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13 December, 2010

Mukundan C. Menon’s writings on the Web

Selected writings of the late Mukundan C. Menon, well-known journalist and human rights activist, have been placed on the Web by the National Confederation of Human Rights.

Mukundan Chembakassery Menon was born on November 21, 1948 at Vadakancheri in Thrissur district of Kerala. As a journalist and an activist, he worked relentlessly for protection and promotion of human rights. He was jailed during the Emergency.

He was a founder member of the People’s Union for Civil Liberties, Delhi. On his return to Kerala after spending many years as a journalist outside the state, he helped found the Confederation of Human Rights Organizations, Kerala, and was its first Secretary General.

He died at Thiruvananthapuram on December 12, 2005.

NCHRO has placed many articles written by him at its website in a section titled Menon Papers.

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