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About Thoothukudi and Other Custodial Police Violence During Lockdown: Part 5

A documentation of the custodial deaths during lockdown that also looks for the answer to some such questions around the class nature, caste nature and religious nature of such deaths. This is the fifth and last part of the Groundxero report.   The Thoothukudi murders have once again drawn our attention to custodial and other forms […]


About Thoothukudi and Other Custodial Police Violence During Lockdown: Part 4

A documentation of the custodial deaths during lockdown that also looks for the answer to some such questions around the class nature, caste nature and religious nature of such deaths. This is the fourth part of the Groundxero report.   The Thoothukudi murders have once again drawn our attention to custodial and other forms of violence perpetrated […]


About Thoothukudi and Other Custodial Police Violence During Lockdown: Part 2

A documentation of the custodial deaths during lockdown that also looks for the answer to some such questions around the class nature, caste nature and religious nature of such deaths. This is the second part of the Groundxero report.   The Thoothukudi murders have once again drawn our attention to custodial and other forms of violence […]


About Thoothukudi and Other Custodial Police Violence During Lockdown: Part 1

A documentation of the custodial deaths during lockdown that also looks for the answer to some such questions around the class nature, caste nature and religious nature of such deaths. This is the first part of the Groundxero report.   The Thoothukudi murders have once again drawn our attention to custodial and other forms of violence […]


Death of father-son duo in Tamil Nadu in police custody – A CPDR (TN) report

The custodial torture and killing of a shopkeeper and his son, on last Friday, by the police in a small town of Sathankulam in Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu, for violating lockdown regulations, has sparked massive outrage all over the state. Condemning this incident, several trader union bodies, various political outfits, activists, and the local […]


Yet Another Custodial Death: Political prisoner Sudip Chongdar dies because of stoppage of critical medicine

On 8th February, Sudip Chongdar, a political prisoner incarcerated in Calcutta Presidency Jail (official euphemism: ‘Correction Home’) died of a brain hemorrhage in MR Bangur Hospital in the city. Sudip, known better by his nom de guerre Kanchan, hailed from Garbeta in the West Medinipur district, was booked and imprisoned under the UAPA (‘Unlawful Activities […]