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PILs and Cases

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Petition for release of Rohingya refugees illegally detained in Jails

10/04/2020

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

Petition challenging the order to deport Rohingya Refugees from India

10/04/2020

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

Petition allowing a Rohingya Refugee in Manipur Central Jail to gain access to UNHCR

10/04/2020

A Rohingya Refugee had been languishing in the Manipur Central Jail, even though he had completed his sentence period for entering Manipur without valid documents. The… Read More

Fact Finding Report on Rohingya Refugees

10/04/2020

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

Assessment Report of Rohinyas in Faridabad

10/04/2020

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

Assessment Report of Rohingyas in Jammu

10/04/2020

A team of SLIC visited the Rohingya settlement in Jammu on 16 and 17 September 2015 to assess the condition of the community. The Rohingyas in Jammu reside in three… Read More

Fact Finding Report – Situation Analysis of Rohingyas in Mewat, Haryana

10/04/2020

In Mewat district of Haryana, around 678 Rohingyas, tortured and persecuted by ethnic clash in Burma, reside in a makeshift camps. The dwellers are earlier residents… Read More

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

10/04/2020

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

Gender-Based Violence and Child Protection Madanpur Khadar and Shaheen Bagh, Delhi

10/04/2020

The Madanpur Khadar settlement of Rohingya refugees, in the recent past, had several incidences of Gender-Based Violence and Child Protection. SLIC has witnessed the… Read More

Police Sensitisation and Trainings

10/04/2020

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

Letter to Colin Gonsalves from Badol farazi; a Bangladeshi citizen, who was trapped in an Indian jail for 10 years

04/10/2018

Badol Farazi, a Bangladeshi migrant, was arrested from the Benapole Immigration checkpost in 2008 on charges of a murder, he could not tell the relevant authorities that he was not the person they… Read More

‘Doubtful voter’: Guwahati High Court upholds citizenship status of petitioner, sets aside previous order

16/07/2018

Case title: Sri Ananda Chandra Paul Vs. The Union of IndiaPIL No. 5723/2013; Gauhati High Court

Synopsis
The learned Foreigners’ Tribunal, Barpeta, had held… Read More

Rohingya minor girl ‘trafficking’ case: J&K High Court seeks information from state govt

22/05/2018

The 2015 Rohingya crisis which erupted in Myanmar saw crimes and grave human rights violations ranging from rape, murder, arson and other mass atrocities covering a broad spectrum of offences… Read More

Rohingya refugee case: SC directs appointment of nodal officers to address camp-dwellers’ grievances

15/05/2018

Writ Petition (Civil) No 859/2013
Jaffar Ullah and Anr versus Union of India & Ors

The Rohingyas are a sizeable minority of Myanmar’s population of 60 million. They are,… Read More

Respite for 72 refugee families who were denied govt housing allotted to them

13/03/2018

The Kasturba Nagar CHS Ltd. ….Petitioner
vs.
Kisan A. Maheshwari (Since Deceased through legal heirs) and Ors. …. Respondent
W.P. No. 3439 of 2014
Date of… Read More

HRLN conducts interactive session on legal rights of Tibetans living in India

20/01/2018

January 20, 2018

HRLN and the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) organised a one-day interactive session on legal problems faced by Tibetans living in India at… Read More

Petition to release trafficked minor from illegal confinement and let her uncle take care of minor till the time she is handed over to her parents

16/07/2017

Mohammad Faroz vs state of J&K and others, OWP 141/16, J&K High Court.

Synopsis
The petitioner namely Mohammad Faroz is the maternal uncle of a minor girl namely Parveen, who has… Read More

Minors granted refugee status by UNHCR

06/07/2017

Case title: State of Assam Vs. Musst. Fatema Begum & Musst Sakutana; GR Case No. 5687/2015; Juvenile Justice Board, Kamrup(M)

Synopsis: The Railway Protection Force apprehended… Read More

HRLN, Kolkata, succeeds in obtaining order permitting Rohingya asylum seekers to stay in India

02/05/2017

State v. Md. Shahajahan & Ors., Rly. G.R. 26/2015, Chief Judicial Magistrate, Paschim Medinipur

The four petitioners, Md. Hussain, Noor Begum, Md. Shahajahan, and Sahara Khatoon… Read More

Court rectifies deportation order for Rohingya Refugee

02/05/2017

State v. Md. Shahajahan & Ors., Rly. G.R. 26/2015, Chief Judicial Magistrate, Paschim Medinipur

The four Petitioners, namely, Md. Hussain, Noor Begum, Md. Shahajahan, Sahara… Read More

Minor Rohingya asylum seekers arrested in West Bengal categorised ‘child in need of care and protection’

25/01/2017

State v X, Child Welfare Committee

HRLN Kolkata filed a petition before the Child Welfare Committee for the release of X (belonging to the Rohingya community from Myanmar), who… Read More

Rohingya Minor released after UNHCR grants him refugee status

25/01/2017

State v. Md. Juber Rahingi and Anr, Child Welfare Committee, North 24-Parganas, West Bengal

HRLN Kolkata filed a petition before the Child Welfare Committee for the release of… Read More

Delhi high court stays deportation of two Myanmar refugees

21/12/2015

Dongh Lian Kham & Another Vs. Union of India & Another

The High Court of Delhi, stayed the deportation of two refugees from Myanmar saying; “Thus, Respondent no. 2 (FRRO) is… Read More

Workshop on Prevention and Response to Detention of Asylum seekers, Refugees and Stateless Person

12/12/2015

India is a host to diverse groups of refugees from the very beginning but India is not a signatory to the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its… Read More

Lawyers Training on Legal Protection for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in India

22/11/2015

Despite the fact that India is a host to diverse groups of refugees, India is not a signatory to the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967… Read More

One lakh Chakmas and Hajong tribals from Bangladesh conferred Indian citizenship rights

17/09/2015

Committee for Citizenship Rights of the Chakmas of Arunachal Pradesh & Others Vs. State of Arunachal Pradesh & Others[WP (C) No. 510 of 2007]

The ‘Committee for citizenship… Read More

Four detained Rohingya asylum seekers released from jail

08/09/2015

In this case, four Rohingya refugees along with one from Bangladesh were arrested by the Faridabad Police under section 3/14 of Foreigners Act, 1946 and section 12 of passport Act as they entered in… Read More

Legal Training on The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO Act), Delhi

22/08/2015

Socio- Legal Information Centre conducted training on the Protection of Children from Sexual offences (POCSO Act) on 12th August 2015 for the Burmese refugee community… Read More

Awareness Session on SGBV Legal Reporting Procedure and GBV at workplace for Youth Club Leaders of BOSCO, New Delhi

06/05/2015

On 6 May 2016, SLIC presented a session on “SGBV legal reporting procedure and GBV at workplace for Youth Club Leaders” at BOSCO, Bodella. The session was… Read More

Workshop on Prevention and Response to Detention of Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Stateless Persons

18/03/2015

Despite the fact that India is a host to diverse groups of refugees, India is not a signatory to the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967… Read More

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