Newsreel Archives 2016-2018

Newsreel: December 2018

December 6 Peoples March Against Communalism

December 5 The Question of Justice: Convictions in 1984 Riots

December 5 Andhra: Severe Droughts, Demand for Drought Relief Act by HRF

Newsreel: November 2018

November 18 Bhaliaguda Fake Encounter: Mass Protest in Berhampur, Odisha

November 18 Punjab: Conventions held in support of democratic intellectuals and activists

November 18 PUDR statement on violence by members of CPI(Maoist) in Bastar Sambhag

November 9 Tamil Nadu: Activists of Manithan Publishers Arrested – CPDR-TN Statement

November 7 Assam: CDRO Statement on killings in Tinsukia

November 7 Jagdalpur Legal Aid Group Condemns Arrest of Sudha Bharadwaj

November 7 CDRO condemns arrests of Sudha Bharadwaj, Ferreira, Gonsalves

Newsreel: October 2018

October 10 Some years with Shankar Guha Niyogi – Book in Hindi by Punyabrata Gun

October 10 Ludhiana: Workers stage a huge demonstration at DC Office

October 10 Chhattisgarh : Illegal abduction and detention of 23+14 villagers (Tadmetla+ Burkapal) in Burkapal Camp

October 1 ‘Shock, Conspiracy and Politics’: Report on Ten Years of Batla House – Rihai Manch

October 1 WSS condemns the majority judgment of the Supreme Court regarding arrests of activists

October 1 Condemning the Abduction and Killings of Police Personnel in Shopian, Kashmir – PUDR

October 1 PUDR: Condemning the Killing of Telugu Desam MLA & Ex-MLA By CPI (Maoist) – PUDR

October 1 PUDR: On the Supreme Court’s Verdict on the Arrest of 5 Activists under the UAPA

Newsreel: September 2018

September 10 Protests held across Punjab against the arrests of public intellectuals

September 10 Joint Statement by Punjab Intellectuals against Attack on Human Rights Defenders

September 5 Statement demanding immediate release of writers, activists and human rights defenders – IIT Kanpur Alumni and Members

September 3 “Case against me is nothing but an absolute fabrication” – Stan Swamy

Newsreel: August 2018

August 30 Statement by Anand Teltumbde on police action against him

August 30 Press Conference of Rights Groups and Statement on Arrest of Activists

August 30 Joint Statement Against Continuing Arrests of Rights Activists

August 29 Sanhati strongly condemns the coordinated nation-wide raids and arrests of civil rights activists

August 28 Sudha Bharadwaj – Enemy of the State who Chose the Margins – Ashok Mitra

August 28 WSS Condemns Arrests of Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, Gautam Navlakha and Varavara Rao

August 28 Statement on arrest of Sudha Bharadwaj, Gautam Navlakha, Varavara Rao, and other activists and intellectuals – HRF

August 21 Fact-finding Report from Jharkhand covering Khunti gangrape, Betla Tiger Project, repression in Ghagra and Pathalgarhi movement – CDRO, WSS

August 12 Retracing the History of the PUCL – A Rejoinder to Arun Jaitley – Prabhakar Sinha

August 10 Fact-finding Report on Role of UCIL and Effect of Uranium Mining in AP Villages – NAPM, HRF, RSV

August 8 Ordinary People in Extraordinary Circumstances – A Book Excerpt from India After Naxalbari by Bernard D’Mello

Newsreel: July 2018

July 31 আসামে আর একটা রোহিঙ্গা-সঙ্কট চাই না – APDR Press Statement on Assam

July 26 IAPL Condemns Recent Incidents of “Lynching” by Lawyers

July 19 On the Rising Threat of Hindutva Fascism – Ujwal Punyark

July 11 Attack on Adv. Sudha Bharadwaj – Statement by Students and Alumni of National Law University

July 4 Statement by Sudha Bharadwaj on false allegations aired on media

July 4 Gang Rape of 5 Adivasi Women in Khunti, Jharkhand – WSS Fact-finding Report

July 3 AP: Statement by HRF against Vandalization of Sompeta Wetland

July 3 Statement on Undeclared Mega-Emergency

July 3 Public Lynching in Different Parts of the Country – PADS Statement

Newsreel: June 2018

June 24 Statement and Signatures Protesting Arrest of Five Human Rights Activists – Citizens’ Solidarity with Voices of Democracy

June 24 IAPL Statement Condemning Arrest of People’s Advocate Vanchinathan

June 11 Gadchiroli Killings: Press Release from Human Rights Forum, Andhra and Telangana

June 8 Call for Release of Mahesh Raut and Others Arrested in Pune and Nagpur – Campaign for Survival and Dignity

June 8 Press note about arrest of Advocate Gadling & other people’s activists – IAPL

June 6 Maharashtra: Arrest of Shoma Sen, Sudhir Dhawale, Surendra Gadling, Rona Wilson, Mahesh Raut – WSS Statement

June 5 Fact Finding report on Thoothukudi police firing – AIPF

June 5 Major Gogoi and the Continuing Culture of Impunity – PUDR

Newsreel: May 2018

May 25 Marx @ 200: Beyond Abstract Humanism – Dinesh K. Verma and Mohammad Bilal

May 25 Aurangabad Communal Attacks – Fact Finding Report from Bhima Koregaon Shaurya Din Prerna Abhiyan

