth convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University in Katra, President Kovind addressed the brutal Kathua incident.
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The All India Council of Human Rights, Liberties and Social Justice has celebrated INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY ‘2017 and 7th INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS AWARDS & “7TH BHARTIYA MANAVA ADHIKAR SAMMAN’2017" for Peace, Harmony, Protecting and Promoting Human Rights by All India council of human rights, liberties & social justice with “National Council Of News & Broadcasting (NCNB), Asian Human Rights Council (AHRC) , Amnesty Worldwide (AW) , Universal Mission For Peace And Harmony (UMPH) And International Institute Of Human Rights Studies (IIHRS)”.
The Awards was presented at a simple ceremony taken place in DELHI in the presence of distinguished guests from all the sectors i.e. Social Activists, Religious Leaders, Social NGO, Foreign Diplomat, United Nation, Ex Ministers , Ex MLA , IAS , IPS, Judiciary , Advocates ,Sports, Film Industry , RWA , Journalists , Bureaucrats , Doctors, Engineers, Chartered Accountants, and Law Colleges, Universities, School etc. from all over the India and Globally.
The India Islamic Centre Auditorium was Jam packed with the respected guests.
The speech of H.H.Swami Chidanand Saraswati , Archbishop Dr. Felix Machado , Archbishop Theodore Mascarenhas, Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni , Dr. Mustafa Taherali Saasa , Chief Imam Dr. Umer Ahmed Ilyasi , Lt. General Zameer Uddin Shah ,Maj Gen. Satbir Singh ,Dr Sandeep Marwah and Dr. Mustafa Taherali Saasa (Dubai) , Archbishop Dr. Felix Machado - Mumbai , Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati Ji , Sir Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala - Mumbai, Dr. BK Binny Sareen , Prof. K K Aggarwal has touched the heart of the people.
The Various schools have participated and performed in the event as KR Mangalam World School , KIIT World School , Kuashlya World School and Ngo's.
High tea was served after the National Anthem.
The program has started well in time and well planned , guests have appreciated the time management and successful hosting the event.
Vote of thanks has been given by Dr. Anthony Raju , Global Chairman All India Council of Human Rights, Liberties and Social Justice.
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The awards were conferred by
Lt. General Zameer Uddin Shah , Former Vice Chancellor , Aligarh Muslim University
Chief Imam Dr. Umer Ahmed Ilyasi , President - All India Imam Organisation , Respresentation of half of Million Imam of India.
Maj Gen. Satbir Singh , Chief Mentor and Convener for One Rank One Pension Movement in India.
Dr. Mrs. Balvinder Shukla , Vice Chancellor - Amity University - Noida
Acharya Dr Lokesh Muni Ji , International Peace Activist , Founder - Ahimsa Viswa Bharti
Dr. Sandeep Marwah , Chairman , Marwah Studio and Marwah Group
Mrs. Neera Shastri , Daughter in Law , Former Prime Minister Shri Lal Bhadur Shastri Ji and Dedicated Political leader for Women Rights
Venerable Bhikkhu Sanghasena , Founder Mahabodhi International Meditation Center . Laddakh
Ms. Sarah Suman Abraham , Leading Social Activist for Women and Child Rights.
Prof. K. K Aggarwal , Chancellor - K R Managalam University.
