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Hasdeo Aranya Forest: #StopAdani Investigation Reveals Illegal Acquisition of Land by Adani Group

Plots of 32 villagers – who hold Individual Forest Rights (IFR) – have been taken away by the Adani Group by getting tribal farmers to sign on notary affidavits, said villagers.Sumedha Pal 07 Sep 2020 Image Courtesy: scroll.in Amid the ongoing… Continue Reading →

Chhattisgarh: Fabricated charges and threats to journalist Manish Kumar Soni by Chhattisgarh police officials

HRD Alert – Urgent Appeal for Action –Greetings from Human Rights Defenders Alert – India! HRD Alert – India is a forum of Human Rights Defenders for Human Rights Defenders. It endeavours to initiate actions on behalf of Human Rights… Continue Reading →

NCRB data: Higher share of Dalits, tribals, Muslims in prison than numbers outside

POSTED ON AUGUST 30, 2020 The latest data on prisons released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) show that Dalits, tribals and Muslims continue to be jailed in numbers disproportionate to their share in the population, unlike OBCs and… Continue Reading →

Denial of Bail by Bombay HC is Gross Injustice: Kin and Colleagues of Sudha Bharadwaj

Exactly two years after her arrest in the infamous Bhima Koregaon Conspiracy Case, on Friday 28 August, a Division Bench of the Bombay High Court turned down the medical bail application of Sudha Bharadwaj, a well-known trade unionist and lawyer… Continue Reading →

A People’s Manifesto for Ecological Democracy

by- CounterCurrent Collective Preamble Our planet is not a lump of inanimate matter circling the sun every year, providing humans free lodging, boarding and endless resources to exploit recklessly. She is a living, breathing, sentient Being, to be treated with… Continue Reading →

Ilina Sen As We Knew Her: A Tribute

— by Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression  Women against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) deeply mourns the passing away of Ilina Sen on August 9 in Kolkata. Ilina, 69, was a feminist activist, teacher, researcher and writer passionately involved… Continue Reading →

Feminist scholar and political activist Ilina Sen passes away – Rest in Power

As an activist, Ilina Sen is remembered for taking up the cause of mine worker trade unions in Chhattisgarh against corporatisation, and advocating for adivasi ecologies through her and her husband’s NGO Rupantar. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August… Continue Reading →

Gloom on National Handloom Day : Govt scraps handloom, handicraft boards

Experts slam government move to get rid of advisory bodies, say they let stakeholders present their case By Joyjeet Das Last Updated: Thursday 06 August 2020 As India celebrates the National Handloom Day August 7, 2020 it would do so for… Continue Reading →

Brutal beating by CRPF jawans ‘exposes’ anti-Adivasi face of security forces: Report

Gu na Gope with his daughterOn 15 June, Central Reserve Police Force (CRP) personnel reportedly beat up about 20 people of Chiriabera village (Anjerbeda revenue village, Khuntpani block, West Singhbhum district), Jharkhand. Amongst them, 11 were severely beaten and three sustained grievous… Continue Reading →

Chattisgarh: Cops kill alleged senior Maoist, family claims he was only 15-years-old

Police say that on May 21, two senior Maoists were killed in Dantwada after an encounter. However, kin of one of them say that he was just 15-years-old. DantwadaJuly 24, 2020UPDATED: July 24, 2020 09:47 IST Rishu Istam and Ramsingh… Continue Reading →

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