Search

Human rights a challange for India



Failed attempts of government

In the year 2018 the Bharatiya janta party harassed a lot of lawyers,activists and the defenders of human rights. The government failed to protect attacks which happened on the religious minorities some senior leaders supported the perpetrators and they only promoted the hindu supremacy.

Allegations on the government

violations by government forces in Jammu and Kashmir during security operations. In 2018, there was increased violence involving militants that many attributed to political failures to ensure accountability for abuses. Militants killed at least 32 policemen in 2018. In August, in retaliation for the arrest of their relatives, militants in South Kashmir kidnapped 11 relatives of several policemen.

Dalits and other religious minorities

Violence by the extremist hindu groups powered by the ruling party BJP

especially Muslims, continued throughout the year amid rumors that they traded or killed cows for beef. As of November, there had been 18 such attacks, and eight people killed during the year. In July, the government in Assam published a draft of the National Register of Citizens, aimed at identifying Indian citizens and legitimate residents following repeated protests and violence over irregular migration from Bangladesh. The potential exclusion of over four million people, many of them Muslims, from the register raised concerns over arbitrary detention and possible statelessness.

33 views