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PUDR protests the onerous bail conditions on Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira

Groundxero | 7 August, 2023   Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira were released from Navi Mumbai’s Taloja Jail on Saturday, 5 August, following their bail approval by the Supreme Court on 28 July. The People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) has raised concerns over the sweeping bail conditions, the violation of which can result in the […]

Stop Criminalisation of Journalism and Human Rights Activities : PUDR

On 20 March, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested Kashmiri journalist Irfan Mehraj in a ‘NGO Terror funding Case’ of October 2020. The investigating agency is reportedly probing into “money transfer by NGOs through Hawala Channel for terrorist activities in Kashmir valley”. Irfan contributes to The Caravan magazine, Article 14 and Al Jazeera among other national and international media outlets. Irfan, who […]

Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Jailed under-trial leader Altaf Ahmad Shah (66) is dead. Shah was a political prisoner, that too from Kashmir. His death is yet another instance of the routine violation of the rights of political prisoners and those arrested under UAPA. The death of Mr. Shah foretells or rather underlines that such chronicles will repeat themselves unless […]

When the Process becomes the Punishment

  PEOPLE’S UNION FOR DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS  13 April 2022   When the Process becomes the Punishment   14th April 2022 marks the completion of two years of PUDR activist Gautam Navlakha’s surrender before the NIA. One of sixteen accused in the infamous Bhima Koregaon case, Gautam has been imprisoned in Taloja Central Jail, Navi Mumbai since […]