[Press Statement] Coordination of Democratic Right Organisations concerning the arrest of Lingaram Kodopi by the Chhattisgarh police

The Coordination of Democratic Right Organisations and its member organisations condemn the arrest of Linga Kodopi by the Dantewada Police, from his grandfather’s village, on the 9th of September, 2011. This act by the police is shocking and vindictive as Linga had been challenging the Chhattisgarh police through his work of resettling Salwa Judum displaced persons and also documenting and exposing atrocities committed by the SPOs, police and the paramilitary on the poor Tribals through their various operations including the Operation Green Hunt.

Read the full statement here.

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