Status: Raid & Harassment
About the situation: On 29 October 2020, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided the residence of human rights defender and former chairperson of the Delhi Minorities Commission Dr. Zafarul Islam Khan and the office of the NGO ‘Charity Alliance’ headed by him.
Front Line Defenders was founded in Dublin in 2001 with the specific aim of protecting human rights defenders at risk (HRDs), people who work, non-violently, for any or all of the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Front Line Defenders addresses the protection needs identified by HRDs themselves.
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