Human Rights Issues

Maharashtra: Pay compensation to men tortured on false rioting charges, MSHRC orders Home dept

RULING that the Maharashtra Police misused its powers and tortured five men imprisoned on false charges of rioting, the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) directed the state’s additional chief secretary (Home) to pay a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each to five Jalna residents. It further directed the Director General of Police (DGP) to …

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Encounter Killings of Five Muslims by Telangana Police

Hyderabad 30 April 2015: Two weeks after Hashimpura verdict which acquitted all the police personnel involved in the custodial killings of 42 innocent Muslims, the news about the killing of five Muslims in custody by the Telangana police came as a rude shock to all peace loving people. A seventeen member escort police team of …

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Nirbhaya Women Awarness Campaign held at Udupi

Udupi: Campus Front of India, Udupi district unit, organized an Indoor program at Dr.G.Shankar Government Womens’ First Grade College, Ajjarakadu, Udupi on 14th December 2013 as part of the organization’s state level Women Awarness Campaign Nirbhaya. The College principal Shrimathi C.Ashwathamma presided over the program. Udupi Dysp Saritha was a chief guest for the program. …

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Popular Front campaigns against Death Penalty on Anti-torture Day

Press ReleaseNew Delhi 24/06/13 OMA Salam General Secretary Various programmes are being arranged by Popular Front of India across the country on June 26 which is declared as International Anti-torture Day.These programmes will highlight various forms of torturing the helpless innocents, those accused in crimes, and the under-trial prisoners either in police custody or in …

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Human Rights Defenders Meet Resolutions

Human Rights Defenders Meet Resolutions Friday, August 14th, 2009 Anti Terrorism Conference Resolution      Resolution 1: Penalise the Human Rights violators The Human Rights defender’s meet strongly deplore the prevalence of custodial violence, torture and abuse of police power.It is the concern of International Community since the issue is universal and the challenge is …

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