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Amnesty International: Scheduled Tribes Panel Order on Unlawful Land Transfers is Welcome

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  Amnesty International India  Statement released by Amnesty International India Bangalore11 May 2017 A recent order by the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes to the District Magistrate in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh directing action in cases of unlawful transfer of Adivasi land is a positive move, said Amnesty International India today. On 9 May, the National Commission …

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The Scheduled Castes And The Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989

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  The Scheduled Castes And The Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 No. 33 of 1989 [11th September, 1989] An Act to prevent the commission of offences of atrocities against the members of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes, to provide for Special Courts for the trial of such offences and for the …

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Dalit Mahila Garima Yatra: Updates from the Karwan

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  Asha Kowtal Following the spate of media reports of gang rapes on dalit women in Haryana, several dalit organizations came together to express solidarity with the rape survivors and outrage against the institutionalized sexual violence on dalit women, by conducting a Karwan called Dalit Mahila Garima Yatra. In this photo-essay, through images we bring …