Topic: Suhas Chakma
A report on 'widespread and systemic' police torture in India was published today, focusing on the case of US journalist Joel Elliott. Mr. Elliott claims that Indian police beat him severely while he was in their custody.
04/13/2010 02:14 pm
Sri Lanka promised to conduct its own human rights inquiry after the EU and US released reports on abuse last week. But critics say the government may whitewash its findings.
10/27/2009 01:00 am
After defeating the Tamil Tigers this spring, the country has delayed the return of more than 250,000 displaced Tamils, citing concerns about mines and potential terrorists.
09/21/2009 01:00 am
Tamil columnist J.S. Tissainayagam, whom US President Barack Obama had recognized as an example of a persecuted journalist, was charged with fomenting communal disharmony and sentenced to hard labor.
09/02/2009 01:00 am