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Atrocities

Soni Sori: Human Rights Watch writes to Prime Minister

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Letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh regarding Sexual Assault Case in Police Custody Dr. Manmohan Singh Honorable Prime Minister of India South Block, Raisina Hill New Delhi 110011 India Dear Prime Minister Manmohan Singh: I am writing on behalf of Human Rights Watch to draw your attention to the case of Soni Sori, a tribal …

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Brutal attack on Dalit settlement in Kizh Sathamangalam, Pondicherry

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An Appeal from the ADECOM Network  A dominant caste mob, from Melsathamangalam village,  launched a brutal attack on the Dalit settlement in Kizh Sathamangalam village of Pondicherry, India on January 1, 2012. Nearly 100 Dalits’ houses were attacked by 300 upper caste members using swords and other sharp and deadly weapons. Many Dalit houses were destroyed, properties like vehicles …

Atrocities

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 …