The scene of violence in the name of emotive issues has been continuously throwing new patterns of instigating and orchestrating violence. In recent times we saw the major violence following the demolition of Babri Mosque (1992), Godhra train burning (Gujarat carnage 2002), murder of a Swami (Kandhamal 2008), on the pretext of love Jihad (Muzaffarnagar 2013) among others. The gross pattern seems to be to spread hatred against sections of society and unleash the hate, which gets converted in to violence.
Freedom of speech and expression is the most fundamental and most precious among all other human rights, on realization of which alone the other rights become meaningful. UN Human Rights Committee (in General Comment no.
Declaration on the right to Development made by the general Assembly on 4th Dec 1986, defines “Development” as “ comprehensive, economic, social, cultural and political process, which aims at the constant improvement of the well being of entire population and of all individuals on the basis of their active, free and meaningful participation in development and in the fair distribution of benefits resulting therefrom”, and then the Declaration proceeds to proclaim ; “the right to development is an inalienable Human right by virtue of which every human person and all peoples are entitled to pa
Post independence rights organisations are products of different contexts and situations. They are naturally very in their aims and objects, character and mode of working. This, in no way, should cause us to view them as superior or inferior. We are only different. Unlike the political parties, rights organisations need not speak against one another. The political parties have to do it because they compete for the same thing: power. Thus, they have to explain to the people why they should be preferred to the others.