Title Description Posted Date
Jharkhand: Appearances and Reality Two People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) cadres, identified as Tene Bhengra and Deepak Bhengra, were lynched by tribal villagers in Torpa block of the Khunti District on June 21, 2016. The PLFI cadres had come to Pandaria village to collect levies from a local when they were confronted by the villagers. Commenting on the incident, Khunti Superintendent of Police (SP) Anish Gupta disclosed, "The villagers who confronted the extremists became violent when the extremists threatened to kill them. The extremists were thrashed with sticks and other traditional weapons." PLFI is a splinter group of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) 27-Jun-2016
Dilemmas of Transitional Justice On June 16, 2016, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), which had started recording testimonies regarding insurgency-era rights' violations and crimes from April 17, 2016, at District Peace Committee offices in all 75 Districts, and was supposed to wrap up the collection of complaints on June 16, 2016, decided to continue complaint collection until July 16, 2016, after it learnt that hundreds of victims are yet to lodge their complaints related to the war-era. The TRC had distributed 40,000 forms to victims and, as of June 15, 2016, had received 33,592 complaints. 21-Jun-2016
A Nursery of Terrorism The madrassas in Pakistan's tribal grounds are factories of suicide bombers. 06-Jun-2016
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