in Manipur and the United Nations

UN Reports

This is the statement delivered by the official delegate of the government of India on Monday, 5 March 2012 during the 19th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council at Geneva in response to the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders – Mission to India.

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Statement of the Permanent Mission of India in response to the report of Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Margaret Sekaggya – Mission to India (19th regular session UN Human Rights Council), 5 March 2012

This is the outcome report of the 8th session of the Human Rights Council adopted in 2008. The section referring to the review of India may be found on page 146 of this report.

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Human Rights Council (8th session) Report 2008

Response of the Government of India to the recommendations made by delegations during the Universal Periodic Review of India.

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Report of the HRC Working Group on UPR_addendum (2008)

This is the report of the Human Rights Council’s Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review arising from the inter-active dialogue between its members, the Indian government delegation led by H.E. Mr. Swashpawan Singh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations Office at Geneva and other stakeholders’ representatives. The inter-active dialogue for the review of India was held on 10 April 2008. The report contains the recommendations (18) arising from the review. These recommendations were responded to by India, the response from India was included in the outcome document adopted by the Council.

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Report of the Working Group UPR – India (2008)

Corrigendum to India National Report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15(A) of the Annex to Human Rights Council Resolution 5/1

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India National Report UPR-1 corrigendum

The India Report under the first cycle Universal Periodic Review mechanism of the United Nations Human Rights Council seeks to provide an overview of how pluralism and respect for diversity inform all aspects of the polity and society in the world’s largest democracy.

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India National Report UPR-1

The present report is a summary of 37 stakeholders’ submissions to the Universal Periodic Review. It follows the structure of the general guidelines adopted by the Human Rights Council. It does not contain any opinions, views or suggestions on the part of the Office of the High

Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), nor any judgement or determination in relation to specific claims. The information included herein has been systematically referenced in endnotes and, to the extent possible, the original texts have not been altered. Lack of information or focus on specific issues may be due to the absence of submissions by stakeholders regarding these particular issues. The full texts of all submissions received are available on the OHCHR website. The periodicity of the review for the first cycle being four years, the information reflected in this report mainly relates to events that occurred after 1 January 2004.

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Summary of Stakeholders’ Reports (OHCHR)

COHR, Manipur, which is an apex representative human rights organization constituted by NGOs and civil society organizations of the state of Manipur, submitted this report on the human rights situation in Manipur in India’s North East, with particular reference to the ongoing, gross human rights violations that the people of Manipur has been subjected to since the forcible annexation of sovereign Manipur into dominion of India on 15 October 1949 till date.

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COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS MANIPUR Report UPR-I

NGO Report for the Universal Periodic Review of India (April 2008) from the Centre for Organisation Research and Education. Nine documents are attached additionally as factual and detailed information substantiating the submission. *All the additional attachments are not uploaded*

This report has been developed through a consultative process with members of the Apunba Lup, Manipur, a coalition of more than 24 civil society organisations including human rights organisations that have been spearheading the national campaign against the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 and advocating against all manifestations of impunity by the Armed Forces of India in Manipur.

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CORE Report UPR-I

The National Security Act, the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, the Unlawful Activities Act, the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act and the Chhattisgargh Public Safety Act should be repealed. Other security legislations should be reviewed in the light of international human rights standards.” (Recommendation of the India Visit report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders,Margaret Sekaggya)

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Report of the India Visit Report of Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Margaret Sekaggya

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