Letter condemns ‘environment of fear promoted by State’
On International Human Rights Day on Tuesday, all nine accused in the Bhima Koregaon violence wrote to the chairperson of the State Human Rights Commission, “condemning the environment of fear and criminalisation promoted by the State wherein the human rights of Indian citizens and especially those of human rights defenders who are critical of State policies are under threat.” Read more
Bhima Koregaon accused write letter on being imprisoned for dissent [read letter]
The signatories to the letter said that their bail applications were rejected by the court in spite of the reputations they had.
Eight of the 10 accused in the Bhima Koregaon case on Tuesday wrote to the Maharashtra Human Rights Commission, alleging that the state government had imprisoned them due to their dissenting views as defenders of human rights. Read more
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Protest Against Modi Outside UN Headquarters in New York
The Coalition Against Fascism in India said that the Modi government has been “orchestrating a pogrom of hate and violence against Muslims and Dalits in India”, and has “disenfranchised seven million Kashmiris”. Read more
Report: Solidarity Programme by Campaign Against Repression on People’s Movements
By Campaign Against Repression on People’s Movements
Over 200 people gathered in Raipur, Chhattisgarh today under the banner of Campaign Against Repression on People’s Movements to mark one year of the arrest of Comrade and advocate Sudha Bharadwaj and other human rights activists arrested under false charges in the Bhima Koregaon case – Surendra Gadling, Sudhir Dhawale, Mahesh Raut, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, Shoma Sen, Rona Wilson, and Varavara Rao. …
By Campaign Against State Repression on Peoples´ Movements
Freedom from Fear & Falsehoods
Freedom from Loot & Plunder
Freedom from War & Violence
Fight Fascism, Defend Democracy!
28th of August 2019: 12 Noon to 5pm
Gass Memorial Centre, Raipur (Chhattisgarh)
Join us to mark one year of the illegal and unconstitutional arrest of Sudha Bharadwaj and other Human Rights Defenders und false and fabricated charges in the Bhima Koregaon case. [read programme report]
Organised by Campaign Against State Repression on Peoples´ Movements
Contact: Dr. Lakhan Singh: 773060946, Rinchin: 9516664520, Adv AP Josy: 993440496, Adv Sadiq Ali: 94255154111
Chhattisgarh Bachao Andolan: “Fascist Forces behind the Detention of Sudha Bhardwaj, To Silence the Voices of Dissent & For Justice”
A Protest Demonstration was organized today on 15th July 2019 at Budha Talab, Raipur against the illegal detention of Sudha Bhardwaj demanding her immediate release. Organized under the banner of Chhattsigarh Bachao Andolan, the day-long Dharna ended by submitting a Memorandum to the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh demanding the State Government to clarify their stand on the entire episode, and their positive intervention. Read more
Dharna: Repeal UAPA, AFSPA! Release all Political prisoners!
The completion of a year since the arrest of academics, activists, artists and lawyers; Mahesh Raut, Rona Wilson, Shoma Sen, Sudhir Dhawale and Surendra Gadling, framed for violence caused by right wing elements at Bhima Koregoan on 1 January 2018 was successfully marked by a Jan Sabha and Cultural Programme held in Jantar Mantar, New Delhi at 11 am on 8 June 2019. Read full report
Sign call for BK9 release / Video: Bhima Koregaon 9
Sign Amnesty´s call for the immediate release of the Bhima Koregaon 9 Sign here
Video: Bhima Koregaon 9: Heroes Who Fight For Your Rights en | 6:18 min | 2019
In 2018, a massive crackdown on human rights defenders was underway. 9 prominent activists across the country were arrested. #FreeBK9 Watch video
6th June 2019 – One year Since False Arrests in Bhima Koregaon Attacks Case
JOIN Twitter Campaign to demand Govt of Maharashtra to release of all human rights activists and lawyers immediately!