International Commission for Human Rights and Religious Freedom

ICHRRF is a US-based non-profit focused on promoting human rights, religious and philosophical freedom and a polycentric worldview through continuous monitoring, education, policy research and collaboration.

Upcoming Events:

Sun, May 26, 10AM-11AM: Roma Slavery and Human Rights Violations, by Dr. Julieta Rotaru

Recent Papers:

Current Violations of Child Labor Laws in the United States, April 2, 2023, Christina Boozer, ICHRRF

Paganism, Polycentricity and Human Rights in the United States, April 2022, Carl Clemens, ICHRRF

Recent Media Articles:

The Beijing Games betrayed the Olympic mission of peace and Human Rights, March 1, 2022, Prof. Ved P. Nanda writing for the Denver Post

Inviting Applications Now:

Prof. Ved P. Nanda Fellowship Program for Human Rights

Recent Reports:

The Plight of the Roma in Europe, 2023, by Dirk Lang, ICHRRF Director of Outreach -Germany

Report on the Hearings on Kashmiri Hindu Genocide, August 2022, by ICHRRF (Executive Summary)

Report on the Hearings on Human Rights Violations in Bangladesh, April 2022, by ICHRRF

The Iraqi Kurdish Migration to Europe in 2020-2021, by Dr. Heshu Rahman, ICHRRF Director of Outreach - Kurdish Communities

Politically Sponsored Persecution and Ethnic Cleansing of Indo-Caribbeans in Post-Independent Guyana, by Ravindra Dev (former Member of Parliament)

Armed Conflict and Massacre in Tigray, Ethiopia, by Kofi Sarpong (ICHRRF - African Region)

Nanda: The massacre in Ethiopia requires pressure from the US to remove Eritrean troops, Denver Post article by ICHRRF Board Member Prof. Ved Nanda

Recent Press Releases: 

March 28, 2024: ICHRRF urges the U.S. to honor Press freedom and drop charges against Julian Assange

January 13, 2024: Prof. Claude d'Estree joins ICHRRF's International Advisory Board

January 9, 2024: Dr. Yashodhan Agalgaonkar Joins The ICHRRF Board of Directors

January 1, 2024: ICHRRF mourns the passing of Board Member and International Luminary Prof. Ved P Nanda

December 10, 2023: ICHRRF International Human Rights Day

September 23, 2023: ICHRRF successfully conducts the 1st Annual Convention on Forgotten Genocides at The George Washington University

August 15, 2023: ICHRRF highlights the ancient Yazidi religion and its ongoing genocide at the Parliament of the World's Religions

April 13, 2023: ICHRRF welcomes Dr. Anshu Vashishtha as Deputy Director

March 21, 2023: ICHRRF Affirms the Resolve to End Racial Discrimination

February 6, 2023: ICHRRF observes International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

December 10, 2022: ICHRRF observes World Human Rights Day

November 30, 2022: ICHRRF exhorts international community for global elimination of chemical weapons

November 25, 2022: ICHRRF to observe International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

November 1, 2022: Prof. Sen Nieh joins ICHRRF as Director of Outreach for the Northeast Asian region

October 2, 2022: ICHRRF begins focus on China's repression of religious freedom and the persecution of Falun Gong

August 28, 2022: ICHRRF releases Hearings Report on Kashmiri Hindu Genocide

ICHRRF Panel Discussion 

Persecution of Hindu Meiteis in Manipur - Rajesh Gogna, Esq, Dr. Adityanjee, Carl Clemens

ICHRRF Panel Discussion 

Challenges Faced by Ghanaian Hindus in Africa: Sanjaya Sarpong, Nityananda Kofi Gyasi Essuman, Bharata Korley, Daniella Kukanu, Kofi Sarpong

ICHRRF Speaking Up Series 

Human Rights Violations & Restrictions on Freedom of Religion in Colombia, by Ms. Margarita Jaramillo

ICHRRF Speaking Up Series 

Human Rights Violations of Uyghurs Under Communist China, by Ms. Elfidar Iltebir

ICHRRF Forgotten Genocides Convention 2023

ICHRRF conducted a 1-day convention on Forgotten Genocides at The George Washington University this September. Here are all the videos of a distinguished lineup of speakers.

