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Khori Gaon Residents: Victims not ‘Encroachers’

Since 14th July, the Haryana Government has been brutally demolishing houses built by Khori Gaon residents who have been living on this land for decades. Along with the bulldozers the residents have also been dealing with police violence and harassment simultaneously.   The Municipal Corporation of Faridabad framed a draft policy for rehabilitation of Khori Gaon […]

Urgent need to shift Stan Swamy to a good hospital

Stan Swamy is an 84 year old Jesuit priest who is currently in Taloja jail. He was arrested on 8 October 2020 under UAPA in the Bhima Koregaon case. Stan has spent his entire life fighting for Adivasi rights and the rights of the underprivileged. On 14 May, Stan called up his colleague and shared that […]

Family members demand immediate treatment of Prof. Hany Babu lodged in Taloja Jail

“We are only asking for the rights granted and guaranteed under the Constitution of India”. — Jenny Rowena (wife), Harish MT & MT Ansari (brothers) of Hani Banu   Prof. Hany Babu, an undertrial prisoner in the Bhima Koregaon case, who has been in jail custody since July 2020 without trial, has developed an acute […]

CDRO condemns the declaration of 16 mass organisations by the Telangana government as unlawful under PSA

Press Release 28th April, 2021 CDRO strongly condemns the declaration of Civil Liberties Committee (CLC) and 15 other organisations by the Telangana state government as unlawful associations under Telangana Public security Act.    The Telangana Government, recently through a G. O. Ms.73 dt. 30-3-2021, declared that the following organisations, Telangana Praja Front (TPF), 2.Telangana Asanghatitha […]

তথ্যানুসন্ধান রিপোর্ট শীতলকুচি: গণতন্ত্রে গণহত্যা

গত ১০ এপ্রিল, ২০২১ পশ্চিমবঙ্গের বিধানসভার চতুর্থ দফা নির্বাচন চলাকালীন কুচবিহারের শীতলকুচি বিধানসভার জোড়পাটকি গ্রাম পঞ্চায়েতের অন্তর্ভুক্ত আমতলী গ্রামের ১২৬ নং বুথে (আমতলী মাধ্যমিক শিক্ষাকেন্দ্র) সাধারণ ভোটারদের উপর গুলি চালায় সিআইএসএফ (সেন্ট্রাল ইন্ডাস্ট্রিয়াল সিকিউরিটি ফোর্স)। গুলিতে মৃত্যু হয় চারজনের। একইদিনে আবার শীতলকুচির পাঠানটুলি গ্রামের ২৮৫ নং বুথে একজনের মৃত্যু হয়। খবরটি সংবাদ মাধ্যমে প্রকাশের পর […]

Release Sudha Bhardwaj And Others Framed In Bhima Koregaon Case  

Friends and family members of Sudha Bhardwaj demand an immediate time-bound investigation by an independent technical committee into the claims made by Arsenal Consulting in its second report reaffirming the planting of ‘incriminating documents’ into Rona Wilson’s (a co-accused in the case) computer through use of an external malware. In a press release they said that […]

People’s Manifesto: A CPDR-TN Appeal 

CPDR-TN has released a People’s Manifesto on the eve of assembly election in Tamil Nadu and appeals every citizen, notwithstanding their choice to vote/not to vote, to insist upon the primary demands  of the people for better livelihood and democratic space to bring about a changed politico-social environment.    It is election time. Once again, the […]

CDRO strongly condemns the raids of NIA on the houses of Rights Activists and peoples organisations

National Investigating Agency (NIA) has raided the houses of nearly 30 Human Rights, Civil liberties, feminist activists and progressive writers in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The raids began on 31st  March evening and continued until the early hours of the 1st April, for most activists. CO-ORDINATION OF DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS ORGANISATION (CDRO) in a press release issued […]

International Labour and Rights Organisations Express Solidarity with Farmers of India 

Farmers protest gets massive global support. On 27 February,  over 100 labour and rights organisations in Canada, UK, USA, France,  Germany, Norway etc. issued a solidarity statement through a  full-page advertisement in Toronto Star, in support of the ongoing farmers struggle to repeal the pro-corporate Farm Laws enacted by the government in India.  The solidarity […]

India must stop suppressing peaceful protests by farmers: ICJ

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), a global human rights body, urged the Indian government to respect the right to freedom of assembly of Indian farmers, remove barricades around protest sites and to desist from further arbitrary arrests. It reminded the Indian authorities that Freedom of assembly is protected under the International Covenant on Civil and […]

Criminalising public protests in Bihar: Nitish Govt’s new circular

In Nitish Kumar’s BJP-backed rule in Bihar, the state police has issued a circular stating, henceforth, no government jobs and contracts will be given to persons booked by the police during staging protests against the government. A report by Anish Ankur.     Nitish Kumar’s current tenure as Chief Minister of Bihar is proving to […]

Government forced to withdraw its order to close down Kolkata and Secunderabad chapters of NIEPVD

Vociferous protests by disabled persons forced the central government run National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Visual Disabilities to withdraw/cancel its December 15, 2020 order to close down its Kolkata and Secunderabad chapters. December 22, 2020 Press Statement   The National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled (NPRD) congratulates the disabled people whose […]

Protesting Farmers demand release of jailed activists on International Human Rights Day

Tikri border near Delhi today witnessed a different kind of celebration of the International Human Rights Day. Thousands of farmers who are pitched there fighting the union government to repeal the pro-corporate Farm Bills, observed the day, demanding the release of all activists put into prison by this government under the draconian anti-terrorist UAPA.   […]