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15 Mar 2019
PUDR draws attention to the illegality behind the decision of the Central Government-ruled Jammu and Kashmir to ban Jamaat-e-Islami of Jammu and Kashmir on February 28, 2019. While attention has been focussed on the escalation and de-escalation of tension between India-Pakistan, the Central Government has intensified repression in the state. The J&K administration has picked up hundreds of persons and booked them under preventive detention laws. Thus far, reports suggest over 300 persons have been detained.
17 Feb 2019
People’s Union for Democratic Rights expresses outrage over the terrorist attack in Pulwama which killed over 40 CRPF personnel on February 14, 2019 and expresses condolences to the families of the deceased. However, the aftermath of Pulwama has shown rising attacks on Kashmiris in different states, a situation which is extremely worrisome and dangerous, despite a notification advisory by the Home Ministry to all states to ensure the safety of Kashmiris.
15 Apr 2018
पी.यू.डी.आर. अपनी रिपोर्ट ‘काओ विजिलांतिज़म : क्राइम, कम्युनिटी एंड लाइवलीहुड, जनवरी 2016 से मार्च 2018’ जारी कर रहा है। इस रिपोर्ट में जनवरी 2016 से मार्च 2018 के बीच घटित गौ रक्षा के नाम पर गुंडागर्दी की घटनाओं का विश्लेषण है। इन गौ-गुंडागर्दी या विजिलांते गतिविधियों को हिंदी एवं अंग्रेजी अखबारों और तथ्यान्वेषी रिपोर्टो के माध्यम से इकट्ठा किया गया है। पी.यू.डी.आर. ने जनवरी 2016 से लेकर अब तक की 137 गौ-गुंडागर्दी (गौ-विजिलांतिज्म) गतिविधियों का लेखाजोखा तैयार किया है। इन घटनाओं में 20 हत्या की वारदाते है जिनमें कुल 29 लोगों की जानें गयीं थीं। यह रिपोर्ट आर.एस.एस.
08 Mar 2018
Peoples Union for Democratic Rights condemns the Jharkhand Government for banning PFI, Popular Front of India, without providing any prima-facie evidence to support its decision. Through its official release dated 20th February 2018, the BJP state government proscribed PFI by invoking extraordinary powers provided under S 16 [Powers to Declare Associations Unlawful] of the CLA (Criminal Law Amendment) Act.
31 Oct 2017
31 October 2017 - thirty three years have passed since the anti-Sikh pogrom carried out in Delhi between 31st October and 4th November 1984, following the assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by her Sikh body guards.  The official figure of those massacred in the violence stands at 2700, while according to unofficial estimates it is closer to 4000 in Delhi alone.  The genocide spread to another 40 cities including Kanpur, Bokaro, Ranchi etc. over the next few days resulting in about another 5000 deaths.