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CDRO Statement condemning arrest of Adv. Sudha Bharadwaj, Adv. Arun Ferreira and activist Vernon Gonsalves

CDRO Statement condemning arrest of Adv. Sudha Bharadwaj, Adv. Arun Ferreira and activist Vernon Gonsalves

Documented by Sanhati India / Statement by CDRO

Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisation (CDRO) strongly condemns the arrest of activists and lawyers Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira by Maharashtra police on the rejection of their bail petition by the special court of Additional Sessions Judge K D Vadane in Pune on 26.10.18.
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CDRO: Condemn Arrests of Democratic Rights Activists Advocate Sudha Bharadwaj, Gautam Navlakha, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira and Varavara Rao and raids at homes of several others!

CDRO: Condemn Arrests of Democratic Rights Activists Advocate Sudha Bharadwaj, Gautam Navlakha, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira and Varavara Rao and raids at homes of several others!

Sanhati India / Press Release by CDRO

Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisations (CDRO) condemns the raid and arrests of democratic rights activists in Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Ranchi and Goa by Maharashtra police on 28th of August under the pretext of investigation in connection with the Bhima Koregaon case. Following the arrests of five academics, lawyers and activists in June, the second wave of arrests have expanded to include writers and journalists as well as the lawyers of those fighting for the release of those arrested in June.
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Massacres Masked as Encounters: The New State Policy for Development in Gadchiroli

Massacres Masked as Encounters: The New State Policy for Development in Gadchiroli


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Sanhati / By CDRO, IAPL, WSS

In the morning of 22nd April 2018, an alleged encounter took place in Boriya-Kasnasur of Bhamragarh tehsil of Gadchiroli district, Maharashtra. A fact finding team comprising of 44 persons from across 12 states belonging to three major human rights networks and organisations – Co-ordination of Democratic Rights Organisations (CDRO), Indian Association People’s Lawyers (IAPL) and Women against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) visited the sites of the alleged encounters in the district of Gadchiroli. Their findings show that while the term encounter is being used for all of these instances, they are in fact fake.
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