Brig Gurinder Singh , an enlightened dedicated Socail Worker & Vice Chairman ( Award Selection Committee - Armed Forces)
Dr. BK Binny Sareen , an enlightened dedicated spiritual trainer, author and relationship adviser. She is a well known expert for spiritual enhancement subjects and Rajyoga meditation
The Prominent Awards were conferred upon for 2017 :
His Eminence Oswald Cardinal Gracias
Archbishop - Mumbai , “3rd DR. APJ ABDUL KALAM WORLD PEACE AWARD’2017”
H.H.Swami Chidanand Saraswati , Global Ambassador for Peace Award
Dr. Sanjana Jon “International Women Of Courage Award"
Dr. Mustafa Taherali Saasa (Dubai) , "Most Exceptional Entrepreneur Award"
Mrs. Chitra Roy ,“India's Most Eminent Cultural Ambassador Award"
Archbishop Dr. Felix Machado - Mumbai ,"Ambassador for Peace Award"
Mrs. Ekta Tarun Wasan - Mumbai ,“International Women Of Courage Award"
Yousif M. Buzaboon (Behrain) ,"International Human Rights Award"
Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati Ji, "Ambassador for Peace Award"
Jammu & Kashmir Police , "Pride Of Nation Award"
Prof. (Dr.) Talat Ahmad Vice Chancellor - Jamia Melia ,“Most Eminent Vice Chancellor Award"
Sir Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala - Mumbai , "Ambassador for Peace Award"
Brig. Rajiv Enoch Williams, YSM Vice President - CSR , Jindal Group
"Most Exceptional CSR Excellence Award"
T. Raja (Autowala) - Karnataka, “Real Life Hero For Humanity"
C. Sethupathi , "Most Exemplary Leadership & Social Justice Award"
Capt. Ashwani Kumar Reddy , Distinguish Services to Nation Award"
Satyanarayana Gottumukkala V , "Most Exceptional Corporate Leadership & Social Impact Award"
Lt. General Amit Sareen (Retd.), "International Human Rights Award"
Dr. Sanjay Deshmukh , Exceptional Performance Vice Chancellor Award"
Mrs. Swedsh Trikha , "International Human Rights Award"
Mr. B. L. Vohra IPS (Retd.), "Exemplary IPS Leadership Award"
Janab Sirajuddin Qureshi , "International Human Rights Award"
Mr. B.R. Kamrah , " International Human Rights Award"
THE AWARD IS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL’s (AICHLS) MOST PRESTIGIOUS HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD. IT IS GIVEN TO INDIVIDUALS/ WORLD PEACE LEADERS / BUSINESS LEADERS / INSTITUTIONS / ORGANISATIONS / CORPORATES, WHO SHOW EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP IN THE FIGHT TO PROTECT AND PROMOTE HUMAN RIGHTS AND SERVICE TO HUMANITY. THE AWARD AIMS TO PROMOTE THE WORK OF AICHLS BY ASSOCIATION WITH THE LIFE, WORK AND EXAMPLE OF ITS ‘AMBASSADORS’.
The Awards will be presented at a simple ceremony taking place in DELHI. The presence of expected guests from all the sectors i.e. Governors , Human Rights Commission , Social Activists, Religious Leaders, Social NGO, Foreign Diplomat, United Nation, Member Of Parliament , IAS , IPS, Judiciary , Advocates ,Sports, Film Industry , RWA , Journalists , Bureaucrats , Doctors, Engineers, Chartered Accountants, and more than Law Colleges, Universities, School etc. from all over the India and Globally.
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NHRC issues notice to the IG (Prisons), Gujarat over victimization of Dalit prisoners by upper castes inmates in Amreli district jailSaturday, 07 January 2017 00:00 Written by Super Admin
NHRC issues notice to the IG (Prisons), Gujarat over victimization of Dalit prisoners by upper castes inmates in Amreli district jail (06.01.2017)
New Delhi, 6th January, 2017
The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports that the prisoners belonging to lower caste are being subjected to grave injustice and discrimination inside the jail. Even, they cannot drink water from the Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant installed in the Amreli District jail. The prisoners from lower castes are victimized by the upper castes prisoners and complaints regarding this go unheard by the Jail Superintendent. The Commission issued a notice to the IG (Prisons), Gujarat calling for a report in the matter within six weeks.
The Commission has also observed that the Constitution of India states that there should be no discrimination with anyone on the basis of caste, creed, gender and religion. Therefore, the jails cannot be allowed to remain an exception in this regard. The contents of the news report, if true, amount to violation of right to life, equality and dignity of the prisoners. The jail authorities being custodian of the prisoners are bound to ensure their safety and protection.
