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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 →

Your pen is mightier than the sword!: Manish Azad

‘Your pen is mightier than the sword!’: Manish Azad  September 8, 2023  (0 Comments)  296 Views Manish Azad pens down his experience on the NIA raid and search at their home in Allahabad. Translated from Janchowk by Rajender Singh Negi, New Delhi. On the… Continue Reading →

Bhima Koregaon Case- SC grants bail to activist Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferriera but NIA court refuses to release them on cash bail

‘Continued detention not justified’: SC gives bail to 2 in Bhima Koregaon case After the Supreme Court granted them bail, Gonsalves and Ferreira’s lawyers on Monday moved the sessions court to fix the conditions for their release on bail and… Continue Reading →

After 63 Days In Jail Under Anti-Terrorism Law For Poem On Defiance, Assam Poet Now Writes Odes To Love

SANSKRITA BHARADWAJ 28 Jun 2023 12 min read For a poem she posted on Facebook in 2022, Assam teen Barshashree Buragohain was arrested and jailed for two months under India’s draconian anti-terror law, widely used against protestors or dissidents, with… Continue Reading →

The Emergency: Writing Back to the Future

JUNE 25, NWMI 25 June 2023 marks the 48th anniversary of the declaration of the State of Emergency in India in 1975. That tyrannical period in the nation’s history ended on 21 March 1977. In 2015, on the occasion of… 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 →

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 →

‘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 →

’Amar bari, tomar bari, Naxalbari- on 56th Anniversary today

by Harsh Thakor — 25/05/2023 Today we commemorate the 56th anniversary of the heroic uprising of ‘Naxalbari’. Inspite of neo-fascism brimming at an unprecedented height Naxalbari s not dead and buried. Influence on Social Change and Movements Naxalbari was a… Continue Reading →

Kobad Ghandy – ‘I got support in all jail authorities except Tihar’

By NEETA KOLHATKAR February 15, 2023 ‘The IB and authorities knew I had given away all my property and had nothing in my name.’‘Even among police officers, they all respected me for this sacrifice which is rare these days.’‘They respected… Continue Reading →

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