From Our Member MASUM, India – Human Rights Report (March 2018)
3 April 2018 11:20 am

FORUM-ASIA member from India, Banglar Manabadhikar Surakksha Mancha (MASUM) published its monthly human rights report for March 2018.

In March,  MASUM made 17 complaints before the relevant authorities and human rights institutions, especially National Human Rights Commission, during the month of March 2018. During the period 8 replies and 6 updates have been made to National Human Rights Commission. Out of 17 complaints, three were about torture committed by police personnel, three about illegal detentions, one about torture by Border Security Force, one about custodial death, one about illegal roping and handcuffing of accused during production before the court, two about non-payment of compensation, one about attack upon human rights defenders, two about overall marginalization at bordering areas, two about marginalisation of enclave dwellers and one about forced land acquisition. Total numbers of victims in regular complaints were 47. Out of that 41 were Muslims, 2 belong to Schedule Castes community and 4 from Hindu general castes. 42 were male and 5 women. Monthly Report-Mar- 18

For a PDF version of the report, click here.