In order to make SAARC more effective as a regional mechanism to combat impunity, promote basic rights of the peoples of the region, SAARC should reform from within to create a new mechanism. This body should be based on legal framework, a charter to guide whole body. The new mechanism should develop its identity as a part of the region by forging links with various institutions in the region dealing with issues of human rights and justice.
It has been 64 years since India — the largest democracy in the world — attained independence. Yet, justice for all is still a far cry in the country where the caste system… Continue reading
Our organization, Peoples’ Vigilance Committee on Human Rights (PVCHR) has been working in the field of Human Rights, particularly, dedicated to protection of victims’ rights through constitutional means. PVCHR, like many civil society… Continue reading
September 7, 2010 Greetings from PVCHR and Wide Angel Sir, we are happy to know that the Government of India is considering amendments to the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). The media… Continue reading