May 25 Tuticorin Massacre, Sterlite Smelter Plant Protests – CDRO Statement

May 13 End Political Impunity to Rapists – WSS

May 12 A Citizens’ Enquiry Report into the Epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease  around IREL Monazite Plant in Ganjam District, Odisha

May 12 Massacres Masked as Encounters: The New State Policy for Development in Gadchiroli – CDRO, IAPL, WSS

Newsreel: April 2018

April 19 Subversion of atrocities on dalits prevention Act – Satya Ray

April 19 Long March to Agrarian Dystopia: Film screening & discussion – People’s Film Collective

April 19 Condemn harassment of Advocate Surendra Gadling and Dalit activists in the name of ‘Search operations’ – IAPL

April 19 Statement on the harassment of Rona Wilson and others in the name of ‘search operations’ – CRPP

April 11 Tribute to Rajni Tilak – WSS

April 11 Nation-wide support for Nurses’ Strike at KVM Hospital, Kerala – Jan Swasthya Abhiyan

April 11 Fact finding report about the rape and murder of eight year old Asifa in Jammu – Pragatisheel Mahila Sangathan

April 11 The Indian Association of People’s Lawyers (IAPL) condemns the actions of the Kathua Bar Association

April 3 Why are Damodar Turi and Other Undertrials being kept under Solitary Confinement? – Persecuted Prisoners’ Solidarity Committee (PPSC)

Newsreel: March 2018

March 25 Adivasi History is an Unbroken Chain of Broken Promises – A Note from Jharkhand by Stan Swamy

March 25 Cow Vigilantism: Crime, Community and Livelihood – PUDR Report

March 23 Post-poll violence by BJP/RSS cadre and supporters in Tripura – Statement from People’s Alliance for Democracy and Secularism

March 23 Cow Vigilantism: Crime, Community and Livelihood – PUDR Press Conference

March 23 WSS statement on sexual harassment and Internal Complaints Committees

March 9 A Pre-Decided Case: A Critique of the Maruti judgment of 2017 – PUDR Report

March 9 Jharkhand government bans Popular Front of India – PUDR Statement

March 9 AIFRTE – Statement in support of TISS students’ struggle

March 6 Updates on Political Prisoners – How many political prisoners are there in West Bengal jails at the moment?

March 5 People’s Film Collective: Film screening and talks to mark International Working Women’s Day

March 5 Report on the state of Jharkhand on Birsa Munda Ulgulan Divas

March 5 Madhya Pradesh: Kissan Suraksha Padyatra for affected people in Gulab Sagar Basin

Newsreel: February 2018

February 26 Is Education Put on Sale? – The Attack on TISS

February 25 IAPL statement condemning the arrest of Advocate Upendra Nayak by Odisha Police

February 25 Greater Noida: PUDR Condemns Unjustified Cancellation of LG Worker’s Union

February 21 Communal politics and protests in Kathua – PUDR

February 21 Damodar Turi VVJVA Leader Arrested – Statements by Organizations

February 21 Condition of Human Rights Defenders in India – Report by UN Special Rapporteur

February 2 20th Anniversary of Multai firing – Program by Akhil Bhartiya Kishan Sangharsh Samanway Samiti

February 1 Report of the fact-finding group on casteist and sexist harassment of Prof Sujatha Surepally – WSS

Newsreel: January 2018

January 29 Bastar – Fake encounter of a young tribal boy Arjun Kashyap – Writ petition by JagLAG

January 26 Odisha: PUDR Statement on Institutional Murder of Dalit Girl by Security Forces

January 26 Women’s voices from Bastar: “Activism comes at a cost”

January 26 Faridabad Majdoor Samachar: January 2018 Issue

January 23 WSS Statement On The Tragic Cost Of Delay In Rape Investigations

January 21 Chhattrapur, Ganjam: Citizens’ Enquiry finds rising rates of kidney failure, deaths in villages surrounding IREL’s monazite processing facility

January 18 Call to instensify the protest against displacement due to mining

January 15 PUDR : Release Abu Bilal Kawa Immediately

January 11 Protests against Land Revenue Code Amendment Bill 2017 – Demands from Sarv Adivasi Samaaj

January 7 Press Statement Issued by Bhangor Andolan Sanhati Committee at Press Conference

January 3 A Few words about National Medical Commission Bill, 2017 – Dr. Rezaul Karim

January 2 The Kalinganagar Firing: A Citizens’ Response to the P K Mohanty Commission Report

January 2 Mazdoor Sangathan Samiti (MSS) Ban: PUDR, NTUI Statements

January 1 Update from Bastar

Newsreel: September 2017

Sep 19 Akhil Gogoi of KMSS arrested – PUDR statement

Sep 19 Bangalore – Protest gathering for Gauri Lankesh

Sep 14 Updates on Political Prisoners – Prisoners in West Bengal Commemorate Jatin Das’s Martyrdom

Sep 14 A Portrait of Sudhir Dhawale – Ramu Ramanathan

Newsreel: April 2017

Apr 17 Assam: Threats by Bajrang Dal on WSS Activist – WSS Statement

Apr 17 Panjab University Lathicharge – PUDR Statement

Apr 17 Atrocities against Ethnic Minorities in Bangladesh – NEFIS Statement

Apr 17 An Interview with Jagmati Sangwan

Apr 17 Faridabad Mazdoor Samachar – April 2017

Newsreel: February 2017

Feb 4: Bhangor, West Bengal – Developing movement against land acquisition – UAPA charges against leaders

