Encounters

Press Statements

24 Sep 2018
PUDR strongly condemns the abduction and slaying of one constable and two Special Police Officers (SPOs) by unidentified militants in the Shopian district of Kashmir.The deceased identified as Nisar...
25 Apr 2018
पीपल्स यूनियन फाॅर डेमोक्रैटिक राइट्स (दिल्ली) 22 अप्रैल, 2018 में गढचिरौली में हुई माओवादियों की हत्या मुठभेड़ नहीं थी।   25 अप्रैल 2018 22 और 23 अप्रैल को सी.आर.पी.एफ. और गढ़चिरोली...
25 Apr 2018
PEOPLE’S UNION FOR DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS No encounter happened in Gadchiroli on April 22nd 2018 25th April, 2018   The killings of at least 37 Maoists by the combined force of the CRPF...
28 Jul 2017
News reports of 27.07.2017 state that an Armed Forces Tribunal has suspended the life sentences awarded by a General Court Martial in 2014 and which were confirmed in 2015, to five army personnel for...
02 Nov 2016
On the morning of 31st October eight male Muslim undertrials- Amjad Khan, Mehboob alias Guddu, Zakir Hussain, Mohammad Salik, Akeel Khilji, Mohammad Khalid, Mujeeb Shaikh, Majid- all accused in SIMI...
03 Feb 2016
On 23rd July 2009, the Manipur police claimed to have had an encounter with a ‘PLA cadre’ Sanjit, as a result of which Sanjit died. While this version was widely contested by the local people who...
12 Apr 2015
 Peoples Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) strongly condemns the slapping of cases against activists of a team of several civil liberties and democratic rights organisations from across the...
08 Apr 2015
PUDR notes with deep concern the news report regarding the encounter killing of 5 under-trial prisoners near Alair in Nalgonda district, Telengana on 7th April 2015. The incident occurred on a busy...
30 Dec 2014
 On 18th December 2014, the Supreme Court directed the Central Government to pay Rs. 10 lakh as compensation to the family of Thangjam Chanu Manorama Devi. PUDR recognizes that this is a small...
28 Jan 2014
People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) condemns the dismissal of charges by the Army’s 15 Corps against four senior officers, a retired Major General, two Colonels, a Lt Colonel and...