Two Years After Thoothukudi: Impunity on Gross Display
Two years on investigations by judicial and quasi-judicial institutions of Tamil Nadu and India, have not gone further and have failed in holding the officials accountable but also in their duty to uphold constitutional obligations. Their delayed actions and inactions have only fostered a conducive climate for the State Impunity to flourish.
Statement from academics and activists from UK on crackdown on dissent
We condemn the brutal crackdown on dissent and protest which has accompanied India’s Covid-19 lockdown. The Modi government has launched a witch-hunt of students and activists and is charging them under the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).
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.
Koel Sen: The things my mother taught me
When you look back at her life – it really felt as if this woman hardly spent any time doing something for herself. She has only worked, selflessly and relentlessly, to bring change and justice in the lives of other women, especially those from the most economically backward classes (and castes) of our Indian society. I would say witnessing and experiencing all of this first-hand has played a pivotal role in my upbringing and understanding of the society I lived and grew up in.Yet, it never prepared me for what happened in 2018.
Mitigate Risks Of Covid-19 For The People Of Jammu & Kashmir By Immediately Restoring Full Access To Internet Services
In wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Government of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir must restore full access to internet services in the region of Jammu and Kashmir and ensure that people have full access to health and safety related information, said Amnesty International India today.
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