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Professor G.N. Saibaba: A Prisoner Of Conscience

By Shobha Aggarwal & Dr. Paramjit Singh Sahni  18 May, 2014 Countercurrents.org   “The Nuremberg Trials : The Doctors Trial The Doctors Trial considered the fate of twenty-three German physicians who either participated in the Nazi program to euthanize …… Continue Reading →

Mumbai-based dalit activist Sudhir Dhawale, released from Prison after three years

40 MONTHS AFTER HIS ARREST OF NAXALITE CONNECTIONS, SUDHIR DHAWALE ACQUITTED. THE COURT SAID THAT LITERATURE SEIZED FROM DHAWALE’S RESIDENCE WAS ‘AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET’ May 16 2014 : Mirror (Mumbai) Abhijit Sathe and Jyoti Punwani The court found the police investigation was not done properly,… Continue Reading →

Maharashtra Police are underplaying the horrific lynching of a Dalit teenager #WTFnews

A protest rally on May 20, 2014 from Dadar East to Chaitya Bhoomi, Dadar West against brutal murder of Nitin Age (Kharda Village, Dist- Ahemadnagar). The police attempted to cover up the casteist nature of the murder of a 17-year-old… Continue Reading →

Jailed KKM activist Sachin Mali’s book of poetry launched

Written by Dipti Nagpaul | Mumbai | May 13, 2014 3:54 am   Mali’s wife Sheetal Sathe at the event on Monday.   Members of Kabir Kala Manch (KKM) Defence Committee on Monday launched a book of poetry by jailed KKM activist… Continue Reading →

DU professor GN Saibaba arrested by Maharashtra police #WTFnews

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 17:52 Zee Media Bureau New Delhi: Delhi University professor GN Saibaba was picked up by the Maharashtra Police’s anti-naxal unit on Friday for his alleged links with Maoists. The English professor with Delhi University… Continue Reading →

Appeal to Protect Patient Rights in Private Hosiptals- English and Marathi

March 5, 2014 The Health activists in Maharashtra  have appealed the  Drafting Committee Members of the Clinical Establishemt Act Bill-2014 to   patients interests in private hospitals, will promote rational ethical practice, and would ensure access to affordable health care for people… Continue Reading →

NUHM launched in Maharashtra, will help 2 crore slum dwellers #healthcare

Malathy Iyer,TNN | Mar 3, 2014, 05.00 AM IST MUMBAI: The state government announced the launch of theNational Urban Health Mission (NUHM) on Sunday to focus on the healthcare needs of 2 crore slum dwellers living in 95 districts. The NUHM launch follows the flagging… Continue Reading →

Press Release – CHRI and PRW concerned at the regressive Maharashtra Police [Amendment ] Ordinance 2014

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative and Police Reforms Watch Press Statement   Mumbai The Maharashtra (Police) Amendment Ordinance came into effect on February 3, 2014. Police Reforms Watch and the Commonwealth Human Rights regret that despite a delay of 8 years since… Continue Reading →

Prisons in Maharashtra, Jharkhand and Odisha see a wave of hunger strikes

Aarefa Johari ·   Since January 26, close to 500 prisoners in the jails of Jharkhand, Nagpur and Odisha have been on hunger strikes to highlight gaps in India’s criminal justice system   On Monday, 169 prisoners in Maharashtra’s Nagpur Central Jail… Continue Reading →

Arun Ferreira – spending time in jail has strengthened my resolve to change the system #mustread

‘If they thought they would cow me down, they were mistaken’ Mumbai Mirror | Feb 4, 2014, 12.44 AM Mumbai-based Arun Ferreira, who was arrested in Nagpur in 2007 as a Naxalite, was acquitted in the first nine cases against him in… Continue Reading →

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