Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Interview: There are no rights without accountability and transparency

Construction of monument of martyrs 18 children of hunger and malnutrition at Raup at Sonbhadra in India created a political discussion to bring hunger and malnutrition as political issue for election and policy of Government. It is also bring a hope, dignity and honour to Ghasia tribe.

Interviewed by Nilantha Ilangamuwa- 

(July 17, 2017, Varanasi, Sri Lanka Guardian) “Accountability and transparency are important values for me. There are no rights without accountability and transparency. If as a human rights organization, we are asking for accountability and transparency by the government and corporation, so we need to implement ourselves too,” Lenin Raghuvanshi an eminent human rights defender based in Varanasi, India told in an interview with the Sri Lanka Guardian’s recently launched initiative “Redefining the Civil Societies in Asia.