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Shillong’s Nirbhaya family awaits justice

March 21, 2016 - 1:02 pm in Rights

Apropos news report "Mother hands over accused son to police" (ST dated 20-03-2016). While commending the noble act of the mother against her accused son who had confessed to committing a heinous and gruesome crime against a 19 year old Shillong Brave-heart, who…

Struggle and Repression at Honda Factory Tapukara, Rajasthan

March 5, 2016 - 11:51 am in Rights

The struggle of 3000 Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India (HMSI) workers of Tapukara plant in Alwar, situated at Haryana-Rajasthan border, in the face…

STOP STATE REPRESSION ON ADIVASIS IN CHHATTISGARH

February 22, 2016 - 12:33 pm in Rights

Condemn Violent State Attack on Soni Sori 22nd February 2016, Chhattisgarh Bhawan, New Delhi Chhattisgarh is once again in the news for the systematic…

People demand Justice for Rohith

February 19, 2016 - 3:22 pm in Rights

PROTEST RALLY FROM AMBEDKAR BHAWAN TO JANTAR MANTAR 23rd February 2016 11am onwards It has been a month since the institutional murder of Rohith Vemula at the hands of BJP, ABVP and the HCU administration. Rohith was one of the five Dalit research scholars…

Mumbai to Rally for Rohith Vemula’s Justice

January 24, 2016 - 3:41 pm in Rights

Rohiths will emerge from every house!  Rally on 1st February, 2016 from Byculla to Vidhan Sabha  Justice for Rohit Vemula - Joint Action Committee, Mumbai Rohith Vemula did not commit suicide. It was a collectively committed institutional murder by BJP,…

Rising Ambedkarite assertion – biggest challenge to brahmanical hegemony

January 20, 2016 - 8:16 pm in Rights

Hyderabad Central University scholar Rohith Vemula’s tragic death has created a sense of grief and outrage all over the country. Students are at unease and the nation perhaps for the first time after years reflecting the somber mood that something terribly…

Who will speak for the Human Rights Defenders?

January 16, 2016 - 12:57 pm in Rights

The Bombay high court judgment cancelling Prof. Sai Baba’s bail and initiating contempt proceedings against the writer Arundhati Roy is a major blow to the human rights defenders in the country. Dr. Sai Baba was arrested by the police in 2014 for allegedly…

Land Rights Movement’s – March to Parliament

December 2, 2015 - 3:35 pm in Rights

March to Parliament - 15 December 2015 Forest Rights Day Chetavni Rally at Jantar Mantar Implement Forest Rights Act ! Intensify Opposition to Anti-People Land Policies! Stop illegal Land acquisition! Land rights to landless and peasants! Sovereign Rights…

Invitation: Human chain to support Irom Sharmila & demand revocation of AFSPA

November 3, 2015 - 4:40 pm in Rights

The indefinite hunger-strike of Irom Sharmila against the AFSPA Will complete its 15th year soon The state impunity on violence against our own people continues till date 04 November 2015, 9am to 5pm, Samta Sthal, Opp. Raj Ghat, New Delhi Irom Sharmila, since…

Mining Affected Communities discuss transformations in mining law

October 17, 2015 - 7:57 pm in Rights

Mines, Minerals and People (MM&P), a National Alliance of Mining Affected Communities, organised a meeting for one and a half days in Raipur (16-17 October, 2015) to discuss on the transformations in mining law, benefit sharing and illegal mining. The…