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PILs and Cases

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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

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

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

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 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 demanding for reservation of seats in public transport for Transgender Persons


Transgender Persons have borne the brunt of bias, discrimination and transphobia persisting in society at large. This becomes increasingly acute when transgender… 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

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 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

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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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