Feb 4 Gadchiroli, Maharashtra – Mining displacement, police repression on tribals – WSS Statement

Feb 4 Kanpur: Ghatampur thermal power project – PUCL report on police atrocities

Feb 4 Intellectuals, Writers, and Journalists of Telangana in Solidarity with Bastar

Feb 4 Commutation of Death Sentence in the Bara Massacre Case: Justice Half Done – PUDR Statement

Feb 4 Bastar: IG Kalluri asked to proceed on long leave – WSS Statement

Newsreel: January 2017

Jan 24 Harassment of Bela Bhatia in Bastar – PUDR Statement

Jan 21 Koraput, Odisha: Mali Parbat Suraksha Samiti meeting report – Fifteen year long struggle against Hindalco

Jan 20 Chhattisgarh: NHRC team visits Bijapur, records testimonies of women victims of police violence

Jan 20 Chhattisgarh: 3 women killed in IED Blast in Narayanpur – PUCL statement

Jan 16 सुरजागड़ पहाड़ क्षेत्र में आयोजित ठाकुर देव यात्रा और अधिकार सम्मेलन – विस्थापन विरोधी जान विकास आन्दोलन

Jan 15 Enforced Disappearances in Kashmir – A Note from the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP)

Jan 15 Condition of Telengana Democratic Forum Activists in Jail and Situation in Bastar – WSS and CPJC Press Conference

Jan 13 Activism is my need – An Interview with Vira Sathidar – Pallavi Singh

Jan 13 Karur – Protest Against Illegal Sand Mining in Tamil Nadu Rivers – Report and Press Note

Jan 12 Arrest of Advocate Murugan, Secretary CPCL – CDRO, CPDR-TN Condemnation Statements

Jan 12 Ludhiana – Protest at Police station against attack on Janchetna – Press Note

Jan 12 Chhattisgarh: Arrest of activists of TDF and Summary of Attacks on Rights Defenders – PUDR Open Letter

Jan 10 Updates on Political Prisoners – Prisoners in West Bengal Transferred

Jan 9 Chhattisgarh: NHRC finds 16 women victims of assault by police personnel

Jan 9 Arrest of TDF Fact Finding Team Members by Telangana Police – Bail denied, Statement from Frontline Defenders, CDRO, PUCL

Jan 2 Chhattisgarh: Documents, Statements on Recent Persecution of JagLAG Lawyers

Newsreel: December 2016

Dec 28 PUCL Condemns arrest of Fact Finding Team Members by Telangana Police

Dec 28 Activists arrested under Chattisgarh Special Public Safety Act – CPDR-TN Press Statement

Dec 27 Forced nationalism and the follow ups of the Supreme Court order on National Anthem – PUDR

Dec 27 Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution’s 50th anniversary and its Current Relevance – Ajay Roy

Dec 22 Andhra Police Conduct Propaganda against Women’s Movement

Dec 22 Hyderabad: Memorial Meeting for V Hanumanta Rao, founder editor of Veekshanam

Dec 21 Delhi: IFTU Dharna against Demonetization

Dec 21 Delhi: Intimidation and Harassment of Kathputli colony residents – PUDR Statement

Dec 21 Delhi: North East Organizations March for Communal Harmony in Manipur

Dec 21 Pinjra Tod: Witches you couldn’t burn yesterday! – Chepal Sherpa

Dec 11 A Report on the Killing Fields of Bastar: AGNI, Mission 2016, and the Killing of Innocents – Sadhana

Dec 11 Gadchiroli, Maharashtra: An Introduction to the Mining Conflict and Traditional Cultural Festival in Etapalli

Dec 11 Muslim Women’s Movement Now: People’s Film Collective Program, Kolkata, Dec 13

Dec 11 Political Prisoners across states protest killing of Maoist leaders in Kerala

Dec 11 Anti Communalism Day: Report on Dec 6 Program by Progressive Organizations

Dec 11 Workers Magazines from Different Organizations – New issues of Samkaleen Teesri Duniya, Hastakshep

Dec 3 Condition of Construction Workers in South India – A Workshop Report in Chennai

Dec 3 MASA (Mazdoor Adhikar Sangharsh Abhiyan) State Level Convention in Telengana – A Report

Dec 3 National Food Security Act 2013 – How well is it being implemented? – Stan Swamy

Newsreel: November 2016

Nov 28 Gender and Politics in Conflict Situations – WSS, West Bengal

Nov 24: Kerala – Nilambur Encounter – Janakeeya Manushyavakasha Prashthanam (People’s Human Rights Movement) demands Judicial Investigation

Nov 23: Malkangiri and Andhra-Odisha Border Encounter – Fact Finding Report from All Indian University Students

Nov 19: Bhaliaguda fake encounter: Mass Protest on 4th Anniversary at Bhubaneshwar – CAFC

Nov 19: Gujarat: Massive farmers rally held against demonetisation

Nov 17: “जान देंगे पर पहाड़ नहीं देंगे”, “एटापल्ली तहसील की सभी जनविरोधी खदाने तुरंत रद्द करो” – सुरजागड़ पारंपरिक इलाखा गोटुल समिती

Nov 15: Kashmir Fact-Finding Report – OPDR

Nov 14: Fact Finding Report: Police Firing at Badkagaon, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand – Delhi Solidarity Group

Nov 14: Justice for Tara: Trans woman and outreach worker burnt alive before police station in Chennai

Nov 14: Demonetization: A Statement from the National Hawker Federation

Nov 13: Struggle against Patriarchy in Punjabi University Patiala led by Democratic Students Organization

