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#India – Condemn the detention of activists and TISS students

On , 28/11/13 at around 12 pm the police and the BMC forcefully and violently evicted more than 100 people living behind Agarwadi bus stop close to Mankhurd. This eviction with gross human right violations took place despite a suo-motu… Continue Reading →

My detention highlights why Australia should boycott Chogm

My detention by Sri Lankan authorities made headlines worldwide. The story will be old news tomorrow, but concerns about human rights will remain. Australia must act Lee Rhiannon theguardian.com, Monday 11 November 2013 04.47 GMT   Australian Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon returns… Continue Reading →

Poet Mohammed al-Ajami will spend 15 years in prison for his Arab Spring-inspired poem #FOE

Qatar: A poet sits in a desert cell for reciting his work at home Op-Ed: Poet Mohammed al-Ajami will spend 15 years in prison for his Arab Spring-inspired poem — unless Qatar’s new emir can be convinced to grant him a… Continue Reading →

#India – Narendra Modi will uphold democracy, so please do not oppose him unless you want to be arrested

By — Kunal Chattopadhyay Narendra Modi has many admirers. They see him as the upholder of development, dignity, Hindutva, so many different things. And they are unwilling to hear any criticism of Modi. Anyone criticising Modi is berated as a… Continue Reading →

#India – Illegal arrest, detention, torture in custody, released without charge: IMPUNITY #WTFnews

30 October 2013   To The Chairman National Human Rights Commission Manav Adhikar Bhawan Block- C, GPO Complex, INA New Delhi- 110023   Respected Sir   Here I am informing you about an incident of illegal arrest, detention, custodial torture… Continue Reading →

#India- Police terrorise villagers affected by Nemmeli desalination plant #Protest #WTFnews

  Message from Nityanand Jayaraman Dear all: Please take the time to call the Police to enquire into the well-being of the five fishermen from Sulerikattukuppam who were arbitrarily picked up from the village at a post-midnight raid by the… Continue Reading →

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