Mark T Haokip was awarded honorary doctorate based on the thesis ‘Human Rights between the Rights of Self-Determination and Concept of Political Sovereignty in the Context of Kuki Political Rights in Indo-Myanmar and Indo-Bangladesh’.
RTI activists are vulnerable because they live in the same area as public authorities and political leaders who do not want information about their activities to be disclosed.
"I will not turn away," writes Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie as she debuts on Instagram to share the voices and stories of those who are fighting for basic human rights.
The MHRC has directed the Director General of Police and Social Welfare director to monitor drug de-addiction centres in the state.
Muslim Women Rights Day is observed in India on August 1 to celebrate the enactment of the law against Triple Talaq.
The ZORO submitted to the chairperson of United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, New York, and the United Nations Human Rights Commission, Geneva, on Saturday.
The Manipur Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has issued recommendations to the state government as per the Protection of Human Rights Act 1993, in view of the Covid pandemic situation in the state
The persecuted citizens are likely to seek refuge in the neighbouring states of lndia, including Manipur, the Civil Society Coalition for Human Rights in Manipur and the United Nations (CSCHR) said.
The commission directed the chief secretary, special secretary (home), director of prosecution, government of Manipur, NAB Superintendent of police, additional SP (NAB) Th Brinda, Md Abas of Thoubal police and Md Feisai.
The campaign witnessed the participation of Khongjom Bazaar public and local club members.
On the occasion of the Constitution day in Delhi, the National Vigil for the Constitution and Human Rights Defenders was held in the context of the arrest of Fr Stan Swamy on the night of October 8 by the NIA
There is an increase in "arbitrary arrest" of persons who criticise the government in social media platform, Human Rights activists in Manipur say.
Hundreds of them, men and women, young and old… have long gone missing. However, families of the missing persons, speaking exclusively to Imphal Free Press on July 17, expressed the hope of the return of their loved ones one day.
The CSCHR pointed out that torture has become endemic in Manipur since the imposition of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958, which allowed the armed forces of the union to operate with impunity.