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No Strangers to Violence: More stories of rape and looting in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district

Between the 5th and the 7th of May, 2016, a team of members from Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) and independent activists and reporters visited villages in Bijapur following a series of recent reports of mass sexual violence and assault on adivasi women by security forces and police in the area. 109 more words

Chhattisgarh

Press Statement: Bastar and the Bogey of Anti-Nationalisms

Statement of WSS in response to the attacks on an independent study team in Bastar and local villagers helping them, and a solidarity event in Kolkata… 946 more words

Chhattisgarh

Press Statement: Once again in Chhattisgarh, the nightmare of rape, loot and physical violence repeats itself

Press Statement
9th May, 2016

(For a copy of the statement in Hindi, click here)

A team of activists from Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) and independent women activists and reporters visited villages in Bijapur following a series of recent reports of mass sexual violence and assault on adivasi women by security forces and police in the area. 1,217 more words

Chhattisgarh

Security forces locked in gun battle with terrorists at Watsar village in Kashmir

Newsroom24x7 Staff

Srinagar: A joint force of the Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir police is engaged in  a heavy gun battle in Bawan Watsar village of north Kashmir’s Handwara district, according to reports received here. 10 more words

India

State of Siege: Report on Encounters and Cases of Sexual Violence in Bijapur and Sukma districts of Chhattisgarh

On 14 January 2016, a combined team of Coordination of Democratic Rights Organizations (CDRO) and Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS), conducted a fresh fact-finding in the Sukma and Bijapur districts in Chhattisgarh. 95 more words

Chhattisgarh

How YOU doing?

How many said that in Joey’s voice from Friends?

Seriously, “How are you doing” is a common question these days. I will be honest, for us that is kinda a trick question. 405 more words

Alpha Lima Sierra

Fire from both sides in the Valley

National Institute of Technology, Srinagar is finally finding some peace. But, another set of disturbed clouds have managed to cover various districts of Kashmir now. 298 more words

India