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Fight against systemic, structural sexual harassment and gendered violence

Fight against systemic, structural sexual harassment and gendered violence

Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) stands firmly with the survivors who have faced sexual harassment at the hands of the perpetrators on and off the list and, most importantly, extends solidarity in this moment of unravelling narratives,…

Eviction drive in Assam

Eviction drive in Assam

On 27th November a gang descended on the Amchang neighbourhood near the Guwahati city. The gang comprised of about 2000 policemen and assorted construction workers, one dozen elephants, bulldozers. They demolished houses, mostly inhabited by poor people. In three days…

A fact finding report on  Garib Nagar (Bandra East) fire and demolitions

A fact finding report on Garib Nagar (Bandra East) fire and demolitions

This is a report of the four-member fact finding team constituted by Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights (CPDR) to inquire into the demolition of homes in Garib Nagar, Bandra East between 26th October and 2nd November 2017 and the…

Saibaba’s letters from prison

Saibaba’s letters from prison

Letter written on 17th October, received on 25th October 2017 Dear Vasantha I am frightened to think of coming winter. Already I am shivering with continuous fever. I do not have a blanket. I do not have a sweater/jacket. As…

APDR Press Release on Barun Bhujel’s Death

APDR Press Release on Barun Bhujel’s Death

প্রেস বিবৃতি :: ২৫ আক্টোবর ২০১৭ আজ ভোররাতে কলকাতার এসএসকেএম হাসপাতালে কালিম্পং পৌরসভার ১৬ নম্বর ওয়ার্ডের কাউন্সিলার বরুণ ভুজেলের মৃত্য হয়েছে। এই মৃত্যু কোনও স্বাভাবিক মৃত্যু নয়, দার্জিলিঙে রাজ্য সরকারের লাগাতার দমননীতির আর একটি মর্মান্তিক পরিণতি। এটি পুলিশী নির্যাতনের ফলে…

PUDR Statement condemning draconian ordinance by Rajasthan government

PUDR Statement condemning draconian ordinance by Rajasthan government

PUDR condemns the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance promulgated by the Rajasthan government on 7 September 2017, preventing magistrates from taking cognizance of complaints against serving and former Judges, Magistrates, and public servants without sanction of the government. This ordinance…