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Medha Patkar slams govt for ‘framing Sudha Bharadwaj, others as urban Naxals’

Medha Patkar slams govt for ‘framing Sudha Bharadwaj, others as urban Naxals’


Women’s March, Delhi April 4

The Indian Express / By Epress News Service

Patkar had visited Shivajinagar Court to meet Sudha Bharadwaj, arrested in connection with the Elgaar Parishad case for her alleged links with the banned CPI-Maoist, but was unable to meet her as none of the accused in this case was produced before the court.
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Bhagat Singh’s version of nationalism and what it may mean for Indian education

Bhagat Singh’s version of nationalism and what it may mean for Indian education

Sudha Bharadwaj was speaker in 2018
in this same memorial talk. Watch video of her talk: Fighting in the Courts and on the Streets.

The New Learn / By Amman Madan

Lecture at the Azim Premji University, Bengaluru, 29th March, 2019
“Friends, we are gathered here to remember one of India’s great freedom fighters, Bhagat Singh. But before I start to talk about Bhagat Singh, I want to remember two other great Indians. The first is a great Indian who is still very much with us, Sudha Bharadwaj. …”
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Women’s Groups Release A Statement Prior To The 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

Women’s Groups Release A Statement Prior To The 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

feminisminindia.com / By WomenMarch4Change

For the last five years, women of India have watched with growing anger as our struggles for equality have been dented and our hard-won freedoms undermined. We have watched the present government and its followers spread misogyny, hate and lies across this land. Today, on the eve of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, we say, NO MORE!
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Elgar Parishad Case: Sudha Bharadwaj’s Bail Order To Be Pronounced

Elgar Parishad Case: Sudha Bharadwaj’s Bail Order To Be Pronounced

The Quint / by Ankita Sinha

The Bombay High Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on the bail hearing of activist and lawyer Sudha Bharadwaj on Monday, 11 March. This comes about five months after the Pune High Court rejected her bail. Bharadwaj was first put on house arrest in August 2018 and then arrested by the Pune police in October 2018 in connection with the Elgar Parishad case.
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People’s Lawyer Sudha Bharadwaj honoured by Harvard University

People’s Lawyer Sudha Bharadwaj honoured by Harvard University

The Leaflet / By Nihalsing B Tathod

Presently incarcerated in a jail in Pune, people’s lawyer Sudha Bharadwaj has been honoured by Harvard University, for her contribution towards law and policy. The National Secretary of the Peoples Union for Civil Liberties has been placed 5th in rank amongst 21 prominent women across the globe. Harvard University has previously honoured Angela Davis and Hillary Clinton.
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Rally and Public Meeting in Raipur

Rally and Public Meeting in Raipur

Photo credits: Chhattisgarh Mukti Morcha – Mazdoor Karyakarta Committee

Solidarity with Sudha Bharadwaj and other accused at International Women´s Day in Raipur (Chhattisgarh).

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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Elgar Parishad case: HC reserves order on bail plea of activist Sudha Bharadwaj

Elgar Parishad case: HC reserves order on bail plea of activist Sudha Bharadwaj

Hindustan Times / By Kanchan Chaudhary

Bharadwaj, a professor at NLU, Delhi, was arrested on October 27, 2018, for allegedly being part of a banned Maoist organisation and inciting violence after the Elgar Parishad was held in Pune. The Bombay high court (HC) on Thursday reserved the order on the bail application of civil rights activist Sudha Bharadwaj, who was arrested by the Pune police in connection with the Elgar Parishad case. Justice Nitin Sambre said he will pronounce the order on March 11.
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