Let us strongly protests against the conviction order of the Sessions Court at Raipur sentencing Dr. Binayak Sen, Piyush Guha and Narayan Sanyal to life imprisonment, because the conviction of all t hree in this case is based on flimsy, unsubstantiated and fabricated evidence and is a serious miscarriage of justice and a blow to democracy.
An eleven member team of civil and democratic rights activists from across the country visited Chhattisgarh in November 2010 to enquire into the grave civil war like situation existing in the southern part of the state bordering Maharashtra and to investigate frequent reports of encounters that appeared in the media in October 2010 and resulted in many civilian casualties.
This report was released by the CDRO investigation team in Delhi on 8th October 2010 after a fact finding of the so called encounter place and also meeting the local villagers, local police and local media personnel and after persuing the FIR, inquest and postmortem report.
Till Aug 2010, 109 workers had died at the construction sites of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), according to an affidavit submitted by Metro authorities to PUDR.
The list of figures were released on 30th August during the hearing on the public interest litigation filed in the Delhi High Court by PUDR on worker’s conditions.
This document was prepared by PUDR on the occasion of 25th Ramanthan Memorial Meeting, dated 11th September 2010.
In 2006, the Government of India passed the Scheduled Tribes & Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act that legalised individual and collective ownership of land occupied by tribal and non-tribal communities residing on forest lands
Report of the Committee, (Constituted by the Hon'ble High Court, of Delhi in WP (Civil) No. 524/2010 in People's Union for Democratic Rights and Others Vs. Union of India and two others on 3.2.2010 On Matters pertaining to working and living conditions of workers
in Commonwealth Games Construction Sites, October, 2010