A recently-released report by an advocacy group claims that over 8,000 extra-judicial executions and enforced disappearances took place in the state between 1980 and 1995.
At the Supreme Court’s asking, a rights group in Manipur is sorting through files pertaining to over 1,528 victims of alleged extra-judicial killings to place before the judges.
For those who’ve suffered without justice being meted out, azaadi could well mean having access to justice, even if restorative.
Recording of Bangladesh Paramilitary Officer Lifts Lid on Extra-Judicial Killings and Disappearances
“Everyone is not an expert on forced disappearances. We have to make sure no clue is left behind,” the Rapid Action Battalion officer has been quoted as saying.
The government of Uhuru Kenyatta may wish to reconsider its repeated attacks against NGOs. The country as a whole is likely to benefit if the government softens its stance.
Referring to a 2015 report on the state of religious minorities in India, Benjamin Cardin said that anti-conversion laws were being used to infringe on the people’s right to religious freedom. India has refused to accept the findings of that report.