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Justice for Soni Sori & Punished the Culprits

Society & Culture  (tags: rights, humans, women, soni-sori )

- 1689 days ago -
Because she has constantly fought for her people's rights- for minimum wages. She has taken on powerful companies that want the Adivasis's land, and the Chhattisgarh govt. that supports these companies. She has taken on the police for their illegal work.

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Rose Becke (141)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 11:01 pm
so signed Ty

Henriette Matthijssen (154)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 11:27 pm
Already signed! Thanks Roshani. I believe that I forwarded to my C2 friends a few days ago.

ParsifalAWAY S (99)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 12:12 am

gladly signed and shared with groups sister Roshani.

For all these who have not already signed the petition site for justice and release to/of Soni Sori, here is the clickable link:

Save Soni Sori and Punish Chattisgarh police


MmAway M (501)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 12:16 am
Signed & Noted and Thank you Henriette for the forward to let me know!

Sunday January 6, 2013, 1:51 am
Thank you!

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 1:51 am
Glad to sign.

Roshani S (83)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 1:52 am
Thank you so much brother and sister for signing and your support for this brave teacher.

Roshani S (83)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 1:53 am
No words for your each support ...

Roshani S (83)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 1:53 am
Soni Sori, a 35-year-old Adivasi school teacher in Chhattisgarh, has been languishing in Raipur Jail since October 2011, she has written letters from jail asking the Nation to help her.

Why is she being tortured?

Soni has been tortured by the Chhattisgarh police - she complained that she was stripped naked and given electric shocks. A medical exam found small stones in her vagina and rectum.

The torture was under the supervision of Ankit Garg, Superintendent of Police. In a terrible twist of events he was given the President's Award on Republic Day.

Soni lives in Dantewada, a Naxalite stronghold. Last year, Soni fought with the Naxalites when they tried to stop her form hoisting the national flag on Independence Day. Naxalites shot her father in the leg saying he was a police informer. Yet the police first arrested her husband, and now Soni, for being Naxalite supporters!

Why do the police want her in jail?

Because she has constantly fought for her people’s rights - for minimum wages. She has taken on powerful companies that want the Adivasis’ land, and the Chhattisgarh government that supports these companies. She has taken on the police for their illegal activities.

Now, fed up of being in jail, far from her three young children, Sori has gone on hunger strike. In a letter to her lawyer she writes: “We Adivasis are only fated to suffer atrocities and die. We Adivasis are a business for the government.’’

This petition demands the following: --- A credible inquiry into the custodial violence suffered by Soni Sori -- Prompt recall of the President’s Gallantry award bestowed on S.P. Ankit Garg, facing serious allegations of custodial torture and sexual violence. -- To constitute a comprehensive and credible inquiry to ensure protection of rights and dignity of the large number of tribal women, like Ms Sori, languishing in jails in Chhattisgarh. -- Ensure an immediate halt and initiate exemplary punitive action against police and other security forces indulging in widespread and systematic violation of rights of tribal women

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 2:47 am
Signed Cheers

Pamylle G (461)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 5:16 am
Signed !

Vivien G (153)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 6:08 am
Signed and shared thank you Rose.

ParsifalAWAY S (99)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 7:16 am
You are close to making a golden note/frontpage Roshani.

I am sure, you making a difference in this issue.

Good luck sister - I admire your activism for a postive goal.

Now, this has not become common practise in c2.

Too many people are so gullible and believe in the goals of c2 to promote the nwo ...

Behind their computers many became 'clictivists'

This is so sad to observe when all their efforts for a better world is reduced to the keyboard and a few mouseclicks.

- Parsifal

Michela M (3967)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 8:09 am

Sunday January 6, 2013, 9:37 am
Signed, thanks.

Angelika R (143)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 10:48 am
Thx again Roshani, signed this new one as well.

Pat B (357)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 11:00 am
I read your story of this brave woman, Ms. Sori, and pray that she will be released from jail, and back with her family/children. Hope that justice will be served also.!!! Definitely signed.!! Thank you.