Nov 11: Statement of Indian Workers’ Association, Great Britain, for Peace between India and Pakistan

Nov 10: Anatomy of the Unthinkable: Murder Cases against Academics in Chhattisgarh – WSS, CPJC Press Release

Nov 10: PUDR, PUCL Statements on Witch-hunt of Academics/Activists in Chhattisgarh

Nov 10: Morcha against Malkangiri and SIMI Massacres in Mumbai – People Against Fake Encounter Killings

Nov 9: Malkangiri and Andhra Odisha Border Encounter – Fact Finding Report from CDRO

Nov 7: ‘Many a Slip between the Cup and the Lip’ – Implementation of National Food Security Act in Jharkhand – Stan Swamy

Nov 5: Damned to death: the SIMI undertrials – who were they and what are the implications of their custodial deaths? – PUDR

Nov 5: A Report on the Delhi Protest against Malkangiri Massacre

Nov 5: End Repression in Kashmir – A Call from the Civil Society

Nov 1: Malkangiri: Demand to produce A. Haragopal/Ramakrishna and other arrested activists before the Law – CRPP

Nov 1: Bhubaneshwar: Left parties protest unitedly against Malkangiri massacre

Nov 1: Solidarity Program with Kashmir, Jantar Mantar, Delhi – PUDR Report and Press Release

Nov 1: Malkangiri massacre: APDR Press Release

Newsreel: October 2016

Oct 29: Demonstration Meeting in Ranchi – Visthapan Virodhi Jan Vikas Andolan

Oct 29: Remembering Prabhakar, martyr of Malkangiri massacre

Oct 29: Bastar: From Burning Villages to Burning Effigies – PUDR

Oct 29: Analysis of Kashmir Situation – CDRO

Oct 25: Summary of heinous crimes in Morpalli, Timapuram, and Tadmetla villages in Bastar between 2007-2011

Oct 25: Kashmir Valley Visit and Fact-finding Report – PUCL

Oct 25: An appeal to organize/join All India protest and product boycott in front of Honda head offices and showrooms on 26 Oct.

Oct 22: Workers go on Strike at Daikin AC in Neemrana (Alwar, Rajasthan)

Oct 22: Press Release, Chhattisgarh: SPOs charged for attack on Sukma Villages in 2011, 26 accused for attack on Swami Agnivesh

Oct 14: Why We Fight: Jamia Millia Islamia University Students Struggle – Dhrupadi Ghosh, Talha Rehman

Oct 14: नाशिकच्या घटनेचा सत्य वृतांत – रिपब्लिकन पँथर्स जातीअंताची चळवळ, महाराष्ट्र

Oct 14: 10th Anniversary of Forest Rights Act: National Convention, Dec, Delhi – Community Forest Rights-Learning and Advocacy Process

Oct 14: पूर्व विधायक एवं आदिवासी महासभा के अध्यक्ष मनीष कुंजाम पर राजनीती से प्रेरित अपराधिक मामले रद्द करो! – Chhattisgarh Lok Swatantrya Sangathan (PUCL-CG)

Oct 14: Statement on the Cauvery water dispute – CPDR (TN)

Oct 7: Challenging State Impunity: A PIL on Extra-Judicial Killings – Bijapur, Chhattisgarh

Oct 7: Killings in Barkagaon, Jharkhand – CDRO and Swaraj Abhiyan Statements

Oct 7: “My struggle will continue until AFSPA is struck down” – Irom Sharmila

Oct 5: NHRC Report: 514 innocent tribal youths made to surrender as Naxalites in Jharkhand – Stan Swamy

Oct 3: Updates on Political Prisoners – Paru Patel, adivasi woman prisoner, facing death from non-treatment

Oct 3: Karnataka: Updates on “Chalo Udupi – Food, My Choice; Land, My Right” Struggle

Oct 3: In Support of Honda Workers’ Fundamental Right to Organize – PUDR Press Release

Oct 3: Irom Sharmila Speaks on ‘AFSPA and People’s Movement’ – NEFIS Press Release

Oct 1: बडकागांव का ‘गोली कांड’, संसाधनों की लुट के लिए राज्यसत्ता द्वारा सुनियोजित हिंसा – Visthapan Virodhi Jan Vikas Andolan

Oct 1: Updates: Nyay Sangharsh Rally – Vishal Jansabha (Mass Gathering), Jantar Mantar, Delhi

Newsreel: September 2016

Sep 28: Ahmedabad: Update on Strike by Safai Kamdars of AMC – Govt. accepts all demands

Sep 28: Bhagat Singh: Beyond His Popular Image – Jaspal Jassi

Sep 28: North Bengal: Irregularities continue in Darjeeling hill tea gardens even after handover of ownership – Chaaybagan Sangram Samity

Sep 28: PinjraTod: When women fought ABVP off the streets

Sep 27: The Barsoor Boys: Story of an Encounter

Sep 27: Hundreds of Villages Across India Demand End to ‘Afforestation’ As Excuse for Forest Dept Land Grab

Sep 27: ‘मीडिया और जातिवाद’: Invitation Letter (Nagrik Seminar)

Sep 21: Delhi: City’s workers in the grip of fever and the deplorable condition of our healthcare system – A report by Mehnatkash Mahila Sangathan

Sep 20: Where is Prabhat Singh?

