IDSN Newsletter June-July 2012
The June-July 2012 issue of the newsletter of the International Dalit Solidarity Network contains, among others, articles on:
- Why global pressure is necessary (article in Hindustan Times on the work by IDSN and Dalit Network Netherlands)
- Observations on India and UK Universal Periodic Review’s in Human Rights Council
- Caste is alive in urban India
- Rehabilitation drive for manual scavengers
- Caste discrimination in Tamil Nadu on the rise
- Nepal: PM pledges to end caste discrimination
- UN High Commissioner for Human Rights visits Pakistan
See: http://idsn.org/news-resources/newsletter-archive/ and go to the June-July issue.
Petition and video campaign to end untouchability: give your support!
We informed you before about a fascinating campaign against untouchability. Spreading it’s message all over India, this campaign by Video Volunteers is a unique effort to get marginalized communities to document and showcase its own problems. Watch the videos, read the inspiring interview with filmmaker Stalin K. and do sign the petition: