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#Rape by man in uniform (BSF), abandoned, No action taken neither by BSF nor by police #Vaw

28 December 2012   To The Chairman National Human Rights Commission Faridkot House Copernicus Marg New Delhi   Respected Sir   This is a sordid tale of a woman, who lost her family, livelihood and neighbourhood due to the river… Continue Reading →

#India- BSF devastated livelihood of a petty trader – #impunity

11th December 2012   To The Chairman National Human Rights Commission Faridkot House Copernicus Marg New Delhi-110001   Respected Sir,   We lodge this present complaint in the matter of the victim Mr. Abed Ali Gazi from district-North 24 Parganas, West… Continue Reading →

Why do India and Pakistan treat their fishermen like fish?

Last updated on: October 01, 2012 , rediff.com   *When a security force finds the vessel of another country within its maritime borders — with no “objectionable materials apart from a large cache of fish” — why can’t they simply ask the… Continue Reading →

Maimed by the state, quietly #Torture #Censorship #Kashmir

Amidst a culture of silence and media inattention, torture is easy to find in the security hot zones of India. A new film bares the ugly truth. Freny Manecksha reports.  “Soldiers got on top of me. One of them chopped my feet… Continue Reading →

BSF treating local populace as “second class citizen”

    To The Hon’ble Chairman National Human Rights Commission Faridkot House Copernicus Marg New Delhi – 1  Respected Sir  I want to draw your attention on an incident in which the posted Border Security Force personnel not only harassing… Continue Reading →

Main culprit behind Mangalore homestay attack held #moralpolicing #VAW

  By PTI – BANGALORE 04th August 2012 08:04 PM The main culprit behind the Mangalore homestay attack has been arrested and booked under the Goonda act, Deputy Chief Minister R Ashoka said today. Subhash Padeel has been booked under the… Continue Reading →

Broken Pledges by India to End Killings, Torture at Bangladeshi Border

 India–  Abuses  by Border force Increases  Human Rights Watch (New York) – Authorities in India should investigate fresh allegations of human rights violations by the Border Security Force (BSF) along the Bangladesh border and prosecute those found responsible. Despite assurances… Continue Reading →

Soni Sori’s “Crime” in the Land of the Robber Barons

Member of Odisha state legislature Jhina Hikaka (2nd R), accompanied by his wife Kaushalya Majhi (3rd R), walks towards Balipeta village in Koraput district after being released by Maoist rebels on 26 April 2012. (Photo: AFP – STR) By: Amrit Wilson… Continue Reading →

Endless wait for return of a ‘martyr’ from Pakistan

Gautam Dheer, Apr 28, 2012 : Deccan Herald —For over three decades, 61-year old and ailing Angrez Kaur lived a life in tremulous dilemma unsure if her husband was alive or if she was a widow.  Her son Amrik Singh… Continue Reading →

For Immediate Release India: Prosecute Security Forces for Torture

Recent Abuse Cases Reinforce Need to Enact Prevention of Torture Bill (New York, January 31, 2012) – The Indian government should prosecute members of the security forces for recent high-profile cases of torture, to send a message that such practices… Continue Reading →

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