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Activist blames Bhide for Bhima Koregaon violence

Activist blames Bhide for Bhima Koregaon violence

Mumbai Mirror / By Shruti Ganapatye

An activist has presented proof of what she claims is Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide’s complicity in the violence at Bhima Koregaon on January 1 this year to the panel probing the incident. The commission, led by former Calcutta High Court chief justice JN Patel and state Chief Information Commissioner Sumit Mullick, resumed hearings in the matter in Mumbai on Monday.
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Release activists in Bhima-Koregaon case, say Ambedkarites

Release activists in Bhima-Koregaon case, say Ambedkarites

The Hindu / by Suyash Karangutkar

Ahead of the first anniversary of the Bhima-Koregaon riots, Ambedkarities from across the State gathered in Shivaji Park on Thursday and criticised the government for arrests of the activists and demanded that an end be put to dirty politics to divide the country.
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`Mumbai Rises to Save Democracy´ commemorates Mahaparinirvan Diwas

`Mumbai Rises to Save Democracy´ commemorates Mahaparinirvan Diwas

Mumbai Rises to Save Democracy

On 5th and 6th December 2018, Mumbai Rises to Save Democracy did campaigns at various spots inside Shivaji Park on the occasion of Mahaparinirvan Diwas (Memorial day). Our campaign was focused on the facts that despite attacks on Dalits in Bhima Koregaon on January 1, 2018, Hindutva leaders Manohar Bhide and Milind Ekbote roam scot-free. However, several human rights activists and workers from what was previously known as Reliance electric union, remain arrested for several months.
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‘Police Attributed False Statement to Me in Bhima Koregaon Chargesheet’: Justice Sawant

‘Police Attributed False Statement to Me in Bhima Koregaon Chargesheet’: Justice Sawant

The Wire / By Sukanya Shantha

The statement attached to the chargesheet claims Sawant was not aware of the event’s agenda and that it was organised without the police’s permission.
Retired Supreme Court justice P.B. Sawant has alleged that the Pune rural police falsely attributed a statement to him in the recently filed chargesheet against five persons arrested in the Bhima Koregaon violence case.
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McCarthyism in Modi’s India

McCarthyism in Modi’s India

JACOBIN / By Anand Teltumbde

Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party are carrying out an audacious campaign to arrest left activists and silence dissent in India. The country is on a path toward fascism.
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Bhima Koregaon Has Become a Pretext to Arrest Innocent Workers

Bhima Koregaon Has Become a Pretext to Arrest Innocent Workers

The Wire / By Akhil Vasudevan

The Bhima Koregaon link is helping the police in three ways – it is delegitimising a people’s movement by accusing it of having Maoist links, covering up for the real perpetrators while targeting those who are fighting for the marginalised in the country.
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Letter of Mumbai Electric Employees Union to the Chief Minister regarding arrest of four of their members and on behalf of the other workers.
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Video: Advocate Susan Abraham on #BhimaKoregaonArrests, UAPA

Video: Advocate Susan Abraham on #BhimaKoregaonArrests, UAPA

en | 15 min | 2018

The Leaflet / By KRITIKA A

Advocate Susan Abraham was one among the rights activists whose house was raided on the morning of August 28. She talks to The Leaflet about the raids, their connection to the Bhima Koregaon chain of events and the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act which has been used to incarcerate the rights activists.
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