Brutal attack by police on a woman

Posted September 22, 2012 from India

Kalaignar News T.V today morning reported a violence in Ajmer, Police had unleashed demolition of houses in a area in Ajmer. The residents of the house tried blocking that and opposing that. Police started beating up the people who were opposing it. Police unleashed brutal violence on a women who was trying to protect her house. The video showed the woman being dragged to ground, a women police half-sitting on the ground punching her continuously. The woman kept crying and shouting out of pain. There were many public witnessing the violence. Later the beaten up woman was taken away. Public was shattered out of fear.

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  • William
    Sep 23, 2012
    Sep 23, 2012

    Dear Kotravai, Thank you for sharing this horrible story. Don't you think people should get involved to help others receive their human rights? I'm aware about the caste but can't by-standers at least help the injured woman? I'm all in favor of eliminating the outdated caste system, so people can unite.

  • Wendy Stebbins
    Sep 23, 2012
    Sep 23, 2012

    On the one hand thank you for sharing this story; On the other hand I do not know what to do to help. I don't have to say somebody should do something. You already know that. My problem is I feel the pain but do not know what to do.

    Wendy Stebbins

  • Kadidia Doumbia
    Oct 17, 2012
    Oct 17, 2012


    This is another example of the disrespect men have towards women. Worse, so many times it seems that women are not considered human beings. It is seriously sad to realize that after so many decades of advocacy, of UN bills and resolutions the reality of women around the world has not changed. Nevertheless, we should keep on fighting for our rights. Let me know how I can help and how World Pulse can help because any one cause is all women's cause.

    Thank you for standing up and informing us.

    Kadidia Doumbia

  • kotravai
    Oct 17, 2012
    Oct 17, 2012

    Hi Kadidia,

    Even I do not know how to help. Each and every day hundreds of crimes are committed against women, as a single person running MASES I try and expose the violence I hear of & try to organize some protests, petitions etc at my level.

    Is there any training program world pulse can offer on reporting & training on effective blogging etc.,