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Opinion  /  Published 08.07.20

Closed minds: BLM and anti-CAA protests

On May 25, in Minneapolis, an African-American arrestee, George Floyd, was choked to death by a white police officer pressing his knee against Floyd’s neck. The whole of America erupted in prote...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.20

Silence is grey: Press freedom under siege

Democracy is not just about ‘being’ a system and how a nation is organized. It is much more about it ‘becoming’ inclusive and accountable to those who constitute the nation. On...
By G.N. Devy in

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.20

So kind: Safoora Zargar's bail

The ‘humanitarian’ impulse, apparently, comes and goes. Safoora Zargar, arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on April 10, was granted bail by the Delhi High Court on Jun...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 05.06.20

Chorus from abroad on Bhima charge

Twenty-one organisations working for the cause of social justice in the US, the UK, India, Canada and Japan have demanded immediate withdrawal of charges against civil rights activist Anand Teltumbde ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.20

Human rights now in India

Who defends in India the rights of the defenders of human rights? Going by the incisively worded letter of the European Parliament’s subcommittee on human rights to the Indian home minister, no one....
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 02.06.20

SC relief to NIA on activist

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed a Delhi High Court order directing the National Investigation Agency to produce all 2018 Bhima Koregaon violence records involving civil rights activist Gautam Nava...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.05.20

Europe flags rights concern

The chair of the European Parliament’s subcommittee on human rights has written to Union home minister Amit Shah “to stop impeding and criminalising the work of human rights defenders”, citing t...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Delhi  /  Published 27.04.20

Jamia alumni association president arrested under UAPA

The president of Jamia Millia Islamia Alumni Association has been arrested under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in connection with the riots in northeast Delhi in February, ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Delhi  /  Published 22.04.20

Delhi violence: Police books suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain under UAPA

Delhi police has booked suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councillor Tahir Hussain under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in a case related to communal violence in northeast Del...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.04.20

PM-critic journalist booked

A Kashmiri photojournalist has been booked under the draconian Unlawful Activities Prevention Act for alleged anti-national posts, which apparently include one seen to be critical of Prime Minister Na...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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