PUDR condemns the Haryana Government and the Police for filing cases against farmers protesting against the three farmers and Electricity Act. As per various news reports, Haryana Police have registered cases at Sadar Ambala PS, Baldev Nagar Ambala PS and Dabwali PS against Bhartiya Kisan Union and other farmers' organizations for allegedly breaking police checkpoints and entering Haryana during the 'Delhi chalo' campaign.
On November 17, 2018, Dr P Varavara Rao was taken into custody for his alleged role in the Elgar Parishad Case, after spending 79 days under house arrest. So far he has spent 732 days in jail. The trial has not started.
मार्च 2019 में, एनआईए स्पेशल कोर्ट, पंचकुला ने 2007 के समझौता ब्लास्ट केस में फैसला सुनाया, जिसमें 67 मारे गए और 13 यात्री घायल हुए, जिनमें ज्यादातर पाकिस्तानी नागरिक थे, जो पानीपत के पास अटारी एक्सप्रेस में सवार थे। समझौता धमाकों को अजमेर और मक्का मस्जिद विस्फोट मामलों जैसे मुस्
जामिया मिल्लिया इस्लामिया परिसर में 13 से 15 दिसंबर 2019 <
PUDR is shocked to learn of the deteriorating condition of P. Varavara Rao in Taloja Jail. His family has held a press conference on July 12, 2020 drawing attention to his almost delirious and incoherent speech evident in his recent phone calls. His co-accused attendant has informed that Varavara Rao is unable to walk or look after himself.
With the surrenders of Anand Teltumbde and Gautam Navlakha on April 14, 2020 in Mumbai and Delhi respectively, the NIA, the investigative agency, has ensured the arrest of all 11 prominent human rights activists in the infamous Bhima Koregaon case under the draconian UAPA.
People's Union for Democratic Rights is aghast at the National Investigating Agency (NIA) surreptitiously whisking away Gautam Navlakha from the Tihar Jail to Mumbai on 25 May 2020, without informing his lawyers or his family. 67-year old Gautam Navlakha was arrested by the NIA in the Bhima Koregaon matter, the infamous case that has become the vehicle to arrest human rights activists: journalists, academicians and lawyers critical of government actions.
मानावधिकार कार्यकर्ता आनंद तेलतुम्बड़े और गौतम नवलखा को, देश भर में फैले कोरोना वायरस के संकट के बीच, एन.आई.ए
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.
Rehearsed Truths: Eight Successive Bans on SIMI by UAPA Tribunals examines a special feature of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967—the role of Tribunals in reviewing and confirming bans on ‘unlawful’ organizations. Focusing attention on SIMI’s eight successive bans since 2001, the report analyses why, instead of fulfilling its role as a supposed built-in check, the Tribunal has aided the Government’s proscription of organizations.