HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action– Maharashtra: Activistand woman human rights defender, Ms. Triupti Desai leader of Pune based “Ranragini Bhumata Brigade” ill-treated and physically assaulted along with other women activists by the members of Hindu right wing groups for entering into the sanctum sanctorum of Shri Mahalakshmi temple in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra defying the “dress code” prescribed by police and priests on 13 April, 2016.

HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action– Maharashtra: Activistand woman human rights defender, Ms. Triupti Desai leader of Pune based “Ranragini Bhumata Brigade” ill-treated and physically assaulted along with other women activists by the members of Hindu right wing groups for entering into the sanctum sanctorum of Shri Mahalakshmi temple in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra defying the “dress code” prescribed by police and priests on 13 April, 2016.

HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action – Delhi: Arbitrary arrest, detention, inhuman, cruel treatment amounting to torture in police custody of four social activists of Naujawan Bharat Sabha (NBS) a grassroots human rights defender organisation in north east Delhi, by the police personnel of Karawal Nagar police station, for highlighting police atrocities perpetuated on students and parents of a local government school on April 4, 2016 in New Delhi and denying NBS their rights to free expression, association and protest

HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action – Delhi: Arbitrary arrest, detention, inhuman, cruel treatment amounting to torture in police custody of four social activists of Naujawan Bharat Sabha (NBS) a grassroots human rights defender organisation in north east Delhi, by the police personnel of Karawal Nagar police station, for highlighting police atrocities perpetuated on students and parents of a local government school on April 4, 2016 in New Delhi and denying NBS their rights to free expression, association and protest

HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action – Odisha: Arbitrary arrest, detention and torture in police custody of tribal rights activist and human rights defender Mr. Dasru Kadraka, convener of youth Niyamgiri Surakhya Samiti in fabricated cases by the Muniguda Police in Rayagada district of Odisha

HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action – Odisha: Arbitrary arrest, detention and torture in police custody of tribal rights activist and human rights defender Mr. Dasru Kadraka, convener of youth Niyamgiri Surakhya Samiti in fabricated cases by the Muniguda Police in Rayagada district of Odisha