# Sep 19: Residential Marxism School organized by Society for Marxist Studies – A Report by Avishek Konar

Sep 19: Coordination of Democratic Rights Organization denounces the arrest of Khurram Parvez

Sep 19: Between Innocence and Death: The case of Muslim under-trials accused of anti-state activities – PUDR

Sep 19: Honda workers from Tapukara, Rajasthan: Indefinite hunger strike from 19 Sep at Jantar Mantar

Sep 19: A Critical Response to Draft National Education Policy 2016, Ministry of Human Resources Development, G.O.I

Sep 19: Press Note – Seminar on Caste problem – Ludhiana

Sep 17: Indian Association of Peoples’ Lawyers Mourns the Demise of Bojja Tarakam

Sep 16: Aims and objectives of the Una model of struggle in Karnataka – Karnataka self respect struggle committee of dalits and oppressed

Sep 13: Protest and Indefinite Hunger Strike by Honda Workers from Tapukhera, Jantar Mantar, Delhi (Sep 19)

Sep 13: Demonstration against forcible seizure of land by TRS Govt. at Telangana Bhawan

Sep 13: Workers Magazines from Different Organizations – Samkaleen Teesri Duniya, September 2016

Sep 10: Updated: Justice for Com. Ajith Campaign – Judith Butler, Spivak, Noam Chomsky demand proper medical care to Maoist prisoner Comrade Ajith (K.Muraleedharan)

# Sep 8: Report of the People’s Tribunal on Caste Discrimination & Police Action in University of Hyderabad

Sep 8: A Report on the Study Circle on Kashmir Organized in Kolkata – People’s Film Collective

Sep 5: Concern for health of under-trial prisoner and scholar K. Muraleedharan – Jankeeya Manushayavakasa Prasthanam

Sep 5: May Shikha live as an Eternal Flame – A Report from Com. Himadri Sen’s Memorial Meeting – Debabrata Chakrabarty

Sep 3: End the Witch-hunting of Lawyers, Activists, and Repression on the People of Kashmir – Indian Association of People’s Lawyers

Sep 3: Condemn massive crack down in Punjab on peasant struggle – Buta Singh, Association for Democratic Rights, Punjab

Sep 3: CDRO: Rally, Dharna, National Convention – Sept. 9-10, 2016, Delhi

Sep 2: मेक इन इंडिया – किसके लिए? किसके द्वारा? – B.S. Raju

Newsreel: August 2016

Aug 31: उग्रवाद/नक्सलवाद के लिए ज़िम्मेदार कौन? – स्टैन स्वामी, Translation by Prashant Rahi

Aug 30: Material from Seminar and Public meeting on “Fallacy of Make in India”, Nagpur – Visthapan Virodhi Jan-Vikas Andolan (VVJVA)

Aug 30: The new wave of Dalit Uprising: Field Notes from Una – Bhagat Singh Ambedkar Student Organization

Aug 30: Who is responsible for Extremism/Naxalism? – Stan Swamy

Aug 30: Chaaybagan Sangram Samity: Leaflets in Solidarity with Sept. 2 Program

Aug 30: Updated Report on All-India Workers Convention – Ambedkar Bhawan, Delhi, Aug 28 – Mazdoor Adhikar Sangharsh Abhiyan (MASA)

Aug 28: Leaflet from Indian Federation of Trade Unions (Sarwahara) on All India General Strike

Aug 28: Maha Dharna – Justice for Rohith Vemula – Hyderabad, Aug 29

Aug 23: गुजरात में दलित उत्पीड़न और प्रतिरोध

Aug 21: Strike campaign and programs in Gurgaon-Manesar-Dharuhera-Bawal-Bhiwadi-Neemrana industrial belt

Aug 21: Old Wine In New Bottle: Imposing Sanskrit, Vedas and Yoga – Ambedkar-Periyar Study Circle

Aug 21: PUCL Statement on Sedition Case against Amnesty International India – Drop the FIR – PUCL

Aug 21: Fallacy of Make in India: One Day Central Seminar and Public meeting – Visthapan Virodhi Jan-Vikas Andolan (VVJVA)

Aug 21: पोटका के आदिवासियों का भूषण स्टील कंपनी के खिलाफ एक दशक से बहादुराना प्रतिरोध

Aug 16: Neo-colonialism in Latin America and the Legacy of the USA – Athithan Jayapalan

Aug 16: Faridabad Majdoor Samachar – August 2016

Aug 16: Event – Sept 3, Delhi: Facing the Horrors, Breaking the gags: B A S T A R F I G H T S

Aug 16: On registration of a case against Amnesty International India – APDR

Aug 16: The Pelletised Face of Kashmir – PUDR

Aug 3: Kolkata: A Report from the Meeting of “Criminals” of the Mass Movements – Debabrata Chakrabarty

Aug 3: CPDR program in memory of P A Sebastian – Talks by Anand Teltumbde and Sudha Bharadwaj

Aug 3: हिंदुत्व और दलित मुक्ति: दोनों साथ नहीं चल सकते – आनंद तेलतुंबड़े

Aug 3: Bastar Solidarity Network: – Recent Talks by Payal (WSS), Saba Naqvi, A.K. Ramakrishnan

Aug 3: Inauguration of “Open Space Academics – When Academia meets the Streets” – SC/ST Teachers’ Forum, Univ of Hyderabad

Aug 1: Jharkhand Human Rights Violations Report – Co-ordinator: Stan Swamy

Newsreel: July 2016

July 29: A Black Day – Rajya Sabha Passes Afforestation Bill – Campaign for Survival and Dignity

