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Press Statements

08 Jan 2019
PUDR stands in support of the trans, queer and LGBTQI+ movement in opposing the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill (the Bill) as an assault on the democratic rights of transpersons. The...
28 Dec 2018
PUDR welcomes the release on bail of four workers of Reliance Energy/ Infrastructure Ltd. (REIL) and trade union activists implicated under numerous sections of the draconian Unlawful...
02 Oct 2018
On 1st October, the Delhi High Court set aside the Order of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Saket Courts passed on 28th August granting transit remand to Pune police against Gautam Navlakha...
02 Oct 2018
PUDR welcomes the Supreme Court’s order on the petition filed by Prof. Romila Thapar and others for extending protection from custody to the five activists- Gautam Navlakha, Varavara Rao, Vernon...
09 Sep 2018
नागरिक अधिकारों के पक्ष में उठती आवाज़ों को कुचलना बंद करो! पीपल्स यूनियन फॉर डेमोक्रेटिक राइट्स महाराष्ट्र पुलिस द्वारा पीयूडीआर पर सीपीआई (माओइस्ट) पार्टी का ‘फ्रंटल’ संगठन होने के दावे की कड़ी...
09 Sep 2018
Stop suppression of the right to defend civil rights! Peoples Union for Democratic Rights, Delhi (PUDR) strongly protests the accusation by the Maharashtra police claiming that the PUDR is a...
05 Sep 2018
In the wake of the recent raids and arrests of 5 prominent rights activists, Varavara Rao, Gautam Navlakha, Vernon Gonsalves, Sudha Bhardwaj and Arun Ferreira, on UAPA charges for their alleged...
30 Aug 2018
30th August 2018, Press Club of India, New Delhi We, the undersigned, strongly oppose and condemn the illegal raids carried out in different cities, and arrests of Gautam Navlakha, Sudha Bharadwaj...
29 Aug 2018
The country is witnessing another round of crackdown on Human Rights Activists. While Arun Ferreira (Advocate), Sudha Bhardwaj (Trade Unionist, Teacher and Advocate), Gautam Navlakha (...
17 Jun 2018
PEOPLES’ UNION FOR DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS   17 June 2018   Press Release PUDR Condemns the arrest of Abhay Devdas Nayak     A 34-year-old 'techie' Abhay Devdas...