Torture

India: Stop the Attacks on Jiten Yumnam and Indigenous Human Rights Defenders!

The Land is Life network and the Cordillera Peoples Alliance support the call of various organizations for a stop to the attacks against Land is Life South Asia Coordinator, Jiten Yumnam, and other indigenous human rights defenders. As organizations working for the advancement of indigenous peoples’ rights and welfare, we strongly condemn the attacks on …

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Bangladesh: Undertake a judicial investigation into Romel Chakma’s death and deliver justice immediately

10 May 2017 Forty indigenous peoples and human rights organizations, in a letter sent to Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed today, called for immediate judicial investigation into the death of Romel Chakma, who died after allegedly being tortured by Bangladesh Army officers. Further, the organizations have urged for effective justice for the death, including compensation for …

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Bangladesh: Cruel killing of Romel Chakma – Media coverage, Statement of Army & Police, and Propaganda

Though the death of Romel Chakma on 19 April 2017 went viral with the social media and caused heightened agony among the masses, no national daily was noticed to publish news on Romel’s death till 21 April. It was not only the case with the national dailies, no news over death of Romel Chakma was …

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