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In Conversation with Amar Lal Ram

August 31, 2016 - 1:48 pm in Society, Travelogue, Video

Vidya Bhushan Rawat, a Radical Humanist, political analyst and human rights activist based in Delhi, speaks to Amar Lal Ram, Nepal Amar Lal ram is a Dalit rights activist from the Saptarani district in the Madhesh region of Nepal. He comments specifically…

Fact finding report on Una, Gujarat

August 3, 2016 - 7:04 pm in Society

This report is presented by People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) Gujarat to National Human Rights Commission, New Delhi and is released by Ms.…

Dalits Muslims and Human Rights

August 1, 2016 - 1:33 pm in Society

The oldest litigant Hashim Ansari the oldest litigant in the Ram Janmbhoomi dispute who died recently and associated with the case since 1949 had a friend…

The World is Gripped by “Cancer of Terror”

July 18, 2016 - 5:02 pm in Society

The current times are very disturbing as so many innocent lives are being lost and social resources being destroyed due to the dastardly phenomenon of terror. To cap it all, this phenomenon has been linked to religion in the popular perception. Just during…

Conscious Citizens’ “Statement on Kashmir”

July 13, 2016 - 11:43 am in Society

We write this in anguish at another alarming spiral of violence in Kashmir, when a discredited old playbook has yet again been deployed to wreak havoc with civilian life. Kashmir’s escalating violence follows a familiar pattern: a killing, a funeral where…

Too little too late: The Gulberg society judgment

June 17, 2016 - 5:25 pm in Society

On 2nd June 2016, judgment on the Gulberg case was pronounced, in which, out of 66 accused, the special designated court convicted 24 and acquitted 36 of the accused. The Gulberg massacre had claimed 69 lives during the 2002 pogrom which took in various places…

Quest for human rights was essence of Dr Ambedkar’s life

June 17, 2016 - 3:25 pm in Society

The following presentation was made at London School of Economics on 16th June 2016 at the conference organised by Federation of Ambedkarite and Buddhists organisations, UK in collaboration with London School of Economics to commemorate 100 years of Dr. Ambedkar's…

Reforming Personal Laws

June 14, 2016 - 3:52 pm in Society

Many a social practices reflecting the inequality in society got religion’s cover and assumed a rigid character as the sanctity of religion has been associated with these retrograde practices. The personal laws were picked up by British from diverse sources…

Cattle traders in terror

June 2, 2016 - 1:55 pm in Society

Jharkhand, a BJP ruled state in India is acting and behaving against Minority community especially against the particular Muslim community. C both the places at the centre and at the State level (Jharkhand) BJP is ruling Party. AS a political parties BJP…

Chhattisgarh government hounding academics

May 25, 2016 - 7:56 pm in Society

The People’s Union for Civil Liberties strongly condemns the shocking action of the Chhattisgarh state police and district administration threatening criminal prosecution against a team of academics and members of the CPI and CPI(M) parties who had visited…

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