Claiming that the government has failed to safeguard the interests of the marginalised, National Commission for Scheduled Castes chairperson P.L. Punia on Wednesday called for advancing awareness about a web-based monitoring tool called ATM that tracks atrocities against Dalits and the tribals across India.
Islamist fighters have carried out atrocities on "an unimaginable scale" in months of fighting with Iraqi forces, who have also killed detainees and shelled civilian areas, a UN official said on Monday.
More than one lakh cases of atrocities against persons belonging to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) were reported across the country in the period between 2001 and 2012 -- when both BJP-led NDA and Congress-led UPA were in power.
An United Nations court has convicted six Bosnian Croat political and military leaders of persecuting, expelling and murdering Muslims during Bosnia`s war as part of a plan supported by leaders in neighboring Croatia.
Bodies of Iraqis handed back to their families by British troops showed signs of torture and apparent mutilation as well as multiple bullet wounds, local doctors have revealed before a public inquiry which has opened in London.
Criticising Uttar Pradesh government
for its alleged inaction in checking atrocities against
dalits, chairman of National Commission for SC alleged
that there is pressure from authorities to not register cases.