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ARREST MOST FOUL

Women against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) is appalled at the arrest of Father Stan Swamy, an elderly Jesuit priest, by the NIA in the infamous Bhima Koregaon – Elgar Parishad conspiracy case on the night of 8 October, 2020. Fr. Stan Swamy was working on adivasi issues for the past 5 decades. He […]


Full text of the statement by Fr. Stan Swamy, two days before his arrest by NIA.

The National Investigation agency (NIA) on Thursday picked up 83 years old social and human rights worker Fr. Stan Swamy from his ashram Bagaicha, in Ranchi. Fr. Swamy was previously questioned and booked as a “suspected-case” in the Bhima Koregaon case.  In a video statement released by his colleagues earlier today, Fr. Swamy said the […]


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 […]


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 […]


14 MP request Uddhav Thackeray to provide urgent medical attention to Varavara Rao

On 19th June 2020, 14 members of Indian Parliament, issued a Press Statement addressed to CM of Maharashtra, Mr. Uddhav Thackeray. In the signed statement, the 14 Parliamentarians expressed their concern about the rapidly deteriorating health condition of Varavara Rao and requested the Maharashtra CM to provide him the necessary and urgent medical attention by moving […]




আনন্দ তেলটুম্বদের একটি সাক্ষাৎকার : ভারতে ক্রমবর্ধমান স্বৈরাচারী শাসন প্রসঙ্গে

২৮ আগস্ট ২০১৮-এ ভারত জুড়ে কয়েকজন মানবাধিকার কর্মী, আইনজীবী এবং লেখকের বাড়ি খানাতল্লাশি করে মহারাষ্ট্র পুলিশ, অভিযোগ তাদের সাথে মাওবাদী ‘যোগাযোগ’ রয়েছে। ২০১৮-র ১ জানুয়ারি মহারাষ্ট্রের পুনেতে ভীমা-কোরেগাঁও সমাবেশের ঘটনায় যক্ত থাকার অভিযোগে এদের মধ্যে পাঁচজনকে গ্রেপ্তার করা হয়ে। এরা দেড়-দু’ বছর ধরে বন্দি রয়েছেন।   যে নয়জনের বাড়ি খানাতল্লাশি চলেছে তাদের মধ্যে একজন আনন্দ […]


When Judicial Process itself becomes a Punishment

The dictum of ‘natural justice’ that not a single innocent should be punished – is vanishing into thin air in gathering gales of fascism. Professor GN Saibaba is fighting death languishing in a dark and dingy cell, unable to procure legitimate medical requirements. Thousands of Adivasis are rotting behind the high walls of prison. While […]


“All political prisoners must be immediately and unconditionally released”: arrested activists write to the MH Governor

Nine activists and human rights defenders jailed for more than a year in connection with the Bhima Koregaon Elgar Parishad on January 1, 2018, have written to Maharashtra’s Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao, asking for immediate and unconditional release of all political prisoners.   The letter – signed by advocates Surendra Gadling, Sudha Bhardwaj, Arun Ferreira, […]


Remembering Dalit Panthers on the Death Anniversary of their First Martyr

10th January marks the martyrdom of Bhagwat Jhadhav, the first martyr of the Dalit Panthers Movement, a militant anti-caste  struggle that shook Maharashtra during the 70s. Like every year, several anti-caste, cultural organisations and political parties including the Kabir Kala Manch, Samta Kala Manch, Republican Panthers and the Republican Party of India organised meetings in […]


Lakhs of People gather to remember BR Ambedkar at Mumbai, blacked out by Media

6th December for Indian mainstream media means one whole day of baying for blood on the question of Ram Temple, “special coverage” and “breaking news” of VHP-RSS-Shiv Sena’s calls for justice for Hindus in this country, and so on. What the media completely blacked out however is one of the country’s biggest single annual gatherings […]


Perpetuation of Unlawful Activities

The courts, by not intervening in the abuse of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, are becoming the legal instruments in the hands of the state to perpetuate unlawful activities. If civil liberties lawyers are targets of such laws, who will fight for the rights of the marginalised that the Chief Justice referred to? Padmaja Shaw asks. […]


Mumbai Rises to Save Democracy condemns the hounding and reprisals by the state on people’s activist

Mumbai Rises to Save Democracy (MRSD) press release condemns the continuous hounding of the human rights activists, people lawyers, trade unionists and other voices of dissent by the Indian state and use of draconian law like UAPA to imprison them for years without bail. The press statement also highlights the failure of the Maharashtra government […]