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    • IDSN cited as example of obstruction against NGOs
      In an unprecedented move, NGOs from around the world have joined forces to defend freedom of association at the United Nations. In a letter to ECOSOC member states, they have expressed concern about the long-term […] The post IDSN cited as example of obstruction against NGOs appeared first on []
    • HRW urges India to stop treating critics as criminals
      The Indian authorities use the country’s “vaguely worded, overly broad laws” to silence and harass critics, Human Rights Watch says in a new report released today. Dalit activists and artists are among the victims of […] The post HRW urges India to stop treating critics as c []
    • Global conference urged to discuss rights of 300 million Dalit and indigenous women
      COPENHAGEN, 11 MAY 2016 — When leaders and activists from all over the world gather in Copenhagen next week to focus on the health and human rights of girls and women, their discussions must include […] The post Global conference urged to discuss rights of 300 million Dalit and indigeno []
    • UN Special Rapporteur criticises India‚Äôs FCRA
      India’s controversial Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) has come under attack by the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of assembly and association, Maina Kiai. In a recently published legal analysis, he argues that the Act […] The post UN Special Rapporteur criticises India&rsqu []
    • UN expert: India should legislate against housing discrimination
      India needs legislation to combat all forms of “de facto housing discrimination” against any individual or groups, including Dalits, the UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Leilani Farha, said at the conclusion of her visit to […] The post UN expert: India should legis []

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