-Bridge the Gap Bring the Change

Tag Mangalore

#India – Crossing the Lakshman rekha- moral policing #Vaw

    VIKHAR AHMED SAYEED – Recently in Mangalore, Outlook     The attack on a homestay in Mangalore clearly shows that Hindutva ideologues define the moral and cultural boundaries in coastal Karnataka.       BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT  Naveen… Continue Reading →

#India- Child marriage averted #goodnews #Vaw

GANESH PRABHU, The Hindu A 14-year-old girl from a village about 15 km from Udupi district, who feared her parents would get her married, is now in the custody of an institution in Mangalore, thanks to the intervention of Childline…. Continue Reading →

Press Release- #India- Legal challenge threatens the release of journalist , Naveen Soorinje

February 8, 2013 The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is concerned to learn of a legal challenge to the decision to drop charges against http://asiapacific.ifj.org/en/articles/ifj-condemns-continuing-detention-of -indian-journalist-naveen-soorinje> Naveen Soorinje, now under arrest for over three months on charges of involvement in… Continue Reading →

Notice to Karnataka govt on withdrawal of case against Naveen Soorinje #mediagag #foe

  Bangalore, Feb 6 (PTI): Karnataka High Court today ordered issue of notices to the government and a regional television channel reporter on a PIL challenging the withdrawal of case against him in connection with attack on boys and girls in a… Continue Reading →

CALL FOR ENDORSEMENTS- Defend Women’s and Artists’ Freedom From Fanatics’ Fatwas #VAW #Kashmir #FOE

In Kashmir, young girls who performed in their own rock-band are now silenced by fear, following a fatwa by the Grand Mufti declaring that music, especially for women, is ‘un-Islamic.’ At a time when the whole country has been on… Continue Reading →

State cabinet withdraws criminal cases against scribe Soorinje #goodnews

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, The Hindu + The HinduMariam Alexander Baby, Polit Bureau Member of CPI(M), with Naveen Soorinje, at Wenlock Hospital in Mangalore. Photo: H.S.Manjunath   The State Cabinet which met here on Thursday has approved the withdrawal of criminal cases registered… Continue Reading →

Mangalore vigilantes at it again, #Bajrang Dal #durga vahini #moralpolicing

F Mangalore Bureau, The Hindu ONE MORE INCIDENT: The open terrace at Roxx from where the seven-member group was bundled off to the police station. Photo: R.Eswarraj Students at lounge harassed by Bajrang Dal activists Vigilantism raised its ugly head… Continue Reading →

Mangalore: Bajrang Dal raids ice cream parlour, hands over youngsters to police #WTFnews #moralploicing #Vaw

Jan 30, 67 pm Mangalore: Bajrang Dal raids ice cream parlour, hands over youngsters to police Pics: Brijesh Garodi Daijiworld Media Network – Mangalore (BG) Mangalore, Jan 30: Activists of Bajrang Dal on Wednesday January 30 barged into an ice… Continue Reading →

Is this journalist behind bars because he spoke too often, too loud against communal forces?

Soorinje’s story has been playing out below the radar of national attention Shoma Chaudhury January 24, 2013, Issue 5 Volume 10 IN A week when two national parties have found new helmsmen, a former CM has been convicted to 10 years… Continue Reading →

Indian journalists fight to free jailed reporter who exposed attack on women

    Roy Greenslade Monday 14 January 2013 guardian.co.uk   It might be thought that a journalist responsible for exposing a vicious assault on women would be lionised. In fact, he has been in jail for more than two months…. Continue Reading →

« Older posts Newer posts »

© 2023 Kractivism — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