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03 Aug 2016
पीयूडीआर गुजरात में गिर सोमनाथ जिले के उना तालुका अंतर्गत मोटा समाधियाला गाँव में गौर-रक्षकों द्वारा चमार जाति के 7 लोगों के साथ मार-पीट, कपड़े उतारने और प्रदर्शन करने की घटना की कड़ी निंदा करता है। इसने हिन्दुत्व के गाय की राजनीति की ब्राह्मणवादी चरित्र तथा राज्य के जातिवादी चरित्र को केन्द्रीय स्तर पर सामने लाया है। व्यापक रूप से इस बात की सूचना मिली है कि यह घटना पुलिस थाना के ठीक बाहर ही हुई है तथा इसमें ड्युटी पर तैनात पुलिसकर्मियों की लाठियों का प्रयोग किया गया।
28 Jul 2016
PUDR condemns the incident of flogging, stripping and parading of seven men belonging to the chamar caste by vigilante gaurakshaks on 11 July 2016 in Mota Samadhiyala village, Una taluka, Gir Somnath District Gujarat, which has brought the Brahmanical character of Hindutva cow politics and the caste character of the state to centre stage. It has been widely reported that the assault took place just outside the police station, using the lathis of the on-duty policemen.
10 May 2016
PUDR strongly condemns the gruesome rape and murder of the Dalit law student in Kerala’s Perumbavoor district on 28th April 2016, and the appalling indifference demonstrated by the police in securing justice for her. The mutilation of her body is symptomatic of the brutal physical and sexual violence inhering in a caste-based patriarchal society, which is routinely inflicted on Dalit women to deny them dignity even in death.
13 Mar 2016
Manual scavenging is a caste based occupation wherein a certain sub-caste of Dalits are condemned to manually clean, carry, dispose or handle in any manner human excreta from dry latrines and sewers.
18 Jan 2016
PUDR strongly condemns the authorities of the Central University of Hyderabad for their caste based victimisation of Dalit students, which, on 17th January, 2016, resulted in Rohith Vemula , a Dalit Research Scholar in Science Technology and Society Studies in the University, committing suicide.