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Independent inquiry sought into JNU attack – The Telegraph The WGHR is a network of human rights groups in India

(A policeman chases students during a protest march in New Delhi on Thursday – AP photo) The Working Group on Human Rights (WGHR) has sought a “prompt, independent, impartial and thorough inquiry” into the assault on students and teachers of Jawaharlal Nehru University on Sunday. The WGHR and the United Nations have strongly condemned the…

TERROR HAS BEEN REPEATEDLY UNLEASHED ON JNU, LEST WE FORGET THE DISAPPEARANCE OF YOUNG NAJEEB, AND SEVERAL TIMES BEFORE By Teesta Setalvad - The Kashmir Times

Do the young particularly frighten this regime? Yes if we recall the death of Rohith Vemula (Jan 17, 2016) the brute attack on Kanhaiya Kumar and Umar Khalid (February-March 2016,again in 2018), the bloody attack and disappearance of young Najeeb (went missing on October 15, 2016) and the countless criminal cases filed against young students…

100 organisations against CAA to unite under one banner – The Hindu Plan series of nationwide protests from January 3

(Joint action: (From left) Medha Patkar, Ganesh Devy, Yogendra Yadav and Kavita Krishnan at a meeting against CAA and NRC in Mumbai on Monday.   | Photo Credit: Emmanual Yogini) Nearly 100 organisations from across the country have decided to fight the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, the National Population Register and the National Register of Citizens…

CAA heralds ‘Hindu Rashtra’: senior lawyer – The Hindu Seminar held as part of 13th national meet of AILU

(Senior lawyer Indira Jaising with former MP P. Rajeev at the 13th national conference of the All India Lawyers’ Union in Kochi on Saturday. Activist Teesta Setalvad is seen.   | Photo Credit: KS Praveenkumar,Chief PhotoJournalist) The Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) is a piece of legislation that heralds the ‘Hindu Rashtra’, said senior lawyer Indira Jaising…

Teesta Setalvad addresses massive crowd on CAA, NPR-NRC – The Siasat Daily "We will resist every action that seeks to tamper with our constitution"

New Delhi: CJP Secretary Teesta Setalvad addressed a massive crowd in August Kranti Maidan, Mumbai on Thursday, where people had gathered to protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act. She spoke about the unconstitutionality of the act and the powers that be and the possible outcome of Nationwide NPR-NRC based on CJP’s extensive groundwork in the Assam…

Regarding Citizenship Bill, director Anurag Kashyap says: “The result of voting…” Newstrack Live

Producer-director Anurag Kashyap is best known for his outspoken nature. Whether social media or any other public platform, Anurag Kashyap is seen voicing his opinion. Currently, due to this, many times he also has to face trolling. Anurag Kashyap has so far been openly questioning many works of the Modi government. He has now given…

Citizenship Bill strips people of basic rights: human rights experts Human rights experts emphasise need to build pressure against the Bill from both outside and within country

Prominent human rights and civil liberties groups condemned the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) on Thursday, saying it violates the key provisions of the Constitution, such as equality, right to life and non-discrimination. Human rights activist Teesta Setalvad from the Citizens for Justice and Peace said, “Being a citizen gives a person the…

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