User: avyakto Topic: Torture
Category: Torture
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Suicide bid, from home to police station 31.8.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Suicide bid, from home to police station
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Probe ordered in police's assault on Auranga... 29.8.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Probe ordered in police's assault on Auranga...
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UN experts urge Sudan to overturn 'outrageous conviction' for indecent dressing 29.8.2015 New Kerala: World News
New York, Aug 29 : A group of independent United Nations human rights experts have voiced alarm after a female Sudanese student was sentenced to public flogging and a heavy fine for charges of "indecent dressing," while another received a hefty fine for the same charges, and urged that the convictions be overturned immediately.
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Villagers try to burn family alive after woman’s death 27.8.2015 Ranchi - City - The Times of India
Ranchi: A group of villagers, on Wednesday, held a family hostage and tried to burn them alive accusing its members of murdering their daughter-in-law the previous night.
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Delhi shocker: Woman kills alcoholic husband who tortured her 21.8.2015 Oneindia.in: News
New Delhi, Aug 21: A 34-year-old woman has been arrested for strangulating her alcoholic husband to death who allegedly used to beat her regularly, police said on Friday.Seema Bhardwaj was arrested on Thursday after she confessed to her crime of killing
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Delhi woman kills husband who tortured her 21.8.2015 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 21 : A 34-year-old woman has been arrested for strangulating her alchoholic husband to death who allegedly used to beat her regularly, police said on Friday.
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Abu Azmi meet sees peaceful crowd 21.8.2015 Asian Age: Mumbai
Samajwadi Party workers demand the implementation of the Srikrishna Commission report, at Azad Maidan on Thursday — DD The meet organised by member of legislative assembly Abu Azmi at Azad Maidan on Thursday afternoon saw a peaceful crowd of around 500 odd persons gunning for the implementation of the Srikrishna Commission’s report on the 92-93 Bombay riots that led to the death of hundreds of people. “We will go to the United Nations Organisation and will do Jail Bharo Andolan like Gandhi. It’s a battle we will fight within boundaries of law,” said the elected representative from the stage. Mr Azmi led meet went on for three and a half hours and a senior Mumbai police official said investigations are on to find out if any case is made out against the speakers. Mr Azmi leveled allegations against the Shiv Sena, the Congress, 32 persons from the Mumbai police and NCP stalwart Sharad Pawar. Other speakers, including Mr Azmi, took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He then severely criticised police ...
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Abu Azmi meet sees peaceful crowd 21.8.2015 Asian Age: Mumbai
Samajwadi Party workers demand the implementation of the Srikrishna Commission report, at Azad Maidan on Thursday — DD The meet organised by member of legislative assembly Abu Azmi at Azad Maidan on Thursday afternoon saw a peaceful crowd of around 500 odd persons gunning for the implementation of the Srikrishna Commission’s report on the 92-93 Bombay riots that led to the death of hundreds of people. “We will go to the United Nations Organisation and will do Jail Bharo Andolan like Gandhi. It’s a battle we will fight within boundaries of law,” said the elected representative from the stage. Mr Azmi led meet went on for three and a half hours and a senior Mumbai police official said investigations are on to find out if any case is made out against the speakers. Mr Azmi leveled allegations against the Shiv Sena, the Congress, 32 persons from the Mumbai police and NCP stalwart Sharad Pawar. Other speakers, including Mr Azmi, took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He then severely criticised police ...
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Tension after ‘dowry’ killing in city 17.8.2015 Guwahati - City - The Times of India
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OMG! Controversial godwoman Radhe Maa ready to commit suicide? 11.8.2015 Oneindia.in: News
Mumbai, Aug 11: Will self-styled godwoman Radhe Maa commit suicide? Media reports quoted the woman as saying that she would set herself ablaze if she would be found guilty.The controversial religious guru found herself in trouble following a police complaint filed
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Nitish heckled at Bihar Foundation event in Delhi 8.8.2015 Oneindia.in: News
New Delhi, Aug 8: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was today heckled by a group of youths at the inauguration of the Delhi chapter of Bihar Foundation here but the JD-U leader remained unfazed and dismissed it as a publicity stunt.
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Nitish Kumar heckled at Bihar Foundation event in Delhi 8.8.2015 Zee News : States
