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Chattisgarh: Update on farmers agitation

Chattisgarh: Update on farmers agitation

This day is the day of the protest! On 13th September, 2017, a meeting was held by the Chhattisgarh Kisaan Mazdoor Sangh in Aarang in order to discuss the worsening financial conditions on account of the consistent drought situation in…

PUDR Statement on Akhil Gogoi arrest

PUDR Statement on Akhil Gogoi arrest

PUDR condemns the arrest of peasant leader and RTI activist, Akhil Gogoi on charges of sedition and waging war by Assam police. Gogoi’s arrest is yet again a glaring example of the state’s frenzy in crushing political opposition by the…

Statement condemning the continuing house arrest of CRPP President SAR Geelani

Statement condemning the continuing house arrest of CRPP President SAR Geelani

The CRPP condemns in the strongest of words the continuing confinement of CRPP President, Prof. SAR Geelani, since early morning at his residence in Zakir Nagar, New Delhi. He is being prevented from organizing a protest before the National Investigation…

IAPL Statement condemning harassment of Kashmiri lawyers by NIA

IAPL Statement condemning harassment of Kashmiri lawyers by NIA

Lawyers across Kashmir boycotted court work for four consecutive days from 4th to 7th September 2017 against the summoning of the President of High Court Bar Association (JKHCBA), Advocate Mian Qayoom by NIA (National Investigation Agency). The lawyers at Srinagar…

Press statement on fact-finding in Bastar

Press statement on fact-finding in Bastar

An 18 members team, consisting of 7 organisations belonging to the Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisation (CDRO) visited Nagar Nar and met leaders of All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) and Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) unions working in…

Statement against abduction and arrest of Tushar Kanti Bhattacharya

Statement against abduction and arrest of Tushar Kanti Bhattacharya

Tushar Kanti Bhattacharya aged 62 was abducted by Gujarat Police while he was arriving to Nagpur from Kolkata by Gitanjali express at 7.30 AM. I quote here the message sent by Prof. Soma Sen, Nagpur University “Thushar, my Husband was…