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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…

Reports from the ongoing movement for Gorkhaland

Reports from the ongoing movement for Gorkhaland

APDR fact-finding report on the ongoing Gorkhaland struggle Click here to download A field report during the fact-finding Click here to download Laali Guraas issue on the struggle Click here to download

Fact-finding report on the incident in Noida on 11-12 July 2017

Fact-finding report on the incident in Noida on 11-12 July 2017

On 12th July 2017 early afternoon, the media channels flashed images and videos of ‘mobs’ attacking an upper-middle class gated colony, Moderne Mahagun in Noida Sector 78. The inhabitants of the gated colony took to social media- flooding Twitter and…

Strange peace process in Bhangar

Strange peace process in Bhangar

After months of impasse with violent interludes of repression and resistance, the people of Bhangar agitating against the forcible setting up of a high-voltage power grid on agricultural land were just beginning to see a ray of hope. Most of…

Jharkhand: Fact-finding report on the mob lynching on suspicion of kidnapping children

Jharkhand: Fact-finding report on the mob lynching on suspicion of kidnapping children

In the early morning of 18th May, 2017, Sobhapur (Dist. – Saraikela, P.S. – Rajnagar, Jharkhand) witnessed the brutal torture and subsequent killing of Sheikh Naim, Sheikh Siraj, Md. Sajjad, and Sheikh Halim by a mob, on the suspicion of…