Humanitarian norms, gender and child rights

Humanitarian norms, gender and child rights

The NPMHR alongside other Naga Civil Society organized a seminar on ‘Partnering in action towards International campaign for humanitarian norms, gender and child rights protection-Part II’ in Kohima on October 11. (Morung Photo)   Naga Civil Society holds follow up seminar to partner in action   Morung Express News Kohima | October 11 Despite strides […]

The desecrated Human Rights of the Nagas

Rev. Fr. G. L. Khing, Kohima Human right can be called as ‘right which is believed to belong to every person.’ It is inalienable and fundamental. The atrocities and tragedies of Second World War pushed the United Nations General Assembly to adopt ‘Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ in Paris (1948). Human rights cannot be bought […]

Myanmar should dismantle laws blocking free speech – Human Rights Watch

Myanmar should dismantle laws blocking free speech – Human Rights Watch

By Timothy Mclaughlin and Aung Hla Tun   YANGON, June 29 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s government, led by Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD), should amend and abolish laws that threaten freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Wednesday.   Laws covering areas from telecommunications to defamation have […]

U.S. human rights official urges Indian leaders to promote tolerance

U.S. human rights official urges Indian leaders to promote tolerance

NEW DELHI, January 14 (Reuters) – A top U.S. human rights official expressed concern on Thursday about recent incidents of violence in India against religious minorities, urging national leaders to be vigilant in protecting the right of Indians to freedom of worship.   “We have concerns about some of the recent incidents here in India,” […]

Human Rights: Reflections on “Our Rights, Our Freedom Always”

By Dr. Asangba Tzüdir The theme for this year’s Human Rights day, ‘Our Rights, Our Freedom Always’, somehow gives a reassuring message that the existence of human rights and freedom holds primacy for a meaningful celebration of human life and living. Yet, it generates sad feelings to see gross violation of human rights everywhere. It […]

Holding Naga Political Groups Accountable for Human Rights

‘The culture of impunity is exercised not just by the State, but also by non-State armed groups’   On December 10, Human Rights Day 2015 will be celebrated internationally under the theme ‘Our Rights Our Freedoms Always.’ This one-year campaign is to commemorate two international treaties that were adopted 50 years ago: The International Covenant […]

Human Rights for all?

National seminar attempts to tackle question   Morung Express News Dimapur | July 25 Are ‘Human Rights’ for all? Kaini Lokho, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, ICFAI University, Nagaland, today took up the challenge of addressing this issue as a keynote speaker at the UGC sponsored national seminar on ‘Human Rights in North-East India: […]