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Fact Finding Report on the Alleged Rape and Murder of Dalit girl in Jind

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  Report of the Fact Finding Investigation conducted to ascertain facts in the case of alleged rape and murder of Dalit girl in Jind district of Haryana Background to the Formation of the Fact Finding Team On 24th August, a 20 year old Dalit girl was brutally raped and murdered in Jind, Haryana, while she …

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NHRC seeks report on extra-judicial killings in Manipur

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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued notices to the secretary, ministry of home affairs of the government of India, district magistrate and district superintendent of police of Ukhrul district of North East Indian state Manipur asking for a report on the alleged torture and the extrajudicial killing of three indigenous Meitei people in a …

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Killing of Rohit Prajapati by the Jharkhand Police in an alleged fake encounter

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Jharkhand Human Rights Movement (JHRM) writes to the National Human Rights Commission on Killing of Mr. Rohit Prajapati by the Police in an alleged fake encounter  To, Mr. Satyabrata Pal, Hon’ble Member, The National Human Rights Commission, Faridcourt House, Copernicus Marge, New Delhi-1 Sub: For investigation and necessary action on a case of killing of …

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Dalit women brutally attacked, sexually assaulted in Naraina, Bihar

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— Write to the NHRC, stand up for the Dalit women of Naraina (With inputs from Karthik Navayan and R.Ravi Kumar of the National Dalit Forum)  On 9th December, 2011, around 9 in the morning, Manju Devi of Naraina village, Khagaria district, Bihar, received word that some upper caste men had encroached upon her farm and …

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Police Atrocities on Adivasis of Saranda Forest: A Fact Sheet

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2 Oct 2011 The ‘Saranda’ literally means a forest of seven hundred small hills is also known as the largest Sal Forest in Asia, situated in West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. Approximately, 10,000 Adivasi families with the population of 1 lakh 25 thousand Adivasis live in the forest. The Adivasis depend on agriculture, forest produces …

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People’s Watch’s interim report from Paramakudi

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Paramakudi: a police engineered violence and firing [ An interim report from People’s Watch since police and District Magistrates have not been personally met, circulated in public interest by Henri Tiphagne, Executive Director, People’s Watch] September 11th, the 54th death anniversary of the dalit leader Immanuel Sekaran has not only been a day observed to …