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Features

‘The whole system is in their hands, including the judicial system’: Bojja Tharakam

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  Dalit Camera: Through Un-Touchable Eyes Dalit Camera spoke to veteran human rights lawyer Bojja Tharakam after the acquittal of all the accused in the Tsunduru massacre case in the Andhra Pradesh High Court on April 22, 2014. Very recently Bojja Tharakam, who is the Special Public Prosecutor in the case, had openly expressed lack …

Policy

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 …

Atrocities

Authorities must ensure justice for victims of Kalinganagar shootings six years ago

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Amnesty International Public Statement [AI Index: ASA 20/001/2012 1 January 2012 (embargoed for release at 0001 GMT on 1 January 2012)] Authorities in Orissa should no longer delay justice for the victims and survivors of the Kalinganagar police shootings six years ago when 12 adivasis (Indigenous people) were killed and 37 others injured, Amnesty International said today. …