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Arrest of Arvind Kejriwal, an act of political vendetta: PUCL

It is no coincidence that 95% of the political leaders targeted by the ED under the Modi government are from the opposition.   Groundxero | March 22, 2024   People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) has condemned the arrest of Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) calling it an example of […]

Stop Criminalising Human Rights Work in Manipur : PUCL

The People’s Union of Civil Liberties (PUCL) has issued a press statement condemning the Manipur Police for registering an FIR against a three-women member fact-finding inquiry enquiry team which recently visited various parts of the ethnic violence-hit state of Manipur and reported on the ground situation in the state. The fact-finding team consisted of Annie […]

From Deathly Silence to Violence : The journey of Wrestlers struggling for Justice

PUCL strongly condemns the brutal manner by which the Delhi Police forcibly arrested the women wrestlers today, 28th May, 2023, as they prepared to go from Jantar Mantar where they have been protesting peacefully since 23rd April, 2023, to the ‘Mahila Samman Mahapanchayat’ near the new Parliament Building. Without any sense of respect to their […]

PUCL calls for the immediate release of Khurram Parvez, Kashmiri human rights defender   

PUCL calls for the immediate release of Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez, who was arrested on 22nd November 2021, by the National Investigating Agency under various provisions of  the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act and Indian Penal Code.   PEOPLE’S UNION FOR CIVIL LIBERTIES (PUCL) STATEMENT ON ARREST OF KHURRAM PARVEZ 23.11.21   PUCL calls […]

PUCL mourns and condemns the heavy loss of lives in Chhattisgarh

Peoples Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) in a press release condemns the loss of life of security personnel and Maoists in Chhattisgarh and appeals to all parties to maintain calm and bring an end to all hostilities.   Press Release 5th April, 2021   PUCL mourns and condemns the heavy loss of lives in the […]

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 […]

Ilina As We Knew Her: A Tribute from WSS

Women against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) deeply mourns the passing away of Ilina Sen on August 9 in Kolkata. Ilina, 69, was a feminist activist, teacher, researcher and writer passionately involved with the women’s movement in India.   August 11, 2020   Women against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) deeply mourns the […]

PUCL: Current situation in the country worse than what it was during Emergency.

The People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), a human rights organization, in a statement issued on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the Emergency, has described the current situation in the country as worse than what it was during Emergency, when the “Indian government waged a war on its own people, suspending the fundamental […]

Workers and working class organizations protest against the assault on Thoothukudi working class

This report is reproduced from tnlabour.in. The original article can be found here. Workers and workers’ organizations across Tamilnadu rallied against the brutal police action against ‘anti sterlite’ protests in Thoothukudi that left 13 killed and injured scores of people. Workers from MRF, TI Metal, Dongsan, Bhadra, IT workers, agricultural labourers, fish workers are few […]