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Soni Sori: ‘The State is Lawless’

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  Soni Sori, a human rights defender and an Adivasi school teacher from Chhattisgarh, was in Mumbai recently to talk at an event organized to commemorate Justice (retired) Suresh Hosbet’s 25 years of contribution to human rights struggle in India post his retirement. This event was orgainsed by Majlis, a women’s rights organization in collaboration with …

Atrocities

‘The very right of living in this country has been snatched from me’

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Linga Ram Kodopi, a trained journalist and Soni Sori’s nephew, who is accused of having Naxal connections has been in prison since 10 September 2011. He writes an open letter to fellow Indians. ~~~ Respected intellectuals, I am writing this letter in the hope that you all will do justice to the torture and injustices …

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 …