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Archive of entries posted on October 2011

Aruns Application to the Gadchirolli court on his Rearrest

From the Arun Ferreira blog: The document in PDF is available here.

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PUCL complaint to NHRC regarding the torture of Soni Sori

Chairman National Human Rights commission New Delhi Sub: Soni Sori: Tortured in Police Custody Sir On Wednesday 5th October 2011, Soni Sori was arrested from Delhi in a joint operation by the Crime Branch and the Chhattisgarh Police. The case was widely reported by the press. After her arrest, when she was produced in front [...]

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PUCL seeks NHRC intervention in Soni Sori’s case

“It seems a clear case of custodial torture and therefore in the interest of justice, I appeal to NHRC to immediately intervene in the matter in form of monitoring of the health, safety and the case against her as it pertains to a hapless woman whose whole family including herself, as reported by the newspaper, is a victim of Maoist violence,” the PUCL complaint alleged.

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Amnesty International calls for the release of Soni Sodi and Lingaram Kodopi and end to harassment of Kavita Srivastava

Amnesty International urges authorities in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh to drop the false and politically motivated charges against Adivasi (Indigenous community) activists Soni Sodi and Lingaram Kodopi, who are Prisoners of Conscience, and immediately and unconditionally release them.

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SODI WAS NOT EVEN PRODUCED IN FRONT OF THE MAGISTRATE WHEN THE POLICE REMAND WAS OVER

Last night her lawyers confirmed that she [Soni Sori] was in no state to walk to the court that she continued lying down in the jeep and the court babu came to her and asked her as to what had happened.

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