People’s Union For Democratic Rights (PUDR) strongly condemns the killing of Telugu Desam MLA, K. SarveswarRao, and a former MLA, Silveri Soma, in Liviriputtu in Dumbriguda Mandal of Vishakhapatnam district on September 24, 2018 allegedly by members of the CPI (Maoist). As per news reports, the incident happened when the two politicians were returning to Araku and their vehicle was intercepted by a slogan shouting group of Maoists, and the weapons carried by the personal security officers of the two were snatched.
14 Aug 2017
An 18 members team, consisting of 7 organisations belonging to the Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisation (CDRO) visited Nagar Nar and met leaders of All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) and Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) unions working in National Mineral Development Council’s (NMDC) Nagar Nar Steel Plant and listened about their long drawn struggle against privatisation of this plant.
14 Aug 2017
कोर्डिनेशन ऑफ डेमोक्रेटिक राइट्स ऑर्गेनाइजेशन (सीडीआरओ) के 18 सदस्यीय टीम जांच के लिए बीते हफ्ते बस्तर के दौरे पर आई थी। टीम इसी साल नगरनार स्टील प्लांट के निजीकरण, पालनार कन्या छात्रावास में 16 छात्राओं (नाबालिग) के साथ छेड़-छाड़ व लैंगिक हिंसा एवं बुर्कापाल के ग्रामवासियों के ऊपर सीआरपीएफ एवं पुलिस ज्यादतियों की खबरों की पुष्टि व तथ्य इक्ट्ठा करने की उद्देश्य से आई थी।
30 May 2017
The Maoist attack of 24th April in Burkapal village in Sukma District which left 25 CRPF jawans and at least one Maoist dead is the latest instance in the cycle of violence and counter-violence between the security forces and the Maoists in Chhattisgarh, which has resulted in a regrettable loss of lives over the years. The incident has understandably generated a great deal of anger and sorrow, as well as the expected political jingoism. The rumours that began circulating in the media added to the frenzy, hiding the real issues.
CDRO Statement on midnight raids and fabricated surrenders of Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti activists in Raygada district, Odisha
09 May 2017
CDRO expresses deep concern about the intensifying repression on the Dongria Kondhos of Niyamgiri mountains whose sustained resistance against bauxite mining is a fight for their survival and livelihood. CDRO condemns the midnight raid of the CRPF on the night of May 1, 2017 and the illegal and arbitrary manner in which 20-year old Kuni Sikaka was forcibly taken to the police station in the absence of women police personnel, leave alone any warrant. The next 36 hours were the most torturous for her and activists of Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti(NSS),who followed her to the police station.