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activists Indira Jaising and Anand Grover

State targets activists Indira Jaising and Anand Grover again! CJP condemns repression, invites signatures in support of Human Rights Defenders (HRDs)

Citizens for Justice and Peace condemns the raids on senior advocates Indira Jaising and Anand Grover. Here’s our official statement. Please indicate in comments if you would like to endorse this and we will add your name as a signatory. We, the undersigned individuals strongly condemn the raids at the homes and offices of senior…

Activists say Aadhar Verdict is a Disappointment CJP in conversation with Sucheta Dalal and Raghu Godavar

In this video activists Raghu Godavar and senior journalist Sucheta Dalal respond to the Aadhar judgement, they called it a partial victory. Watch this video to know more.     Related: SC upholds Aadhaar’s Constitutional Validity, but partially addresses Privacy Concerns Twinkle-twinkle little star, why do nursery kids need Aadhaar? Understanding the Aadhaar Case Aadhaar…

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.

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,…

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