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Spl UAPA Court Allows Copy Of Forensic Reports To Be Given To Accused Surendra Gadling and Arun Ferreira [Read Order]

Spl UAPA Court Allows Copy Of Forensic Reports To Be Given To Accused Surendra Gadling and Arun Ferreira [Read Order]

Live Law / By Nitish Kashyap

The Special Court designated under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) in Pune has ordered copies of forensic reports submitted along with the police report, to be furnished to human rights lawyer Surendra Gadling and activist Arun Ferreira, accused in the Bhima-Koregaon case.
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Accused to get copies of seized e-devices: Court

Accused to get copies of seized e-devices: Court

The Times of India / By Vishwas Kothari, TNN

Pune: Special UAPA judge Kishor D Vadane has ordered that copies of the seized electronic devices, submitted to the court by the investigating officer (IO), be prepared and given to the accused in the Elgar Parishad case in a videographed exercise in the presence of an expert from the forensic science laboratory (FSL).
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Bail plea hearings in Elgar Parishad case conclude

Bail plea hearings in Elgar Parishad case conclude

The Hindu / By Shoumoji Banerjee

Stating that there was nothing seditious about the speeches made by participants at the Elgar Parishad of December 2017, human rights lawyer Surendra Gadling on Friday accused the prosecution of conducting a media trial in the case.
Advocate Gadling, conducting his own defence, was replying to public prosecutor Ujjwala Pawar’s arguments that sought to deny bail to him and the other activists arrested in the case.
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What is the status of the Elgaar Parishad case?

What is the status of the Elgaar Parishad case?

The Indian Express / By Explained Desk

The prosecution has now claimed before a Pune city court that people like former Supreme Court judge Justice P B Sawant were “used” by the so-called naxal “front organisations” to further their objectives.
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Convention to protest unjust arrest of social and human rights activists  

Convention to protest unjust arrest of social and human rights activists  

Press Release by Prateebaader Adheekaar Mancha (Forum for Right to Protest)

To the authorities, it is an offense whenever anyone raises voice against repression and torture on the poor, indigenous, fallen, mostly identified as Dalit, people and nationalities smaller in number. To the authorities, it is considered an offense whenever someone stands by these people. Social and human rights activists raising voices of protest against repression on these people are being sued under repressive laws. They are either arrested or threatened with arrests. Names of a few of such personalities are already in the media. They include Sudha Bharadwaj, Varavara Rao, Gautam Navlakha, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, Father Stan Swamy, Anand Teltumbde, Surendra Gadgil, Sudhir Dhawale, Rona Wilson, Mahesh Raut, Shoma Sen. They are from different parts of the country: Delhi, Haryana, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Goa, Ranchi, Nagpur, or in some other places. There are many such personalities, whose names are not found in media.
We appeal to all to join this convention for opposing such repressive measures.

Date: May 13, 2019, Monday
Time: 1630
Place: Jooba Kendra (Youth Center), Maulali, Kolkata

Timir Basu, Kalyani Mina, Tapan Basu
on behalf of Prateebaader Adheekaar Mancha (Forum for Right to Protest)

Prima facie evidence, records show accused not entitled to bail: State

Prima facie evidence, records show accused not entitled to bail: State

The Times of India / By TNN

Pune: District government pleader Ujjwala Pawar said on Thursday that the prosecution has furnished to the special UAPA court all the investigation papers and seized documents, including electronic evidence and phone records, to show that a prima facie case exists against all the accused in the Elgar Parishad case and they are not entitled for bail.
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Accused not produced in court despite order, lawyers ask why

Accused not produced in court despite order, lawyers ask why

The Indian Express / By Express News Service

The lawyers representing the various accused in the Elgaar Parishad case on Tuesday sought to know why the activists arrested in connection with the case were not being produced in court during hearings, in spite of a court order to do so.
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