About The Book
This work on Human Rights, is a comprehensive collection of articles contributed by an eminent Judge and Senior Advocate. Keenly interested in the solution of human problems. He has intelligently weaved the whole theme into ten chapters with systematic thrust on various problems of minorities, housing political morality and violation of human rights, forced eviction, press a necessary for civilised and human existence, law and custodial torture and role of police, environment in developing countries, economic crisis a global phenomenon, armed conflict to be replaced by basic amenities. This monumental work will be useful for Parliamentarians, social scientists, teachers and students in India and abroad.
Introduction • Human Rights : Present Day Challenges • Housing : A Basic Right • Violation of Human Rights • Human Rights: The Political Morality • Forced Eviction : Violation of Human Rights • Human Rights, Individual Liberty and POTO • Law and Custodial Torture • Environment in Developing Countries • Globalisation-Negation of Human Rights • International Humanitarian Law • Human Rights and Election • Statements and Interviews • Index.
About The Author/Editor
Justice Rajindar Sachar (b.22 December 1923) belongs to an illustrious family of freedom fighters. His father Shri Bhim Sen Sachar participated in several satyagraha movements in pre-1947 period and suffered in jails. He was the Chief Minister in East Punjab, Governor of Andhra Pradesh and High Commissioner in Sri Lanka. An eminent Advocate by profession, he was appointed Judge of Delhi High Court in 1970, first Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court in 1975 and Chief Justice of Delhi High Court in 1985. He has deep interest in several academic institutions which have honoured him with awards and degrees. His contribution in Peoples Union for Civil Liberties. UNICEF, lawyers forum, human rights intellectuals forum and numerous other activities for human welfare enabled him to receive unique honours in national and international sphere. At present Mr. Sachar is a Senior Advocate in the Supreme Court of India.