An early day motion on the death of Father Swamy passed in the UK Parliament.
It is time for political parties to eschew their blinkered approach and make a concerted effort to repeal this unlawful law Read original article here. The police action in Tripura is a reminder that the UAPA is a catch-all law with a grim political caveat. (Illustration by Suvajit Dey) A narrative is underway, and the … More
Read full article here. Several global organisations have demanded the immediate release of Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez, who was arrested on Monday by the National Investigation Agency. Parvez has been booked under the Unlawful (Activities) Prevention Act in a case filed on November 6 under Sections 38 (offence relating to membership of a terrorist … More
Read original article here. More countries were moving towards authoritarianism in 2020 instead of democracy, International IDEA’s report said. There has been a decline in democratic tenets in several countries with the most worrying examples of “democratic backsliding” seen in India, Brazil, and the United States, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral … More
Muslim Prisoners of Conscience in India Are Persecuted For Their Faith, Families Tell U.S. Congressional Briefing
Read full press release here. Journalists also are targets of police for reporting the news FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C., (November 17, 2021) – Muslim Prisoners of Conscience incarcerated in India on false criminal charges continue to face beatings, torture and other forms of violence for speaking out against the government’s persecution of religious minorities, their … More
Read full statement here. On 26th November 2021, as the historic protest led by India’s farmers completes a year, La Via Campesina joins others social movements (list in the annex below) in expressing our solidarity and support. As movements united in our global struggles for food sovereignty, we draw inspiration from this year long struggle led … More