Bengal police accused of torture

Human rights groups in the east Indian state of West Bengal say state police have been carrying out serious abuses of suspected Maoist rebels. One suspected rebel said he was badly beaten in jail and…

Human rights fellowship for young journalists

Scholarship  involves a four-week stint at the 62 nd session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 13 March 2006.                 SOUTH ASIA HUMAN RIGHTS DOCUMENTATION CENTRE(SAHRDC is…

Schoolgirl gangraped in Noida

A 16-year-old schoolgirl was allegedly kidnapped from her house and later gang raped by four persons in Gijod, Noida, the police said. The girl somehow managed to escape from the clutches of her abductors, reached…