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#India – Dalit family restrained, detained and tortured by BSF; police inaction

To The Chairman National Human Rights Commission Manav Adhikar Bhawan Block-C, GPO Complex, INA New Delhi – 110023   Respected Sir,   I want to draw your kind attention on the matter of physical torture on the victim; Mr. Suman… Continue Reading →

Kashmir Torture – Roller over legs, dipped in chilli-water, forced to drink acid #WTFnews

A still from the documentary, Kashmir’s Torture Trail. BY MUHEET UL ISLAM DECEMBER 14, 2013 · FEATURES Three years of Abdul Rehman’s torture Electrocution, sexual molestation, physical beatings, moving rollers over the legs to break bones were a few methods… Continue Reading →

#India – Women Human Rights Defenders Day, Nov 29

INDIA: Mother’s Quest for Justice Anjuman Ara Begum * The culture of women’s movement often set it root in motherhood as symbol or a weapon to create space. The notion of motherhood proved instrumental for women struggle for justice world wide. Patriarchal values existing in the… Continue Reading →

Today is Guantánamo’s 12th anniversary, and there’s no end in sight #torture

Out of 779 detainees, only seven have been convicted and sentenced. The US must end this costly disgrace Morris Davis theguardian.com, Wednesday 13 November 2013 12.45 GMT Twelve years ago, on 13 November 2001, President George W Bushsigned an order authorizing the… Continue Reading →

Srilanka – ‘Tamils still being raped and tortured’ #Vaw #Genocide

By Frances HarrisonPresenter, Our World <iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/nldVJ6PKUrw?feature=player_embedded” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Frances Harrison‘s report on Sri Lanka As Commonwealth leaders prepare to meet at a summit in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, allegations of rape and torture by the Sri… Continue Reading →

#India – Anti-terror campaign of MP police booking innocents on frivolous charges #WTFnews

Monday, Nov 4, 2013, 7:39 IST | Agency: DNA Iftikhar Gilani Pic for illustrative purpose only Despite being the most peaceful and largely a terror-free state, Madhya Pradesh has fairly a large number of prisoners booked under anti-terrorist laws. The… Continue Reading →

CIA made doctors torture suspected terrorists after 9/11 #WTFnews #medicalethics

Doctors were asked to torture detainees for intelligence gathering, and unethical practices continue, review concludes An al-Qaida detainee at Guantanamo Bay in 2002: the DoD has taken steps to address concerns over practices at the prison in recent years. Photograph:… Continue Reading →

#India – Illegal arrest, detention, torture in custody, released without charge: IMPUNITY #WTFnews

30 October 2013   To The Chairman National Human Rights Commission Manav Adhikar Bhawan Block- C, GPO Complex, INA New Delhi- 110023   Respected Sir   Here I am informing you about an incident of illegal arrest, detention, custodial torture… Continue Reading →

India’s prisons overcrowded, Chhattisgarh jails have 252 % occupancy

HYDERABAD, TNN : Indian jails are over-crowded. While the available capacity is 3, 43,169, the total inmate populationis much higher at 3, 85,135. That would make the occupancy rate 112.2 per cent. While there is not a single prisoner in the Union territory… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE— IADHRI Demands Freedom for Soni Sori and Lingaram Kodopi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: iadhri.org@gmail.com 25 October, 2013     On Monday, 28th October, the Supreme Court of India will take up the bail petitions of Soni Sori and Lingaram Kodopi, adivasi prisoners in Chhattisgarh who have been incarcerated for more than… Continue Reading →

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