Category Archives: News from Victims

International Religious Freedom Report 2006 on India by US

Released by the US Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor This report is submitted to the Congress by the Department of State in compliance with Section 102(b) of the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA) of 1998. The law provides

Cardinal Varkey Says “Forced Conversion” Laws Really About Stopping All Conversions

Says some high caste Hindus fear losing cheap labor of converted lower caste “untouchables” By Steve Jalsevac,, June 20, 2006 COCHIN, Kerala, India, June 20, 2006 ( – The following is the second part of the May 31

Rainforests should be forever

The montane forests of the western ghats are among the last remaining global biodiversity hot spots. These forests sustain a vast population through material ecosystem services such as water security and fish diversity. The flora and the fauna of the

Bihar: 4 youths killed in caste violence

Anand Mohan Sahay in Patna | May 05, 2006 In a fresh episode of caste violence, four youths were murdered in Arari village in Shiekhpura district on early Friday. It has created tension and fear of revenge in the areas.

Encounter Killings of Five Muslims by Telangana Police

Prof A.Marx addressing the media (center) . Prathmesh, Adv A . Mohamed Yusuff, Ko. Sugumaran, Reny Ayline, Talaha Hussain Gulbargavi, Muhammad Abdul Ahad (from left)

A Fact Finding Report by the NCHRO Team 30th April 2015 Hyderabad Two weeks after Hashimpura verdict which acquitted all the police personnel involved in the custodial killings of 42 innocent Muslims, the news about the killing of five Muslims

Maoist leader Narayan Sanyal released from jail

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

People’s tribunal throws new light on Sister Valsa John’s murder

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

Women inmates allegedly forced to have sex with male convicts in Bangalore Central jail

16 November 2014 Bengaluru: In shocking revelations emerging from inside the Bangalore Central jail, two letters have surfaced which allege that women inmates at the jail were forced by their jail wardens to have sex with male inmates. In turn

Macchil fake encounter: life term for 5 Army men

14 November 2014 The Army on Thursday sentenced five of its personnel, including two officers, to life imprisonment for staging the killing of three Kashmiri civilians in the Macchil area of Kupwara district in 2010 and branding them as foreign

Triple murder of Dalit family rocks Maharashtra the hindu

9 November 2014 Three people were murdered and their multilated body parts dispersed on a farm in Mharashtra’s Ahmd Nagar district. In what appears to be a case of caste violence, a Dalit family of three was savagely murdered and