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29 Jan 2018 ‘Judiciary not providing protection to witnesses’ People's Watch in Media Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu

TIRUNELVELI: Registering more cases does not ensure justice for victims of usury. "Not only the police, but also the judiciary have an important role in ensuring that usury victims get justice. There is almost nil support from the judiciary...

#PeoplesWatch, #HenriTiphagne, #Usury
22 Jan 2018 ‘Prolonged detention of advocate Murugan gross injustice’ People's Watch in Media Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Lawyer was arrested by ‘Q’ Branch wing of Tamil Nadu police; rights activists express concern over delay in hearing of bail plea The arrest of advocate A. Murugan under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in January 2017...

#PeoplesWatch, #HumanRights, #HenriTiphagne
12 Jan 2018 Why Are Some Lives More Important, Ask Ockhi-Hit Fisherfolk in Tamil Nadu People's Watch in Media Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

Inadequate government response exacerbated Cyclone Ockhi's impact in Tamil Nadu. On November 29, 2017, more than 100 boats left for sea from Tamil Nadu’s Vallavilai fishing village before the state started issuing warnings to the fishermen community. Cyclone...

#CycloneOckhi, #OckhiCyclone, #PeoplesWatch, #HenriTiphagne, #Kanyakumari, #Fishermen, #TheWire
9 Jan 2018 Report on loopholes in Ockhi prediction out People's Watch in Media Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu

#CycloneOckhi, #OckhiCyclone, #PeoplesInquest
8 Jan 2018 'Disaster readiness failed in Kumari' People's Watch in Media Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

#OckhiCyclone, #Kanyakumari, #Disaster
31 Dec 2017 Ockhi: people’s inquest finds ‘shocking’ lapse on govt.’s part People's Watch in Media Madurai, Tamil Nadu

‘Most of the rescue efforts for stranded fishermen were done by the community’ The interim report of the people’s inquest carried out by a 15-member team, which included a retired High Court judge, senior journalists and academicians, on...

#CycloneOckhi, #OckhiCyclone, #Kanyakumari, #PeoplesInquest

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