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Re: Civil Rights - Orissa Incident




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Postings not related to the writing of the Manifesto or policy chapters
are likely to be summarily rejected. Thanks for your understanding. IPI
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 A massacre is a massacre. A civil right violation is a human right
violation. There should be uniformity in dealing with these crimes and
finding the culprits and punishing them. We need stronger civil right
laws
and Govt. machinery to implement them to gain any credibility of
governance.
Henry Thiagaraj At 02:14 PM 1/28/99 -0800, you wrote:
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>Postings not related to the writing of the Manifesto or policy chapters

>are likely to be summarily rejected. Thanks for your understanding. IPI

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>Shashi Shekhar wrote:
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>> Dr. Roy's suggestion that we have a distinct set of laws for dealing
>> with incidents of hate crime originating from
>> ethnicity/religion/language etc is very appropriate and I endorse it.

>>
>> It some times make me wonder however
>> (No offense or reference to Dr. Roy)
>> that why is our conscience pricked so selectively. Selective
massacres
>> of Kashmiri Pandits in J&K as much a hate crime as is the immolation
of
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>We have already included a line in the manifesto that hate related
>crimes
>should be dealt with severely.
>This point was included during the first round of debates when we had
>a week alloted to the topic of Law and Order.
>If anything specific should be added to this, please elaborate.
>
>-Arvind



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