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Goa compensates villagers for human rights violation

The National Human Rights Commission recommended and ensured that the Goa government paid Rs.5 thousand each to 737 villagers, whose human rights were violated in police action when they were protesting to stop illegal mining activities in and around village Carvem.

NHRC, in a statement claimed that the Goa government paid Rs.5 thousand each to 737 villagers and the state government has submitted proof of payment of a sum of Rs.36 lakh 85 thousand paid to the victims.

It said that the state government has informed that two members of a family refused to accept the financial relief, while three persons had expired.
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