Posted by :kamayani On : February 29, 20160
Tribal activist Soni Sori, her face blackened with a chemical, after the attack on February 20. Picture courtesy Deshbandhu
Tribal activist Soni Sori, her face blackened with a chemical, after the attack on February 20. Picture courtesy DeshbandhuFeb. 20: A tribal activist alleging fake encounters in Maoist-hit Bastar has her face burnt with a chemical on a highway.
Feb. 7: A journalist reporting on alleged rape of tribal women by police has her home stoned by vigilantes, frightening her into leaving Chhattisgarh.Mid-Feb: Police summon and pressure landlords to evict women lawyers aiding arrested tribals and a former academic uncovering alleged police oppression.
Saul Pradhan (Vill Banjamaha, Raikia, Kandhamal) was called out of home and taken away by two persons who reside not far away from his house on 10 Jan 2011, in the evening. His wife and children are witness. His dead body was found next day evening about 2 kilometres away on the banks of pond at Nahudimaha.