Tag: police brutality

IMPACT: Tribal Girl Accused of Being Maoist Rescued, Rehabilitated

/ February 24, 2015

On 29th July 2011, Magdalene, a 15-year-old girl from Mailpidi village, was walking back home after school. On her way, she was arrested by the police. “Stop pretending to be a student” the police told her as they went through her school bag and roughed her up. Her crime? Bank robbery;...

Innocent shot dead by the J&K police, family awaits justice

/ March 1, 2016

Farooq Ahmed Rather was killed on 25th of June 2008, when police fired indiscriminately on a peaceful protest in Mazhama village of district Budgam. He was standing near the window inside his house, some 100 yards away from the spot of the protest, when he was shot. His family immediately rushed...

Police Lathis Strike Mumbai Homeless

/ February 24, 2012

Government rolls back on its promises to slum dwellers.