Afghanistan Press Releases

NHRC urged to protect the Afghans fleeing the Taliban’s persecution by granting refugee status

The Rights and Risk Analysis Group (RRAG) in a complaint (Diary No.13708/IN/2021) today urged the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to protect the Afghan nationals who have fled to India in the wake of the Taliban takeover of the country by granting them refugee status. The Afghans who fled to India in the wake of […]

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RRAG calls for CBI inquiry into the killing of Cheristerfield Thangkhiew in Meghalaya

The Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG) today called for an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the killing of Mr Cheristerfield Thangkhiew, former leader of the Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) during a police raid at his home in Shillong on 13th August 2021. Meghalaya Home Minister Lahkmen Rymbui resigned yesterday […]

Bangladesh Press Releases

North East Chief Ministers urged to request External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar to raise the issue of eviction of 7,000 Garos and 10,000 Mro people and proper implementation of the CHTs Accord with Bangladesh

New Delhi, 23 February 2021: The Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG) today requested all the Chief Ministers of the North East to urge External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar to raise the issue of forcible eviction of about 7,000 Garos and 10,000 Mro people and implementation of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHTs) Accord with […]

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Press Release: India urged to process asylum applications of 40 Chin Myanmarese families in Mizoram

New Delhi, 11 February 2021: The Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG) urged the Government of India to process the asylum applications of the members of 40 Chin refugee families of Myanmar who approached the Government of India for asylum through the Village Council President of Farkawn village under Champhai district administration of Mizoram. “India […]

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Press Council of India urged to issue notices to 19 other States and UTs, not only Odisha, on targeting of journalists during COVID-19 lockdown

New Delhi, 16 December 2020: The Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG) today urged the Press Council of India (PCI) to postpone the hearing on 18th December 2020 regarding “suo motu cognisance with regard to alleged targeting of journalists for reporting during COVID-19 lockdown period in Odisha” and urged to issue notices to 19 other […]

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PRESS RELEASE: 55 journalists targeted during lockdown – India is the riskiest place for the journalists in the world

The Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG) in its report, “India: Media’s Crackdown During COVID-19 Lockdown” stated that at least 55 journalists faced arrest, registration of FIRs, summons or show causes notices, physical assaults, alleged destruction of properties and threats for reportage on COVID-19 or exercising freedom of opinion and expression during the national lockdown […]

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Bihar putting all Indian and foreign Buddhist monks of Bodhgaya at risks of being infected by COVID-19, PM Modi urged to intervene to avoid diplomatic embarrassment

New Delhi: The Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG) today conveyed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that notification of the Government of Bihar to turn all the Buddhist monasteries at Bodhgaya already inhabited by monks, caretakers and devotees into quarantine centres for returnees of the Vande Bharat Mission from Bihar puts the monks and others at […]

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RRAG IMPACT: PMO DIRECTS ARUNACHAL PRADESH TO INCLUDE CHAKMAS AND HAJONGS UNDER COVID-19 ECONOMIC PACKAGE

New Delhi: On the directions of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on the complaint filed by Suhas Chakma, Director of the Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG), the Ministry for Development of the North Eastern Region (DONER) directed the Government of Arunachal Pradesh to take up the exclusion of the 65,875 Chakmas and Hajongs from […]