INDIA: Ensure Justice and care to victims of gender-based violence

Dear Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh: I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem I would like to urgently bring to your notice and reiterate my concern about the treatment and care given to women and children who experience sexual assault in light of a series of disturbing news reports on this [...]

Politician’s disappearance fuels Bangladesh crisis

The night watchman was dozing in a wooden chair just after midnight on a deserted Bangladeshi street when he was startled by a scream. A group of men were pulling two people from a car and forcing them into a black microbus; “The two guys were shouting, ‘Save us,’” before the car pulled away, Lutfar [...]

INDIA: An innocent person tortured by West Bengal police

Ms. Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister, INDIA, [email protected] Dear Ms. Mamata Banerjee, I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem am writing to express concern regarding yet another case of police torture and fabricated charges registered by the West Bengal state police against a reportedly innocent person. The details of the case are [...]

INDIA: A poor woman raped by police

Ms. Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister, Government of West Bengal, [email protected] Dear Chief Minister, I am William Nicholas Gomes,Human Rights Ambassador for Salem I have been informed by Amitadyuti Kumar of Association for Protection of Democratic Rights (APDR) that that a facts finding team including Bapi Dasgupta, Amit Gosh, Gautam Munshi, Saibal Das,Amitadyuti Kumar, Sumanta [...]

Bollywood endorses Child Labour Free India

“Let us be the voice of 6 crore children, whose own voice has been imprisoned within four walls of slavery. Lets stand up against Child Labour to make sure that the laws made to curb this evil are implemented in true sense”, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan sends out a forceful appeal in support of the [...]

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