Category : State Repression

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Several Human Right organisations, student organisations, farmers’ organisations, social, political and feminist activists from all over the country have issued a statement strongly condemning the brutal police violence and terror unleashed on the villagers of Dhinkia in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha on January 14.  The villagers of the entire region have been agitating against forcible […]

An Open Letter to the Chief Minister of Odisha over the ongoing police repression in Dhinkia

Peasants and betel growers of Dhinkia, Gobindpur and Nuagaon villages of Jagatsinghpur district in Odisha, who for seventeen years have resisted the forceful acquisition of their land by POSCO, are once again facing brutal repression by the Odisha police. After POSCO – the South Korean steel major – was forced to withdraw from its proposed […]

বকুলতলায় পুলিশি সন্ত্রাস অব্যাহত, অভিযোগ এপিডিআর-এ, গ্রেফতার আরও এক সমাজকর্মী

একটি গ্রাউন্ডজিরো প্রতিবেদন।   গত ১২ তারিখ রাত ১১:৩০ টা নাগাদ, বকুলতলা থানার অন্তর্গত জীবন মণ্ডলের হাটের কাছে একটি বাড়ি থেকে তিন জন গণআন্দোলন ও সমাজকর্মীকে গ্রেফতার করে পুলিশ। ওই তিন জনের একজন যাদবপুর বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের বাংলা বিভাগের ছাত্র তীর্থরাজ ত্রিবেদী, আরেকজন পলিটেকনিক ইন্জিনিয়ার আলফ্রেড ডিক্রুজ। তাদের সাথে থাকা আরেকজনও পলিটেকনিকের ছাত্র রাকেশ আলি। পরেরদিন অর্থাৎ […]

Custodial death of a migrant labour in Nadia district of West Bengal

A report on an unnatural death in police custody of a marginalised Muslim migrant labour from Panighata Purbapara under Kaliganj Police station area in Nadia district of West Bengal.   7 December 2021: Manab Adhikar Surakha Mancha (MASUM), a human right organisation in West Bengal, has brought to public notice and attention, a case of […]

The Killing of Coal Workers in Nagaland further exposes the Indian State 

The killing of civilians in Nagaland on 4 December, 2021, is neither the first time nor shall it be the last, that the Indian armed forces are extracting blood from the innocent subjects of the Indian State. The Indian state has deployed fully armed soldiers in Kashmir, Central India and the North-Eastern states in the […]

Hundreds come together to demand release of Gulfisha Fatima and all Political Prisoners

On 9th October ’21, Gulfisha Fatima completes 18 months of unjust incarceration after being framed as a ‘terrorist’ and falsely accused of supposedly conspiring and orchestrating the Delhi ‘Riots’ 2020.  An Urdu Masters student of Delhi university, an MBA graduate, a radio jockey — Gul who belongs to Seelampur area of North East Delhi, was […]

CRPF had killed unarmed Adivasis, not Maoists, in Chhattisgarh, says judicial enquiry report

Groundxero | News Report 10 September, 2021   Eight years after security personnel had gunned down eight adivasis, including 4 minors, in an encounter in Edesmetta, a remote forest village  in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, a judicial inquiry report into the incident, submitted to the state government on Wednesday, concluded that none of those killed […]

ইউএপিএ আইন বাতিল: দিল্লীতে সরব হলেও পশ্চিমবঙ্গে কথা রাখেননি মমতা বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়

দিল্লীতে ইউএপিএ আইন বাতিলের জন্য সরব হলেও নিজের রাজ্য পশ্চিমবঙ্গে ৭০ জন রাজনৈতিক বন্দির মুক্তি নিয়ে উদাসীন মমতা বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়। ২০১১ সালে বন্দিমুক্তির প্রতিশ্রুতি দিয়ে ক্ষমতায় এসেও সেই কথা এখনও পালন করেননি তিনি। লিখছেন সৌরব চক্রবর্ত্তী।   এলগার পরিষদ মামলায় গ্রেফতার হয়ে সন্ত্রাস-বিরোধী আইনে বন্দি অবস্থায় মানবাধিকার ও আদিবাসী অধিকার আন্দোলনের প্রবীণতম কর্মী স্ট্যান স্বামীর মৃত্যুর […]

“Stop Intimidation and Harassment of Masrat Zahra’s Family”: NWMI

The Network of Women in Media, India, expresses its outrage at the harassment and violence meted out to the elderly parents of award-winning Kashmiri photojournalist and NWMI member Masrat Zahra. Such harassment of vulnerable family members is an abhorrent strategy of intimidation that must be strongly condemned.   The incident occurred in the Batamaloo area […]

Adivasis to fight/kill Adivasis: Stan Swamy

Fr. Stan Swami has written several articles on the anti-displacement movement, the state of Jharkhand, and the role of the state, which were published in the magazine Praxis Review. This piece authored by Fr. Stan Swami in 2014 was originally published in Praxis Review. It is being re-published in his memory.     “Tribals to be […]

Remembering Stan

Stan was certainly a rebel. He revolted against the widespread injustice in society. And he was convinced that only through the popular movements a just society could be achieved, writes Sanjay Basu Mullick.   “As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods They kill us for their sport”   Quoted a friend from […]

Fr. Stan Swamy’s institutional murder must lead to a nationwide movement against draconian, anti-people laws and state repression

NAPM joins citizens and democratic groups across the globe remembering the life and struggle of Stan Swamy with pain and pride     7th July, 2021:  The news of the cold-blooded killing of Fr. Stan Swamy by all the institutions that held him arbitrarily in custody for over 9 months has shaken not just the ‘conscience’ of […]

স্ট্যানের জন্য কয়েকলাইন

তারপর প্রথম দেবদূত তার শিঙ্গা বাজালো, এবং রক্তমেশা শিলাবৃষ্টি আর আগুন ঝরে পড়তে লাগল পৃথিবীর ওপর। পৃথিবীর তিনভাগের একভাগ পুড়ে গেল, আর ঝলসে গেল তার মধ্যেকার যত গাছ আর সবুজ ঘাস।  — উন্মোচন, ৮:৭   শেষপর্যন্ত ওরা আপনাকে মেরেই ফেলল। মেরে ফেলতেই যে চেয়েছিল, তা আমরা আগেই টের পেয়েছিলাম, যদিও কিছু করে উঠতে পারিনি। কিই […]

Stan Swamy’s death an ‘institutional murder by inhuman state’ say family, friends of Bhima Koregaon accused

The family members and friends of the activists arrested in the Bhima Koregaon case have released a statement calling Adivasi rights activist Father Stan Swamy’s death an ‘institutional murder by inhuman state’. The signatories to the statement said “while we grieve at the passing away of Father Stan Swamy, we unequivocally hold the negligent jails, […]