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UAPA: A frontal attack on democratic rights

UAPA: A frontal attack on democratic rights

We are going through one of the most repressive times in post-Independent India where the fundamental rights of expression and the right to form any organization or association that can question government policies or fight for rights of the people…

Book Review – Lalgarh and the Legend of Kishanji

Book Review – Lalgarh and the Legend of Kishanji

In search of the Maoists, security forces raided Sonamukhi village of Lalgarh, on 30th June, 2010. The male villagers fled to the nearest jungle to avoid police arrest in the guise of search operation. Security forces came, searched and ransacked…

Assam: Statement condemning killing of 5 working class Bengalis

Assam: Statement condemning killing of 5 working class Bengalis

We strongly condemn the terrible incident of the mindless killing of 5 working class Bengali people Shymal Biswas, Subul Biswas, Anath Biswas, Dhananjay Namasudra, Avinash Biswas, who were mercilessly gunned down on 1 November in Dhola, Tinsukia, Assam. Initially, the…

Statement condemning arrest of Advocate Sudha Bharadwaj

Statement condemning arrest of Advocate Sudha Bharadwaj

AN INTIMATE FRIEND, ALLY, MENTOR AND AN INSPIRATION The Jagdalpur Legal Aid Group and Collective strongly condemns and mourns the incidents of arrest and police remand of Advocate, friend, mentor, and colleague Sudha Bharadwaj and calls upon a collective expression…

The Pathalgadi Movement: An overview

The Pathalgadi Movement: An overview

In the heartland of India – the abode of the adivasis and moolvasis – a fire, called the Pathalgadi movement, is spreading rapidly. Started in 2016 with few villagers in Khunti district in the state of Jharkhand, it has now…

Statement of central Trade Unions against UAPA

Statement of central Trade Unions against UAPA

We shall Resist! We shall Defend! We are not be Afraid! Enough is Enough! Repeal the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967 A vengeful and duplicitous BJP Government in Maharashtra moved the Supreme Court after the Delhi High Court quashed the…