Category : Politics

140 results were found for the search for Politics

‘We Will Return’: 72 Years of Nakba and the Continuing Destruction of Palestine 

15 May 2020, marks the 72nd anniversary of the Nakba (Catastrophe) in Palestine. In 1948, Zionist militants destroyed 531 Palestinian towns and villages and took control of an additional 774. More than 800,000 Palestinians were ethnic cleansed and forced to become refugees in the neighboring countries. Yet, the Nakba did not end in 1948. It […]


Dr. Kafeel Khan’s Wife Asks Doctors To Stand With Her Husband

The country is under third phase of the lockdown. New cases of infections are rising daily. Health care workers including doctors are needed to treat Covid inflicted persons. Yet, a doctor with vast experience of dealing with viral diseases remains incarcerated behind prison walls. Dr Kafeel Khan, hailing from Gorakhpur in UP, is being continuously […]


STATEMENT AGAINST IMPOSITION OF UAPA CHARGES AGAINST MASRAT ZAHRA

A statement has been issued on behalf of gender rights activists, organisations and individuals condemning the UAPA charges against Kashmiri photojournalist Masrat Zahra. The statement strongly reiterates that the government must withdraw UAPA charges against Masrat. It also highlights the increasing difficulties that journalists in Kashmir are facing and call on the government to stop […]


Stop the witch-hunt of activists and journalists in Delhi and Kashmir

Over the last few weeks, several activists, journalists and students in Delhi and Kashmir have been charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the police has filed several FIRs against activists providing relief and against journalists doing their job. Campaign Against State Repression strongly condemns this targeting of activists and journalists […]




Open letter to the People of India — Anand Teltumbde

Scholar and activist Dr. Anand Teltumbde’s open letter to the people of India before his imminent arrest tomorrow, on Ambedkar Jayanti.   Tomorrow, on 14 April, the country will celebrate the 129th birth anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, amidst the ongoing countrywide lockdown due to the coronavirus epidemic. Ironically, on the same day, Dr. Anand […]



Pathalgadi Movement: Among the Protesting Voices

Documenting a popular movement often drags you into the movement practices and even if one doesn’t want, the nature of movement makes it impossible for the researcher to remain impartial. However, if remaining impartial means remaining reactionless and numb, I do not want to assume that objective neutrality. Whenever I have studied the politics of […]


Does the Virus Compel Us to Think of New Ways of Living?

Covid-19 Series   The advent of the novel Corona virus forces us to rethink the implications of a lot of things that we have taken granted so far – a capital-oriented, consumerist lifestyle, the capital-driven globalized social and political norms, which have so far been tauted as symptoms of prosperity, writes Somnath Mukherjee.    “How […]


Bernie Sanders in the Time of the Pandemic

Covid-19 Series   The current pandemic is just a foretaste of the horrors we are unleashing on ourselves via climate catastrophe. The planetary fight to defeat Big Virus by delivering healthcare for all is just the opening act of the battle to defeat Big Carbon by delivering green electricity and green mobility to all, writes […]


Kanhaiya Kumar led Anti-CAA/NRC movement has started impacting Bihar’s political scenario

The anti-CAA/NPR/NRC movement in Bihar has started impacting political developments in the state ahead of forthcoming assembly elections scheduled to be held later this year. Anish Ankur writes from Patna.     The anti-CAA/NPR/NRC movement in Bihar has started impacting political developments in the state ahead of assembly elections scheduled to be held in the […]


15 December : A tale Of Tragedy Within The University

It has now been more than two months since the brutal police action inside the campus of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), a central university in New Delhi on 15th December, 2019. When Muslim neighborhoods in Delhi are being attacked by police backed riotous Hindutva mobs, two research scholars from Jamia, Ruhail Andrabi and Chand Mahal […]


Remembering Kunan Poshpora

Twenty-nine years have passed since the residents of the twin villages of the Kupwara district in Kashmir — Kunan and Poshpora — were subjected to mass rape and torture within the walls of their own homes by the Indian armed forces. With no substantial development in their entreaty for justice against their alleged rape and […]


কুনান পোষপোরায় মহিলাদের উপর গণধর্ষণের বিচার আজও হয়নি

কেটে গেছে ২৯ বছর। কাশ্মীরের কুনান পোষপরা-য় ভারতীয় সেনার হাতে ধর্ষিত নারীদের অপমানের ক্ষত শোকায়নি। একটি গ্রাউন্ডজিরো প্রতিবেদন।   ২৩শে ফেব্রুয়ারি তারিখটি ভারতের কাছে দেশ হিসাবে লজ্জার। এখনও সেই লজ্জায় মাথা নীচু থাকা উচিৎ। অবশ্য পুরুষতান্ত্রিক যে রাষ্ট্র তার শোষন, নিপীড়নের হাতিয়ার হিসাবে বারেবারেই ধর্ষণ ও নির্মম অত্যাচারকেই বেছে নেয়, তার সরকারের চেহারা বদলালেও চরিত্র […]