Political prisoners

Prisoners of conscience

Print edition : January 08, 2016

The human rights activist Soni Sori at a protest meeting in August 2015 at Nihadi vilage in Dantewada, Chhattisgarh, over a fake enounter and killing of the village resident Podia Hemla. She spent two years at Raipur jail as an undertrial and was subjected to torture. Photo: By Special Arrangement

What is happening in Chhattisgarh is a reflection of the brutal treatment that political prisoners face in India. The Chhattisgarh Police has been breaking the law with impunity, mostly in the name of fighting Maoists and defending the nation’s sovereignty.

    Related Articles

    This article is closed for comments.
    Please Email the Editor