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Preeti Rathi #acidattack case: Accused held guilty of murder #VAW

Charul Shah,  Ankur Panwar threw acid on Preeti Rathi after she reached Bandra terminus on May 2. Rathi succumbed to her injuries on June 1, 2013, at the Bombay Hospital (Hindustan Times) The special women’s court on Tuesday held the accused… Continue Reading →

NHRC team visits Bastar region after Soni Sori #acidattack

Source: The Hitavada Staff Reporter  Raipur, Mar 7 National Human Rights Commission team during their week long tour to Bastar region recorded the statements of alleged victims of human rights violation and Legal Aid Group lawyers, who were evicted from… Continue Reading →

Soni Sori – My face today is the face of Bastar’s fight #acidattack #Vaw

 KRITIKA SHARMA SEBASTIAN Soni Sori tells Jawaharlal Nehru University students about her own struggle fighting for tribal rights. JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar is also seen.Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma Tribal activist-turned-politician says “adivasis want azadi from govt. oppression, azadi from fear… Continue Reading →

Filmmaker sentenced to 5 years’ rigorous imprisonment for #acidattack on ex-girlfriend #Vaw

  The Court convicted filmmaker Jerrit John and sentenced him to five years’ rigorous imprisonment for attacking his ex-girlfriend Aryanka Hosbetkar Rebecca Samervel,TNN | Oct 10, 2015, 12.04 AM IST A file pic of Jerrit John. (TOI Photo) MUMBAI: A special women’s court… Continue Reading →

Kashmir Law student #Acidattack – culprit’s family turns him over to cops #Vaw

Two weeks after acid attack, By Anil Raina, Mumbai Mirror | Dec 26, 2014, 12.44 AM IST Top: Fareen, a law student, protests the acid attack in Srinagar on December 12; Above: IGP Mir at a press meet on Thursday Two youth including Omar… Continue Reading →

Delhi #Acidattack on woman doctor – Jilted doctor friend plotted #Vaw #WTFnews

Raj Shekhar,TNN | Dec 26, 2014, 12.33 AM IST NEW DELHI: The barbaric acid attack on a 30-year-old woman doctor in west Delhi was the handiwork of her “best friend” and doctor colleague, Ashok Yadav, who hired two minor boys for the… Continue Reading →

Jerrit John #Acidattack case – Police given till Nov 17 to trace missing bottle #Vaw

Police ‘lose’ bottle that held chemical, court gives them two days to find it By Sharmeen Hakim Indorewala, Mumbai Mirror | Nov 12, 2014,  Jerrit John and Aryanka Hosbetkar The Dadar police, which investigated the case involving a chemical attack by… Continue Reading →

#India- Four sisters injured in #acidattack #Vaw #WTFnews

Agence France-PresseApril 3, 2013 An acid attack left four sisters in northIndia with burns, police said Wednesday, in a particularly brutal example of what is a growing problem in South Asia. The youngest sister, 19, was admitted to hospital with severe injuries… Continue Reading →

#India- Acid Is Not the Answer to Anything #Vaw #acidattacks

    S. Senthair EPW The deaths of two young women in Tamil Nadu in February following acid attacks on them once again draw attention to the urgent need for measures to prevent this heinous crime and the need for… Continue Reading →

#Mumbai Court rejects Jerrit John’s bail application #Vaw #Acidattack

Rebecca Samervel, TNN | Mar 23, 2013, 03.40 AM IST MUMBAI: A Sewri sessions court on Friday rejected the bail plea of film professional Jerrit John, arrested on the charge of attempting to murder his former lover. “The court read out the operative… Continue Reading →

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