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Independent People’s Tribunal on Police Torture Against Muslims

Anti Torture Initiative

In sum, all the jury members noted that increasing incidences of human rights violations are a matter of serious concern for Indian society and democracy as a whole. There is a need to reform the functioning of police and improve its image so that faith of victims and people can be established on the justice system in the country.


Invitation to the Independent People’s Tribunal on Police Torture Against Muslims

Anti Torture Initiative, Campaign, Latest

The people’s tribunal will consist of seven-member panel of prominent judges, academicians, former police officials in front of whom the victims would provide necessary testimonies about their cases. A total of 40 cases will be deposited along with the testimonies of 4 experts on the topic. We would be delighted if you could collaborate as a partner in this event.


Having talked to you hope for justice has come to me

Anti Torture Initiative, Anti Violence Initiative

Having suffered major blood loss due to delay in treatment and wandering from one place to another in pain I was unconcious completely when I reached hospital. I thought it was the last day of my life. On the one side I was afraid about my husband and my child thinking what cops might have done with my husband and when I regained senses I asked  about my child and my husband. The basti people told me cops had taken my husband to Robertsganj police station. Even today it gives me chills when I remember that day of my life. I used to remain afraid every moment after that incident. I used to fear cops might come anytime and beat up me and my husband and put us in jail. Me and my family members fear for that incident. I went to Robertsganj police station but none of the cops listened to me and then I went to senior officials including the SP but could not get justice even there. Now even the neighbours have started making joke on us despite we remain afraid all the time. But having told you all this I feel relaxed as no body had ever asked me about the incident like this in details.


India: Child Sex Abuse Shielded by Silence and Neglect

Anti Torture Initiative, Anti Violence Initiative, Child Centric Model Block

We know that a lot of abuse is happening, but people don't talk about it.

Anand Prakash, People’s Vigilance Committee on Human Rights, Varanasi,

May 2012.


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