Defending Human Rights

Bhopal. Manipur. Karnataka. Chattisgarh. Orissa. Tamil Nadu. Ayodhya. West Bengal. Maharshtra…

Gas leak victims, women, sex workers, adivasis, domestic workers, children, dalits, differently abled…

Survivors. Marginalized. Minorities. Excluded.

Students, social activists, writers, film makers, folk artists, volunteers and others from across India united with subjects of human rights violations nationwide. Through candlelight vigils, dialogues, films, street plays, photo exhibitions, rallies et al, Bengaluru’s conscious citizens and inspired passersby showed that they stand with those whom many ignore!

These pictures are from events organized between 28th November and 10th December, 2009 at various Bangalore venues. The latter date is the 61st anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Pushpa Achanta is a writer who enjoys volunteering, photography and poetry.