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PUDR welcomes the release of Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira on bail, but protests onerous bail conditions

By Peoples Union for Democratic Rights People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) welcomes the Supreme Court order granting bail on merits and release of Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira, two of the accused in the infamous Bhima Koregaon case under… Continue Reading →

Sidelined from academia, India’s Dalits archive caste history

Posted On June 23, 2023 Despite a ban on discrimination and quotas mandating Dalit inclusion in education and government, caste-based discrimination remains widespread in India Vijay Surwade may have worked as a bank manager by day – but for five… Continue Reading →

Victims, Experts Highlight Prime Minister Modi’s Human Rights Record at Washington Press Conference

Washington, D.C. (June 21, 2023) – At a Press Conference hosted today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., victims of Indian government persecution and human rights experts called on the Biden administration to hold Indian Prime Minister Narendra… Continue Reading →

Modi Visit Protests and other Actions in D.C. and New York

Access information on Events, Protests, Rallys, Teach-ins and more June 21st Morning – RALLY AT THE UNITED NATIONS Show Modi that NYC does not stand with him and Hindutva JUNE 21st Evening NYC FUNDRAISER a gathering that highlights the growing… Continue Reading →

Kashmiri journalist Fahad Shah completes 500 days in prison-For How Long Will Scribes Be in Jail?

Fahad Shah, a prominent Kashmiri journalist, on Sunday, completed 500 days of incarceration under draconian charges. On 4 February last year, Shah, the founder-editor of The Kashmir Walla, was arrested by the Pulwama police under the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention)… Continue Reading →

Textbook changes made by NCERT part of ‘symbolic genocide of Muslims’, says historian Tanika Sarkar

Former JNU professor of history explains the reasons for this new writing of history Subhoranjan Dasgupta Published 19.06.23, 05:36 AM Representational image. File picture The NCERT, a government body that prepares school textbooks, has made controversial changes to the Class… Continue Reading →

‘Withdraw UAPA against University professor, 152 others’, CM Telangana tells DGP

June 17, 2023 by News Desk Telengana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday directed state Police’s Director General Anjani Kumar to withdraw Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 152 persons including former Professors of University of Hyderabad and human rights activists. Following the… Continue Reading →

The rise of India’s dystopian surveillance state

With protests under constant surveillance, Modi’s massive facial recognition system is making it easier to crack down on minorities and political opponents. Aparajita Ghosh October 14, 2022 Embed from Getty Imageshttps://embed.gettyimages.com/embed/1240716221?et=Csz0Q8oESz1ko_KYhhrZFQ&tld=com&sig=nu-zyFiP4WNB2j0TRLCLUUK_rq2VXSWFxnYmfZCTnXU=&caption=true&ver=2 A few months after Narendra Modi was re-elected in… Continue Reading →

A Tribute to Shireen Abu Akleh, a Journalistic Role Model

The murdered reporter was superbly professional, possessed a rare modesty and unshackled cultural restraints on Arab women Rasha Al AqeediRasha Al Aqeedi is the Middle East deputy editorMay 19, 2022 Where do girls in closed societies draw inspiration from when… Continue Reading →

Zee Tamil’s Kids’ Show In Trouble After Reportedly Mocking PM Narendra Modi, I&B Ministry Sends Legal Notice

The notice claims that the channel’s show has made some horrible comments on India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. By -January 18, 2022 Recently the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, also known as I&B Ministry for short, issued a notice against Zee… Continue Reading →

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