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Madurai: People’s Watch, a human rights NGO has released a report titled, “A year after Thoothukudi Burned’ on Monday, which has recommended to the government various aspects relating to investigation, compensation to victims and legal help. The report comes ahead of the first anniversary of the police firing at anti-Sterlite protestors, in which 13 people were killed. Stating that it is unfortunate that despite one year no one has been held accountable for what happened in Tuticorin on May 22
last year, the report said that the parameters of justice have been reduced to compensation and jobs. Even in providing jobs to the kin of the victims’ no due diligence was adhered to, and all of them were appointed as Thalayari (village assistant) despite their skills and qualifications.

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