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Opposition Leaders, Civil Society denounce arrest of Stan Swamy and other activists in Bhima Koregaon case

Report of the Virtual Press Conference held on 21st October, 2020 organised by the PUCL All the civil society representatives and political leaders unequivocally condemned the Bhima-Koregaon case, attack on democracy and federalism and demanded immediate release of Stan Swamy and other activists.   21st October, 2020 Call for repeal of UAPA!   Introduction On […]



PUCL Condemns the Detention and Arrest of Fr. Stan Swamy in Bhima Koregaon Case

The National Investigating agency (NIA) on Thursday arrested 83 years old social and human rights worker Fr. Stan Swamy from his residence in Bagaicha, Ranchi in Jharkhand. Fr. Swamy was previously been questioned in Bhima Koregaon case, in which he was booked as a “suspected-case”. In a video statement released earlier today, Fr. Swamy said […]


Supreme Court refuses Sudha Bharadwaj’s plea for medical bail

The hearing of Sudha Bharadwaj’s Special Leave Petition for medical bail in the Supreme Court on Thursday (24/09/2020) did not yield any relief for her, giving a big jolt to the immense faith vested by Bharadwaj’s friends and family members in the Apex Court’s humanitarian rationale. The court advised her lawyer to file appeal for […]


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 […]


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 […]


Black Day Observed in Punjab on 5th August — A Report

On a call issued by Association for Democratic Rights (AFDR),  a protest day was observed on 5th August, in various districts of  Punjab, on the first anniversary of abrogation of article 370 for J&K. Also, demands for repeal of UAPA and release of incarcerated intellectuals were raised.     Ludhiana, 5 August, 2020 Association for […]


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 […]