Also nail those who gave the order : SC cracking the whip

Focus should be on those who gave the orders to kill, in addition to those personnel who were just following those instructions. Nobody would fault Executive Director of Human Rights Alert, Babloo Loitongbam for airing this line of thought more particularly in the aftermath of the explosive confession of former Head Constable of the Manipur […]

HRA, EEVFAM sniff AR’s hand in May 22 Moreh killing

IMPHAL, May 31 : Rights defenders, the Human Rights Alert (HRA) and Extra-Judicial Execution Victim Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) have asserted that they share the deeply held suspicion of the community of Moreh that the ‘role of the Assam Rifles cannot be ruled out in the killing of Arambam Shanti.’ A Shanti was killed by […]

HRA, EEVFAM sniff AR’s hand in May 22 Moreh killing

IMPHAL, May 31 : Rights defenders, the Human Rights Alert (HRA) and Extra-Judicial Execution Victim Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) have asserted that they share the deeply held suspicion of the community of Moreh that the ‘role of the Assam Rifles cannot be ruled out in the killing of Arambam Shanti.’ A Shanti was killed by […]

HRA, EEVFAM sniff AR’s hand in May 22 Moreh killing

IMPHAL, May 31 : Rights defenders, the Human Rights Alert (HRA) and Extra-Judicial Execution Victim Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) have asserted that they share the deeply held suspicion of the community of Moreh that the ‘role of the Assam Rifles cannot be ruled out in the killing of Arambam Shanti.’

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Widows of Manipur’s Extra-Judicial Killings Are Foot Soldiers

It was Good Friday on April 6 in 2007. A holiday, and Renu Takhelabam’s husband had driven out on his scooter to a local market. Hours passed and he did not return. Renu grew anxious, their nine-month-old son bawled. Meanwhile, Mung Hangzo’s corpse lay unattended in a local hospital. Hangzo’s death had become another statistic […]

Sorting through the paper trail of fake encounters in Manipur

Anoo Bhuyan What do 1,528 dead bodies look like? Three filing cabinets. In a dimly lit, dusty room in Manipur’s capital, thousands of files sit, marked or unmarked, as members of the Extra-Judicial Execution Victim Families Association (EEVFAM) sort them into various categories. These files pertain to the victims of alleged extra-judicial killings and fake […]

First real test of BJP led Govt Studying stand of ANSAM

This is perhaps the first real test of the BJP led Government. In asserting that they are against any attempt to militarise tribal areas in the State, the All Naga Students’s Association is delivering a damning statement on how the State security personnel, particularly the police commandos, have earned notoriety of being a trigger happy […]

EEVFAM demands swift justice

IMPHAL, Feb 25: The Extra Judicial Execution Victim Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) organised a protest at Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai today demanding justice for the Khwairamband Keithel killing case. Speaking to media persons, EEVFAM president Renu Takhellambam said that there are numerous cases of fake encounter in Manipur and an equally huge number of widows as […]

EEVFAM urges victims’ family members

IMPHAL, Aug 22 : Renu Takhellambam, president of Extra Judicial Executive Victim Families Association, Manipur (EEVFAM) has appealed to all the families of fake encounter victims who have not submitted the related data to EEVFAM to submit it before August 25.

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7th anniversary of EEVFAM India’s Supreme Court tackles ‘extra-judicial’ killings in Manipur

Courtesy: Al Jazeera Imphal, Jul 24 : Just a few kilometres away from a bus stop in Malom, the infamous site where Indian paramilitary forces allegedly shot dead 10 civilians in 2000, about 100 women gather in a hall. It’s a wet monsoon morning in Manipur, a picturesque North Eastern Indian State that shares a […]

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7th anniversary of EEVFAM India’s Supreme Court tackles ‘extra-judicial’ killings in Manipur

Imphal, Jul 24 : Just a few kilometres away from a bus stop in Malom, the infamous site where Indian paramilitary forces allegedly shot dead 10 civilians in 2000, about 100 women gather in a hall.

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Critical phase in fight against custodial deaths: EEVFAM

IMPHAL, July 11: The Extrajudicial Execution Victim Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) has reaffirmed its stand to fight till the murderers of innocent people under Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) 1958 are awarded with befitting punishment during the observation of its 7th foundation day held at Kwakeithel Thiyam Leikai Community Hall here today. People who […]

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EEVFAM hails Supreme Court decision

IMPHAL, July 8: The Extra-judicial Execution Victim Families Association has hailed the Supreme Court partial verdict that stated that armed forces personnel and police cannot use excessive or retaliatory force in disturbed areas. Addressing a press briefing at its office today, president of EEVFAM Takhellambam Renu said that the verdict from the Supreme Court has […]

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