CHRI in the News
The Big Picture - Making bribe-giving an offence Venkatesh Nayak Talking on Rajya Sabha TV, 08 February 2014.
Sting operation exposes rot of corruption in Delhi Police Maja Daruwala talking on Headlines Today, 05 February 2014.
Delhi police should be answerable to Delhi voters, Scroll.in, February 05, 2014 .
Letters to the editor , The Statesman, January 24, 2014 .
Centre ignored SC directions to initiate police reforms , Hindustan Times, January 22, 2014 .
NHRC notice to DGP over Ferozabad incident , The Times of India, January 17, 2014 .
Sri Lanka provides the argument for disbanding the Commonwealth , The Independent, December 13, 2013 .
Civil liberties groups call SC ruling a blow to basic rights , TOI, December 12, 2013 .
US to keep tab on Sri Lanka's Human Rights record , The Nation, December 10, 2013 .
International Community Must Continue To Monitor Sri Lanka: Commonwealth HR Initiative , Colombo Telegraph, December 10, 2013 .
Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative condemns thrashing of murder suspects in Anantapur, Colombo Telegraph, December 10, 2013 .
CHRI commemorates human rights day, Colombo Telegraph, December 10, 2013 .
Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative condemns thrashing of murder suspects in Anantapur, TOI, December 03, 2013 .
Stringent law to protect whistle blowers needed: Right's group,Business Standard, December 02, 2013 .
Open policing and freedom of information in India and Russia, The Guardian, November 20, 2013 .
GLOBAL CALL FOR THE PROTECTION OF CIVIL SOCIETY IN SRI LANKA, Rights Now, November 15, 2013 .
Activists From 50 Countries Concern About President Rajapaksa’s Speech At C’wealth Peoples Forum, Colombo Telegraph, November 15, 2013.
Students to intensify stir over CHOGM The Hindu, November 05, 2013.
Despite Tamil opposition, Manmohan 'keen' on attending CHOGM India Today, November 01, 2013.
This CHOGM, The Commonwealth Will Be At A Critical Place – C’wealth Human Rights Initiative, Colombo Telegraph, October 24, 2013 .
Right to Information not to hound politicians, Vibe Ghana, October 17, 2013 .
Whistle-blower's bill weakened, RTI Act style DNA Spacial, August 20, 2013.
Ensure inmates are given basic facilities in jails, say experts Hindustan Times, August 04, 2013.
Crime in khaki: UP reports 80% of illegal arrests, detentions in India DNA India, July 23, 2013.
Keeping peace at bay The Hindu, July 22, 2013.
Rights group hails SC order on complaints against cops July 19, 2013. Business Standard, News Track India, Siasat, MSN, Yahoo News, First Post, Sanjh News, Two Circles, Dainik Disha, India Forums Pro Kerala, TND Post, Vancouver Desi, Sulekha, i9 Live, Samachar.Com, Web India, Inooz, Big News Network, All voices, Frequency.com Newsxs, Facebook, Article.wn.com, We Speak News, Silobreaker, Sportballa, Daily Indian News, Tellme Boss, New Kerala, BS, The Hindu.
Chief Secretaries To Face Music At Supreme Court All Voices, July 18, 2013.
CHRI welcomes court order on Police Complaints Authority The Hindu, July 18, 2013.
Upset at non-compliance of police reforms, Supreme Court summons chief secretaries DNA India, July 18, 2013.
Rising Kashmir serialised CHRI Critique of Jammu and Kashmir Draft Police Bill in following parts:
Critique and recommendations for amendment - I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV.
Recommends confidentiality rather than transparency - Draft Police Bill infringes RTI Act ET Plus, May 07, 2013.
Need to isolate Prosecution from Policing Draft bill further cementing Prosecution - Police bond ? ET Plus, May 07, 2013.
Police Draft Bill misses strategic, annual plans ET Plus, May 07, 2013.
Appointment of DGP in contravention of Apex Court directions ET Plus, May 07, 2013.
Human Right Group Proposes Independent Police Complaint Authority Ghana News, April 22, 2013.
60% of Delhi’s mammoth police force chaperone VIPs, as rapists run riot The Sunday Guardian, March 18, 2013.
Jailed foreigners: What happens when you’re not Italian marines The First Post, March 14, 2013.
Suicide prevention policies in prisons needed urgently The Hindu, March 13, 2013.
Focus on in-prison suicides The Hindu, March 14, 2013.
Why Tihar jail’s ‘suicide watch’ failed Ram Singh The First Post, March 11, 2013.
A Police that we want Greater Kashmir, February 26, 2013.
‘Draconian’ police bill draws flak Greater Kashmir, February 26, 2013.
Govt to outline special security zones in JK Greater Kashmir, February 23, 2013.
Police Act: Experts spot loopholes in draft legislation Greater Kashmir, February 21, 2013.
Handed a snack, and then executed: the last hours of the 12-year-old son of a Tamil Tiger The Independent, February 18, 2013.
Released from jail, 70-year-old Afghan national awaits freedom, Times of India, February 5, 2013
Will Afghan national’s wait to return home end?, The Hindu, February 2, 2013.