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From the other side of the bars: Rona Wilson’s quiet commitment to prisoners’ rights

AATHIRA KONIKKARA In jail since June 2018, Rona Wilson has campaigned for human rights for over fifteen years and is a founding member of the Committee for the Release of Political Prisoners. COURTESY THE FAMILY OF RONA WILSON In March 2012,… Continue Reading →

LakhanBhaiya Fake Encounter- Release order of 11 cop-convicts quashed

Over 3 years after govt suspended life sentence, HC flays authorities’ ‘non-application of mind’ while giving favourable opinions for release| Mumbai Mirror Setting aside the release order of 11 of the 21 convicts serving a life term for the 2006… Continue Reading →

NAPM condemns illegal arrest of Lingraj Azad, leader of Niyamgiri Suraksha Parishad, and demands his immediate release

Delhi, March 6: NAPM (National Alliance of Peoples’s Movements) condemns the illegal and deceitful arrest  of Lingraj Azad today by Odisha police. He is the leader of Niyamgiri Suraksha Parishad, who successfully fought the valiant struggle against Vedanta corporation along… Continue Reading →

Elgaar Parishad case: HC reserves order on bail plea of activist Sudha Bharadwaj

Bharadwaj, a professor at NLU, Delhi, was arrested on October 27, 2018, for allegedly being part of a banned Maoist organisation and inciting violence after the Elgar Parishad was held in Pune. Activist Sudha Bharadwaj was arrested on October 27,… Continue Reading →

Elgaar Parishad Case – Gadling: Can’t rely on seized data sans copies to accused

Lawyer Says No Offence Against Sudhir Dhawale Pune: Activist-lawyer Surendra Gadling argued before the special UAPA court on Tuesday that the electronic documents the Pune police seized in the Elgar Parishad case could not be relied on while deciding… Continue Reading →

Elgaar Parishad Case – Varavara Rao seeks treatment at Sassoon hospital

Court To Hear Plea On February 25 Pune: Elgar Parishad case accused P Varavara Rao on Friday moved a plea before the special UAPA court seeking treatment of his left eye and fissure condition at the Sassoon General Hospital…. Continue Reading →

Koel Sen- ‘Every day has been a fight since my mother’s arrest’

Sonam Saigal In happier times: Koel Sen (centre) with her parents.   Prof. Shoma Sen’s daughter talks to The Hindu about her mother’s work for the betterment of the country, and the anger at hearing her being called anti-national It… Continue Reading →

Bhima Koregaon Case- Pune court remand hearing proceedings

Date 8th February, 2018 by- Kavita Srivastava The court today was attended by a large number of friends from Pune and the rest of the country. From distinguished senior counsel Indira Jaising to law college students, the group included several… Continue Reading →

Bhima Koregaon Case- Pune court rules Anand Teltumbde’s arrest ‘illegal’

Views 64 Shares1View on pagetwitterfacebook Dalit scholar freed as court calls airport arrest illegal Anand Teltumbde was picked up from Mumbai airport and whisked off to PuneSC had given him 4-week protection from arrestPrakash Ambedkar shows support for him by attending Pune… Continue Reading →

Release Dr Teltumbde: Canadian Organisations in Letter to PM, Prez

Teltumbde is one of the activists booked by police for allegedly inciting caste-based violence at Bhima Koregaon.(Photo Courtesy: YouTube Screengrab) A group of Canadian organisations has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind, requesting them to… Continue Reading →

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