July 29: Irom Sharmila’s Epic Fast to be Remembered! – NEFIS

July 29: Powerloom Workers’ Protest at DC office Ludhiana

July 24: Noida: Report on Strike at LG Electronics

July 24: Chhattisgarh: 3 tribal men picked up from Durma village by Sukma police – CLC Telangana

July 24: Orissa: Gumudumaha killings of 5 civilians – Press Statement from GASS, HRF

July 21: Event: In Memory of P A Sebastian – Mumbai, July 22 – CPDR

July 21: Letter to KCR and KTR on Silence of HCU – Arrest Appa Rao – America India Civil Watch

July 21: Hyderabad – Demand to Remove Alok Pandey from Post of chief Proctor – JAC UoH

July 19: Event: Narendra Dabholkar’s 3rd Death Anniversary, Delhi, 19-20 July 2016

July 19: Statements on Kashmir – PUDR, PUCL, COHR Manipur

July 19: Press Release from Delhi Union of Journalists on arrests of journalists in Chhattisgarh – DUJ

July 18: Mumbai: Report on Event – Bastar Speaks Up: Stop War on Adivasis

July 17: Event at Velivaada, UoH: 31 Years of Karamchedu Struggle and 6 Months after Rohith Vemula’s Institutional Murder – JAC (UoH)

July 17: Repression in Kashmir: Break the Silence – Press Conference/Public Meeting – CAFAU

July 15: The Situation in Bastar and Kandhamal – Bastar Solidarity Network

July 14: Caught in an Irresponsible War – Fact-finding Report from Bastar – Sanjay Parate, Vineet Tiwari, Archana Prasad and Nandini Sundar

July 14: Corporates invited to make green Jharkhand into a desert, devoid of nature and people – Stan Swamy

July 13: Sheela Marandi: Another Victim Of Injudicious System

July 12: Press Release on Continuing Harrassment at Delhi University for Dr. G N Saibaba

July 12: Another bloody harvest: Stop the horrific bloodletting in Kashmir – PUDR Press Release – PUDR Press Release

July 12: Stop the senseless killing in Kashmir – CDRO Press Release

July 12: PUCL Bhubaneswar: Press Statement on Killings of Five People by Security Forces in Kandhamal

July 12: NEFIS Holds Candle Light Vigil to Celebrate Supreme Court Judgement Condemning Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA)

July 9: Adivasis leaving their homeland in waves – searching for a way out of economic poverty and social insecurity – Stan Swamy

July 8: Magazine: Nagrik, July 1-15, 2016 issue

July 8: PUDR demands action against the Gurgaon Gau Raksha Dal for assault and violation of fundamental rights of two cattle transporters

July 8: PUDR Statement on the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2016

July 8: Ludhiana: Protest in front of DC Office – Karkhana Mazdoor Union

Newsreel: June 2016

June 26: PUCL Press Statement on Atrocities on Dalits in Kamagarh Village in Odisha

June 25: Women’s Body and the State – Voices from Kashmir – Kolkata event, July 11

June 25: Petition on the Occasion of Telangana Formation Day – India Civil Watch

June 23: Stop victim shaming: No tolerance to misogyny at SRFTI – Nisha Biswas

June 23: The Alchemist Tea Gardens and a Strange Conundrum: Gardens Open, but Workers Do Not Get Their Dues! – Samik Chakraborty

June 20: Chattisgarh: Encounter of Madkam Hidme – Press Release from CLC and OPDR

June 16: 1 जुलाई शहीद दिवस शपथ दिवस, भिलाई चलो – Invitation for 1st July 2016 from CMM (Mazdoor Karyakarta Committee)

June 16: Updates on the Current Hunger Strike of Soni Sori

June 14: Hyderabad: Press Release/Statements on the Suspension of K. Y. Ratnam and Tathagata Sengupta

June 11: Delhi: Lathi-charge on Manipuri Students – NEFIS Press Release

June 8: Persecuted Prisoners Solidarity Committee: Statement on Com. Sheela – Shyam Kumar Sinha and Prashant Rahi

June 3: An Interview with Anand Teltumbde on Current Student Struggles

Newsreel: May 2016

May 26: A Report on Left Forum Presentation, New York

May 26: Chhattisgarh: PUCL Statement condemning police and state administration’s threat of criminal prosecution against fact-finding team

May 23: Kerala: Statements against the arrest of five activists under UAPA

May 20: No More Rohith shall be Murdered Again! – Pamphlet from Joint Action Committee for Social Justice, Mumbai

May 19: অন্ধকারাচ্ছন্ন ছত্তিশগড় – A Report on Chhattisgarh – APDR

May 19: Faridabad Majdoor Samachar, May 2016

May 19: Gladson Dungdung deplaned from flight to London – PUDR Statement

May 19: Magazine: Sangharshrat Mehnatkash, May-June 2016 issue

May 19: Discharge of Sadhvi Pragya and others in the Malegaon Blast Case – CDRO Press Release

May 12: Chhattisgarh: WSS press statement on recent incidents of rape, loot and violence

May 12: Kerala: PUDR Statement condemning police apathy in the case of rape of murder of Dalit law student

May 12: Patiala: Remembering Satnam Junglenama

May 11: Update from JNU: Resolution passed by Members of the Academic Council

May 08: NEFIS Statement condemning the brutal killings and repression in Tawang

May 05: West Bengal: APDR Statement on security personnel’s conduct during assembly elections

