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PUDR Demands Temporary Decongestion of Jail in View of COVID-19 Public Health Crisis

“A number of people are also routinely detained in lock-ups in police stations, of which many may not even come on record. Today there is a need for strict guidelines to prevent this to the extent possible.

POCSO Case Against CRPF Members For Molesting School Girls, Says Media Reports

As per the media reports the Chhattisgarh Police have registered a case against unidentified members of the CRPF after it was stated that girl students

Amnesty International releases documentary film “The Cost Of Coal”

The Amnesty International here today launched a documentary film under the heading of "The Cost Of Coal" depicting the forlorn situation of

Bastar Journalist tortured in custody must be released: Amnesty India

Authorities in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh must immediately look into serious allegations of torture, drop charges against journalist Prabhat Singh for allegedly sharing a message on Whatsapp underlining the absence of any kind of protection extended to journalists by the state police, and release him without delay.

Chhattisgarh Authorities must investigate attack on Soni Sori, Ensure safety of her family: Amnesty India

An attack on Adivasi activist Soni Sori is the latest in a series of attempts to suppress human rights defenders in Bastar, Chhattisgarh, Amnesty International India said today.

Police atrocities continue in Chhatishgarh tribal areas: say Activists

Atrocities on tribals in Chhattisgarh continue to be perpetrated by the police and administration, according to activists and lawyers.

Indian paramilitary (CRPF) invokes Bollywood “Kick” to induce Tribals in Naxal/Maoist region

Chhattisgarh, India: Indian paramilitary force, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPC) has decided to screen Bollywood Movies for tribal people in areas under Naxalite/ Maoist influence. Reaching out to tribals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, CRPF has launched screening Hindi movies in Indian state's efforts to being people from the remote backward region to the (so-called) mainstream of India.

Incongruous placing of the Punjab Left with Tribal’s struggle in Sanjay Kak’s film

After much acclaimed film Jashn-e-Azadi (How We Celebrate Freedom-2007) Sanjay Kak has come out with ‘Maati Ke Laal’ (Red Ant Dream) which was screened in Chandigarh on Saturday ( 11 May, 2013) to an audience fairly dotted with left-leaning people.

India: Maoist attack puts civilians at risk of further violence – Amnesty International

New Delhi, India (May 30, 2013): The killing of 24 people, including three senior politicians and eight police personnel, in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh on 25 May could further escalate violence in the state, putting more civilians - including local Adivasi (Indigenous) communities - at risk, Amnesty International has warned.