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Damodar Turi’s battle in Jharkhand Human Rights Defender

28, Jun 2018 | CJP Team

Damodar Turi has been at the forefront of several protests against forced land acquisition and displacement of Adivasi communities in Jharkhand. He was arrested on February 15 (2018) from Ranchi under the UAPA Act and later put into solitary confinement on March 23 (2018) along with other activists. As per the law, solitary confinement of under-trials is prohibited. The prisoners went on a hunger strike against this human rights violation.

 

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