May 03: CPDR Condemns the Action against the Students by the JNU Authorities

Newsreel: April 2016

Apr 30: A tribute to our departed comrade Satnam – Buta Singh

Apr 29: State of Siege: Report on Encounters and Cases of Sexual Violence in Bijapur and Sukma Districts of Chhattisgarh – CDRO & WSS

Apr 29: Letter to PM from academics and activists on the drought situation

Apr 28: Continuing harassment of Dr. G.N. Saibaba – DUTA Statement and updates

Apr 28: Chhattisgarh: Statements condeming the termination of Sukma CJM – CPDR, IAPL

Apr 21: CDRO Statement: Kashmir – ‘More things change, more they remain the same’

Apr 19: Bela Bhatia on Bastar situation [Source: People’s Film Collective]

Apr 19: Orissa: Update from POSCO Pratirodh Sangram Samiti

Apr 19: APSC statement on IIT Madras administration’s attempt to restrict audience for seminar

Apr 17: JKCCS press release on Handwara sexual assault and killings

Apr 14: WSS Report on Singur visit

Apr 14: Speak up, Women! Question the “progressives” – Nisha Biswas

Apr 14: PUDR Statement demanding an end to manual scavenging

Apr 14: Press Statement by G N Saibaba

Apr 14: APSC Statement on fee hike at IITs

Apr 10: Odisha: Statement in solidarity with struggle of prisoners demanding conclusion of trials – Persecuted Prisoners Solidarity Committee

Apr 9: Nation is the new religion – Shatakshi Asthana

Apr 7: Andhra: HRF Press release on the killing of 2 adivasi farmers in Puttakota forest

Apr 6: Arrest of Naujwan Bharat Sabha Activists by Delhi Police

Apr 6: NEFIS Press Statement strongly condemning the beating of Muslim boys in Manipur

Apr 4: Statement on the release of Dr. G. N. Saibaba on bail – Committee for the Defence and Release of Dr GN Saibaba

Apr 4: Voices of emancipation to fight the continual surveillance in campus of Jamia Millia Islamia – Dhrupadi Ghosh

Apr 4: Odisha: A report on political prisoners’ struggle – Prashant Rahi

Apr 3: Petition to the Supreme Court of India: Bail for Professor GN Saibaba

Apr 3: Statement demanding immediate release of Deba Ranjan Sarangi

Apr 3: UoH: A Narration of Police brutality – Md Hasanujjaman

Apr 3: Challenges to Journalism in Bastar: A report by the Fact Finding Team of the Editors Guild of India

Newsreel: March 2016

Mar 27: Hyderabad: Students and faculty members detained after police assault on protesting HCU students – Press Release from Joint Action Committee, HCU

Mar 27: Bela Bhatia Threatened: Undeclared Emergency in Bastar – (Source: Sabrang)

Mar 26: On the arrest of Dr. Saibal Jana – Statement from Medico Friend Circle

Mar 25: PUDR Statement demanding to stop surveillance and harassment of Kashmiri students

Mar 24: A letter to Rohith – Dhrupadi Ghosh

Mar 24: Chhattisgarh PUCL statement on recent incidents

Mar 22: The lynch mob of Latehar – PUDR Statement

Mar 22: Delhi: On the programme in DU on Bhagat Singh – Vidhya Aiyar

Mar 20: Orissa: PUCL Statement condemning arrest of Debaranjan Sarangi

Mar 19: DUTA Resolution on SAR Geelani and the sedition law

Mar 19: JNU Row: Beyond the “seditious anti-nationalists” – Shatakshi Asthana

Mar 18: IWA-GB Statement in support of JNU and against the assaults of Hindutva fascist forces

Mar 18: HRF Press Release on the Bhadradri Thermal Power Plant public hearing

Mar 13: International Women’s Day – Nowruz

Mar 13: The story I never got to tell – Dilnaz Boga

Mar 12: Honda workers’ struggle – a short video report

Mar 12: मुजफ्फरनगर: प्रेस विज्ञप्ति – CPI (ML) New Democracy

Mar 12: इंकलाबी मजदूर केन्द्र का चौथा सम्मेलन संपन्न

Mar 11: Outsiders don’t exist, we create them – Aprameya Manthena

Mar 11: Make in India: carrots to the corporate—lathis to the Workers [Source: TNLabour]

Mar 9: CDRO fact-finding report on Chattisgarh repression

Mar 9: Chattisgarh: HRF Press Release on Bettamthogu “encounter” killings

Mar 7: Tamil Nadu: Report on “Makkal Adhikaram”, a special meeting against TASMAC – T.Venkat

Mar 6: CPDR Condemns the Open Threats to Kanhaiya Kumar and Demands Immediate Arrest of the Culprits

Mar 5: Report on the Ongoing Struggle and Repression at Honda Motorcycles & Scooters Factory Tapukara – Workers Solidarity Centre (Gurgaon-Bawal)

Mar 5: Union budget 2016-17: a brief note – Debarshi Das

Mar 4: NEFIS Statement protesting against the assault on Manipuri women in Mumbai

Mar 4: Bahujan Discourse Puts JNU In The Crosshairs – Pramod Ranjan [Source: Forwardpress]

Mar 4: Statements and updates on turmoil in JNU after ABVP attacks students’ gathering

Newsreel: February 2016

Feb 27: Rajasthan: Police crackdown on workers of Honda – Automobile Industry Contract Workers union

