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Update on Bawana fire

Update on Bawana fire

About 1000 families have lost their homes and their belongings in a devastating fire that broke out in Bawana, on the outskirts of Delhi yesterday afternoon. The affected families are those who were arbitrarily denied resettlement when their original slum…

Bhangar people’s movement: OPDR fact-finding report

Released on 15-03-2017 A three member team visited a few villages of the Bhangar block 2 area and closely interacted with the people and also walked under the Grid Lines in the fields to verify the people’s perception of fear.…

The Massacre in Malkangiri

The Massacre in Malkangiri

by Prabhat Singha Roy This article, written in Bengali, is a report on the attack by the Greyhound commandos at Ramguda village of Malkangiri, Orissa, spanning October 24 to 27, 2016. The author, an activist in democratic rights movements, provides,…

Nellie Massacre: Who Will End the Assam Nightmare?

Nellie Massacre: Who Will End the Assam Nightmare?

February 18, 2017 marked the 34th anniversary of the Nellie massacre in Assam. The following is a re-publication of a report first published in Sunday Magazine Vol. 10 Issue 34, March 1983 carried on the blog Atikromi. Readers are also…

Delhi Airport displaced Dalit Families

Delhi Airport displaced Dalit Families

DELHI AIRPORT DISPLACED DALIT FAMILIES DEMAND IMMEDIATE JUSTICE WHY HAS AIRPORT AUTHORITY OF INDIA (AAI) EXCLUDED 58 DALIT FAMILIES FROM LAND COMPENSATION AND REHABILITATION ANOTHER MODERN INFRASTRUCTURE BUILT ON CASTE OPPRESSION Is there a single infrastructure development project that is…

Report: Workers occupying Omax factory in Dharuhera

Note by Nayan Jyoti The body count from #MakeinIndia developmental terrorism increases: Migrant worker in Omax factory Dharuhera (Haryana), Ajay Pandey from Bihar forced to commit suicide on 13 Feb evening. His fellow workers from Omax, joined by workers from…

Kashmirnama

Kashmirnama

by Prabhat Singha Roy "Kashmirnama", written in Bengali, is based on the experiences of the author on a recent fact-finding visit to the Kashmir valley just after the upsurge in the struggle of the Kashmiri people following the encounter death…

Chattisgarh : IAPL Report on lawyers under attack

Chattisgarh : IAPL Report on lawyers under attack

On 26th and 27th March 2016, a 12 member team of lawyers of the Indian Association of People’s Lawyers [IAPL] from different parts of the country visited Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh to enquire into harassment of lawyers by the police and…