Caught in an Irresponsible War

Caught in an Irresponsible War

A Fact-Finding Report from Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh's local communities continue to be the worst affected by the tussle between Maoist forces and the state machinery attempting to quell it. In this situation a group comprising of Sanjay Parate, Secretary State CPI-M, Vineet Tiwari, Joshi-Adhikari Institute of Social Studies and CPI, New Delhi, Archana Prasad, Jawaharlal Nehru University…

A Statement against Arbitrary Killings in Orissa

A Statement against Arbitrary Killings in Orissa

Press Release Shekhar Pawar, ‘Odisha Tribal Women 2’ / via Saatchiart.com The Campaign Against Fabricated Cases (CAFC), Odisha strongly condemns the killings of innocent persons including, daily labourers from the tribal and Dalit community of Kandhamal district by security forces (SOG) on 8th July, 2016 in the name of curbing Maoist forces. The organisation fights against state…

In the Shadow of Fear: Communal Tension, Military Repression, Sexual Assaults in Bastar

In the Shadow of Fear: Communal Tension, Military Repression, Sexual Assaults in Bastar

All India People’s Forum Fact-Finding Team's Visit to Bastar  Courtesy AIPF Raipur, 12 June 2016: An 8-member fact-finding team of All India People’s Forum visited four districts of Bastar, Chhattisgarh between 8-11 June 2016. The fact-finding team found several incidents of communal violence against Christians as well as fake encounters, rapes, fake cases and arbitrary…