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Chomsky, others seek justice for Soni Sori

Chhattisgarh woman allegedly tortured by police on the charge that she was a Maoist Noam Chomsky, liberal philosopher and Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has joined a list of close to 250 Indian and foreign intellectuals in an open letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, protesting the “brutal treatment meted out to […]

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Soni Sori admitted to AIIMS; issue in RS

Adivasi teacher Soni Sori was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences post-noon on Thursday, after being kept in a lock-up through Wednesday night. Soni Sori’s counsel Colin Gonsalves was able to meet her on Thursday afternoon at AIIMS, in accordance with the Supreme Court order. He informed The Hinduthat a medical board had been […]

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The Inconvenient Truth Of Soni Sori: Shoma Chaudhury

Why were two tribals framed by the Chhattisgarh police? Why are Soni Sori and Linga Kodopi being systematically silenced? This chilling story of one family reveals more about India’s Naxal crisis than any official document can. By Shoma Chaudhury AS I sit to write this, at 12.20 pm on 4 October 2011, an SMS pops up on […]