Advocate Syed Mujtaba

The UN Report on Kashmir

The UN Report on Kashmir

The United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights (UNHCHR) has issued its “Report on the Situation of Human Rights in Kashmir.” In fact it is a significant step towards greater international recognition of the serious abuses committed against Kashmiris at the hands of state.The report mentioned specific incidents where the very principles of human decency and basic Human Rights […]

 Advocate Syed Mujtaba

Rape as a political tool

Rape as a political tool

Rape in a conflict or under repressive regimes, is neither incidental nor private. It routinely serves a strategic function and acts as a tool for achieving specific military or political objectives. Like other human rights abuses, rape serves as a means of harming, intimidating and punishing individual women. Further, rape almost always occurs in connection […]

 Advocate Syed Mujtaba

Will India achieve The SDG-1 by 2030?

Will India achieve The SDG-1 by 2030?

On 10 September 2014, the UN General Assembly decided that the Report of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals would be the main basis for integrating the SDGs into the post 2015 development agenda. The first of the seventeen proposed SDGs is “End poverty in all its forms everywhere”. The following suggested targets […]