Civil society group releases damning findings on Thoothukudi police violence
The independent body conducted an inquest in June and presented their findings in Chennai on Sunday.
Research Officer - Director's Office
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working for human rights across the Commonwealth.
Media and Communications Officer
Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working on human rights issues across the Commonwealth.
SDG 16 India: Mapping the Datascape
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) launched its latest report, “SDG 16 India: Mapping the Datascape” on 4 July 2018 at the India International Centre.
Raja Bagga (Prison Reforms team, 2013-18) has received the prestigious Chevening Scholarship to study Criminal Justice Policy (MSc) at the London School of Economics. "The course fits perfectly with my five years of prison reform work at CHRI.
Arijeet Ghosh is a Project Officer with the Prison Reforms Program. He has finished his B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from Gujarat National Law Universtiy, Gandhinagar and has completed his LL.M. with a specialisation in Human Rights from University College London.
Experts Call for Accountability in UN Human Rights Council: CHRI report on Pakistan, Kenya, Australia, UK, Rwanda, South Africa and Nigeria released
Geneva -- Citing the poor quality of compliance by Commonwealth countries with their international commitments at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), human rights experts and civil society groups strongly attacked what they called the ‘undemocratic practice’ of clean slate elections at th
Easier Said Than Done 2018
Pledges and Performance: Holding Commonwealth members to account at HRC Since the inception of the Human Rights Council (HRC), the Easier Said Than Done (ESTD) series has reviewed Commonwealth member states’ performance at the HRC.
CHRI delivers oral statement at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) adoption of Bahamas at the Human Rights Council
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) adoption of Bahamas Oral Statement Delivered by Mr. Yashasvi Nain on Behalf of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative Mr.
Joint Statement on Ghana’s Right to Information Bill, 2018
July 2, 2018 The undersigned international organisations are committed to promoting and protecting the human right to access information held by public institutions or the right to information.