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Dr. Anand Teltumbde’s petition to quash criminal proceedings adjourned Petition said he was falsely implicated, arrest is stayed

Anand Teltumbde’s plea to quash and set aside criminal proceedings initiated against him allegedly in connection with the Bhima Koregaon case has been adjourned for Friday October 26. In the petition, Dr. Teltumbde has alleged that he has been “implicated in a false and fabricated case by acts of omissions, commissions and vengeance” on the part…

Gautam Navlakha plea to quash FIR adjourned by Bombay HC Navlakha claimed innocence on grounds of lack of evidence, questioned use of UAPA

Democratic rights activist and scholar Gautam Navlakha arrested allegedly in connection with the Bhima Koregaon case has moved the Bombay High Court and sought the quashing of the case filed against him by the Pune police. The petition was heard on Friday, October 19; the case was adjourned until October 26, and the court directed that no arrest…

Sonbhadra Adivasis

किस्मतिया और सुखदेव हुए रिहा, लेकिन यूपी पुलिस का ग्रामीणों पर अत्याचार अब भी जारी घर के बाहर पुलिस धमकी भरे नोटिस चिपका रही है

उत्तर प्रदेश पुलिस सोनभद्र क्षेत्र के आदिवासियों को अब भी लगातार परेशान कर रही है. किस्मतिया और सुखदेव गोंड को तीन महीनों के कारावास से रिहाई मिलने के बाद अब  पुलिस ने लिलासी के एक अन्य ग्रामीण नंदू गोंड को परेशान करना शुरू कर दिया है. CJP ने पाया कि पुलिस ने उसके घर के बाहर…

सोनभद्र में आदिवासी संघर्ष की भारी जीत : सुकालो गोंड को मिली बेल ज़मानत मिलने के बाद जल्द रिहा कर दी जाएंगी सुकालो

आदिवासी मानवाधिकार रक्षक सुकालो गोंड के लिए चलाए गए रिहाई अभियान में CJP और ऑल इंडिया यूनियन ऑफ फ़ॉरेस्ट वर्किंग पीपल (AIUFWP) को महत्वपूर्ण सफलता हासिल हुई है. जून 8, 2018 को गिरफ्तार की गईं सुकालो गोंड को ज़मानत मिल गयी है। अलाहाबाद उच्च न्यायालय ने पिछले महीने उन्हें न्यायिक सहायता हेतु अपील की इजाज़त दी थी।   आदिवासी मानव अधिकार रक्षक सुकालो गोंड…

नीला रंग चंद्रशेखर आज़ाद से एक मुलाक़ात, विमल जी के शब्दों में

विमल जी, जो जन आंदोलनों का राष्ट्रीय समन्वय के राष्ट्रीय समन्वयक हैं, ने हाल ही में रिहा हुए चंद्रशेखर से मुलाक़ात की. यहाँ पढ़िए उनका दिल को छू लेने वाला ब्यौरा| अचानक 13 -14 सितंबर की रात को 2:30 बजे सहारनपुर जेल से चंद्रशेखर को रिहा कर दिया गया। भीम आर्मी का युवा कोई बहुत लंबी-चौड़ी…

Attempt to undo Gautam Navlakha’s Freedom, Sudha Bharadwaj still not free Activists still struggling for their freedom

In a diabolical bid to curtail Gautam Navlakha’s freedom after the Delhi High Court order set aside his transit remand and set him free from house arrest, the state of Maharashtra has filed a Special Leave Petition (SLP) against the HC order. Meanwhile, Sudha Bhardwaj’s Habeas Corpus petition was withdrawn in order to seek relief from the lower court.…

Kismatiya and Sukhdev free, but UP Police continue to harass villagers Paste threatening note outside villager's hut!

Uttar Pradesh (UP) police are allegedly continuing to harass Adivasis in Sonbhadra region. Just days after Kismatiya and Sukhdev Gond were released following three grueling months in prison, the police have started harassing Nandu Gond, another Lilasi villager. CJP has learnt that the police have pasted a notice outside his house saying, “बेल करवा लो…

Delhi HC sets aside Transit Remand, Gautam Navlakha walks free Activist arrested by Pune Police, released from House Arrest

After the Supreme Court extended the house arrest of five activists arrested for their alleged involvement in instigating the Bhima Koregaon violence, and granted them four weeks to seek relief from lower courts, the Delhi High Court has set aside activist Gautam Navlakha’s transit remand. He was also released from house arrest shortly after the…

When The Dissenting Voice Speaks For Democracy News Central 24x7

Today, we have to accept that the wise words in Justice Chandruchud’s dissenting judgement were a minority verdict. The battle is still on. An interesting study into the way the political wind blows, especially with relation to fundamental freedoms in a democracy where we speak of elections for the people, by the people and of the…

State’s use of Anti-terror Laws against Dissenters also a form of Terrorism Petitioners against Arrest of Activists speak up

When human five rights activists were arrested by the Pune Police in what was seen as a nationwide crackdown on dissenting voices, civil society members led by Romila Thapar moved the Supreme Court against this. Today after the apex court disposed the petition and directed the activists to seek relief from lower courts, the petitioners…

SC disposes off Petition against Arrest of Activists Turns down plea for SIT probe

The Supreme Court has rejected a plea for a Special Investigation Team (SIT) investigation into the recent activists’ arrests in connection to the Bhima Koregaon case. A Bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and Justices A. M. Khanwilkar and D. Y. Chandrachud issued the judgement, with Justice Chandrachud offering the dissenting opinion. With this, the petition by prominent historian Romila…

फ़ादर स्टैन स्वामी: झारखंड के वे पादरी जिन्होंने लोगों को ही अपना धर्म बना लिया मानवाधिकार रक्षक का परिचय

28 अगस्त की सुबह का समय था, रांची शहर के लोग पिछले दिन की भारी बारिश के बाद खुले आसमान के नीचे दिनभर की योजना बनाते सुकून से टहल रहे रहे थे. जनप्रिय सामाजिक कार्यकर्ता फ़ादर स्टैन स्वामी के घर पर अचानक हुई छापेमारी की ख़बर से लोगों के ये सुकून भरे कदम वहीँ थम गए. …

Kismatiya and Sukhdev Released Victory for CJP and AIUFWP's campaign to release forest rights defenders

We’ve just had a huge victory in our campaign for Adivasi forest workers in Sonbhadra. Kismatiya Gond and Sukhdev Gond have finally been released. Now, we await the bail hearing for Sokalo Gond, who serves as Member Executive Council of the AIUFWP.     Related: Victory! Kismatiya and Sukhdev, Adivasi HRDs from UP released on…

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