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INDIA: Death of female government employee not adequately investigated


Urgent Appeal Case : A group of women's rights activists from the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh has informed the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) that the Madhya Pradesh state government is failing to adequately investigate the death of Ms. Leena Sadhak, a Patwari (a government official who keeps records regarding the ownership of land) at the Aaron Tehsil, in Guna district of Madhya Pradesh. It is alleged that Leena's immediate superiors have subjected her to harassment at the workplace. Leena died immediately after one of her superiors insulted her during a meeting and the reason for her death is not yet known. Read More...

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