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A young Women and man were paraded naked by the villagers in Rajasthan.

NCHRO  Rajsthan Chapter file complaint  in NHRC.

A young woman and her lover were mobbed, stripped and paraded naked by residents in Kasotia village under Kanod police station of the district. It was the punishment decided by the villagers as they were angry because the woman had left her husband’s home to live with her lover without seeking a community sanction. Not contented by the inhumane treatment, the villagers including the woman’s husband and his family members went a step ahead to torture the victims by keeping them tied up in the same position for two days and a night.

 

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The Brutal Rape and Murder of Jisha shows that life for Poor women is as Savage as ever PDF Print E-mail
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alt5th May 2016,Perumbavoor , Kerala :  Jisha, a law student who hailed from a poor family, was allegedly subjected to rape and brutal assault using sharp edged weapons before being murdered at her house in Perumbavoor on April 28. No formal arrest has been made yet in the crime that shocked the State.

NCHRO Team visited the ailing mother of the victim admitted to a hospital in Perumbavoor and said that the culprits should be brought to justice at the earliest. The law student’s lifeless body showed signs that she’d been strangled, tortured and sexually assaulted, before she died in the small, run down home she shared with her family in Perumbavoor, Kerala.
NCHRO demanded the rehabilitation of her mother and sister. The Team noted that whenever  a Dalit girls dies, Governments' role shrinked to mere announcement of Financial aid. Successive governments have failed to provide security for her family.
Oppression and inequality are disproportionately spread, according to income and caste.
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Attappady Women seek closure of  liquor shop, NCHRO supports the Stir. PDF Print E-mail
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altAttappady 25-Mar-2016 : Around 300 tribeswomen here are on an indefinite agitation under Thaykula Sanghom, a women’s collective, seeking closure of the nearest liquor retail outlet at Anaikatty town.  The liquor shop, at the eastern edge of Attappady, does brisk business just outside the State boundary. Hundreds of women living close to the liquor shop have joined hands demanding its shut down.Almost all political parties and social organisations in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu have also come out in support of the agitation, blaming the liquor shop for the evils plaguing the whole region. NCHRO team visited the site; comprised of Kerala Chapter President Vilayodi Shivankutty, O Shakuntala poetess and teacher, Human rights activist O H Khalil etc.
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People’s tribunal throws new light on Sister Valsa John’s murder PDF Print E-mail
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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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One Sri Lankan Tamil's testimony: beaten, branded, suffocated and raped PDF Print E-mail
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12 June 2014

Siva, a Tamil from Sri Lanka, is facing deportation from the UK for the second time in two years. The last time he fought the journey every inch of the way. "They loaded me on the plane first, right at the back, because I was making a lot of noise, screaming. I was very scared and begged them not to send me back but they said if I didn't go quietly, they would handcuff me and force me to go," he told the Guardian.

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