Feb 27: U.S. Palestinian, Muslim, Legal & Student Organizations in Solidarity with India

Feb 26: PUDR’s Open letter to the Chief Justice of India for immediate intervention into physical attacks and eviction drives against women activists by police and vigilante groups in Chhattisgarh – Additional facts

Feb 25: APDR press release on the condition of Soni Sori

Feb 25: Delhi: Open Letter to DUTA President regarding SOL teachers

Feb 24: Are we all nationalists ? – Saroj Giri

Feb 24: Press Release on Kunan-Poshpora Mass Rape and Unrest in JNU – Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons

Feb 23: Condemn the attack on brick field workers in Hasnabad – AKSSM

Feb 22: How not to #StandWithJNU – Mohammed Junaid

Feb 22: पीयूडीआर मांग करता है कि मुज़फ्फरनगर दंगों के गवाहों को न्यायालयों द्वारा तुरंत सुरक्षा दी जाए, और न्यायपूर्ण फैसले दिए जाएँ !

Feb 21: HRF Statement on the attack on Soni Sori in Chattisgarh

Feb 20: Alwar: Repression and struggle in Honda factory – Updates

Feb 19: They were here last night – Srirupa Bhattacharya

Feb 19: IAPL Statement condemning the harrassment of people’s lawyers in Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh

Feb 18: Chhattisgarh: JagLAG and Malini Subramaniam are both being evicted – Jagdalpur Legal Aid Group

Feb 16: Delhi: Death of a security guard

Feb 14: Faridabad Majdoor Samachar: February 2016

Feb 14: West Bengal: Report of Mass Mobilization against Displacement and Illegal Activity of Eastern Coalfields Limited – Sudipta and Sipra

Feb 14: Hum ladenge saathi – Paash (Avtar Singh Sandhu)

Feb 13: On Adivasis and Moolvasis facing trials in Jharkhand – Bagaicha

Feb 13: On Saibaba: A letter on denial of basic medical facilities in jail – Vasantha Kumari A S

Feb 11: रोहित वेमूला की आत्महत्या के लिए जिम्मेवार लोगो को कठोर सजा दो – दलित उत्पीड़न विरोधी समन्वय समिति

Feb 11: “We Demand Uniform and Universal Rations” – Paschim Banga Khet Majoor Samity

Feb 07: Often “talking” is more difficult than “fighting” – Pragatisheel Cement Shramik Sangh

Feb 07: Country-wide candlelight vigil against the fake encounter killing of Sanjit and Rabina in Manipur – NEFIS

Feb 07: Tamil Nadu: Report on the mysterious death of three girls of SVS medical college – Ambedkar-Periyar Study Circle

Feb 07: PUDR salutes Professor Randhir Singh

Feb 07: Targetting of Dalit Student at TISS by RSS supporters Hosting Talk by Rajiv Malhotra – Sonali Waghmare

Feb 07: Public Hearing held at Sundarban for the implementation of Forest Rights Act

Feb 06: The right to take a piss – Nayan Jyoti

Feb 04: The police must be held answerable for the Sangam Park riot – PUDR

Feb 04: Bi-Monthly Bulletin (November & December 2015) – CDRO

Feb 02: Preliminary report on riot in Sangam Park (North-West Delhi) – Krantikari Yuva Sangathan

Feb 02: Statement on the closed tea gardens of North Bengal – Cha Bagan Sangram Samiti

Feb 02: “Encounter” admission by Manipur police opens a can of worms – PUDR

Newsreel: January 2016

Jan 31: Remembering Ellen Meiksins Wood – Vivek Chibber

Jan 29: Statements in response to the death of Rohith Vemula

Jan 28: Richard Levins: The People’s Scientist – Pankaj Mehta (Source: Jacobin)

Jan 28: Delhi: NEFIS protest against fake encounter of Chongkham Sanjit by Manipur Police in 2009

Jan 27: 27 जनवरी को यूनाइटेड फ्रंट ऑफ एम सी डी इम्पलॉयीज़ के बैनर तले हड़ताल के स्वागत व समर्थन में – लोक शिक्षक मंच

Jan 27: छत्तीसगढ़ लोक स्वातंत्र्य संगठन को जगदलपुर में आम आदमी पार्टी के कार्यकर्ताओं का पुलिस थाने में रोके रखने की कड़ी निंदा करती है

Jan 26: Press releases condemning the new wave of State terror being unleashed on the people of Chhattisgarh – Updates

Jan 25: Delhi: KYSS Statement on harassment and detention of activist

Jan 19: Chhattisgarh: Press Release of CG PUCL on complaints of sexual violence during search operations

Jan 18: West Bengal: Report on violence in Malda – Jan Jagaran Shakti Sangathan

Jan 17: Hyderabad: On the Social Boycott of Five Dalit Research Scholars in Central University – Joint Action Committee for Social Justice (UoH)

Jan 11: Annihilation of caste and legacy of B.R. Ambedkar – a talk by Abhinav Sinha

Jan 11: ‘No one can kill the dream for democracy’ – a conversation with Sudhir Dhawale

Jan 10: Hug Campaign: A misfit in Kashmir – Mudasir Wani

Jan 9: झुग्गियों पर दिल्ली सरकार की दोहरी नीति – सुनील कुमार

Jan 9: Thousands join to honour Ghasiyaris – the struggling women of Uttarakhand

Jan 3: Statements on the order to send Dr. G.N. Saibaba back to prison