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Broken People:Caste Violence Against India, Untouchables

by Human Rights Watch Asia

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Published by Human Rights Watch .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Social classes,
  • Violence in society,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • India,
  • Politics - Current Events

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8659596M
    ISBN 101564322289
    ISBN 109781564322289

    Untouchability: Overview A basic idea of social grouping emerged in one of the late poems in the earliest of the Hindu scriptures, the Rig Veda. In this mythic account, probably composed about three thousand years ago, the primeval man was sacrificed to make the varnas (castes): the Brahmans emerged from his head, the Kshatriyas from his arms, the Vaishyas from his thighs, and the Shudras . As discussed below, her report Broken People: Caste Violence against India’ s “Untouchables” attracted significant international attention and helped fuel a sustained upsurge of.

      Smita Narula’s report, “Broken People: Caste Violence against India’s Untouchables ()” attracted international attention and gave impetus to the movement within India and abroad too. Abstract. Commentary on the Doniger affair has focused overwhelmingly on the principle of freedom of speech and the illiberal character of censorship (Shainin ).There is a degree of valuable analytic abstraction to this discourse, which allows scholars and free speech advocates to compare the Doniger case with instances of the censorship of writing and art earlier in Indian history (for.

    The Scout Report for Social Sciences May 4, A Publication of the Internet Scout Project Computer Sciences Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison. The target audience of the new Scout Report for Social Sciences is faculty, students, staff, and librarians in the social sciences. Smita Narula, Human Rights Watch researcher of Broken People: Caste Violence Against India’s ‘Untouchables’, and Kenneth Cooper, national editor for the Boston Globe, discuss this issue. ().


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Broken People Caste Violence Against India's "Untouchables" Acknowledgements Glossary I. Summary II. Recommendations Recommendations to the Government of India Recommendations to. Broken People: Caste Violence Against India's Untouchables [Human Rights Watch Asia, and Narula, Smita] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Broken People: Caste Violence Against India's Untouchables5/5(1). Broken People: Caste Violence Against India's "untouchables". Human Rights Watch Asia, Smita Narula, Human Rights Watch (Organization) Human Rights Watch, - Caste - pages5/5(1).

Recommendations--The Context of Caste Violence--The Pattern of Abuse:Rural Violence in Bihar and the State's Response--The Pattern of Abuse:Southern District Clashes in Tamil Nadu and the State's Response--The Ramabai Killings--Discrimination and Exploitative Forms of Labor--The Criminalization of Social Activism--Attacks on Dalit Women: A Pattern of Impunity--Failure to Meet Domestic and.

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Full [PDF] Broken People: Caste Violence Against India s "Untouchables" READ Ebook Full Ebook. India's "Untouchables" Face Violence, Discrimination More than million people in India are considered "Untouchable"—people tainted by.

BROKEN PEOPLE | Caste Violence Against India’s “Untouchables” Octo at pm Filed under Human Rights [Most importantly, please make sure you read appendic C].

The Dalit plight under Hindu oppression has led to horrific abuses, according to Smita Narula, researcher for the Asian Division of Human Rights Watch, in her book Broken People: Caste Violence Against India's Untouchables.

An 'Untouchable' Says Caste Is Truly a Human Rights Issue. The untouchables, literally outcasts, are also vulnerable to violence at the hands of upper-caste Hindus and the police, he said. APPENDIX C: The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes:(Prevention of Atrocities) Rules, G.S.R. (E), dated 31st March, In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-Section (1) of Sec.

Where other religions are concerned, Hinduism deserves its reputation for broad-mindedness. Unlike Christianity, Islam or Judaism, it has no claim to be the truest religion. Their plight is receiving renewed attention with the recent release of a Human Rights Watch report titled “Broken People: Caste Violence Against India’s Untouchables,” written by Smita Narula.

The African Diaspora in the Indian subcontinent Few people are aware that India’s million untouchables or Dalits are descendants of Africans who once ruled the Indus Valley. But caste discrimination affects all black people, who are regarded as untouchables, even in the US and UK.

Broken People: Caste Violence Against India’s. Atrocities committed against Dalits include assault, rape, and murder and are entitled “Broken People: Caste Violence Against India’s ‘Untouchables’” that precipitated greater historic and contemporary domestic policy impacting Dalits in India.

The most useful element of the book is. The interviews were later compiled into Broken People: Caste Violence Against India's Untouchables, a book, which later won numerous awards.

For her work and human rights activism, the chief justice of the Supreme Court of India honored Narula with the Human Rights Award for. The British House of Lords is the latest group outside of India to take up the issue of violence against Dalits.

ANTI-CASTE MOVEMENTS. Buddhism, founded in the sixth century BCE, held that status should be determined by action, not birth. The only people who were Brahmans were those who fulfilled the specific role of Brahmins.

Book. Broken People: Caste Violence Against India’s “Untouchables.” (Human Rights Watch, ). Award-winning, and translated into Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, and Tamil. Human Rights Reports and Briefing Papers. Caste related violence has occurred and occurs in India in various forms.

According to a report by Human Rights Watch, "Discriminatory and cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment of over million people in India has been justified on the basis of is descent-based and hereditary in nature.

It is a characteristic determined by one's birth into a particular caste, irrespective of. Broken People: Caste Violence Against India's "Untouchables" by Smita Human Rights Watch Asia, and Narula | May 1, Violence and Discrimination Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Students in U.S.

Schools. Goodreads Book reviews & recommendations: IMDb Movies.Human Rights Watch Asia is the author of Broken People ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Death by Default ( avg rating, 4 rati /5(14).When Smita Narula, under the auspices of the Asia division of Human Rights Watch brought out Broken People: Caste Violence Against India's "Untouchables," the book was hailed as a major milestone in documenting the ways Caste definitions are used to oppress whole presenting first-person account interviews with more than affected Dalits, and also lawyers, activists, and.