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PUCL Convention: Resolutions on Kashmir Issue, FRA and Elgar Parishad Arrests Passed

PUCL Convention: Resolutions on Kashmir Issue, FRA and Elgar Parishad Arrests Passed


Pic: Raipur Feb 24, 2018

Newsclick / By Yogesh S

The convention also recognised the failure of the criminal justice system in the country, and talked about various draconian laws that are still being used to silence the voices of dissent.
The three-day convention was attended by 150 people from eleven states. In the light of the ongoing onslaught on the rights of various communities, attack on freedom of expression, and speech and growing intolerance in the country, the theme of the convention was ‘Threats and challenges to the idea of pluralism, democracy and the constitution’.
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One year of Bhima Koregaon case (Part III)

One year of Bhima Koregaon case (Part III)

The Leaflet / By Nihal Singh Rathod

All the activists arrested in the Bhima Koregaon case are left-leaning lawyers, academics and organic intellectuals who are extremely popular among the Dalit-Bahujan communities in Maharashtra and also in other states, because of the stellar work they have been doing over the years. The two sets of arrests — on June 6, 2018 and on August 28, 2018 — were based on one FIR filed on January 8, 2018.
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Video: The Bhima Koregaon Case: What Really Happened

Video: The Bhima Koregaon Case: What Really Happened

en | 6:12 min | 2019

The Leaflet / By the Leaflet

What led to the arrests of activists in the Bhima-Koregaon case? What was Elgar Parishad celebrating on December 31, 2017? What happened on January 1, 1818 and why is the Battle of Bhima-Koregaon so significant for the Dalit and Bahujan communities? The Leaflet brings you an in-depth peek into one of the defining legal-political cases of contemporary India.
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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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