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Sep 21, 2018 Publications International Advocacy and Programming

CHRI's Oral Statement at the UPR Outcome of Cameroon at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC)

39th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Date: 20 September 2018 Item 6: UPR Outcome of Cameroon Joint Oral Statement delivered by Mr. Joseph Désiré ZEBAZE1 on behalf of Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) Thank you, Mr. President.

Sep 21, 2018 Publications International Advocacy and Programming

CHRI's Oral Statement at the UPR Outcome of Bangladesh at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC)

39th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Date: 20th September 2018 Item 6: UPR Outcome of Bangladesh Oral Statement delivered by Yashasvi Nain on behalf of Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) and Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI).     Thank you, Mr. President.

Sep 19, 2018 Events

Conference on Defend the Defenders on 19th September 2018

Mr. Venkatesh Nayak , Programme Coordinator, Access to Information, CHRI moderated the inaugural session on "Attacks on RTI activists" at the day-long conference on Defending the Defenders organised by Human Rights Law Network in Delhi today.

Sep 19, 2018 Publications International Advocacy and Programming

CHRI statement at the UN Human Rights Council 39th Session: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention, 17 September 2018

39th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council Item 4: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention Date: 18th September Oral Statement by Mr. Yashasvi Nain in behalf of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) Thank you, Mr.

Sep 18, 2018 Publications International Advocacy and Programming

CHRI and partner organisations urge UN member states to refrain from voting for candidates that are unfit for membership

To Permanent Representatives of Member States of the UN General Assembly 18 September 2018 Member States of the UN should refrain from voting for candidates to the Human Rights Council that are unfit for membership Excellencies, Ahead of the next UN Human Rights Council (“HRC&

Sep 13, 2018 About Us

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CHRI is an independent, non-partisan, international non-governmental organization working for the practical realisation of human rights for the people of the Commonwealth.

Sep 12, 2018 Press-releases

Tanzania: Open letter to States for joint action to address crackdown on civic space and prevent a further deterioration of the situation

Excellency, Ahead of the 39th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council (“the Council”), which will be held from 10-28 September 2018, we write to call on your delegation to deliver statements, both jointly and individually, to address the ongoing crackdown on civic space and hum

Sep 10, 2018 Press-releases

750+ organizations highlight the vital role of the UN High Commissioner in calling out violators

Joint NGO letter to the new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet – 5 September 2018 As local, national, regional, and international civil society organizations from every corner of the world, we offer warm congratulations on your appointment as United Nations (UN) High Co

Sep 10, 2018 In-the-news Director's Page

“There is a genuine issue of illegal immigration in Assam … problem is what is to be done afterwards”

Sep 10, 2018 (The times of India) The recent National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercise in Assam has excluded 40 lakh people from its final draft list.

Sep 09, 2018 Press-releases

Legal aid lawyers are human rights defenders: Justice Muralidhar CHRI national report, ‘HOPE BEHIND BARS?’ on legal aid launched

Sep 09, 2018 New Delhi, India Justice S Muralidhar, Justice of the Delhi High Court, today defined legal aid lawyers as ‘human rights defenders’, and urged them to abide by laws addressing human rights issues and not solely depend on the IPC and CrPC.