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Friday, Feb 21, 2020

Rights activist

Jan 08, 2019 16:16
Only three witnesses have been cross-examined before the two-member commission ever since the hearing began on September 5, 2018. Five witnesses have been partially heard and the last hearing for 2018 was held in Mumbai read more
Dec 22, 2018 13:14
The concerts and car race cap several months of profound change in Saudi Arabia, including the opening of the first movie theatre in April and the lifting of the world’s only ban on women driving in June. read more
Nov 21, 2018 11:09
Unlike the police firing on people protesting against Sterlite in Tamil Nadu or for that matter the protests of Dongria Kondhs against Vedanta in Odisha, the attacks on Kharshiing and Sangma went unnoticed on prime time. But what is happening in Meghalaya... read more
Nov 17, 2018 22:00
The arrest of 78-year old Rao followed a Hyderabad High Court order on Friday refusing to quash the transit remand order issued by the chief metropolitan magistrate on August 28 facilitating the Maharashtra police team’s taking him into their custod... read more
Nov 17, 2018 21:29
NCW also stated there is a vital need to bring religious places under compulsion of the Internal Complaint Committees pointing to the case of rape filed by a nun in Kerala against Bishop Franco Mulakkal. read more
Nov 12, 2018 20:37
The warnings come a week after Twitter suspended the account of an ultra-right Pakistani cleric who issued threats to the government and judiciary over the acquittal of a Christian woman accused of blasphemy. read more
Oct 29, 2018 12:34
Recently, the Bombay High Court had set aside the lower court’s order allowing extension of time to police to file its probe report against the rights activists in the violence case. read more
Oct 27, 2018 14:34
The Pune Police had arrested these three activists along with two others - poet P Varavara Rao and Gautam Navlakha - on August 28 in connection with the Elgar Parishad conclave held in Pune on December 31. These civil rights activists were charged with... read more
Oct 03, 2018 11:37
The plea has been filed in the apex court registry Wednesday morning challenging the Delhi High Court order, Nishant Katneshwar, counsel for the Maharashtra government said. read more
Oct 01, 2018 19:40
The Delhi high court on Monday evening said the transit remand the police had got from a lower court to detain Gautam Navlakha was “unsustainable” because it didn’t meet legal and constitutional requirements. read more
Oct 01, 2018 16:52
Gautam Navlakha was among the five rights activists who were arrested by the Maharashtra police in country-wide raids on August 28 for their alleged links with a banned Maoist group. read more
Sep 28, 2018 22:54
Dissent is a symbol of “vibrant democracy” and voices in opposition cannot be “muzzled” by persecuting those who take up unpopular causes, Justice DY Chandrachud of the Supreme Court said Friday in his dissenting judgment in the Koregaon-Bhima violence... read more
Sep 27, 2018 23:58
In August, Saudi Arabia froze new trade with Canada, blocked grain imports, expelled Canada’s ambassador and ordered all Saudi students home after Ottawa called for the release of activists detained for urging more rights for women. read more
Aug 30, 2018 19:23
The arrests of the five activists, in a nationwide crackdown on Tuesday, highlights the violation of all due procedures and is a mockery of the legal system, said a statement signed by author Arundhati Roy, lawyer Prashant Bhushan, as well as activists... read more
Aug 30, 2018 06:26
37 rights groups condemn Pune police’s action, call it political conspiracy to suppress civil liberties. read more