Archive for category: Soni Sori

  • CG Govt denies Soni Sori food and medicines on her way back from AIIMS!

    CG Govt denies Soni Sori food and medicines on her way back from AIIMS!

    Soni Sori June 21, 2012 1:20 AM no comments

    Press Statement – 20thJune 2012. NO RESPITE FOR SONI SORI. AIIMS SENDS HER BACK AFTER 5 WEEKS OF TREATMENT. CG GOVT DENIES HER FOOD AND MEDS ON HER WAY BACK ! Soni Sori continues to be ill-treated at the hands of Chhattisgarh government, after a brief breather during her treatment [...]

     
  • Soni Sori admitted to AIIMS, Discussion in Rajya Sabha

    Soni Sori admitted to AIIMS, Discussion in Rajya Sabha

    Soni Sori May 11, 2012 4:54 AM no comments

    via IADHRI Finally, Soni has been admitted in AIIMS -with two women cops and one male cop on duty at her room. Her lawyer, Colin went to see her. He says she seems weak and anemic, and is complaining of burning and pain in her stomach, burning and blisters in her genital [...]

     
  • Soni Sori denied admission at AIIMS

    Soni Sori May 10, 2012 2:43 PM no comments

    Various sources Divya Trivedi  | The Hindu Reports Adivasi teacher Soni Sori was denied admission by the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Wednesday when brought to the hospital by the Chhattisgarh Police as directed by the Supreme Court. She was later kept in police custody at an [...]

     
  • HR Groups Cautiously Welcomes SC Order to Bring Soni Sori to AIIMS for Independent Medical Treatment

    HR Groups Cautiously Welcomes SC Order to Bring Soni Sori to AIIMS for Independent Medical Treatment

    Soni Sori May 8, 2012 2:37 PM no comments

    Via IADHRI The Supreme Court of India on May 2nd, 2012, ordered the government of Chhattisgarh to bring Soni Sori to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi for immediate and independent medical evaluation and treatment. The order came after a special hearing following reports of [...]

     
  • Supreme Court directs Chhattisgarh government to bring Soni Sori to AIIMS for treatment

    Supreme Court directs Chhattisgarh government to bring Soni Sori to AIIMS for treatment

    Soni Sori May 2, 2012 2:33 PM no comments

    On 2nd May a bench of Supreme Court judges, Justices Altamas Kabir and Jasti Chalameshwar, directed the Chhattisgarh state to produce the Adivasi teacher, Soni Sori, in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences within one week. Reacting to descriptions of her continuing severe medical health problems in letters received [...]

     
  • Citizens appeal to PM: Save Soni Sori from death in jail

    Citizens appeal to PM: Save Soni Sori from death in jail

    Soni Sori April 29, 2012 1:53 PM no comments

    In an open letter addressed to the Prime Minister of India and other officials, more than 250 concerned activists, academics, intellectuals, students, professionals and democratic organisations have demanded immediate medical attention for the Adivasi school teacher, Soni Sori, 35, currently in custody in Raipur Central Jail, Chhattisgarh. Sori’s condition is [...]

     
  • Anything goes…In the name of National Security: Story of Soni Sori

    Anything goes…In the name of National Security: Story of Soni Sori

    Reports, Soni Sori April 1, 2012 1:51 PM no comments

    This report covers in detail the story of violence perpetrated against a 35 year old tribal woman, Soni Sori, by the Chhattisgarh police and the prison authorities of the jail where she is imprisoned. The report highlights this relatively pervasive aspect of violence against women in the custody of the [...]

     
  • Soni Sori: Justice denied Posters

    Soni Sori: Justice denied Posters

    Soni Sori March 28, 2012 12:35 AM no comments

    And yet again, Soni Sori’s case didn’t come up in the Supreme Court. Meanwhile, back in Chhattisgarh, in jail, Soni is being denied the treatment that she needs for the stones that were shoved up her anus and vagina by the police.

     
  • Soni Sori Campaign: Videos

    Soni Sori Campaign: Videos

    Soni Sori March 26, 2012 12:44 AM no comments

    In a global show of solidarity marking the International Women’s Day, concerned citizens from around the world released this video documentary based on letters written by Soni Sori. Recorded here, is a phone conversation where a Chattisgarh police officer admits to fabricating the case against Soni and her nephew, Linga. [...]

     
  • The illegitimate children of the Republic

    More Cases, Soni Sori March 13, 2012 7:13 AM no comments

    Javed Iqbal | DNA Torture has long been employed by well-meaning, even reasonable people armed with the sincere belief that they are preserving civilisation as they know it. Aristotle favoured the use of torture in extracting evidence, speaking of its absolute credibility, and St Augustine also defended the practice. Torture [...]