Nancy C (806)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 12:05 pm
s,n,fb thanx Roshani

Mike M (43)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 12:30 pm

Marie Therese Hanulak (30)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 1:04 pm
What horrors women are made to suffer all over the world. This planet is surely hell itself. There is no need for another hell.

faith v (16)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 1:12 pm
I flagged Brander B.'s comment as inappropriate because:

An ad recruiting people to make INCREDIBLE - aka unbelievable - sums of money "working on the internet for a few hours" seems like a scam.

Please check it out, and, if it is NOT a scam, give it a verification.
Otherwise please delete before some desperate person gets taken for another ride on top of all the others that person has experienced on the way to the bottom of the pit.

Also, if it is a scam, please consider Brander B.'s status within the Care2 community.

Brander, if I have misjudged you please pardon me - and reconsider the form and forum in which you offer such personal information about your relatives and their friends.

Christeen A (441)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 1:56 pm

Natalie V (27)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 2:45 pm
noted & signed

Dalia H (1280)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 3:11 pm
with 107 supporters.
Signed with many Thanks for sharing my Beloved Friend Roshani.
Much LOVE, Light, Peace

Gloria H (88)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 6:02 pm
She is doing what Gandhi had done. Signed, with love and wishing for release and healing from the trauma.

Vicky P (476)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 9:14 pm
Noted and signed

Roshani S (83)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 10:06 pm
You cannot currently send a star to Dalia because you have done so within the last week....
Thank you so much dear sister Dalia.

Roshani S (83)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 10:15 pm
Thank you so much to all my care2 friends and all groups who is supporting this issue for humanity.
We want the victory of Humanity. We want justice with Soni Sori. She is a symbol of that type of people who is suffering day by day with the hand of industrialization, greedy politicians, bourgeois and police. We never got healthy Nations until we never do justice with innocent people.

Roshani S (83)
Monday January 7, 2013, 12:05 am
Soni Sori saved lives of CRPF and tribal both in her area.She is in Jail now!!! What a shame!
After watching this video I'm saying.

Roshani S (83)
Monday January 7, 2013, 12:17 am
Linga Kodopi (Sony's nephew) who is Adivasi Journalist exposes brutalities of Chhattisgarh state, he is also in Jail.
Look friends the power of so called our powerful politicians and people....

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Monday January 7, 2013, 12:46 am
Signed and noted the police must be given sever punishment

Debbie Williamson (324)
Monday January 7, 2013, 7:41 am
signed, thanks

Süheyla C (234)
Monday January 7, 2013, 10:23 am
Noted and signed. Thanks

Robert O (12)
Monday January 7, 2013, 12:12 pm
Signed. Thanks Roshani.

Roshani S (83)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 12:08 am
08/01/2013 New Delhi: The Supreme Court today accepted a plea filed by tribal activist Soni Sori and directed the Chhattisgarh government to shift her from a jail in Raipur to the Central Jail in Jagadalpur.

Mitchell D (131)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 4:07 pm
The question is not "Why is she being tortured/" but how can people bring themselves to do such things to other people? Boy, do I hope there is such a thing as Karma!

Barbara Erdman (63)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 4:11 pm
Noted and signed Roshani :-0 Tnx

michael sullivan (1022)
Friday January 11, 2013, 11:03 am
noted and signed -- great cause!

Yvonne F (179)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 2:24 am
So signed!!! Great post! Thanks Roshani and thanks Rose for forwarding it in the Slavery Today" group! Join and make a difference!!!

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 7:10 pm

Roshani S (83)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 5:33 am
Namaste, Good news friends..

Finally Soni Sori got jusic. Although she suffered too much. After losing her dear one (her husband) it will be difficult to start life again with full spirit. I Hope for the best.

Thank you so much for you all who signed this petition all time I shared. Thanks from all the fighters who was fighting for her justice. Thanks for your help.

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Thursday November 14, 2013, 11:46 am
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