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“Free At Last”: Poet Varavara Rao, 81, Released After Last Month’s Bail

Varavara Rao had been granted bail for six months by the Bombay High Court on February 22 on medical grounds last month. New Delhi:  : NDTVDate: March 7, 2021 Varavara Rao, the 81-year-old poet-activist who has been in jail for over… Continue Reading →

Sonepat court grants bail to labour activist Shiv Kumar in two cases

Shiv Kumar. Sonepat, March 3 Labour activist Shiv Kumar, an associate of Nodeep Kaur, on Wednesday got bail in two cases from a local court. Kumar, president of Mazdoor Adhikar Sangathan, was arrested a few days after the arrest of… Continue Reading →

Farmer Ranjit Singh languishes in jail despite videos contradicting FIR

There are questions about the manner in which Ranjit Singh, 22, was arrested and the case registered against him. On January 30, an image of a young man’s face being crushed by Delhi police boots went viral on social media…. Continue Reading →

‘You Are A Dalit, Should Behave Like One’, Cops Shouted As They Tortured Me: Nodeep Kaur

During a protest last month, Haryana police arrested the 24-year-old under charges including murder and extortion among others. Preetha Nair  Days after being granted bail by the Punjab and Haryana High Court, Dalit labour rights activist Nodeep Kaur spoke to Outlook about… Continue Reading →

Social Media Campaign – #KnowYourShaheed #FarmersProtests

March 1, 2021 – Punjab Women Collective in collaboration with Kractivist.org launched a social media  campaign  today  supporting the Farmers Protest  called #KnowYourShaheed, a series to recognise the farmers who have died during the ongoing farmer protest. We all know… Continue Reading →

Who is Shiv Kumar ,The Rebel With A Smile

The Dalit activist has been beaten and tortured in jail, but his spirit remains untamed, asserts his best friend by astha Four years ago, after a screening of a film based on Shaheed Bhagat Singh in Haryana’s Sonipat, when everyone… Continue Reading →

Torture, Belief & A Love Letter: Khalid Saifi’s Year In Jail

One year since his incarceration, a man who campaigned against hate crime is defending himself in three cases, including the Delhi riots conspiracy case, which invoked India’s anti-terror law. In one bail order, the judge highlighted the “vindictiveness” of the… Continue Reading →

Sign Petition to #SaveNittaya from being jailed because of Thailand’s Unfair Forest Reclamation Policy

Defending our land is NOT A CRIME!” And yet, 14 villagers of Sab Wai village, Thailand, have been unfairly convicted of trespassing, utilizing, and clearing land in Sai Thong national park, a land on which they have been living for generations, making their… Continue Reading →

Dalit Activist Nodeep Kaur gets bail in third case by Punjab and Haryana High Court

The Dalit activist had alleged that she was severely beaten and tortured in police custody. The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday granted bail to labour rights activist Nodeep Kaur in the third case lodged against her, Bar and Bench reported. Kaur, a… Continue Reading →

How Amnesty International went wrong in assessing Russian opposition leader arrested by Putin

By Rajiv Shah Quoting a Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) report, “Amnesty Move To Strip Navalny Of ‘Prisoner Of Conscience’ Status Sparks Outcry”, a Moscow-based journalist, Fred Weir, whom I peripherally during my Moscow days (1986-93), has brought into the light… Continue Reading →

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