68: Harsh Mander on how India's Covid strategy forgot its most vulnerable
The Sandip Roy Show
Social activist Harsh Mander on how the pandemic has impacted the country's most vulnerable, his own harrowing experience of getting COVID-19, and his latest book Locking Down the Poor: The Pandemic and India’s Moral Centre.
Harsh Mander - On India's Protests, Violence against Muslims & The Poor, and Radical Love
The Arts of Travel
I spoke w. organizer Harsh Mander on his efforts to help India's poor and Muslim communities, who have endured unspeakable violence from Narendra Modi's government. We discuss Covid-19 impact on India's migrant workforce, the violence India's Muslims have faced, and how despite this hatred and the state targeting him with prosecution for his organizing, Harsh maintains a philosophy of 'radical love' . Other topics include: Anarchism vs. Social Democracy, leaders, and how the Black Lives Matter protests are being viewed within India. For more with Harsh, simply search the internet, he's all over! I like his essays with The Scroll: https://scroll.in/author/1580 You can learn more about his charity work with Karwan e Mohabbat : https://karwanemohabbat.in/ and for more about how the state is targeting him with prosecution, you can read more here: https://thewire.in/video/interview-karan-thapar-harsh-mander Music by Kiyoto: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSJJ5Vy7jE4
#10 The Untold Tale of Human Rights with Harsh Mander
Lights | Camera | Azadi
Harsh Mander is an Indian author, columnist, researcher, teacher, and social activist who works with survivors of mass violence and hunger, as well as homeless persons and street children. He is the Director of the Centre for Equity Studies, a research organisation based in New Delhi.1.How does an activist spend his day during lockdown?2.What are Human Rights and why do we need it?3.Accountability structure of Human Rights4.Why Human Rights are only limited to Liberal Democracies?5.Is Human Rights considered a Liberal ideological agenda?6.How do you rate India in championing Human Rights?7.Why is Human Rights not an acceptable discussion in Indian Society?8.Human Rights and Terrorists9.Discussion on Centre for Equity Studies and India exclusion report10.Questions from listenersहर्ष मंदर एक भारतीय लेखक, स्तंभकार, शोधकर्ता, शिक्षक और सामाजिक कार्यकर्ता हैं जो सामूहिक हिंसा और भूख से बचे, साथ ही बेघर व्यक्तियों और सड़क पर रहने वाले बच्चों के साथ काम करते हैं। वह नई दिल्ली स्थित एक अनुसंधान संगठन सेंटर फॉर इक्विटी स्टडीज के निदेशक हैं।1. तालाबंदी के दौरान एक कार्यकर्ता अपना दिन कैसे व्यतीत करता है?2. मानव अधिकार क्या हैं और हमें इसकी आवश्यकता क्यों है?3. मानवाधिकार की जवाबदेही संरचना4. मानवाधिकार केवल लिबरल डेमोक्रेसी तक ही सीमित क्यों हैं?5. क्या मानव अधिकारों को एक उदार वैचारिक एजेंडा माना जाता है?6. मानवाधिकार की प्रतिस्पर्धा में आप भारत को किस तरह से दर करते हैं?7. भारतीय समाज में मानवाधिकार एक स्वीकार्य चर्चा क्यों नहीं है?8. मानवाधिकार और आतंकवादी9. सेंटर फॉर इक्विटी स्टडीज और भारत बहिष्करण रिपोर्ट पर चर्चा10. श्रोताओं से प्रश्न
I Did the Right Thing: Harsh Mander on SC Deportation Case Drama
News and Views
The Quint spoke to Harsh Mander about why he asked CJI Ranjan Gogoi to recuse himself in the Assam deportation case, and whether he thinks he made the right decision. “I would do it again,” he said, adding “I can act only according to my conscience and judgement.”
The Right To Know: Aruna Roy, Harsh Mander, Urvashi Butalia
Information empowers and its role in a democracy is especially critical and definitive. In this important session, social activist Aruna Roy, the power behind the RTI Movement and Harsh Mander, fearless activist, who works with survivors of mass violence and hunger, the homeless and street children, and also the Director of the Centre for Equity Studies, make a passionate plea for the ‘Right to Know’ in order to challenge the convenient obscurantism of those in power. In conversation with Indian feminist and publisher Urvashi Butalia, a session rich in anecdote and readings from The RTI Story: Power to the People, authored by Roy, and for those who ask questions to seek answers. This episode is a live session from day 2 of #ZEEJLF2019.