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HRF opposes hydro-electric projects in tribal pockets; asks AP govt to cancel deal
What is also alarming is that these projects involve drawing water from local sources that are used by Adivasis for their sustenance - for domestic...
By Newsmeter Network Published on 18 Jan 2023 3:56 AM GMT
83 families of Teegalaguda get pattas for JNNURM apartments in Mannanur
The slumdwellers contacted the Human Rights Forum as they appealed to various multiple government offices for shelter but were not being provided the...
By Newsmeter Network Published on 22 Jun 2022 1:31 PM GMT
Atchutapuram gas leak reveals pathetic industrial safety culture: HRF
The HRF members opined that the medical and health facilities at the SEZ and various industrial units for over 60,000 workers are deplorably...
By Newsmeter Network Published on 4 Jun 2022 9:14 AM GMT
HRF seeks immediate financial aid for families of East, West Godavari farmers who died by suicide
The teams called upon the state government to stop underplaying the extent of the crisis and to initiate concrete measures to alleviate the situation
By Newsmeter Network Published on 27 March 2022 4:41 AM GMT
Vizag air most polluted; it violates citizens' right to life: AP HRF
As per the reports, AQI in Vizag often records between 151-200. However, in reality, the AQI is much higher, between 201-300. During winter, it is...
By Newsmeter Network Published on 10 Feb 2022 10:06 AM GMT
Uranium tailing pond breach: HRF calls for suspending UCIL operations at Thummalapalle
Human Rights Forum (HRF) has expressed serious concern over the embankment breach and overflowing of tailing pond of Uranium Corporation of India Ltd...
By Newsmeter Network Published on 5 Sep 2021 5:43 AM GMT
VMRDA expansion: HRF opposes merger of 13 non-Agency Mandals
The government has ordered to bring 13 non-Agency Mandals under the Visakhapatnam Metropolitan Development Authority (VMRDA).
By Newsmeter Network Published on 25 March 2021 2:51 AM GMT
Human rights bodies disappointed over meager Rs 8 increase in MGNREGA wages
They said that the increase of wages by a meager Rs 8, taking the existing Rs 237 to Rs 245, is measly and amounts to mere eyewash.
By Newsmeter Network Published on 18 March 2021 2:38 PM GMT
Human Rights Forum demands captive mines for Vizag Steel Plant
The Human Rights Forum (HRF) has strongly opposed the recent in-principle approval by the Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs for 100 per cent...
By Newsmeter Network Published on 8 Feb 2021 12:35 PM GMT
HRF welcomes SC order on installing CCTV cameras in all police stations
On 2 December, the Supreme Court directed that the Centre, the States and the Union Territories install CCTV cameras with audio recording and night...
By Newsmeter Network Published on 5 Dec 2020 9:18 AM GMT
Ensure protection of lawyers, human rights activists in Vakapalli gang rape case: Open letter to Chief Justice AP High Court
In an open letter to the Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court, members of the group Women against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS)...
By Newsmeter Network Published on 4 Dec 2020 1:50 PM GMT
FIRs against HRF member, rights groups for 'influencing' Vakapalli rape survivors to depose falsely
The HRF along with many Adivasi and women's organisations were active participants since 2007 seeking justice for the 11 Vakapalli women who were...
By Sumit Jha Published on 27 Nov 2020 3:58 PM GMT