Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisation is alarmed at how a demand for justice results again in killing of civilians by a trigger happy Government force in Kashmir.
Muffling of the media and the slide down to khakistocracy: PUDR strongly condemns Assam Rifles notification in Nagaland
22 Nov 2015
On 16th November this year, the date which is celebrated as the National Press Day, three news dailies in Nagaland ran blank columns in place of editorials. The news dailies picked up the occasion to protest a notification from the Assam Rifles dated 25th October 2015, that was received by six media houses in the state. On the same day, a joint statement by the editors of all the six newspapers in receipt of the notification was released too.
10 May 2015
CDRO (Coordination of Democratic Rights Organizations) expresses deep concern over recent reports regarding the re-launching of the notorious state-sponsored anti-Maoist militia, the Salwa Judum, from 25th May 2015. While inaugurating the Vikas Sangharsh Samiti in Dantewada on 5th May, the new leader, Chhavindra Kumar, announced that the main aim of the Samiti will be to “finish the Maoists in Bastar”. Pertinently, this announcement comes ahead of the Prime Minister’s visit to the state with suggested plans of signing two significant MOUs valued at Rs.
25 Mar 2015
26 से 31 दिसंबर 2014 के बीच पी.यू.डी.आर.
Release of fact-finding report, War and the Lightness of Being Adivasi: Security camps and villages in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh
18 Feb 2015
Between December 26th and 31st 2014, a PUDR fact-finding team visited 9 villages of Bijapur district, Chhattisgarh to ascertain reports of arrests, intimidation and harassment, including sexual abuse by security forces who are stationed there to fight the Maoists. Predominantly Adivasi villages, the residents of Basaguda, Kottaguda, Pusbaka, Lingagiri, Rajpeta, Timmapur, Kottagudem, Korsaguda and Sarkeguda, narrated the daily acts of violence and violations committed by armed personnel residing in security camps.