The Indian Law
Institute Delhi and National Human Rights commission successfully
organized One Day Programme for Media Personnel and Government Public
Relation Officers on ‘Media and Human Rights: Issues and Challenges’.
Around 50 Government Public Relation Officers, Media Personnel’s,
Advocates, Academicians and Students actively participated in the
Dr. Ranjit Singh, Joint Secretary (P&A), NHRC discussed on the subject
while tracing the historical antecedents of the role of media on the
protection and promotion of human rights. He shared his opinion that
media is the voice of the people, media is the right and entitlement and
it is undoubtedly a very important instrument in channelizing the youth
while reaching to the unreached.
Prof. (Dr.) Manoj Kumar Sinha, the Director of the Indian Law Institute,
New Delhi and a renowned expert of International Law and Human Rights
elucidated the impact of media on the protection and promotion of human
rights while discussing the international and national perspective of
The One day programme ended with the interactive sessions actively
initiated by the participants and the experts.