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What the EXPLOSIVE Kandhamal tribunal report says ?

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Asked by afsa kausar, 05 Dec '11 04:43 pm
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A report of the National People's Tribunal on the 2008 riots in Kandhamal, Orissa, is out. The report that runs into 197 pages points out that the brutality of the violence falls within the definition of 'torture' under international law, particularly the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. According to the tribunal, headed by Justice A P Shah, communal forces used religious conversions as an issue for political mobilisation and incited horrific forms of violence and discrimination against tribals and Dalit Christians. The 12-member jury relied on the testimonies of 45 victims, survivors and their representatives. The report, a copy of which is in rediff.com's possession, states that the targeted violence against tribals and Dalit Christian community in Orissa violates the fundamental right to life, liberty and equality guaranteed by the Constitution, and affirmed by the ICCPR, ICESCR, CERD and other international covenants. The report further says, 'The 2008 attacks i ...more
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 05 Dec '11 04:43 pm

 
  
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A report of the National People's Tribunal on the 2008 riots in Kandhamal, Orissa, is out. The report that runs into 197 pages points out that the brutality of the violence falls within the definition of 'torture' under international law, particularly the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.

According to the tribunal, headed by Justice A P Shah, communal forces used religious conversions as an issue for political mobilisation and incited horrific forms of violence and discrimination against tribals and Dalit Christians.

The 12-member jury relied on the testimonies of 45 victims, survivors and their representatives.

The report, a copy of which is in rediff.com's possession, states that the targeted violence against tribals and Dalit Christian community in Orissa violates the fundamental right to life, liberty and equality guaranteed by the Constitution, and affirmed by the ICCPR, ICESCR, CERD and other international covenants.
Answered by Stone, 05 Dec '11 04:46 pm

 
  
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