Hyderabad… 8th December 2018: Social Cause, a city based voluntary organisation that has been working on public awareness on some important public issues for the past 15 years is to organise a Seminar on Human Rights Violations in Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (PoJK) on December 9 at PG College of Law, Basheerbagh, Hyderabad.
Organised on the eve of International Human Rights Day (observed on 10th December every year), the Seminar will be graced by Justice P.Ramakrishnam Raju, Former Judge, High Court of AP and Former Member, AP State Human Rights Commission and Prof. G.B.Reddy, Dean, Faculty of Law, Osmania University.
Dr. T. Aparna, Principal, PG College of Law, OU; Sri K. Raka Sudhakar Rao, National Executive Member, Jammu Kashmir Study Centre (JKSC); Sri Rahul Razdan, General Secretary, Youth for Panun Kashmir; Sri Chalasani Narendra, President, Human Rights Society and others will speak on this occasion. The programme also includes a Book Discussion of “Gilgit-Baltistan and its Unending Saga of Human Rights Violations” authored by Capt Alok Bansal, a formal Naval Officer.
This year’s International Human Rights Day marks the 70th anniversary of adoption of Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by United Nations General Assembly on 10th December 1948.