From Our Member MASUM, India – Human Rights Report (May 2017)
6 June 2017 4:19 pm

FORUM-ASIA member from India, Banglar Manabadhikar Surakksha Mancha (MASUM) published its monthly human rights report for May 2017.

In May 2017, MASUM conducted 8 regular fact finding missions and made complaints before the relevant authorities and human rights institutions. During the month, 2 updates and 6 replies have been made to National Human Rights Commission. Out of 8 regular fact findings and subsequent complaints; two about torture committed by Border Security Force personnel, two about illegal detention of Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar at Indian prison, one about death of a Scheduled Caste young woman at rehabilitation camp for erstwhile enclave dwellers due to medical negligence and another about absence of livelihood option for erstwhile enclave dwellers, one about violence against women and police acquiescence and another about death of a minor due to pressure upon her for marriage. Total numbers of affected were 12; out of that 7 were Muslims and 5 from Schedule Castes; 6 male and 5 women and 1 minor girl.

For the PDF version of this report, click here.