B.T.Venkatesh, Human Rights Lawyer and a former State Public Prosecutor on the need to make our laws and system more efficient rather than stringent. Most of the provisions in the laws such as AFSPA, UAPA, Goondas Act, etc are draconian and against the Constitutional provisions to fundamental rights. He also pushes for police reforms, strengthen … Continue reading “Laws and system to be more efficient than stringent” – BT Venkatesh
Senior Advocate BT Venkatesh teaching 'Fundamental Rights and Constitutional Safeguards' for the student members of All India Students Federation (AISF) at CPI State Headquarters, Bengaluru. Student leaders from several districts in Karnataka participated in the student camp as part of the 3-day capacity building program (Oct 18-20) organised by AISF.
"Sex Workers' Rights Are Workers' Rights", Senior Advocate BT Venkatesh said to a gathering of sex workers, community supporters, lawyers and representatives from NGOs working on health, human, and labour rights. During the meeting held today (17 Oct 2019) at Visthar, Bengaluru, he emphasised that there's a greater need for this vulnerable member of the … Continue reading Unionisation of Sex Workers Movement – Consultative Process