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Mukundan C Menon Award to C K Janu PDF Print E-mail

alt 16 December 2014

Kerala (Kozhikode): C K Janu the President of Aadivasi Gothra Maha Sabha has been selected for the award instituted by NCHRO is memory of Mukundan C Menon the noted journalist and human rights activist. The jury made up of Prf. A Marx(Chennai), Prf.N Ramesh(Bangaluru), Dr.J Devika (Thiruvananthapuram), N P Chekutty(Kozhikodu) and Adv.Shabana Khan(Mumbai), from amoung many nominations recieved from different parts of the country. The award includes the cash prize of Rs. 25000/- and a citation. This is a token of our support stand on strike led by C K Janu and others, before Thiruvananthapuram for restoration their acecestoral land; said NCHRO.

Arms and the godman PDF Print E-mail

21 November 2014

Instead of choosing the easier and more sensible option of surrendering to the police, Sant Rampal put at risk the lives and limbs of his band of supporters.

Maoist leader Narayan Sanyal released from jail PDF Print E-mail

21 November 2014

Narayan Sanyal, described by those familiar with his work as the “tallest Maoist leader” in the phase succeeding the Naxalbari agitation, was released on bail from the Hazaribagh jail on Thursday after being jailed for about nine years.

Sterilization drive kills 17 women in Chhattisgarh, hundreds battling for life PDF Print E-mail

21 November 2014

Dear Friends,

The Asian Human Rights Commission has received information about the death of 17 women due to medical negligence in botched sterilization surgeries organised in an abandoned hospital that lacked basic infrastructure. The information from Society for Fast Justice has revealed that the incident is not a standalone one; it is part of a campaign aimed at population control that has left hundreds of women struggling for life in three other hospitals.

People’s tribunal throws new light on Sister Valsa John’s murder PDF Print E-mail

21 November 2014

New report by tribunal comprising leading lawyers and researchers suggests the nun fighting for land rights of tribal people in Jharkhand was probably eliminated by hired killers, not Maoists as claimed by state police Sister Valsa John Malamel, a Christian nun working on tribal land rights in Pakur district of Jharkhand, was brutally murdered by a mob of 20 to 25 persons three years ago, on November 15, 2011. The nun from Kerala had been leading land protests against a mining company. The Jharkhand Police has so far been maintaining that she was murdered by Maoists because she had helped negotiate an agreement between Panem Mining Company and the project-affected villages and that the Maoists were opposed to any such agreement.

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