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Human rights organization Amnesty International has joined calls for justice for Jishamol, the Dalit woman who was raped and murdered in Perumbavoor, Kerala. Over 25,000 people have signed into the Amnesty campaign calling for an independent investigation. The new government in Kerala must ensure justice for Jishamol and her family, said Rekha Raj, Programme Manager- Women’s Rights, at Amnesty International India at a press meet. It has been over a month since the horrific incident reminded Rekha. Amnesty representatives will meet the Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan later today to demand speedy justice amid allegations of lapses and inaction on part of the police. Amnesty International India’s campaign, launched on 14 May, reached out to thousands of people through online ...

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