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was on Saturday heckled by a group of youths at the inauguration of the Delhi chapter of Bihar Foundation here but the JD-U leader remained unfazed and dismissed it as a publicity stunt.
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'If there is no case against Sreesanth, the BCCI ban is unjustified' 30.7.2015 Rediff: Cricket
'The entire BCCI order was based on the Delhi police's chargesheet.'
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Cabinet nod to anti-witchhunt bill 29.7.2015 The Telegraph : North East
The draft Prevention of and Protection from Witch-hunting Bill 2015 was approved by the Assam cabinet in a sitting at Dispur last night taking it one step closer to becoming a law.
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‘Godwoman’ booked under Dowry Act 27.7.2015 Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News - Times of India
A self-proclaimed godwoman has been booked under the Dowry Prohibition Act after a 32-year-old woman from Kandivli accused her of instigating her in-laws and husband, a chartered accountant, to harass ...
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US based Sikh body now files criminal complaint against Amrinder 25.7.2015 TOI: Chandigarh Times
After getting summons issued to Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee president ahead of his visit to US, Sikh For Justice (SFJ), a US based Sikh body has now filed a criminal complaint against Congress deputy leader in Lok Sabha and member parliament form Amritsar Captain Amarinder Singh who is also scheduled to visit US, Canada in September to garner NRI's support during 2017 assembly ...
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Woman dies in mysterious circumstances, family alleges dowry death 22.7.2015 Deccan Herald - New Delhi
A 25-year-old woman died under mysterious circumstances after being admitted to a hospital in outer Delhi's Rohini on Monday. Savita was brought there by her husband Sunil Kumar, who claimed that she had tried to hang herself. However, no suicide note was recovered from the house. Savita's family alleged that she was poisoned and strangled by Sunil and his family members. There are also allegations of torture over dowry, police said on Tuesday. Savita was married to Sunil since November 2013 and lived at Naharpur Village near Rohini sector 7. Sunil works as a computer operator with Rohini Jail. They have a nine-month-old daughter. Police said the incident came to light after a call was made to the police control room by Jaipur Golden Hospital. "Savita was admitted to the hospital in a serious condition. She died during treatment," said a police officer. Savita's brother Bhupendra told police that Sunil informed them about her critical health almost five hours after she was admitted to the ...
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The Guardian view on Hissène Habré’s trial: a major step forward for justice in Africa | Editorial 22.7.2015 Guardian: Comment is Free
For the first time, an African court is to pass judgment on what an African dictator did to his people There were scuffles in the courtroom as the trial of one of Africa’s most ruthless dictators got under way this week, in Dakar, Senegal – before being adjourned until September. The emotions were hardly unexpected. The man in the dock was a leader who has inflicted an array of repressive measures on his people during his decade-long rule. Those who had suffered could finally, after many years of legal effort, confront their torturer and hold him accountable for the pain he inflicted. The trial of Hissène Habré, the former president of Chad, is an event of historic importance, not just for one nation or one region, but for a whole continent and beyond. It is a major step for international justice in Africa and, as such, it should be applauded. African judges will give their verdict on what an African leader did to his people. For the first time, an African court, not a western-based one, will rule on ...
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At least six missing after clampdown on human rights lawyers in China 21.7.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Hundreds were targeted in what state media described as ‘a legitimate law enforcement action’ – but activists fear detainees could face torture

Nearly two weeks after Beijing launched one of its most comprehensive crackdowns on civil society in decades, at least six people remain missing – believed to have disappeared into the custody of China’s security services.

At least 238 people have now been detained or questioned since the clampdown began, according to the Hong Kong-based China Human Rights Lawyer Concern Group, which is keeping a tally of the operation’s targets.

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West Bengal: Missing girl returns, kept in police custody 21.7.2015 New Kerala: West Bengal
Kolkata, July 20 : After being untraceable for two and half months,a teenaged girl of Magrahat in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, who it was alleged had been kidnapped and trafficked, returned on Monday.
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