Appointment of the New Executive Director

June 1, 2020


Congratulations to Ms. Margaret Sampath who has taken over as the New Executive Director of SICHREM from today- 1st June 2020. The SICHREM team wishes her all the very best for her position at SICHREM. We take this opportunity to appreciate her great job and all the hard work that led to her promotion. We know you will do great things in this position, and we cannot wait to see what the future holds for you.

We wish you to bring more positive changes in the lives of the people. Best of luck as you advance in your career.

Media report- KSHRC ORDER- On Custodial death-dated 27/06/2019.

June 27, 2019

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MEDIA REPORT IN The Hindu dated 27-06-2019, page 5. The same article also published in Deccan Herald pg 3A and Deccan Chronicle pg. 3. Dear Friends, Karnataka State Commission has ordered CID investigation into the death (alleged torture by Jail wardens) of Syed Fairoz (21) who was an under trial prisoner in Parappanna Agrahara Central Jail, Bangalore. Commission also ordered a compensation of Ten Lakhs to the victim’s family. Commission has also ordered strict action against the errant officials. Syed Fairoz S/o Syed Munna who was a resident of DJ halli in Bangalore and was an under trial prisoner died at Victoria hospital on 23- January, 2019. The postmortem report said the death is due to septicemia consequent upon injuries sustained on his body. South Indian Cell for Human Rights Education and Monitoring (SICHREM) is one of the complainants to Karnataka State Human Rights Commission (KSHRC) in this case.

International Day in support of victims of Torture on 26/06/19.

June 27, 2019

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On the Occasion of International Day in support of victims of Torture on 26/06/19. SICHREM in association with St.Joseph’s College(Autonomous) organised a Debate on Different means of Torture, the students and the Program officer Prof. Selwyn Paul from the NSS unit-1 actively participated and created awareness on the issue.

Students views on the issue was discussed and the students were in solidarity with the victims of Torture. “ANY MEANS OF TORTURE IS NOT ACCEPTABLE”.


Module Release at St.Joseph’s Evening College on 22nd June, 2019.

June 24, 2019

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Module Release on Human Rights Education at St. Joseph’s Evening College on 22nd June, 2019. In the Picture- Left to Right Dr. Christopher Hoskins, Dr. Albert Smith, Dr. Fr. Brian Periera, Dr. Kripa Alva, Mr. Koshy Mathew, Ms. Margaret Sampath.

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Group Photo- “Convocation Ceremony of the 10th Diploma Awarding Ceremony in Human Rights Studies”

SICHREM in association with St.Joseph’s Evening College, Bangalore, awarded the Diploma for the students of the 10th batch and Inauguration of the 11th batch which was held on the 22nd June, 2019.

10th Diploma awarding ceremony in Human Rights Studies.

June 21, 2019

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10th Diploma awarding ceremony in Human rights studies and inauguration of 11th Batch.

Women’s day at St. Aloysius degree college, Bangalore

January 7, 2019

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The Human Rights week

December 7, 2018

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The Human Rights Day week concluded with the Candle light Vigil and oath at Town hall

Human Rights Celebrations 2018

November 30, 2018

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Human Rights Day Celebration December 1- 10, 2015

October 31, 2018

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Human Rights Day Celebration was jointly organised by SICHREM, St. Joseph’s College and Indian Social Insitiute Bangalore from December 1-10, 2015. The Chief Guest for the inauguration ceremony  was Ms. Asha Ramesh, Founder member of Ondede. She is a well known Women’s Rights Activist, Committee Member of the National Commission of Women, GOI. Other dignitaries were Mr.Mathews Philip, Executive Director of SICHREM, Fr.Victor Lobo SJ, Principal of St. Jospeh’s College.  Fr Jaysheelan, Head of Human Rights Unit, ISI.

7th Batch students of Human Rights Diploma course.

October 29, 2018

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