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‘Arrest, long detention of activists disturbing trend’

Altogether 102 retired civil servants from across the country wrote the letter, making it clear that the grouping owes no political affiliation but believes in commitment to the Constitution.

published on : 29th November 2021

Government 'diluting' environmental laws: Disha Ravi

Ravi said the fact that indigenous people, adivasis and environmental defenders are "hurt every single day for doing the very work which will protect all of us makes me concerned."

published on : 9th October 2021

Few activists arrested in Bhima Koregaon violence case go on 'hunger strike' at Yerawada jail

Advocate Surendra Gadling, writer-editor Sudhir Dhawale, and activists Mahesh Raut and Rona Wilson participated in the strike.

published on : 14th September 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Rights activists to remain under house arrest till September 12, says SC

ASG Mehta told the bench that keeping the activists under house arrest would hamper the ongoing investigation. The bench posted the matter for further hearing on September 12.

published on : 6th September 2018

Arrests are illegal, letters are fake, say lawyers of detained rights activists

Lawyers and representatives of the five activists arrested on charges of plotting the Bhima Koregaon violence have slammed the government and the Maharashtra Police for fabricating evidence

published on : 2nd September 2018

'Centre dumping activists in jail to divert attention from original perpetrators of Bhima Koregaon violence'

Advocate Susan Abraham, the wife of Vernon Gonsalves who is under house arrest for suspected Maoist links, said this was to deviate attention of the people from the Nalasopara arms haul case.

published on : 1st September 2018

Policemen asked us to keep door of bedroom open and sleep: Activist Gautam Navlakha's female partner

Sabha Husain described the scene at their residence in Delhi's Nehru Enclave, where Navlakha has been put under house arrest.

published on : 30th August 2018

Activists' arrest: Maharashtra Police claim to have unearthed larger conspiracy against security forces

Pune Police said that they would continue their investigation even though the apex court had ordered the five activists to be placed in house arrest.

published on : 30th August 2018

Government should cease politically motivated arrests and harassment of activists: HRW and Amnesty

The Maharashtra police had on Tuesday arrested Left-wing activists Varavara Rao, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, Sudha Bharadwaj and Gautam Navlakha, and raided the homes of several others.

published on : 30th August 2018

Activists' arrest: Letter purportedly seized talks about links with Kashmiri separatists

The undated letter in Hindi, written by some Comrade Sudha to some Comrade Prakash, also talks about giving financial help to the comrades working in the interiors.

published on : 30th August 2018

Delhi HC not to proceed with hearing plea against arrest of activist Gautam Navlakha for now

Maharashtra Police wanted to take the activist to a Pune court in connection with a case relating to the Bhima-Koregaon violence of December last year.

published on : 30th August 2018

Rights activists' arrests: Arundhati Roy, Jignesh Mevani, others demand action against Maharashtra police

They have also demanded that police return the laptops and mobiles seized during the "illegal arrest" of the activists.

published on : 30th August 2018

Government trying to strike terror by raiding homes of activists: Jharkhand civil society

Prominent people who signed the letter included economist Jean Dreze, Afzal Anees and Kavita Srivastava.

published on : 30th August 2018

Rights activists' arrest: Father Stan Swami terms crackdown as unofficial emergency

Swami was among the nine activists whose houses were searched by the Pune police on Tuesday in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence.

published on : 30th August 2018

Crack-down on activists is attempt to shift focus away from Sanatan Sanstha: Prakash Ambedkar

Ambedkar also alleged that police have made contradictory claims about the violence at Bhima Koregaon near Pune in January.

published on : 29th August 2018
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