EU-FNSt-PW NATIONA PROJECT ON PREVENTING TORTURE IN INDIA
FROM PUBLIC AWARENESS TO STATE ACCOUNTABILITY
State unit - Uttar Pradesh
Monthly Report of February 2007
- Model Talluk:-
Human Rights street Movement is organized on 19 February 2007 with the collaboration of Musahar-Nut Adhikar Manch,VOP,PVCHR. All participants came from villages of model Taluka”Pindara”.Movement focused the torture of most marginalized in Pindara Tahsil of Varanasi .To highlighted about DK Basu ‘s Judgment and direction of Supreme court. To signed and sent to president of India about rectification of CAT by Government of India .Near about more than nine hundred people participated. Petition received by ACM of Varanasi.Project took up the four cases of torture of Marginalize community.
Organized the ten awareness meeting in model Taluka where we focused on illegal detention and Human Rights Institutions.
SD sent the letter to all political parties that they will include the rectification of CAT, police reform and rule of law in their political manifesto.
SD met with ADGP (Law) in Lucknow and briefed about project.
Dr. Bahadur Yadav, Member of SC and ST commission of UP gave the consent to hold the membership of advisory council of Project.
Camp of victims at Sonbhadra and Allahabad as reflection and follow up of cases on 22 feb. 2007 and 23 Feb. 2007 respectively.36 victims in Sonbhadra and 13 victims in Allahabad participated. SLO decided to intervened nearly 13 cases through participatory involvement of every stakeholder.
Staff meetings held on 3 Feb. 2007 and 14 Feb. 2007 at office.
SPC participated in national conference on domestic violence along with a victim from 17 Feb.-19 feb. on behalf of project.