The End: Lessons from UAPA series

The End: Lessons from UAPA series

Drawing by Arun Ferreira

Midday / by Ajaz Ashraf

This draconian law is rarely invoked against the upper caste Hindus who are not communists or Ambedkarites or atheists, which is a commentary on the nature of the Indian state.
This column has featured, over the past five months, stories of those families whose members have been booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act—and persistently denied bail. They continue to languish in jail. With the exception of Fahad Shah, editor of The Kashmir Walla, the column focussed on the accused in the 2018 Bhima Koregaon violence and the 2020 Delhi riot cases. Their tragedy is compounded as the charges against them are widely believed to be imaginary.
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Also read:
And the future of Stan Swamy ( / Oct 2022)
And a place Sudhir Dhawale calls home ( / Aug 2022)
And Ramesh Gaichor’s patriotic songs ( / Aug 2022)
And prayers to Lord for Arun Ferreira ( / Aug 2022)
And Vernon’s letters to his son ( / July 2022)
And comrades admire Jyoti Jagtap ( / July 2022)
And they wait for Mahesh Raut ( / Jun 2022)
And the letters of Rona Wilson ( / June 2022)
And Allah’s call to Hany Babu ( / June 2022)
And Ma died waiting for Surendra ( / Jun 2022)
And Ma can’t sing with Sagar ( / June 2022)
And he waits for Shoma Sen ( / May 2022)
And she waits for Gautam Navlakha ( / May 2022)

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