This book is a compilation of some of the lectures on certain aspects of human rights by the author in various fora. The book reflects his concern over the protection of human dignity, values and human rights
The work deals with a variety of issues including poverty, gender justice and child rights. Role of police as protectors of human rights is highlighted. It shows terrorism as the gravest violation of human rights Custodial Justice and role of law enforcement agencies in protecting human rights, without committing excesses, is highlighted.
Problems of refugees, constitutional, judicial and institutional safeguards, the role of UN and human rights organizations and many more subjects are covered.
Though human rights span all aspects of human activities, the author has taken pain to cover as many issues as possible within the scope of this work.
Mr. D.R. Kaarthikeyan with more than four decades of experience in law, maintenance of law and order, dealing with insurgency, extremism and terrorism and involvement in several social, environmental, educational and spiritual activities, brings in his vast experience and sensitivity in these lectures. His thoughts and vies are bound to be of great interest to any one interested in human rights or involved in creating awareness of, safeguarding and protecting human rights.