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World body calls Urban Naxals rights’ defenders

World body calls Urban Naxals rights’ defenders

The Pioneer / By Rajesh Kumar

Taking note of arrest of six prominent human rights defenders and lawyers — branded “Urban Naxals” — the Special Rapporteurs of Human Rights Council (HRC) has written to Permanent Mission of India (PMI) in Geneva seeking information about Surendra Gadling, Rona Wilson, Shoma Sen, Sudha Bhardwaj, Mahesh Raut and Sudhir Dhawale.
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Chhattisgarh: Why does Congress support ‘urban Maoists’ and then speak against Naxalism, asks Modi

Chhattisgarh: Why does Congress support ‘urban Maoists’ and then speak against Naxalism, asks Modi

Scroll.in /By Scroll Staff

… “The ‘urban Maoists’ who live in air-conditioned homes in the cities, look clean and whose children study abroad, remote-control the adivasi children in the Naxal-dominated areas,” Modi said. “I want to ask the Congress why it supports the ‘urban Maoists’ when the government takes action against them and come to Bastar and speak against Naxalism,” he said.
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Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe writes to PM Modi on arrests of Arun Ferreira, Sudha Bharadwaj.

Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe writes to PM Modi on arrests of Arun Ferreira, Sudha Bharadwaj.

CCBE Calls for their immediate release, seeks safeguards for all lawyers in India

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP)

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), which represents the Bars of 45 countries, and, through them, around one million European lawyers, has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the arrest lawyers Arun Ferreira and Sudha Bharadwaj. The letter, penned by CCBE President Antonín Mokry, notes that the CCBE “places great emphasis on respect for human rights and the Rule of Law, and is particularly concerned with the situation of human rights defenders around the world.”

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The many plots to assassinate Narendra Modi

The many plots to assassinate Narendra Modi

The CARAVAN / By Tushar Dhara

The circumstances surrounding all the purported assassination plots against Narendra Modi are intriguing—for the backgrounds of the individuals allegedly plotting the murder, for the political climate in which they were revealed, and for the media organisations that break the news.
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Video: „I Will Continue My Work Regardless of What Mr. Goswami Says“

Video: „I Will Continue My Work Regardless of What Mr. Goswami Says“

en | 19 min | 2018

PUCL National Secretary and visiting professor at NLU, Sudha Bharadwaj, talks to Newsclick about the recent allegations made against her of being an urban Naxal by Republic TV. She also discusses the long drawn conflict in Chhattisgarh and how illegal land acquisitions and extrajudicial killings are adding fuel to the fire in the state.
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WSS: Condemning The Attack On Advocate Sudha Bharadwaj

WSS: Condemning The Attack On Advocate Sudha Bharadwaj

Statement by Women against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS)

We the undersigned wish to place on record our utter disgust, contempt and outrage at the latest in the series of machinations by Republic TV, working to its brief as a propagandist for the ongoing crusade against all those who take public stands in defence of democracy, secularism, human rights, Constitutional propriety and rule of law.

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