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November 26, 2021

JAIL MAIL- Lessons learnt from the Pandemic: Ensure Right to Adequate Healthcare in Prisons

In this Jail Mail, we analyse the response of Indian prisons in ensuring the right to adequate healthcare  during the pandemic. We look at specific  examples of where states failed to take  affirmative action as well as some good practices. We also enumerate the lessons learnt and outline areas for prioritisation by state governments and prison departments.

October 02, 2021

CHRI at HRC48: Oral statement in UPR Report Consideration of Seychelles (Agenda Item 6)

1 October 2021, Geneva: CHRI made a video intervention in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Report Consideration of Seychelles at the 48th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.   In the statement delivered by Ms.

September 21, 2021

Government Compliance with Supreme Court Directives On Police Reforms: An Assessment ( 2021)

This note is a quantitative assessment of the status of compliance by states and union territories with the Supreme Court directives on police reforms on paper (as provided for in the Police Act or the government order).This note grades the states/UTs on compliance based on a set of specific parameters for each directive. It does not address implementation on the ground.

September 21, 2021

CHRI at HRC48: Oral Statement in the Interactive Dialogue with the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (Agenda Item 3)

20 September 2021, Geneva: CHRI made a video intervention in the Interactive Dialogue with the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) at the 48th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).    The WGAD report was presented by Ms. Elina Steinerte, the Chair-Rapporteur of the Group.

September 20, 2021

CHRI at HRC48: Oral Statement in the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery (Agenda Item 3)

17 September 2021, Geneva: CHRI made a video intervention in the Interactive Dialogue with Mr. Tomoya Obokata, the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences at the 48th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).    The statement was based on CHRI's analysis of Mr.

August 03, 2021

Stories of Resilience: Media Voices from India's North East

The arbitrary use of laws and muscle power have emerged as visible threats to journalism and media in North East India, despite the growth of new media, and information technologies. Amid financial, political, legal, physical and psychological pressures at work, editors, reporters and media persons have been targeted, kidnapped, injured and even killed.

July 19, 2021

JAIL MAIL : Nelson Mandela Day 2021

The UN General Assembly in its resolution revising the UN Standard Minimum Rules for Treatment of Prisoners 1955, accepted 18th July as the Nelson Mandela International Day and extended its scope to promote human condition of imprisonment.

July 09, 2021

CHRI at HRC47: Oral statement in UPR Report Consideration of Saint Kitts and Nevis (Agenda Item 6)

9 July 2021, Geneva: CHRI was among the five civil society organisations that submitted an video statement in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Report Consideration of Saint Kitts and Nevis at the 47th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. In the statement delivered by Ms.

July 09, 2021

CHRI at HRC47: Oral statement in UPR Report Consideration of Nauru (Agenda Item 6)

9 July 2021, Geneva : CHRI delivered an oral statement in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Report Consideration of Nauru.  With a detailed analysis of the background and the relevant documents submitted and considered in the review process, the statement delivered by Ms.

July 02, 2021

CHRI at HRC47: Joint oral statement with FORUM-ASIA in the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression (Agenda Item 3)

2 July 2021, Geneva: CHRI along with the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) delivered an oral statement in the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, Ms. Irene Khan. statement was based on our reflections on the Special Rapporteur's report identifying the complex challenges posed by disinformation.