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The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court issued notice to the State Government and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today in a plea for disclosure of NHRC's "undisclosed" 2018 investigation report into police firing following the Sterlite Protests (May 28, 2018) in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu.

Mr. Henri Tiphagne, Executive Director of People's Watch, appearing party-in-person, has challenged the closure order of NHRC dated 25.10.2018, seeking directions to reopen the case in NHRC in the matter of killing of unarmed protestors.

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