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Condemn the arrest of Umar Khalid by the Delhi Police! Stop the harassment of activists and intellectuals!

The Delhi Police under Union Home Ministry appears to be determined to target those who have spoken out against the communal discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Registry of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR). The Campaign Against State Repression (CASR) condemns the arrest of Umar Khalid by the Delhi Police and demands […]


More than a thousand scientists and academics express concern over NIA actions in Bhima-Koregaon case

More than a thousand members of the scientific and academic community, from universities in India as well as abroad, signed a statement expressing their concern over summoning of scientist Partha Sarthi Roy for interrogation by the NIA in the Bhima-Koregaon case. The statement reflects a deep disquiet in the scientific and academic community about the shrinking […]


CDRO condemns the witch-hunt by the NIA

CDRO condemns the witch-hunt by the NIA and the choking of pro-people voices.   Press Release 8th September 2020   After the arrests of leading public intellectuals like poet Varavara Rao, Prof. Soma Sen, Prof. Anand Teltumbde, Mr. Gautam Navlakha, Ms. Sudha Bharadwaj and others, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has trained its gun yet once again on […]


Two Members of Kabir Kala Manch Arrested by NIA in the Elgaar Parishad Case

The priorities of the Modi Government are clear. While the virus continues to ravage the country and the fundamentals of the economy are deteriorating every day, all that this regime is concerned about is putting its critics in prison. The arrest of two anti-caste cultural activists and the summoning of academic activists for questioning by […]


Statement In Solidarity With Dr Partha Sarathi Ray

A statement issued by different organisations, academicians and activists condemning brazen assault by the state on democratic activities and demanding immediate withdrawal of NIA’s menacing and threatening interrogation notice to Partha Sarathi Ray.     6 September 2020  We have come to know that our dear friend and comrade Dr Partho Sarothi Ray, Associate Professor, Indian […]


ভীমা কোরেগাঁও : অধ্যাপক পার্থসারথি রায়কে জিজ্ঞাসাবাদের জন্য মুম্বাইতে ডাকল এনআইএ

২০২০ সালের মার্চ মাসের পর আর ‘ভীমা কোরেগাঁও কমিশন অব এনকোয়ারি’র কোনও কাজ হয়নি। এ বছর ৮ এপ্রিল তার মেয়াদ শেষ হয়ে গেলেও মেয়াদ বৃদ্ধি হয়নি। কিন্তু,ভীমা কোরেগাঁও মামলায় কেন্দ্রীয় স্বরাষ্ট্রমন্ত্রকের নির্দেশে ‘ডাইনি শিকার’ অব্যাহত রেখেছে এনআইএ। তারা ‘চক্রান্তকারী’ খুঁজে বেড়াচ্ছে। যাঁর সাম্প্রতিকতম শিকার হলেন অধ্যাপক পার্থসারথি রায়। গ্রাউন্ডজিরো রিপোর্ট।    ভীমা কোরেগাঁও এলগার পরিষদ মামলায় […]


Kashmir’s Internet Siege

The Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) has described the frequent internet shutdowns and communication disruptions in the valley during the last one year as “digital apartheid” and a “collective punishment” meted out to the Kashmiris. The promise of lasting peace, freedom and justice for the people of Jammu & Kashmir is inextricably […]


Friends and family of Sudha Bhardwaj raise serious concerns over her health condition and seek her early release on bail

Sudha Bharadwaj has been incarcerated along with eleven others in the Bhīma Koregaon violence case that erupted on 1st January 2018. The Indian state is deliberately stalling her bail and is making no effort to begin the trial, thereby, exposing her to serious health conditions, further heightened in times of a global pandemic, given the […]


To Sir, With Love: Professor Hany Babu’s Birthday

Students in Solidarity With Hany Babu, a collective composed of his present and former students, put out a call to students to send in birthday wishes and thereby express their solidarity with their professor, who has recently been arrested as part of the witch-hunt of activists by the Modi government. The call received several responses […]


Condemn NIA summons to Delhi University professors Dr. PK Vijayan and Rakesh Ranjan

The Campaign Against State Repression (CASR) condemns the witch-hunt of academics and activists by NIA and demands immediate release all political prisoners.   August 15th 2020 The Campaign Against State Repression (CASR) condemns the summons by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to Dr. PK Vijayan and Rakesh Ranjan, faculty members in Delhi University, in connection […]


সারা দেশের সঙ্গে পশ্চিমবঙ্গেও তিনদিনব্যাপী প্রতিবাদ কর্মসূচীতে শামিল প্রকল্প কর্মীরা

সারা দেশ জুড়ে ‘প্রকল্প কর্মী’ অর্থাৎ অঙ্গনওয়াড়ি, আশা, মিড ডে মিল, জাতীয় স্বাস্থ্য মিশন, সমগ্র শিক্ষা মিশন – ইত্যাদি বিভিন্ন কেন্দ্রীয় প্রকল্পের সঙ্গে যুক্ত কর্মীরা এই কোভিড ১৯ পরিস্থিতিতে সরকারের কাছে ২৫ দফা দাবিতে শুক্রবার ৭ আগস্ট ও শনিবার ৮ আগস্ট কর্মবিরতির ডাক দিয়েছেন, ৯ আগস্ট রয়েছে জেল ভরো কর্মসূচী। এই কর্মবিরতির কারণ হিসাবে জানা যাচ্ছে মহামারী […]


Students’ Statement of Solidarity: Release Prof. Hany Babu

A statement of solidarity signed by over 350 current and former students of Prof. Hany Babu condemning his arrest and demanding immediate release of the professor, as well as all the other activists and scholars arrested in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon case. Prof. Hany Babu, is a noted anti-caste activist and scholar. He has fought […]


CDRO condemns the arrest of Delhi University Prof. HanyBabu

Co-ordination of Democratic Rights Organisations (CDRO) condemns the arrest of Delhi University Prof. Hany Babu and demands his immediate release after dropping the false charges levied against him. His arrest is part of the Modi’s Government attempt in silencing the dissent. Prof. Hany Babu is arrested by NIA on 28th July, 2020, on the allegation […]


Immediately release Varavara Rao who has tested positive for COVID-19

Release Varavara Rao immediately! Condemn the State’s blatant and callous disregard for the health of the 80-year-old revolutionary poet! Demand the release of all political prisoners!   The 80 year old poet and political activist Varavara Rao was today shifted to the Saint George Hospital after he tested positive for Coronavirus. Civil society and human right groups have […]


Romila Thapar and others appeals to Govt. and NIA to transfer Varavara Rao to JJ hospital

Historian Romila Thapar, economist Prabhat Patnaik and other petitioners in the Supreme Court case appeal to the Maharashtra Govt and NIA to facilitate hospitalisation and provide proper treatment to Varavara Rao.    IMMEDIATE TRANSFER TO A HOSPITAL AND PROMPT TREATMENT FOR VARAVARA RAO   According to press reports and the statement of his family, the […]