Assam riots could be prevented: Rights body

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The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) Tuesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to order an inquiry into why the army was not deployed in the riot-affected areas of Assam. The rights body also demanded fixing responsibility and taking necessary measures, including disciplinary action for criminal dereliction of duty by the army. ACHR director Suhas… Read more »

Delhi to have human rights courts soon

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After a petition was filed in the Delhi High Court questioning the absence of human rights courts in the national capital, Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna has issued a notification that each Delhi court will have a specific human rights court. The notification, a copy of which is with IANS, said under section 30 of the… Read more »