Varavara Rao’s Daughter: The NIA is Using The Pandemic To Punish My Father
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed an affidavit opposing the plea of Varavara Rao in the Bombay High Court. The NIA said Varavara Rao was trying to take undue benefit of the Covid-19 pandemic and his old age to seek bail. We spoke to Tendyala Pavana, Varavara Rao’s Daughter and asked her reaction regarding this.
कोविड-19 के अदृश्य सिपाही: भारत के सफाईकर्मी, बेहतर सुरक्षा उपकरणों और रोज़गार में बराबरी के लिए सरकार से तत्काल मदद चाहते हैं
भारत में कोविड-19 के खिलाफ इस लड़ाई की अग्रिम पंक्ति में हजारों स्वास्थ्य विशेषज्ञ और स्वास्थ्यकर्मी हैं। लेकिन, उन्हीं में शामिल स्वच्छताकर्मी, तिरस्कृत महसूस कर रहे है।
कोविड-19 महामारी एक अभूतपूर्व संकट है जिसने दुनिया भर के लाखों लोगों के जीवन और आजीविका को प्रभावित किया है। आर्थिक रूप से कमजोर वर्ग के लोग, खासतौर पर भारत जैसे देशों में, कहीं ज़्यादा प्रभावित हुए हैं। कई देशों में, सरकारें इस तात्कालिक स्वास्थ्य संकट से निपटने के तरीके खोजने में लगी हैं,
Human Rights Defender Gautam Navlakha’s Letter Before His Arrest
As I prepare to Ieave to surrender before the NIA headquarters in Delhi I am glad that Justice Arun Mishra and Justice Indira Banerjee gave me another week of freedom when they passed the order on April 8, 2020. A week of freedom means a lot in my condition, even in the age of lockdown.
OPINION: Pandemic Reverberations
The 21 day extended lockdown has reached its halfway mark and left in its trail an unprecedented humanitarian and health crisis. The justification of the sudden lockdown by the State as a necessary intervention to prevent COVID-19 transmission, however, was bereft of any planning and preparedness.
The Many Faces of Shaheen Bagh: We Stand United
From a 90-year old Asma Khatoon to a young advertising professional - the peaceful protesters of Shaheen Bagh reflect the true diversity of India. No wonder Shaheen Bagh has become the epicentre of protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) over the past two months.
Notes From A Blackout
It is not just the 7 million people in the region, it is also the thousands of families who live abroad who I know will be experiencing their own trauma at the lack of news and contact with their loved ones. Prison is a state of mind.
Kashmir, the Other Side of Silence: Apathy, Amnesia and Helplessness
I am not alone. All over the world, there are thousands of diaspora feeling the intense stress of helplessness. The intimacy of the community and the all-pervasiveness of violence into daily life has meant most second-generation children with family in Kashmir have experienced a strange, refracted second-hand version of the conflict despite growing up abroad.
Creating safe spaces for women in Mumbai, one station at a time
Since 2016, Amnesty International India has interacted with over 75,000 commuters across ten Mumbai railways stations to promote women's safety and rights.
Ride for Rights – An Amnesty member’s journey for human rights
If you think speaking about human rights to society is boring, think again.
On the surface, Arun Augustine is just another biker who loves to ride long distances. This week, he hits the road on a transnational ride from Bhutan all the way to Kanyakumari, the southernmost tip of mainland India, before coming home to Bangalore, Karnataka.
But, this trip is more than just a ride - it’s a Ride for Rights.
“You will always have a friend”: Children from India to Venezuela express solidarity with kids locked up under Trump’s orders
School children from around the world have sent messages of solidarity to the thousands of children who have been detained and separated from their families at the US border, as a result of the Trump administration’s outrageous immigration policies.
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