Imphal, Manipur: June 28, 2012 - GCIC condemns the recommendation by the Indigenous People’s Forum to introduce the Manipur Freedom of Religion - the anti conversion law in Manipur. Various national and international human rights forums have already termed Anti Conversion laws as draconian laws that violate the fundamental and constitutional rights of fellow citizens in a country.Past experience of Christians in the country shows that it has been used as a licence for the Hindutva forces to persecute the Christians without any rhyme or reason
The death of a 19-year-old North East Manipuri boy under suspicious circumstances in his college hostel in Bangalore has sparked protests demanding justice for the student with his friends and family alleging that that he suffered fatal injuries in an assault by his seniors.Richard LoitamLoitam, a second semester student of the Acharya NRV School of Architecture in Bangalore North, was found dead on his hostel bed on the afternoon of April 18.
New Delhi, January 19, 2012
A 20-years-old girl from Manipur was raped last night. Complaint lodged, no action taken by people to arrest the culprit.North East Support Centre sent a fact finding team after the matter was reported to its office. According to fact finding team, the incident happened between 10 and 11 last night. She was waiting for public transport after she finished her office work at around 8.45 PM at Gurgaon. A man offered her lift to her resident in Mahipalpur. Instead of taking her to Mahipalpur road, the man forcefully took toward Dwarka. She screamed inside the car but man took her to an isolated area in Dwarka sector 20, beaten her, bite on face and raped her repeatedly. She was left in the place the man run away. She remained unconscious till 11 PM and called her friends and her friends rushed to the spot and found her laying in cold, wounded.