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Lack of Witnesses in Sohrabuddin case

Lack of Witnesses Protection Derailing Justice in Sohrabuddin case? Over 90 Hostile Witnesses and One Dead Judge, cry out for major Criminal Justice Reforms

What the trial in the case of alleged extra-judicial killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and his wife Kausar Bi has taught us, is that there is an urgent need for witness protection in criminal cases where powerful perpetrators often have the ability to change the outcome of the trial in their own favour. What started with…

आदिवासियों की मौत का जश्न ख़ूब मनाया छत्तीसगढ़ की सरकार ने विश्व आदिवासी दिवस के कुछ दिन पहले छत्तीसगढ़ के सुकमा ज़िले में पुलिस ने 15 आदिवासियों को मार दिया

छत्तीसगढ़ के बस्तर ज़िले में रहने वाले पत्रकार तामेश्वर सिन्हा ने 9 अगस्त (विश्व आदिवासी दिवस) की अपनी ख़बर में कुछ आंकड़ों का ज़िक्र किया है. ये आंकड़े उन घटनाओं के हैं जो बतातें हैं कि छत्तीसगढ़ के आदिवासियों को छत्तीसगढ़ की ही सरकार किस तरह लूटने और मारने पर आमादा हो गई है.  …

NRC Claims and Objections process

Manipur ‘fake encounters’ on UN radar Call for completion of probe into extra-judicial killings in the North Eastern state

Two United Nations human rights experts have called on Indian authorities to complete thorough investigations into alleged killings by security forces in Manipur. The experts in question are Agnes Callamard, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, and Michel Forst, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders.  “We are extremely concerned that the delay appears…

Killing Crime with Crime

Killing Crime with Crime: Yogi’s UP Police on an Encounter spree Kills flaunted to attract investors?

Shootouts and encounters are on a rise in Uttar Pradesh (UP) under the leadership of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath with the government portraying encounters as a badge of honour. Official data released by the State of Uttar Pradesh (UP) indicates that there have been 1142 police encounters since the time (10 months) the government came…

New affidavit filed in Ishrat Jahan

  October 1, 2009 The DNA Centre says it did not justify Gujarat police action In fresh affidavit filed in HC, it says it is open to an independent probe in the case Nikunj Soni The Central government whose affidavit filed in August had boosted the stand of the state government with respect to the Ishrat Jahan encounter case,…

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