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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…

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…

Attacks on migrants in Gujarat – denial of right to life and livelihood.

Attacks on migrants in Gujarat – denial of right to life and livelihood.

PUDR demands arrest, prosecution of attackers. PUDR strongly condemns the attacks on migrants from Bihar, UP and Madhya Pradesh, who are being forced to flee from Gujarat as a result of violence unleashed by the Thakor community. About 50,000 Hindi…

PUDR condemns smear campaign by Maharashtra police

PUDR condemns smear campaign by Maharashtra police

Peoples Union for Democratic Rights, Delhi (PUDR) strongly protests the accusation by the Maharashtra police claiming that the PUDR is a frontal organisation of the CPI (Maoist) party. This is a blatant attempt to threaten and restrict the functioning of…

Statement condemning concerted persecution of democratic rights activists

Statement condemning concerted persecution of democratic rights activists

On 28th August, 2018 the Pune Police swooped down on prominent rights activists of the country: Sudha Bharadwaj, Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves, Gautam Navalakha, and Varavara Rao. They were to be taken to Pune on the fabricated charge of being…

Statements condemning the Aug 28 attack and raid on activists

Statements condemning the Aug 28 attack and raid on activists

Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisations (CDRO) Press Release 2nd August,2018 Condemn Arrests of Democratic Rights Activists Advocate Sudha Bharadwaj, Gautam Navlakha, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira and Varavara Rao and raids at homes of several others! CDRO condemns the raid and…

They cant scare us into silence!

They cant scare us into silence!

With the repeated death threats against my life, and having seen the assassinations of one activist after the other in the last few years, I somehow knew that someday a gun may be turned against me too. Dhabolkar, Kalburgi, Pansare,…

Statement against invitation of Narendra Modi to IIT Bombay convocation

Statement against invitation of Narendra Modi to IIT Bombay convocation

As IIT Bombay students, we are proud that this institution has now stepped in its Diamond Jubilee year and has occupied a prominent place among the other well-known institutes of learning in this world. However, invitation of Mr. Narendra Modi,…