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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,…

Statements condemning the attack on Sudha Bharadwaj by Republic TV

Statements condemning the attack on Sudha Bharadwaj by Republic TV

PUCL Condemns Defamatory, Scurrilous Attack on Adv. Sudha Bharadwaj, National Secretary, PUCL by Republic TV - Demands Action from National Broadcasting Standards Authority of India and NHRC The PUCL strongly condemns the recent fabricated, malicious and motivated attacks against Advocate…

Public Statement by Advocate Sudha Bharadwaj

Public Statement by Advocate Sudha Bharadwaj

PUBLIC STATEMENT BY ADVOCATE SUDHA BHARADWAJ, Visiting Professor, National Law University Delhi and National Secretary, Peoples’ Union for Civil Liberties I have been informed that Republic TV aired a programme on 4 July 2018, presented by anchor and MD Arnab…

CDRO & WSS Press Release on fact-finding related to police firing and killing of Anti-Sterlite protesters

CDRO & WSS Press Release on fact-finding related to police firing and killing of Anti-Sterlite protesters

The Co-ordination of Democratic Rights Organization (CDRO) and Woman against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) team, consisting of 17 members undertook a fact finding from 16.06.2018 to 18.06.2018 in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu regarding the firing and killing of Anti Sterlite…

IAPL statement condemning arrest of Advocate Vanchinathan

IAPL statement condemning arrest of Advocate Vanchinathan

The Indian Association of People’s lawyers (IAPL) condemns the arrest of Advocate Vanchinathan by the Chennai police in the early hours of Thursday, 21 June 2018. Following the brutal police crackdown in Tuticorin on people protesting against Sterlite Copper Smelter…

Statement on MSS ban and arrest of Bachha Singh

Statement on MSS ban and arrest of Bachha Singh

पिछले 31 मई की रात को मजदूर संगठन समिति (MSS) के महासचिव का० बच्चा सिंह, एवं केंद्रीय सचिव का० दीपक कुमार को बोकारो पुलिस ने चंदनकियारी थाने के अंतर्गत पर्वतपुर गांव से गिरफ्तार किया, और गैरकानूनी तरीके से 58 घंटे…

PUDR Condemns the arrest of Abhay Devdas Nayak

PUDR Condemns the arrest of Abhay Devdas Nayak

A 34-year-old 'techie' Abhay Devdas Nayak was abducted by the Chattisgarh police on 31 May 2018 from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport and presented before the media on 12 June, as a "top Maoist propagandist." That he could be picked…

Major Gogoi and the continuing culture of impunity

Major Gogoi and the continuing culture of impunity

On May 30, 2018, the Jammu and Kashmir Police filed a status report before the Chief Judicial Magistrate of Srinagar regarding the case of sexual favours that Major Gogoi of 53 Rashtriya Rifles sought from a local Kashmiri woman, on…