PUDR expresses apprehensions over the health status of Anand Teltumbde and Gautam Navlakha who surrendered before the NIA in Mumbai and Delhi respectively on 14 April 2020. Both are implicated in the Bhima Koregaon case of January 2018 in which eleven human rights defenders have been arrested.
गौतम नवलखा और आनंद तेलतुम्बड़े की गिरफ़्तारियों का विरोध करो !: भीमा कोरेगाँव मामले में गिरफ़्तार 11 लोगों की रिहाई की माँग करो !
15 Apr 2020
मानावधिकार कार्यकर्ता आनंद तेलतुम्बड़े और गौतम नवलखा को, देश भर में फैले कोरोना वायरस के संकट के बीच, एन.आई.ए
Protest the Arrests of Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde: Demand release of the 11 arrested in the Bhima Koregaon case
14 Apr 2020
The attempt to browbeat rights activists, Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde to ‘surrender’ to the National Investigation Agency, amidst a nation-wide lockdown on account of Covid-19, marks a deep and scathing new low in the political history of contemporary India.
04 Nov 2019
5th November 2019 marks the 3-month lockdown of Jammu and Kashmir after the BJP government abrogated the special status of the state under Article 370 and 35A. The BJP government at the centre is projecting the transition into the new set up as absolute “normalcy”. Fact findings conducted by various civil society groups point to a terrifying situation.
CDRO Campaign for Release of Political Prisoners: Profiles of 6 Political Prisoners convicted under UAPA in Gadchiroli
09 Nov 2017
On 7th March 2017, six persons (Vijay Tirki, Pandu Narote, Mahesh Tirki, Prashant Rahi, G.N. Saibaba and Hem Mishra) were convicted by the Gadchiroli Sessions Court, Maharashtra under provisions of the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967. While Vijay Tirki was sentenced to ten years imprisonment, all others were sentenced for life. This case adds to the long list of political prisoners against whom criminal cases have been foisted by the State under the undemocratic UAPA along with various sections of the Indian Penal Code.