In this newsletter: Dalits protest Supreme Court ruling that dilutes legislation meant to protect them Dalit women in India march for justice and access to health and education Halt the Hate – Amnesty campaigns to document hate crimes in India Report: Dalit men,...
In Akurana, bunting with the words ‘Ramadan Mubarak’ hangs inside a quiet home. In Digana, newly built shops hurry to restock for weeks of festive shopping. In Pallekele, kanji is being cooked over a wood fire, inside the room...
......................................................................................................... STORY HIGHLIGHTS A recent review of forced displacement data provides a comprehensive look at displacement caused by conflict to better inform development policy and programming The study, conducted in partnership with the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, notes that...
 “Chauvinistic nationalism is the polar opposite of the UN, its very antonym and enemy.” - Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Opening statement and global update of human rights concerns by UN High Commissioner for Human...
HDO Fact Finding Report on Kandy  Digana – Teldeniya  Racial Attack against Muslims  According to the recent Report of Amnesty International (AI) (2017/2018),  Sri Lanka has been listed among countries unsafe for minorities, particularly for Muslims. In the report, Amnesty International notes...
South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) conducted a fact-finding mission to Bangladesh from 7 - 11 December 2017 to assess the human rights concerns of the Rohingya refugees, in particular those who fled Myanmar due to violence after 25...

Elect Her. End Violence. Public campaign launched to mark the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence in Sri Lanka Colombo, 24 November 2017: In Sri Lanka, while women constitute 52 percent of Sri Lanka's population, female representation in parliament is...
Date : 2017.10.02 On Tuesday the 27th of September at the 26th session of the UN Human Rights Council, the International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR), jointly with Franciscans International, Minority Rights Group International (MRG) and Human...
Date : 2017.10.02 On Tuesday the 27th of September at the 26th session of the UN Human Rights Council, the International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR), jointly with Franciscans International, Minority Rights Group International (MRG) and Human...