ICHRRF at Parliament of World Religions 2023

ICHRRF conducted a 1.5 hour panel discussion at the ongoing Parliament of the World's Religions on The Ancient Yazidi Religion and its Persecution. 

ICHRRF Book Release

"Human Rights, Religious Freedom, and Spirituality" - by Prof. Yashwant Pathak and Dr. Adityanjee

ICHRRF Speaking Up Series: 

Politicization of Human Rights - Debasing the Currency of Human Rights, by Prof. Ved Nanda

ICHRRF Speaking Up Series: 

Child Labor Law Violations in the United States - The Way Forward, by Christina Boozer

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

ICHRRF: Human Rights Violations and the Plight of Romani Community in Europe, by Dirk Lang

ICHRRF Speaking Up Series

Colonialism & Demonization of African Spirituality and Religions, by Aina Ademola Adeniran

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

ICHRRF: Persecution of followers of Zoroastrian and Baha'i faiths in Iran, by Prof. Shendurnikar

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

Persecution of Maori people by European colonizers in New Zealand, by Prof. Rao

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

Disappearance of Native Canadian children from Catholic schools in Canada, by Prof. Vemsani

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

Epidemic of school shootings in the US, by Dr. Yashodhan Agolgaonkar

Speaking Up - Ethnic Cleansing of Religious Minorities in Pakistan, by Ramesh Jaipal

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

Human Rights violations and suppression of civil liberties in China and Hong Kong, by Prof. Sen Nieh

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

Grooming gangs, State's complicity and sexual exploitation in the UK, by Carl Clemens

Speaking Up - China's repression of religious freedom and the case of Falun Gong, by Prof. Sen Nieh

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

Trafficking of Persons and Slavery in WANA, by Dr. Adityanjee

ICHRRF Release - Report of Special Hearings on Kashmiri Hindu Genocide, 1989-91

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

Ancient and Indigenous Cultures and their Religious Freedom, by Prof. Lavanya Vemsani

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

Black Lives Matter movement and racially targeted killings in the US, by Hardam Tripathi, Esq.

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

Religious conversions by fraud or deception & Human Rights violations, by Prof. Yashwant Pathak

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

Western and geopolitical bias in the Human Rights movement, by Prof. Nidhi Shendurnikar

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

Gender targeted war crimes and sexual atrocity

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

Polycentricity and Pagan Cultures in America, by Mr. Carl Clemens

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

International Covenants Human Rights Movement and International Treaties, by Prof. Ved P. Nanda

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

History of the Human Rights movement, by Dr. Adityanjee

ICHRRF Speaking Up series

Human Rights violations in the Ukraine, by Prof. Ved P. Nanda

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

The USCIRF as an instrument of the US State Department, by Dr. Richard Benkin

ICHRRF Speaking Up Series

Human Rights violations of minorities by Taliban in Afghanistan, by Dr. Anarkali Kaur Honaryar

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

Slavery in the 21st Century, by Dr. Adityanjee

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

Global Perspective on Human Rights of Policing and Security Forces, by Carl Clemens

ICHRRF Hearing

Kashmiri Hindu Genocide, 1989-91

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training

Blasphemy Laws and Violation of Human Rights of Minorities, by Attorney Hardam Tripathi, Esq

ICHRRF Symposium

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 and Human Rights Violations by China 

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training:

Protecting Children's Rights, by Dr. Yashodhan Agalgaonkar

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training:

Crimes against Humanity and Extra-territorial Prosecution, by Prof. Ved Nanda

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training:

International Covenants Human Rights Movement and International Treaties, by Prof. Ved Nanda

ICHRRF Nanda Fellowship Training:

Women's Rights and Sexual Atrocities, by Dr. Adityanjee

Latest in the ICHRRF Speaking Up series: 

The Armenia Genocide by the Ottoman Turkish Caliphate, by Mr. Taniel Toushakjian

ICHRRF President Dr. Adityanjee's statement at Cleveland, OH prayer vigil for Bangladeshi Hindus