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Human Rights Defender Henri Tiphagne Selected to Win Civil Liberties Award

Tiphagne, the founder of the human rights organisation People’s Watch said, "The award is a boost for continuing the fight for dissent, democracy and human rights not only in the courts of law, but also on the streets."


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Activists meet gang rape victim’s parents

Fact-finding team looking into recent cases of sexual violence

A high-level fact-finding team — led by former chairperson of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights — arrived at Sitling village in Harur on Sunday, to gather facts on the recent alleged gang-rape of a 16-year-old school girl and her eventual death at the Dharmapuri government medical college hospital.

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சென்னை: மக்கள் கண்காணிப்பத்தின் நிர்வாக இயக்குநரும் வழக்கறிஞருமான ஹென்றி திபேனுக்கு 16வது நானி எ.பல்கிவாலா நினைவு விருது வழங்கப்பட உள்ளது.

தேசிய அளவில் மிக உயரிய மற்றும் பிரபலமான விருதுகளில் ஒன்றான 16-வது நானி எ.பல்கிவாலா விருது ஒவ்வொரு வருடமும் முக்கியமான சாதனையாளர்களுக்கு வழங்கப்படும். இந்த விருதானது இந்தாண்டு மதுரையைச் சேர்ந்த மக்கள் கண்காணிப்பகத்தின் நிர்வாக இயக்குநரும் மூத்த வழக்கறிஞருமான திரு. ஹென்றி திபேனுக்கு வழங்கப்பட உள்ளது.


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Condemning the malicious act of circulating manipulated video of Prof. Fathima Babu 

We are expressing our strong condemnation over the manipulated video of Prof. Fathima Babu, convenor of anti-Sterlite coalition that has been circulated since yesterday in the social media websites and platforms which allegedly portrays her in a compromising position with her colleague Mr. Raja, who is also associated with the anti-Sterlite movement. 

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Nani A. Palkhiwala Award for Civil Liberties to be conferred on him

Henri Tiphagne, founder and executive director of Madurai-based human rights organisation People’s Watch, has been selected for the Nani A. Palkhiwala Award for Civil Liberties this year under the individuals category.

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Political outfits including the Thamizhaga Vazhvurimai Kootamaippu, the Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam, the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi and the May 17 Movement took out a procession and held an agitation in the city on Thursday condemning the killing of 12 protesters in Thoothukudi.

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