HRD Alert – India – Appeal for Urgent Action – Seeking Hon’ble National Human Rights Commission’s immediate intervention in the matter of tribal rights activist Ms. Soni Sori and other members of a fact finding team who are being forcibly restricted by the Chhattisgarh police from undertaking their mission of investigating into a reported incident of rape and fake encounter killing of a young tribal girl Ms. Madkam Hidme from Gompad village in Konta Tehsil in Sukma district of Bastar region of Chhattisgarh.

HRD Alert – India – Appeal for Urgent Action – Seeking Hon’ble National Human Rights Commission’s immediate intervention in the matter of tribal rights activist Ms. Soni Sori and other members of a fact finding team who are being forcibly restricted by the Chhattisgarh police from undertaking their mission of investigating into a reported incident of rape and fake encounter killing of a young tribal girl Ms. Madkam Hidme from Gompad village in Konta Tehsil in Sukma district of Bastar region of Chhattisgarh.

HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action – Telangana: Harassment, intimidation, abusive calls and repeated threats to kill on the phone, social media and in TV discussions of renowned Indian social scientist and Dalit thinker Professor Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd by right wing Hindu groups in Hyderabad in the state of Telangana

HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action – Telangana: Harassment, intimidation, abusive calls and repeated threats to kill on the phone, social media and in TV discussions of renowned Indian social scientist and Dalit thinker Professor Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd by right wing Hindu groups in Hyderabad in the state of Telangana

HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action – Delhi: Brutal lathicharge on protesting young tribal students, professionals and human rights defenders from Manipur organized by the ‘Manipur Tribal Forum’ Delhi on June 7, 2016 by the personnel of Delhi Police and Manipur Rifles at Manipur Bhawan at Sardar Patel Marg in New Delhi / denial of their right to freedom of assembly and association and right to protest.

HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action – Delhi: Brutal lathicharge on protesting young tribal students, professionals and human rights defenders from Manipur organized by the ‘Manipur Tribal Forum’ Delhi on June 7, 2016 by the personnel of Delhi Police and Manipur Rifles at Manipur Bhawan at Sardar Patel Marg in New Delhi / denial of their right to freedom of assembly and association and right to protest.

HRD Alert – India – Appeal for Action: Karnataka – Harassment and Intimidation of Mr. Sannakumar, Treasurer of the Taluk level Dalit Sangharsh Samithi (DSS) under a false case filed by the Mysuru (Mysore) police with the support of the upper caste groups in Mysuru district of Karnataka

HRD Alert – India – Appeal for Action: Karnataka – Harassment and Intimidation of Mr. Sannakumar, Treasurer of the Taluk level Dalit Sangharsh Samithi (DSS) under a false case filed by the Mysuru (Mysore) police with the support of the upper caste groups in Mysuru district of Karnataka

HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action – Bihar: Brutal murder of a journalist and human rights defender Mr. Rajdeo Ranjan, Siwan bureau chief of Hindi daily ‘Hindustan’ by unidentified gunmen in the Siwan district of Bihar

HRD Alert – India – Urgent Appeal for Action – Bihar: Brutal murder of a journalist and human rights defender Mr. Rajdeo Ranjan, Siwan bureau chief of Hindi daily ‘Hindustan’ by unidentified gunmen in the Siwan district of Bihar