Reports - Year Wise

26 Dec 2008
As the reports on the raid and rescue operation in red light area in Delhi were flooding news channels, PUDR along with Saheli took up the issue of the violation of the rights of sex workers, one of the most stigmatized communities in society. The ‘raid and rescue’ operation on GB Road by the CID, Andhra Pradesh and Crime Branch, Delhi, raises a host of questions and repeats many patterns of...
06 Sep 2008
This document was prepared by PUDR on the occasion of Dr. Ramanthan Memorial Meeting, dated 6th September 2008. The last twenty years have witnessed a sustained attack on the working class and workers’ rights in India by both capital and the state. Certain practices and tendencies became more obvious by the 1990s. Most of them were not new, but the fact is they have been increasing,...
06 Jul 2008
 This is the report of a joint enquiry by some civil liberties and democratic rights (CL & DR) groups into the hunger strike of thirteen under trial prisoners in Nagpur Central Jail in April-May 2008  protesting victimization of political activists. The investigation was also undertaken in the context of the Maharashtra state instructing universities to be watchful of students with...
08 May 2008
Every year PUDR organizes a Dr Ramantham memorial lecture on a topic of contemporary interest. In 2007 the focus was on the issue of Narco Analysis. THe present report is the outcome of that meeting. It contains some issues raised by PUDR on is understanding on law related to Narco analysis being carried out in India. This folowed by a paper by Amar Jesani focussing on the role of doctors in...
27 Apr 2008
Letter from Nagpur Prisoners to the Hom Minister, Govt. of Mharashtra giving Notice of Indefinite Hunger Strike against atrocities of the State Polce and Prison Department
22 Feb 2008
On 14 May 2007, Dr. Binayak Sen, a people’s doctor and a champion of civil liberties in Chhattisgarh, was arrested in Bilaspur. The charges made out against him concerned crimes against the state spanning various sections of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), the recently created Chhattisgarh Special Public Security Act (CSPSA), and the ‘crimes against the state chapter’ of the...