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From Our Member MASUM, India – Human Rights Report (January 2018)

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FORUM-ASIA member from India, Banglar Manabadhikar Surakksha Mancha (MASUM) published its monthly human rights report for January 2018.

In January 2018, MASUM conducted 11 fact finding missions, and filed complaints before the relevant authorities and human rights institutions.Β During the month, six replies and one update were made to National Human Rights Commission. Out of 11 fact findings and subsequent complaints; four were about torture committed by Police, two about torture committed by Border Security Force personnel, one about marginalization of bordering people, one about illegal detentions of Bangladeshi women and children at Indian prisons and three about overall marginalization of enclave dwellers. In complaints regarding individual violations, the numbers of affected were 10; 8 Muslims and 2 from Scheduled Castes community. 3 men, 5 women and 2 minors.

For a PDF version of this report, click here.