Army Rape

Colonel arrested for raping Lt-Colonel’s daughter in Shimla

SHIMLA: An Army Colonel was arrested on Wednesday over the alleged gang-rape of the daughter of a Lieutenant-Colonel posted at the Army Training Command – one of the seven commands of the Army which aims to improve effectiveness of training of the defence forces in the country. The 21-year-old was allegedly gang-raped at the Colonel’s official residence here on Monday. ...

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Kashmir ‘mass rape’ survivors fight for justice

More than 26 years ago, Indian soldiers allegedly raped more than 30 women in the Kashmiri villages of Kunan and Poshpora. Those who survived the attack are still fighting for justice, as Aliya Nazki from BBC Urdu reports. It was 23 February 1991. The people of Kunan, a tiny village in Indian administered Kashmir’s Kupwara district, were retiring for the ...

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2 BSF personnel arrested for raping woman, killing her friend

The Mizoram police arrested two BSF constables for allegedly raping a woman and throwing acid on her face and killing her friend in Mamit district, a senior police officer said. The two BSF personnel were arrested on Tuesday from their place of posting at Silsury village in the district bordering Tripura and Bangladesh, Mamit superintendent of police Narayan Thapa said ...

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Indian Navy court martials 2 Navy sailors for raping minor

Two sailors have been convicted by a Navy Court Martial of raping and blackmailing a minor girl and sentenced to 12 and 15 years of rigorous imprisonment. The two men, arrested in July 2015, have also been dismissed from service. Their identities were not revealed. “A case of alleged sexual offence by two naval sailors against a minor girl had ...

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India using rape of Kashmiri women as weapon of war: Gilani

Kashmiri Women, Rape, Indian Army, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, has said that India is using rape and molestation of women in the territory as a weapon of war to suppress the Kashmiris’ just struggle for securing their right to self-determination. Syed Ali Gilani in a statement ...

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13 years after Mothers of Manipur protested naked against Indian Army, where is justice?

Sabarish Suresh Thirteen years ago, on July 15, the world woke up to some shocking images from Manipur. The images were of 12 naked middle-aged women carrying a white banner with “Indian Army Rape Us” painted red on it. The immediate provocation was the brutal rape, torture, mutilation and murder of 32-year-old Thangjam Manorama by the 17th Assam Rifles, the ...

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Indian army can rape, abduct women Kerala leader

Communist Party of India’s Kerala secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has sparked controversy after he claimed the Indian army could rape and abduct women if given additional powers and no one would question them. “They [army] can do anything to anybody. If they see more than four people standing together, they can shoot them…They can take any woman and rape her, nobody ...

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Kunan Poshpora: A forgotten mass-rape case of 2 Kashmir villages

On the night of February 23, 1991, personnel of the 4 Rajputana Rifles of the Indian Army cordoned off the two villages Kunan and Poshpora in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district during an anti-insurgency operation and allegedly gangraped at least 23 women – with some estimates placing it at around 40. In December 2012, when the nation was rocked by the ...

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New wave of Indian brutalities in IoK

HUMAN Rights Watch, a New York based leading Human Rights entity has condemned Indian army chief’s statement justifying the use of Kashmiris as human shields against protestors as “criminal leadership.” Executive Director, Kenneth Roth, took strong exception to the shameful position Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has taken on the issue of an Indian army Major Teetal Gogoi using ...

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Indian army can abduct, rape women

New Delhi-Kodiyeri BalaKrishnan, a leader of Communist Party of India, has said Indian army was free to abduct and rape women if given additional powers, a day after defence Minister Arun Jaitley said armed forces have been given a free-hand to take decision in “war-like situations” According to Indian media, the Communist Party Kerala Secretary courted controversy by his “shocking ...

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