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Petition to NHRC by Disability Activists Demanding Treatment for Prof G N Saibaba

National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled (NPRD) has submitted to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) seeking the immediate shifting of Dr. G.N. Saibaba to a super speciality hospital for treatment, before it is too late. ***** July… Continue Reading →

Gulfisha Fatima- India’s ‘ Beti’ jailed for daring to ‘bachao’ its constitution

 20th July, 2020 Gulfisha Fatima: 100+ Days of Wrongful Imprisonment Let Gulfisha Fatima Carry Forward the True Legacy of Savitribai and Fatima Sheikh! Solidarity pours in from thousands of citizens and many organizations across India 19 July 2020 marked 100 days… Continue Reading →

145 international scholars Demand Release Varavara Rao, other Elgaar Parishad activists immediately

STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF VARAVARA RAO A total of one hundred and forty five eminent scholars and academicians from around the world have appealed for the immediate release of 81-year-old Telugu poet, literary critic Varavara Rao, who tested positive for… Continue Reading →

Bhima Koregaon: Demand to free all ‘political’ prisoners as Varavara Rao tests Covid positive

The Campaign Against State Repression (CASR), a network of several civil society, trade union, students and civil rights groups, has sought immediate release of veteran poet-activist Varavara Rao, who has tested Covid-19 positive. Also seeking release of all political prisoners,… Continue Reading →

Anand Teltumbde: Cards and letters for jailed India scholar as he turns 70

15 July 2020 Prominent Indian scholar and human rights defender Anand Teltumbde has turned 70 in a Mumbai prison amid growing calls for his release, writes the BBC’s Geeta Pandey in Delhi. “Then they came for me, and there was… Continue Reading →

The extra-judicial punishment of jailing ailing activists during COVID-19

Indira Jaising |@IJaising| July 14,2020 The Supreme Court of India has repeatedly held that imprisonment does not deprive a prisoner of other fundamental rights that can be exercised consistently with detention. This logic should apply with more force to undertrials and… Continue Reading →

COVID-19 outbreak in Nagpur Prison: The worsening health situation of Prof G.N. Saibaba

The prison authorities gave special permission to Prof Saibaba to explain his condition to lawyer and family. Dr. G.N. Saibaba in his most recent call to his family and advocate informed that there has been an uncontrolled outbreak of COVID-19… Continue Reading →

Gendering the Pandemic in the Prison

That the prison system needs reform and that its conditions are inhuman is a matter of state record and acknowledgment. The legal principle ‘bail not jail’ frames every legal commentary on bail. The law therefore intends for undertrial prisoners (UTPs) to… Continue Reading →

Elgaar Parishad case: HC seeks details of jail where Sudha Bharadwaj is lodged

MUMBAI Updated: Jul 10, 2020 20:35 IST K A Y Dodhiya The Bombay high court on Friday directed the state and prison authorities to submit details about the conditions of inmates in Byculla women’s jail after Dr Sudha Bharadwaj, former professor… Continue Reading →

Demand justice for all the undertrials incarcerated in Maharashtra Prisons amidst the COVID -19 Pandemic

The Constitution of India, Article 21, guarantees protection of life and personal liberty to every individual. Yet, the rights of activists and lawyers incarcerated under the draconian Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) since 2018 in Maharashtra jails are at grave… Continue Reading →

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