The Human Rights Day will be observed here on December 10, which will see various functions being organised by the Kerala State Human Rights Commission (KSHRC) and the Institute of Parliamentary Affairs (INPA).
Home Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan will inaugurate the celebrations of the Institute of Parliamentary Affairs at the Government Guest House here and Finance Minister K M Mani will inaugurate the function of the KSHRC.
Both the Institute of Parliamentary Affairs and the Kerala Human Rights Commission will be conducting seminars and workshops as part of the celebrations.
As part of the celebration of the Kerala State Human Rights Commission , a book - Custodial Violence in Kerala (1956-2006), A Historical Perspective - will be released. DGP (Prisons) Alexander Jacob will give a talk on the issues faces by the state with respect to human rights and Subhash S Chand will speak on human rights and development.
The Institute of Parliamentary Affairs will be organising three workshops as part of the celebration. Bismi Gopalakrishnan, Assistant Professor, Department of Law, University of Kerala, will speak on the topic ‘Human Rights in the National Perspective.’
The second lecture will be on ‘UN and Human Rights,’ which will be led by S Varghese, former member, Kerala State Human Rights Commission .
The third workshop on ‘Children and Human Rights’ will be led by J Devika, Associate professor, Centre for Development Studies.