India: Shalini Gera on Attack on Bela Bhatia & Plight of Lawyers in Chhattisgarh

January 28, 2017

Shalini Gera is a lawyer working in Bastar, Chhattisgarh under the collective JagLAG – Jagdalpur Legal Aid Group and has faced unprecedented level of persecution from the state and her legal colleagues in the state.

On December 25, 2016, a fact-finding team of seven lawyers and activists set out from Telangana to Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district to investigate the alleged encounter of a hearing-impaired teenager and other human rights abuses in the region. The entire team was arrested


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: