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Day September 16, 2020

Pinjra Tod Has Not Lost Heart After Delhi Police’s Brazen Arrests, Fighting For Devangana, Natasha’s Release

The women of Pinjra Tod say the collective remains the “political space” that Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal wanted it to be. By Betwa Sharma The year was 2015, and twenty year old A* had just been fined on three… Continue Reading →

Indigenous Activists Arrested and Held Incommunicado Following Border Wall Protest

Two O’odham women arrested at the border were taken to a private prison where they were denied access to the outside world. Ryan DevereauxSeptember 16 2020, 4:39 p.m. Two Indigenous women who were arrested by federal agents while attempting to block… Continue Reading →

India: Arrests of Activists Politically Motivated

(New York) – The Indian authorities are increasingly bringing politically motivated cases, including under severe sedition and terrorism laws, against critics of the government, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities should immediately drop baseless charges against activists, academics, student leaders, and… Continue Reading →

How India in the 2020s resembles Italy in the 1920s

Ramachandra Guha    I read a lot of biographies, these often set in other countries than my own. A book I have just finished is Benedetto Croce and Italian Fascism, by the Canadian scholar, Fabio Fernando Rizi. It uses the life… Continue Reading →

Dalits bear brunt of India’s ‘endemic’ sexual violence crisis

POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2020 0SHARES Girls in Uttar Pradesh targeted in assaults aiming to reinforce caste and gender hierarchies, say activists A spate of brutal rapes and murders of young girls in a single district of India over the past… Continue Reading →

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