Indian policemen arrested over custodial deaths of father and son

Five police officers in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu have been arrested in connection with the death of a man and his son in custody. The two had been detained for leaving their shop open minutes longer than allowed under coronavirus lockdown rules. And, as Al Jazeera’s Elizabeth Puranam reports, it is causing outrage … Read more Indian policemen arrested over custodial deaths of father and son

‘India’s George Floyds’: Father-son duo death in custody of police sparks outrage worldwide

Outrage over the death of a father-son duo in police custody in #India’s southern Tamil Nadu state worsened on Saturday. Reports say the two, detained for flouting #coronavirus lockdown rules, died after a brutal thrashing by police. The state’s chief minister has vowed to probe into the case. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download … Read more ‘India’s George Floyds’: Father-son duo death in custody of police sparks outrage worldwide

Anger in India over deaths of father and son in police custody – BBC News

In India there’s growing anger over the deaths of a father and son in police custody, in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. Relatives say the men, who were Christians, were beaten and tortured after their arrest and accused of violating a curfew imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Allegations of police brutality against minorities … Read more Anger in India over deaths of father and son in police custody – BBC News

India probes deaths in police custody after alleged torture

An investigation is under way in India after two men died in police custody in Tamil Nadu state. Relatives of the victims say they were tortured. The case has sparked outrage, with hundreds of thousands of people calling for justice. Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on … Read more India probes deaths in police custody after alleged torture

Firefighters rescue stray dog from well in South India

Firefighters climbed down a 40-foot-deep well to rescue a stray dog trapped at the bottom on May 23 in Vidtilampatti near Trichy district, Tamil Nadu state. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ … Read more Firefighters rescue stray dog from well in South India

Tamil girl ‘not afforded procedural fairness’ in asylum bid, court rules | ABC News

A two-year-old girl born in Australia to Tamil asylum-seeker parents was “not afforded procedural fairness” in her asylum bid, and the formerly Biloela-based family cannot be immediately deported, the Federal Court decides. Read more here: https://ab.co/3ak2hhE For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe … Read more Tamil girl ‘not afforded procedural fairness’ in asylum bid, court rules | ABC News

[DISTURBING] Hindu devotees perform ritual body piercings with skewers and hooks

Thousands of Hindu devotees performed ritual piercings on their bodies with skewers and hooks as part of the Thaipusam Festival in Chennai on Saturday. Devotees could be seen having their cheeks and tongues pierced with long skewers as well as hooks pierced into their backs through which they pulled processional carts for a Thaipusam celebration … Read more [DISTURBING] Hindu devotees perform ritual body piercings with skewers and hooks

Christmas Island: Tropical destination, detention facility, coronavirus quarantine zone | ABC News

Christmas Island is a remote Australian territory bathed in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. It’s known for its Red Crab migration, snorkeling, and being the site of the Tampa controversy in 2001. Since then, Australia has intermittently used Christmas Island to house an offshore processing facility for refugees. It’s currently holding four members … Read more Christmas Island: Tropical destination, detention facility, coronavirus quarantine zone | ABC News

Bull taming festival in India to celebrate beginning of harvest season

Hundreds of people took to the streets of the Tamil Nadu city of Allanganallur on Thursday to take part in traditional bull-taming celebrations to mark the beginning of harvest season. The unique celebration, known as “Jallikattu”, is a traditional event in which bulls are released into a crowd of people, where they aim to hold … Read more Bull taming festival in India to celebrate beginning of harvest season

Film: Rakht Charitra Billed as Bollywood’s Most Violent Film

Rakht Charitra was released on 22nd October 2010 with the second instalment due to hit cinemas on 11th november 2010. An ambitious two-part biopic shot in three different languages by director Ram Gopal Varma, the film is thought to be the most gruesome movie currently available in Bollywood. It tells the story of Paritala Ravi … Read more Film: Rakht Charitra Billed as Bollywood’s Most Violent Film

The PR of Plight: Competing Protests at UK Parliament

On Wednesday 29th April in Parliament Square, around 2000 people congregated to protest over the plight of Tamils in Sri Lanka. They held a myriad of placards and chanted loudly as riot vans circled the crowd. Subramanyam Parameswaran, on hunger strike for 25 days now, was prominently featured in the literature being handed out to … Read more The PR of Plight: Competing Protests at UK Parliament