Report of the Public Hearing on Sankaralingapuram incidents

Dear friends,

Here are the details of the Public Hearing on police atrocities against Dalits that took place on 16th November 2001 which resulted in a Public Hearing on 16th and 17th March 2002. The unique aspect of the Public Hearing was that it was not only organised by People's Watch - Tamil Nadu along with other NGOs, but also included the Communist Party of India (Marxist). Please therefore find enclosed the following:

a) Chronology of events
b) Damage List
c) Sequence of events
d) Details of men
e) Details of women
f) Interim Prima Facie Verdict of the Jury Panel
g) Update on the Sankaralingapuram incidents

Thanking you,
Yours sincerely,
Henri Tiphagne
Executive Director, People's Watch - Tamil Nadu

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Published on:April 09, 2002
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