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National Consultation on issues & challenges in Custodial Justice

                                                                     Access to Justice                             National Consultation on issues & challenges in Custodial Justice                                                            & Criminal Justice System ‘National Consultation on Custodial Justice’ was held on Saturday 12 November 2016 in …

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South Regional Consultation on the necessity to amend The Tamil Nadu Police (Reforms) Act 2013

South Regional Consultation on the necessity to amend The Tamil Nadu Police (Reforms) Act 2013 held on Wednesday, 7th September 2016 at Tirunelveli. It was jointly organised by Human Rights Advocacy and Research Foundation, Vaanmugil and Campaign for Custodial Justice and Abolition of Torture. It was agreed by the participants that: Basic features of the …

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Consultation to Stop implementation of Sethu Samudiram Shipping Canal Project (SSCP)

Consultation to Stop implementation of Sethu Samudiram Shipping Canal Project (SSCP) in any route announced by the BJP government, Repeal Coastal Regulation Zone Notification 2011, Amend Env. Impact Assessment 2006 – Protect Livelihoods and Ecology, CAN’s draft Bill 2015 to protect traditional Coastal and Marine fishing people on 12th & 13th December 2014 at Chennai. …

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Ramanathapuram Fishing People’s Conference on 29-11-2014, Ramanathapuram

To be forming coastal defenders in Ramanathapuram District. Each minimum 5 persons including youth and women in every coastal villages to protect their housing, common lands, fishing rights and coastal ecology. This Conference was organised by Human Rights Advocacy and Research Foundation, Ramanathapuram Fish workers Trade Union behalf of Coastal Action Network. Morethan 64 men …

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Coastal Action Network Meeting

Coastal Action Network meeting held on 27.5.2014 at Chennai 35 Representative including fishing community leaders from 5 Coastal Districts, Representatives from NGO’s and fishermen organisation, Environment Activists were participated Thematic of these meetings include: Present status of proposed Thermal Power Plants along the coast in Tamil Nadu (including litigation) Proposed 4000 MW Ultra Mega Thermal …

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Strengthening Local Government: National Campaign for Constitutional Amendment

Towards Building a National Campaign for Constitutional Amendment to Part IX & IX-A (Article 243 G & W) and Amendment to Create List IV in the Seventh Schedule (Local Government List) National Consultation for Strengthening Local Government and Dalit and Women Elected Representatives 11th March 2014 – New Delhi National Consultation for Strengthening Local Government …

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Halting Increasing Oppression & Exploitation of Women: Women’s Rights and Strategies to Protect Women

The Workshop on Halting Increasing Oppression and Exploitation of Women in TamilNadu: Women’s Rights and Strategies to Protect Women concluded on 20th September 2014. This Meeting organized by Human Rights Advocacy and Research Foundation, SNEHA, Law Trust and Centre for Workers Management concluded with the following strategies and action plan. In order to resist and …

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National Conference on People’s Right to Information: Assessing Compliance of Police and Prison Authorities with the Transparency Regime

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative along with National Law University, Delhi organised the National Conference – “Assessing Compliance of Police and Prison Authorities with the Transparency Regime” during 20th – 21st September, 2014. Records creation under the criminal justice system from the micro to the macro level was discussed. The compliance with proactive disclosure obligations in …

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Drafting an Alternative Tamil Nadu Police Bill Replacing The Police Act of 1861 and Other Police Laws

REPORT   A Consultation on Drafting an Alternative Tamil Nadu Police Bill 2014 Replacing The Police Act of 1861 was jointly organised by Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), Campaign for Custodial Justice & Abolition of Torture and Human Rights Advocacy and Research Foundation (HRF). The Consultation was held on 25th October 2014 at Chennai. At …

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Tamil Nadu Police (Reforms) Ordinance, 2013 Analysis and Recommendations for Amendments

Introduction   This submission represents the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative’s (CHRI) consideration of the Tamil Nadu Police (Reforms) Ordinance and our corresponding recommendations. We have analysed the Ordinance, identified gaps and weakness, provided suggestions for amendments as well as recommended the inclusion of provisions that will better define police powers and functions, the limits of …

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