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PILs and Cases

High Court of Guwahati passes positive order in a case of negligence by a medical professional in Nagaland


A detailed order was passed by the HC in one of the petitions filed for denial of medical services to a PLHIV after getting to know the status of her being HIV+ which… Read More

Why Have Indian Courts Shut Shop When We Need Them the Most?


by Colin Gonsalves

It was disappointing to see the Chief Justice of India uncritically accept the… Read More

End the harassment of farmers now


by Colin Gonsalves

Exemptions granted to farming and related activities during the lockdown must… Read More

Patna High Court issues notice to the Government of Bihar regarding the petition regarding the pitiful condition of the transgender community during the pandemic COVID 19.


The petition spoke about directing the Chief Secretary, Government of Bihar and Additional Chief Secretary, Social welfare Department, Government of Bihar to provide… Read More

Journalists laid off: The Covid-19 Lockdown


National Alliance Of Journalists & Ors. vs Union Of India & Ors is a Public Interest Litigation moved by Journalist Unions against the inhuman and illegal… Read More

Transright in Jharkhand: The Covid 19- Lockdown


The Jharkhand High Court in order dated 17.4.2020 directed the State Government to ensure that meal and other facilities to the transgender as they are feeling… Read More

Delhi HC grants relief to 1200 HPCL workers; orders payment of Rs. 42 crores within one week


The Delhi High Court on 24.4.2020 granted relief to over 1200 workers of the Hindustan Paper Corporation Limited, which operates two Mills in Assam, at Cachar and… Read More

Contagion of Covid 19 Virus in Prisons


In view of the Corona Virus Pandemic that has gripped the world, Hon’ble Supreme Court of India took Suo Moto cognisance of the novel virus’s possible… Read More

Government Response to COVID 19 – Statewise Government Orders and Judicial Orders


n the wake of COVID 19, there were a number of emergency measures taken by governments both at the state and the centre. It began with state level lockdowns of various… Read More

HRLN Odisha Unit filed a petition challenging a 3000 crore tourism project that would leave thousands homeless


In a complete violation of laws that govern environment protection and coastal zone protection in India, Odisha Government has announced its flagship coastal tourism… Read More

Odisha High Court issues notice and grants stay on eviction of Dalit community inhabiting in Jharsuguda District of Odisha


Amot Oram & Ors V. State of Odisha & Ors: WP(C) No. 4997/2020: Odisha High Court.

Darlipali is a village in the… Read More

HRLN Odisha’s Unit fights to provide environmental justice for residents of various villages of Jagatsinghpur District, Odisha


Sushama Malik & Ors. v. Industrial Development Corporation, Orissa & Ors (Writ Petition 4998 of 2020)

The… Read More

HRLN’s on ground response to the starvation due to the lockdown


When the lockdown was announced there were a number of reports that were pouring in where people in bastis were unable to access food. There was no way they could… Read More

Litigation Response by HRLN against police brutality in Jamia Milia Islamia


On the 15th of December 2019 when students of Jamia Milia Islamia wanted to peacefully march towards the parliament as a mode of protest, the Delhi Police brutally… Read More

HRLN Litigation to challenge violence against protestors by Uttar Pradesh Police


Uttar Pradesh has been the worst hit in the past few months with the state taking a number of actions that seemed completely arbitrary, which included shutting down of… Read More

Report of District Level Meeting on “Freedom from Forced Labour and Modern Slavery in Agricultural Sector” at Sabarkantha, Gujarat


Human Rights Law Network(HRLN)hadorganised a district-level meetingin collaboration with ‘Actionaid’, ‘Aajeevika bureau’and ‘Kotra… Read More

Police Sensitisation and Trainings


HRLN regularly conducts training for Police Officers and various members of law enforcement agencies in order to make them aware of the rights of Rohingya Refugees in… Read More

Fact Finding Report on Rohingya Refugees


In light of the orders passed by the court a team of lawyers and social activists had gone to various Rohingya Settlements in the country to check whether the… Read More

HRLN challenged the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 in the Supreme Court


As soon as the Transgender Persons Act was passed by the Rajya Sabha and gained assent by the President on the 5th of Decmember HRLN along with a network of various… Read More

Petition for release of Rohingya refugees illegally detained in Jails


In the abject situation that Rohingya Refugees are caught in, a number of Rohingya Refugees were lodged in Dum Dum Correctional Home in West Bengal. The situation in a… Read More

Legal Awareness on Trafficking, Human SMuggling, Gender Based Violence, Child Labour, Child Marriage and Education – Hyderabad


Socio-Legal Information Centre conducted 18 legal awareness sessions from the 8thof October 2018 to the 12thof October 2018, in Rohingya settlements which, attended by… Read More

Assessment Report of Rohinyas in Faridabad


A team of SLIC visited the Rohingya settlement area in sector 82, Faridabad, Haryana on 16 July 2015. This settlement is approximately 2.5 years old. The crowd had… Read More

Report on the Meeting on Land Rights and Organization Building Banaskantha, Gujarat – 21st September, 2019


Human Right Law Network, Gujarat organized a one day seminar on Land Rights and Organization Building with Banaskantha Dalit Sangathan at Banaskantha, Gujarat on 21st… Read More

Petition challenging the order to deport Rohingya Refugees from India


There are approximately 7,000 Rohingyas who are residing peacefully on privately owned land, which are owned and rented out by Indian nationals. Every single Rohingya… Read More

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