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15 Sep 2013

This report discusses the account of attack on Pardhi community in September 2007 in Madhya Pradesh, a notified tribe, on the assumption of criminal nature of the Pardhi community.

20 Jul 2013

On November 14, 2012, media reported that five Maoists had been killed and one red rebel captured during an encounter between the security forces and the Sabyasachi Panda faction in the Bhaliaguda forest area of Gobindapur panchayat of Gajapati district (bordering Ganjam), which falls in the jurisdiction of Mohana Police Station. Two independent teams (Human Rights Forum [HRF) and Odisha

15 Jul 2013

यह रिपोर्ट सितंबर 2007 मे  दक्षिण मध्य प्रदेश के चोठिया गाँव मे पारधी समुदाय पर स्थानीय किसानो द्वारा किए गए तहस नहस और उनके विस्थापन का ब्योरा देती है। इस घटना के दौरान पुलिस और उच्च प्रशासन की राज्य मशीनरी भी मौजूद थी। इलाके के विधायक और कई राजनैतिक नेताओं ने भी इस कार्यवाही को जायज ठहराया था। इस विध्वंस के दौरान हत्या और सामूहिक बलात्कार की घटनाओं का भी उल्लेख किया गया। स्थानीय कार्यकर्ताओं,

25 May 2013

This report is the outcome of PUDR investigation undertken after the incident of 18 July 2012, at the Manesar unit of Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL), in which an HR manager died and some other managers as well as workers were injured. PUDR investgated the context and implications of this incident, which the media projected as an isolated act of horrific violence.

19 Apr 2013

This resolution was adopted by JKCCS in a public meeting on Asia Jeenlan's ninth death anniversay held in Srinagar on 20th April 2013. The theme of the public meeting was Institutional Violance: The Indian State in Jammu & Kashmir.

30 Jan 2013

It has been over a decade since Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar into a separate state. In this period the state has witnessed a new face of people’s movements against displacement and of armed repression by the state.

15 Jan 2013

In light of the growing protests against the mega dams coming up in the Brahmaputra and Barak valleys, CDRO decided to send an all-India fact finding team to these areas. An eight member team visited the three states of the north east,  Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam, between 18-23 April 2012.

07 Jan 2013

On 31 January 2012, news of yet another ‘mystery death’ at Tihar made it to the papers. Unlike earlier cases, this death sparked off angry protests by hundreds of family members and neighbours of Naim, the person who had died (see Times of India, New Delhi edition, 31 January 2012, p.