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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.

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.

June 30, 2021

CHRI at HRC47: Oral Statement in the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children (Agenda Item 3)

30 June 2021, Geneva: CHRI made a video intervention in the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children, Ms. Siobhán Mullally.p; The statement was based on our analysis of the findings in her latest annual report presented to the UN Human Rights Council on the 'Implementation of the Non-Punishment Principle'.

June 12, 2021

CHRI Marks World Day Against Child Labour

Today the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) marks the World Day Against Child Labour with the release of a new video, ‘A conversation with Homes of Hope Fiji, Aparajeyo-Bangladesh and NACTAL Nigeria’. As Secretariat to the Commonwealth 8.7 Network, CHRI spoke with member organisations that work to end child labour and exploitation in Fiji, Bangladesh, and Nigeria.

March 18, 2021

CHRI at HRC46: Oral Statement in the UPR Outcome Adoption of Jamaica (Agenda Item 6)

17 March 2021, Geneva: CHRI was among the six NGOs that delivered an oral statement in the UPR outcome adoption of Jamaica at the 46th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The statement delivered by Ms.

March 17, 2021

CHRI at HRC46: Oral Statement in the UPR Outcome Adoption of Maldives (Agenda Item 6)

  16 March 2021, Geneva: CHRI delivered an oral statement in the UPR outcome adoption of Maldives at the 46th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). In the statement delivered by Ms.