CHRI In The News


2015
Dec

Virtual tool to understand policingCHRI in the News

NGO NAGAR released a booklet listing all the important police, railway, traffic and other ancillary helplines. Its partner Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) also launched Virtual Police Station (VPS) that will allow the police and public to enter common rooms and learn the key procedures and processes.

2015
Nov

Civil society demands a voice in CommonwealthCHRI in the News

As Malta prepares to chair the Commonwealth for the next two years, NGOs have called on the Prime Minister to promote the protection of civil society, prevent their bases from closing and ensure they have a voice.

2015
Nov

Commonwealth youth advocates and experts meet in Malta for the first pre-CHOGM forumCHRI in the News

The 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Malta, which begins officially on Friday, opened on Saturday with the first pre-CHOGM event – the Commonwealth Youth Forum.

2015
Dec

CMAG has placed Maldives “under formal consideration,” says CameronCHRI in the News

The Commonwealth’s human rights and democracy arm, the Ministerial Action Group, has placed the Maldives “under formal consideration,” according to UK Prime Minister David Cameron.

2015
Nov

Central Information Commission returned over 8,500 pleasCHRI in the News

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has returned 8,534 cases — almost 15% of the cases received — to applicants over eight months on technical grounds.

2015
Nov

CIC returns 12% of info appeals with little explanationCHRI in the News

New analysis by Right to Information activists confirms that the Central Information Commission is returning requests for information at a high rate to the applicants.

2015
Nov

RTI activists disappointed over CM’s ‘lack of transparency’CHRI in the News

Right to Information (RTI) activists who had written to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal regarding what they claimed was a 'lack of transparency and public consultation' in relation to the proposed Delhi Lokpal Bill and the Service Delivery Amendment Bill are 'deeply disappointed' at the response they received.

2015
Nov

An Uncertain Refuge: The Fate of the Rohingyas in IndiaCHRI in the News

The government is unable to deport them to Myanmar and unwilling to allow them to stay, thus condemning Rohingya refugees to endless and arbitrary detention. An investigation.

2015
Nov

Raise awareness on child abuse, stakeholders toldCHRI in the News

2015
Oct

Mere 3% women in J&K Police6CHRI in the News

Governments tall claims about women empowerment has proved to be a hoax in terms of women’s presence in Jammu & Kashmir Police.