Skip to main content
Sabrang

State of Siege - Report on Encounters and Cases of Sexual Violence in Bijapur and Sukma districts of Chhattisgarh

Synopsis

On 14 January 2016, a combined team of Coordination of Democratic Rights Organizations (CDRO), Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS), conducted a fresh fact-finding in the Sukma and Bijapur districts in Chhattisgarh. Initially the objectives of the fact-finding mission was to investigate cases of encounter killings, supposed “surrenders” by Maoists and atrocities against tribal women in the villages in the intervening period of 3 months since the last fact-finding of WSS. However, the intensity and frequency of reported attacks, that the team learnt of once they were in the area, compelled them to limit the focus of the fact-finding to events that happened in the course of one week, between the 11th and the 15th of January.

 

 

State of Siege - Report on Encounters and Cases of Sexual Violence in Bijapur and Sukma districts of Chhattisgarh

Synopsis

On 14 January 2016, a combined team of Coordination of Democratic Rights Organizations (CDRO), Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS), conducted a fresh fact-finding in the Sukma and Bijapur districts in Chhattisgarh. Initially the objectives of the fact-finding mission was to investigate cases of encounter killings, supposed “surrenders” by Maoists and atrocities against tribal women in the villages in the intervening period of 3 months since the last fact-finding of WSS. However, the intensity and frequency of reported attacks, that the team learnt of once they were in the area, compelled them to limit the focus of the fact-finding to events that happened in the course of one week, between the 11th and the 15th of January.

Freedom

PIB’s #MythBuster attempt busted

In the run up to the tabling of the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), 2019 in the Rajya Sabha, the Press Information Bureau, released a series of posts via social media called “Myth Busters” pertaining to the bill.

Freedom

PIB’s #MythBuster attempt busted

In the run up to the tabling of the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), 2019 in the Rajya Sabha, the Press Information Bureau, released a series of posts via social media called “Myth Busters” pertaining to the bill.


News in Brief

Thursday

12

Dec

India Gate, New Delhi

Thursday

12

Dec

Press Club, Near Azad Maidan, Mumbai

Wednesday

11

Dec

11 am onwards

Protest against CAB

Jantar Mantar, New Delhi

Theme

Ambedkar

On India's 70th Constitution Day, the Subversive Sangh

Repeated attempts by the RSS-driven Sangh Parivar to appropriate Dr BR Ambedkar throw up contradictions and evasions
JNU

‘Stand by JNU!’ Solidarity Statements from across the world

A campaign launched by the university’s students and teachers challenging the intolerance of dissent
Hindutva

Hindutva and Democracy

Communalism Combat 9th Anniversary Special
HCU

#Stand with HCU

Solidarity Statements and Video Testimonies

Campaigns

Thursday

12

Dec

India Gate, New Delhi

Thursday

12

Dec

Press Club, Near Azad Maidan, Mumbai

Wednesday

11

Dec

11 am onwards

Protest against CAB

Jantar Mantar, New Delhi

Videos

Freedom

Anti CAB Protests Rock the North East

Massive protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill took place all over Assam on 9th December. Jorhar, Guwahati, Bongaigaon, Gohpur and Dhubri saw hundreds of people on the streets and the protests are said to continue.

Freedom

Anti CAB Protests Rock the North East

Massive protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill took place all over Assam on 9th December. Jorhar, Guwahati, Bongaigaon, Gohpur and Dhubri saw hundreds of people on the streets and the protests are said to continue.

Podcasts

play-button
Podcast:PB Sawant

Inefficient cropping patterns have impacted groundwater reserves, that have provided for roughly 84% of the irrigated $

Analysis

Ambedkar

On India's 70th Constitution Day, the Subversive Sangh

Repeated attempts by the RSS-driven Sangh Parivar to appropriate Dr BR Ambedkar throw up contradictions and evasions
JNU

‘Stand by JNU!’ Solidarity Statements from across the world

A campaign launched by the university’s students and teachers challenging the intolerance of dissent
Hindutva

Hindutva and Democracy

Communalism Combat 9th Anniversary Special
HCU

#Stand with HCU

Solidarity Statements and Video Testimonies

Archives