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Orissa: Press release on fact-finding visit to Niyamgiri–Lanjigada area

Orissa: Press release on fact-finding visit to Niyamgiri–Lanjigada area

A 16-member fact-finding team of All India Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisation (CDRO) and Ganatantrik Adhikar Suraksha Sangathan, Odisha (GASS) had been to Niyamgiri area and Vedanta Plant site, Lanjigada and spent three days from 26th to 28th April, 2019…

On rejection of bail plea on health grounds of G.N. Saibaba

On rejection of bail plea on health grounds of G.N. Saibaba

Professor, Human rights activist, 90% disabled and suffering from 19 high health risks couldn’t able to get bail on health grounds March 25, 2019 With great disappointment and unfathomable pain, I inform all democratic forces and the academic community that,…

Kolkata: Death of Sudip Chongdar, a political prisoner, in judicial custody

We reproduce a petition submitted by APDR, CRPP, Bandimukti Committee and other rights organisations in Kolkata. _______________________________________________________________________________________________ To The Medical Superintendent, M R BANGUR HOSPITAL 241 Desapran Sasmal Road Tollygunge, Kolkata - 700033 Date: 09.02.2019 Sub: Death of Sudip Chongdar,…

Kis Kis Ko Qaid Karoge…

Kis Kis Ko Qaid Karoge…

Draconian Laws, Impunity and the Looming Threats of Arrest For over a year now, we have witnessed a political and legal battle over the right to dissent. It began with the right of dalits, bahujans, adivasis, Muslims, women and thousands…

Statements in support of Prof . Anand Teltumbde

Statements in support of Prof . Anand Teltumbde

Press release: students of IITs and other S&T institutes stands in solidarity with Prof . Anand Teltumbde Under the pretext of the Bhima-Koregaon incident, eminent academician and human rights activist Prof. Anand Teltumbde is facing an imminent threat of arrest…

Assam: Letter to president on the NRC exercise and Citizenship Amendment Bill

Assam: Letter to president on the NRC exercise and Citizenship Amendment Bill

A petition signed by 135 academics, lawyers, journalists, activists and others was submitted to the President of India, seeking his intervention to provide relief to the one million plus NRC-excluded and to withdraw the Citizenship Amendment Bill. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- We the…

Update from Anti-POSCO struggle

Update from Anti-POSCO struggle

Our apology for the delay in updating you on the latest development regarding appropriation of our land which should have been returned to us after POSCO withdrew from the project (Please recall our last update). The state government run by…