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Crackdown on Activists Politically Motivated: Justice PB Sawant Those arrested had nothing to do with Elgaar Parishad says retired SC Judge

Retired Supreme Court Justice PB Sawant calls out the government’s ploy to use the recent nationwide arrests of activists to divert attention from a huge Hindutva terror plot. In this interview with Teesta Setalvad, he also clarifies that the Elgaar Parishad was not funded by Maoists and had no Naxal links either.

The Truth about the Elgaar Parishad What was it and who organised it?

On December 31, 2017 a fiercely passionate gathering of activists, former judges and political leaders proclaimed their commitment to fight the repressive economic, social and cultural policies of the Modi regime. This was the Elgar Parishad that preceded the gathering at Bhima Koregain on January 1, 2018 where Dalit families were attacked and assaulted by the ‘Sangh’…

EXCLUSIVE: I am a part of Society, I’m not a part of the State: Arundhati Roy Writer-Activist condemns recent arrests of activists, says crackdown on dissent is dangerous

Never known to mince words, firebrand writer and fearless dissenter Arundhati Roy lays threadbare the state’s repressive agenda and it’s underlying motivation… the obsessive-compulsive desire to hold on to political power at all costs. In an exclusive interview to Teesta Setalvad, Roy talks about a variety of contemporary issues ranging from caste, mob lynching, demonetisation, rationalist thought,…

Mixture of Innocuous and Publicly Available Facts and Baseless Fabrication: Sudha Bharadwaj Activist-lawyer gives Fitting Reply to Fake Letter circulated by Pune Cops

Decrying the willful campaign of misinformation launched by the State in a bid to justify the nationwide crackdown on human rights activists and dissenting voices, social activist and advocate Sudha Bharadwaj has hit back at the Pune Police for circulating a letter full of falsehoods. The said letter that was released to the press was…

“Genocidal intent” in Human Rights violations committed against Rohingya in Myanmar: UN UN Fact-Finding Mission raises serious allegations against Myanmar authorities

Days after the first anniversary of a bloody crackdown by Myanmar security forces that forced more than 700,000 Rohingya to flee the country, the United Nations released an in-depth report outlining the vast scale of human rights violations in the country. It is a damning indictment of the actions of the Myanmar authorities, even as…

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