Entries for 'Manish Machaiah'

Honing WLPA knowledge : An online training for lawyers donating time pro bono to assist enforcement agencies

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(October 13, 2020) On 11th October, Counter Wildlife Trafficking (CWT) program organised a training for eighteen lawyers who donate their time pro-bono to assist enforcement agencies in cases. The aim of the exercise was to equip the lawyers with the necessary skills and knowledge to smoothly assist the officers when requested. The three hour webinar included sessions: Introduction to Wildlife Trafficking, Introduction to Wild Life Protection Act, 1972, Procedure and Documentation and, Findings of Legal Gap Analys...


Best practices to follow after detecting Wildlife Crime

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(August 30, 2019) The Counter Wildlife Trafficking Team of WCS-India held a discussion with the staff regarding Best Practices to be followed when a wildlife offence is detected. Mridula Vijairaghavan, WCS-India's Legal Advisor spoke to the staff about importance of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 and on how to aid enforcement in taking action against wildlife offenders.She spoke about the course of action WCS-India staff should take when they come across a wildlife offence. This may be by providing detailed...


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Self-defense workshop conducted

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(July 02, 2019) July 1, 2019: Sometimes a loud scream can be an effective tool to stun your opponent in a hostile encounter. This was demonstrated in a self-defence workshop for the staff conducted at the WCS-India office premises.  The workshop conducted by Mr Praneet Goteti focussed on using the body and surroundings, with self-awareness being an important aspect of the defense mechanism. It was an interactive session where basic physical combat strategies were showcased. It covered topics on h...







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