Amnesty slams India communists for land violence

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By Sujoy Dhar NEW DELHI, May 28 (Reuters) - Militias of a communist party ruling an eastern Indian state have killed people and raped women with impunity after farmers refused to give their land for industry, Amnesty International said on Wednesday. The human rights abuses occurred after the West Bengal government failed to persuade farmers of Nandigram to sell their land for a chemical industry complex, the organisation said. "People who abused, who attacked, who took recourse to ...

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