Nun Killed For Speaking Up Against A Rapist

Jharkhand, November 21, 2011

 

Sister Valsa John in Pakur, Jharkhand, was killed by a gang of men from her own campaign, The Rajmahal Pahar Bachao Andolan (Campaign to Save The Rajmahal Mountains), the banner under which she had led a crusade against a mining company years earlier.  The murder followed after she had taken up the cause of a girl allegedly raped by one of these men.  Read the report here.

 

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