The report narrates the findings of the fact-finding team comprising Peoples Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) and Peoples Union for Civil Rights (PUCR), Haryana into the suicide of 22-year old dalit boy, Rishipal. Rishipal was implicated as an accomplice in the alleged kidnapping of an adult OBC girl, who had actually wilfully eloped and married another dalit boy. The Report sheds light on the role of the police and administration, custodial violence and caste relations in Haryana.
13 Apr 2016
यह रिपोर्ट पीयूडीआर, दिल्ली और पीयूसीआर, हरियाणा द्वारा एक 22 वर्षीय दलित लड़के ऋषिपाल की आत्महत्या पर की गई फैक्ट-फाइंडिंग के बारे में है | ऋषिपाल को एक वयस्क लड़की के अपहरण में सह-आरोपी बताया गया था | अन्य पिछड़ी जाति की इस लड़की एकता ने वास्तव में अपने परिवार के खिलाफ जाकर, अपनी मर्ज़ी से किसी दलित लड़के के साथ शादी कर ली थी | यह रिपोर्ट पुलिस और प्रशासन की भूमिका और साथ ही हिरासत में हिंसा और हरियाणा में जाति संबंधों पर भी प्रकाश डालती है |
15 Jan 2015
‘Love Jihad’ is a name given to a kind of movement whereby women from non-Muslim communities are allegedly ‘lured’ into marrying the Muslim men as a way of furthering conversion to Islam. The issue of ‘Love Jihaad’ dates back to 2009 when in Kerala a case was reported. Though the Kerala government denied any organized occurrence of such acts, the Hindu and Christian religious groups took it as a threat. Last year, it was imported by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on his agenda.
31 Mar 2012
This report covers in detail the story of violence perpetrated against a 35 year old tribal woman, Soni Sori, by the Chhattisgarh police and the prison authorities of the jail where she is imprisoned. The report highlights this relatively pervasive aspect of violence against women in the custody of the state, by state functionaries. Constitutionally mandated to safeguard the lives of citizens, state functionaries such as the police, paramilitary, army and other security personnel, enjoy overwhelming authority over persons under their custody.
26 Dec 2008
As the reports on the raid and rescue operation in red light area in Delhi were flooding news channels, PUDR along with Saheli took up the issue of the violation of the rights of sex workers, one of the most stigmatized communities in society.