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Dalit woman Forced to Clean School Tank for Her Girl’s Admission #WTFnews

By Gokul Vannan Published: 31st July 2014 08:10 AM Muthupillai cleans the tank in the Melur Government Girl’s Higher Secondary School | express MADURAI: A Dalit woman was allegedly forced to clean a tank filled with garbage when she went to the… Continue Reading →

How Dalits are victims of caste discrimination in Haryana

In Samalkha town Monday, 14 July 2014 – 1:12pm IST | Agency: DNA Image for representational purposes only.RNA Research & Archives As you leave Delhi’s borders via the NH-1 and head towards Chandigarh, about 70 km away from Connaught Place… Continue Reading →

Punished by axe: Bonded labour in India’s brick kilns

By Humphrey HawksleyBBC News India’s economy is the 10th largest in the world, but millions of the country’s workers are thought to be held in conditions little better than slavery. One man’s story – which some may find disturbing –… Continue Reading →

Kerala Dalit principal shunted out, for standing up to Education Minister #WTFnews

Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvanathapuram | June 27, 2014 8:50 am   SUMMARY The transfer has triggered anger across the state and put the government on the defensive. A dalit principal of a girls’ high school has been transferred, days after she… Continue Reading →

#India – Muslim students served food last – HRW

World | Agence France Presse | Updated: April 22, 2014 16:20 IST Representational Photo New Delhi:  Some teachers force children from lower castes and minority religions to clean toilets and sit separately from their classmates as part of “persistent” discrimination in classrooms, a rights… Continue Reading →

The untold story of Dalit journalists in India #mustread

Many Dalits enter the media because they believe it can empower their community. But discrimination against them is rampant in the Hindi and other language media. It is less pronounced in the English media, finds AJAZ ASHRAF in an Independence… Continue Reading →

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

 (March 21, 2014) The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on 21 March. On that day, in 1960, police opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa, against the… Continue Reading →

Press Release – Ugly face of racism crops once again in Bangalore

Praja Rajakiya Vedike Press Release   Magistrate court grants bail to Northeast people, who were arrested Mob uses sexually abusive language against the Northeast women   Bangalore, 28 Feb 2014: The ugly face of racism cropped up once again in the city as… Continue Reading →

#India – Open Letter by trans masculine people

      Dear members of the expert committee on transgender issues set up by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment,  We would like to first of all thank the MSJE for taking up the issue oftrans people in the… Continue Reading →

Mumbai: Night club denies entry to guest on wheelchair #disability #WTFnews

Friday, Jan 17, 2014, 10:31 IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Kirti Gupta Anup Chandran, a bank employee, had gone to attend his friend’s birthday party at the Tryst club. In an incident which highlights insensitivity towards physically-challenged people, … Continue Reading →

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