According to the media reports, carried on the 5th January, 2017, an advocate, who remained in the jail for about 110 days in the Amreli district jail as an Under Trial Prisoner has revealed the entire story based on his personal experiences. When the fellow prisoners came to know that he was involved in the agitation by the Dalits, the upper caste prisoners known as Durbars started harassing him verbally, with comments about his caste. He was not allowed to drink water from the earthen pitcher which was kept nearby. The Durbars stopped him and asked him to quench his thirst from the tap in the toilet. The Dalit inmates are made to wash clothes of their fellow prisoners and their utensils too. Sometimes, the upper caste Durbars would wake up the Dalit undertrials at 2 in the night and ask them to massage their legs.
Reportedly, one of the Dalit inmates, when objected to the harassment, was beaten up so severely that he could not get up for days but the jail staff refused to shift him to the hospital as it would become a medico legal case. The complaints made to the Jail Superintendent are never heard by the authorities. The so called upper caste prisoners enjoy all facilities including mobile phones and operate their network from inside the jail with their hand in gloves, with the jail authorities. It is stated in the news report that the said victim, Navchetan Parmar has approached many organizations including the NHRC for redressal of the grievances of the Dalit prisoners but nothing is being done.
The Bengaluru (Bangalore) mass molestation incident on New Year has shocked and shamed the entire nation. While strong reactions have been coming in from all quarters, demanding strict action against the culprits, many women have also been coming in open to talk about their own encounter with such horrifying incidents.
While the shameful incident of mass molestation at MG Road and Brigade Road was already creating the headlines, another CCTV video popped up that showed a man groping and assaulting a woman at a residential area in Kammanahalli, Bangalore on the same night.
State governments must investigate and bring to trial members of ‘cow protection’ groups who intimidate, harass or attack people in the name of upholding the law, Amnesty International India said today.
On 10 June, members of a local ‘gau rakshak’ (cow protection) group near Faridabad, Haryana, forced two men, who they suspected were beef transporters, to eat a concoction containing cow dung and cow urine. A video of the incident was circulated on social media, which also appears to show that the men had been beaten. The state police have arrested the two men, but have not taken any action against the members of the cow protection group. The killing of cows is banned in Haryana and many other Indian states.
Haryana’s Education Minister appeared to defend the violence, saying, “Youths are coming forward for cow protection like this. The law has brought a big change in the mindset of people and has swelled the reverence for the sacred animal.” The head of the cow protection group told Amnesty International India, “We made them eat the concoction to purify them and then handed them over to the police. We are helping the state to punish these people.”
“Cow vigilante groups appear to be increasing their violent attacks against suspected cattle traders,” said Abhirr V P, Campaigner at Amnesty International India.
“It is the duty of the state - and not vigilante groups - to enforce the law. The silence, and at times encouragement, of public officials only emboldens these groups.”
In September 2015, Mohammed Akhlaq, a 50-year-old Muslim man in Dadri, Uttar Pradesh was lynched by a mob, allegedly after rumours that his family had eaten beef. In October 2015, a 20-year-old man in Himachal Pradesh was killed by villagers for allegedly transporting beef. In March 2016, the bodies of two cattle traders were found hanging from a tree in Jhabbar, Jharkhand.
“Many of those targeted by cow vigilante groups are Muslim men. State governments must condemn these incidents, and prosecute self-appointed vigilantes who take the law into their hands. Anti-cow killing laws must not be used to justify attacks on members of religious minority groups. These are criminal acts and they should be treated accordingly.” said Abhirr V P.
Stop Treating Critics As Criminals
Government Should Repeal or Amend All Laws Threatening Free Speech
- Indian authorities routinely use vaguely worded, overly broad laws as political tools to silence and harass critics, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. The government should repeal or amend laws that are used to criminalize peaceful expression.