Interventions

IRAC DEMANDS JUDICIAL INQUIRY OVER THE CUSTODIAL DEATH OF A TRIBAL IN MADHYA PRADESH

On 7th September 2021, the Indigenous Rights Advocacy Centre (IRAC) requested the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to intervene in the custodial death of a 35-year-old tribal man Bisan Bhil in Khargone district in Madhya Pradesh. Bisan, a resident of Khairkundi village in Khargone district, was arrested along with eleven others on 2 September 2021 …

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IRAC CALLS FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE RIGHTS OF THE GOTHI KOYA TRIBE

On 23rd August 2021, the Indigenous Rights Advocacy Centre (IRAC) approached the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) over denial of land rights, Aadhaar card, ration card, and voter card, and any kind of facility to members of the Gothi Koya tribe living in Jalagalancha hamlet in Pasra forest area under Jayashankar Bhupalpally district of Telangana. …

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IRAC MOVES NHRC AGAINST TORTURE OF 17 YEAR OLD DIFFERENTLY ABLED TRIBALE BOY BY POLICE IN KERELA

On 11th August, Indigenous Rights Advocacy Centre (IRAC) approached National Human Rights Comission over torture of Rajeev, a 17-year old differently able boy (Tribal), by the Kerala Police and forcible arrest of tribal chief Choriyamooppan (65 years) and his son V S Murugan (44 years) at the Vattuluki hamlet under Sholayur police station in Attapadi …

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IRAC DEMANDS JUDICIAL INQUIRY IN FAKE ENCOUNTER CASE

On 5th August 2021, the Indigenous Rights Advocacy Centre (IRAC) demanded a judicial inquiry into the alleged fake encounter killing of Bheema Kunjam by the security forces at Paddigua village in Sukma.  The Tribal man identified as Bheema Kunjam about 25 years was allegedly killed in a fake encounter by the security forces at Paddigua …

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False FIR against 7 Chenchu tribals in Telangana

IRAC has taken strong note of a report in The Times of India titled “Telangana: Complaint against seven members of Chenchus after clash with forest officials” dated 4 July 2021 (accessed at https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/complaint-against-7-chenchus-after-clash-with-forest-officials/articleshowprint/84102211.cms)   According to the report, seven Chenchu tribals were accused of pouring petrol on a forest beat officer at Macharam in Amrabad …

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