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Month: October 2018

JAGDALPUR LEGAL AID GROUP CONDEMNS THE ARREST OF ADVOCATE SUDHA BHARADWAJ

JAGDALPUR LEGAL AID GROUP CONDEMNS THE ARREST OF ADVOCATE SUDHA BHARADWAJ

SUDHA BHARADWAJ – AN INTIMATE FRIEND, ALLY, MENTOR AND AN INSPIRATION

PRESS RELEASE

The Jagdalpur Legal Aid Group (JagLAG) and Collective strongly condemns and mourns the incidents of arrest and police remand of Advocate, friend, mentor, and colleague Sudha Bharadwaj and calls upon a collective expression of solidarity and strength from all activists, students, lawyers, democratic rights and civil liberty communities, friends and the general public. We also denounce this ongoing onslaught on other activists, lawyers, writers and professors, including Advocate Surendra Gadling, Advocate Arun Ferriera, Professor Shoma Sen, Vernon Gonsalves, Mahesh Raut, Varavara Rao, Gautam Navlakha, Sudhir Dhawale, Fr. Stan Swamy, Rona Wilson, Anand Teltumbe and several others who are being implicated by this mesh of lies and deceit spun by the Pune Police.

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Statement of central Trade Unions against UAPA

Statement of central Trade Unions against UAPA

Statement by AICCTU, AITUC, IFTU, NTUI

We shall Resist! We shall Defend! We are not be Afraid!
Enough is Enough! Repeal the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967

A vengeful and duplicitous BJP Government in Maharashtra moved the Supreme Court after the Delhi High Court quashed the remand order and therefore the arrest of Gautam Navalakha. At the same time, the champions of Hindutva, Milind Ekbote and Sambhaji Bhide, against whom demonstrable evidence exists for their role in inciting the attack against Dalits at Bhim-Koregaon, continue to roam free and the FIRs against them have been closed.

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CDRO Statement condemning arrest of Adv. Sudha Bharadwaj, Adv. Arun Ferreira and activist Vernon Gonsalves

CDRO Statement condemning arrest of Adv. Sudha Bharadwaj, Adv. Arun Ferreira and activist Vernon Gonsalves

Documented by Sanhati India / Statement by CDRO

Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisation (CDRO) strongly condemns the arrest of activists and lawyers Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira by Maharashtra police on the rejection of their bail petition by the special court of Additional Sessions Judge K D Vadane in Pune on 26.10.18.
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Mumbai Rises to Save Democracy condemns the hounding and reprisals by the state on people’s activist

Mumbai Rises to Save Democracy condemns the hounding and reprisals by the state on people’s activist

Groundxero / By GroundXero


Mumbai Rises to Save Democracy (MRSD) press release condemns the continuous hounding of the human rights activists, people lawyers, trade unionists and other voices of dissent by the Indian state and use of draconian law like UAPA to imprison them for years without bail. The press statement also highlights the failure of the Maharashtra government to contain the violence unleashed by the right wing Hindutva groups.
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Mumbai Rises to Save Democracy

Mumbai Rises to Save Democracy


Joint Press Statement

We, the members of civil society and more than 40 rights organisations including women’s rights organisations, dalit rights organisations, adivasi mass organisations, legal aid and research organisations, environmental groups, trade unions, students etc., have come together to register our condemnation of the continued hounding and reprisals by the state of human rights activists arrested allegedly in the Bhima Koregaon case.

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Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe writes to PM Modi on arrests of Arun Ferreira, Sudha Bharadwaj.

Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe writes to PM Modi on arrests of Arun Ferreira, Sudha Bharadwaj.

CCBE Calls for their immediate release, seeks safeguards for all lawyers in India

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP)

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), which represents the Bars of 45 countries, and, through them, around one million European lawyers, has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the arrest lawyers Arun Ferreira and Sudha Bharadwaj. The letter, penned by CCBE President Antonín Mokry, notes that the CCBE “places great emphasis on respect for human rights and the Rule of Law, and is particularly concerned with the situation of human rights defenders around the world.”

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Pune Court Dismisses Bail Applications Of Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves & Arun Ferreira [Read Order]

Pune Court Dismisses Bail Applications Of Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves & Arun Ferreira [Read Order]

LIVE LAW NEWS NETWORK / By Live Law News Network

A Pune Court has dismissed the bail applications filed by Sudha Bharadwaj,Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira, who are under house arrest in relation to FIR registered by Maharashtra police for alleged Maoist links in Bhima-Koregaon violence.
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Council for Bars and Law Societies of Europe: „Release lawyers Arun Ferreira and Sudha Bharadwaj“

Council for Bars and Law Societies of Europe: „Release lawyers Arun Ferreira and Sudha Bharadwaj“

By Indian Association of People`s Lawyer

Council for Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), which represents the Bars of 45 countries and through them about 1 Million European Lawyers have wrote to Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi to respect the Human Rights Lawyers and has called upon the Indian Premier to release the pro bono lawyers Arun Ferreira and Sudha Bharadwaj.
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