Universal Declaration of Human Rights

GCIC greets all people of good will on the occassion of Human Rights Day

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted on 10 December 1948. The date has since served to mark Human Rights Day worldwide. The High Commissioner for Human Rights, as the main UN rights official, and her Office play a major role in coordinating efforts for the yearly observance of Human Rights Day. The day commemorates the work of human rights organizations and all those people with consistent efforts and defend the human rights worldwide.


Human rights violations increasing rather than decreasing in India


The Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) slams the complicity or the incapacity of state governments to stop attacks against religious minorities. Fr Cedric Prakash, a Jesuit, says, “Dalits are still children of ‘a lesser God’ in most parts of the country”.