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Press Release – Police Crackdown on Hijras

05.13.2011 · Posted in Human Rights, Minorities, Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE PUCL, Bangalore, strongly condemns the call by city’s new police commissioner JP Mirji to target and crackdown on Bangalore’s Hijra community authorising mass arrests for creating public nuisance and under the Karnataka beggary Act. Criminalising either poverty or sexuality of a community are against the fundamental rights and freedoms constitutionally guaranteed and are ...