Tag: India

Not a Silent Spectator

The death of 84-year-old Jesuit Stan Swamy SJ in hospital, while awaiting bail from an Indian prison, has caused shockwaves throughout the world. Falsely accused of being linked to...

Fr Stan Swamy ill with suspected Covid-19

84-year-old Jesuit gravely ill in prison with “headache, fever and cough”

Indian Jesuit victim of shocking abuse of law say Irish Jesuits

This article is from an interview that our Director, John Guiney SJ gave to Ruadhán Jones of the Irish Catholic recently, to talk about the injustice of Indian Jesuit...

Release Human Rights Defender Stan Swamy SJ

Stan Swamy SJ is an 83-year-old human rights defender in India. He has worked for five decades with marginalised and vulnerable communities, especially the indigenous Adivasi peoples and the...

A Holistic Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

For people in many of the countries where we work, the most immediate threat posed by the Covid-19 pandemic was not the risk of infection, but hunger and a...

Working Together in India

Covid-19 is spreading rapidly across the Indian subcontinent. It has been recording the biggest daily increase in cases for weeks. There are now more than 5 million confirmed cases...

Refugee Women Make Face Masks

There are many difficulties in preventing the spread of Covid-19 in refugee camps and settlements, where people are in close proximity with limited access to water, and...

Covid-19 in India

Louie Albert SJ of JRS South Asia shares his insights about the effect of Covid-19 on India's daily-wage earners, migrants and refugees. While the official count of infected persons...

‘Social Distancing’ in Refugee Camps

A news report sent to us by our colleagues in JRS South Asia exposes the hardship that refugees face in adhering to Coronavirus prevention guidelines. "Fear grips the mind...

Rebuilding After Kerala Floods

August 2018 saw the Indian state of Kerala endure the worst flooding since 1924. Almost 500 people were killed. Homes, schools and businesses were destroyed leaving many people with...