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[15 Mar 2017 | No Comment | 167 views]
Muthukrishnan Has Left Us. But The Struggle for Equality Must Go On.

AISA expresses deep shock and grief at the sudden demise of Muthukrishanan Jeevanantham, an M.Phil first year student in the Centre for Historical Studies in JNU. Muthu hailed from a Dalit family who overcame several hurdles to get through the JNU M.Phil entrance exam. We express our support, solidarity and condolences to Muthu’s family and demand a thorough enquiry to probe reasons behind his death.

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[7 Mar 2017 | No Comment | 366 views]
Identifying the Foundations of Women ’s Oppression

8 March 2017- International Women’s Day

Identifying the Foundations of Women’s Oppression, Charting the Course of Struggles for Liberation
8 March – International Women’s Day – was born in the struggles that women factory workers in their thousands waged against bondage a century ago. 
Women workers in garment and other factories in the USA in 1909 first observed ‘Women’s Day’ with huge demonstrations to demand labour laws (including the 8-hour working day) and the right to vote for women. In 1910, the Second International Conference of Working Women at Copenhagen accepted German socialist …

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[23 Feb 2017 | No Comment | 265 views]
ABVP Riots in the Capital While Police Remains Mere Observer!

Demand Punishment of the ABVP Goons and Suspension of Police Officers who Let Day-Long violence Happen!
Reclaim DU and the City from Fascist Hooliganism!

Hundreds of students gathered to protest against disruption of a seminar in Ramjas college by ABVP goons. JNU student Umar Khalid was supposed to present a paper in the seminar. The ABVP which manufactured the crackdown in JNU last in year in February, vandalised the seminar by an open show of hooliganism. In front of police presence stones were thrown by ABVP goons at the seminar hall causing …

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[17 Feb 2017 | No Comment | 1,179 views]
Rebuff VC’s Full Blown Design to Shut Down JNU!

17 Days of Indefinite Hunger Strike
17 Days: Raju (Raju had to break his strike due to serious deterioration in health on the 17th day), 8 Days: Ravi Ranjan,  Day 1: Akshay, Marie, Banshidhar

Strengthen the Ongoing Struggle – This is a Battle In Defence of Our Future, In Defence of JNU!
Join Massive Human Chain – Feb 17 Friday, 4PM

The JNU VC is shockingly announcing arbitrary decisions and fundamental changes in JNU’s admission policy and research programmes through press conferences – refusing either to discuss these in JNU’s decision-making bodies like AC, …

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[26 Jan 2017 | No Comment | 167 views]
Rebuff JNU VC’s Overenthusiastic Attempts to Impose the 5th May 2016 UGC Notification

Forcible Imposition of the 5th May 2016 UGC Notification by the JNU VC
Spells Massive Seat Cut in  JNU’s  M.Phil./Ph.D. Admission and Scuttling of Social Justice in the Admission Process!
Reconvene 142nd AC Meeting!  Reject UGC Notification!  Stop Seat Cut!  Reduce Viva Weightage!

The Background: The JNU Vice Chancellor convened the 142nd AC meeting during the winter break on 23 Dec 2016, violating all norms and ignoring legitimate objections from teachers and students that AC meetings should not be held during vacations when several members of AC were out of campus. In the earlier …

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[20 Jan 2017 | No Comment | 36 views]
AISA Statement – Against Bombay HC’s Bail to the Killers of Mohsin Citing His Muslim Identity as ‘Provocation’!

 
 
SHAME!
Bombay HC Grants Bail to the Killers of Mohsin: Shamelessly Citing His Muslim Identity as ‘Provocation’!
 
Just after the BJP victory in Lok Sabha elections, in June 2014, a young Muslim IT professional Mohsin Sadiq Shaikh was brutally beaten to death on a Pune street by the Hindu Rashtra Sena (HRS) mob wielding hockey sticks and stones. In a case of premeditated communal hate crime, Mohsin was targeted for the markers of his Muslim identity beard, skull cap and Pathani suit as he was on his way back from offering evening …

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[16 Jan 2017 | No Comment | 166 views]
One Year Since Rohith’s Institutional Murder! Demand Rohith Act!

 
One Year Since Rohith’s Institutional Murder in HCU
Students against RSS: the Battle for Justice and Equality; Against Discrimination and Victimisation Continues!
Intensify the Agitation for Rohith, for Najeeb!
Defeat the Nexus of RSS-Puppet Administration in Universities!
Demand Rohith Act!
On the coming 17 January, it will be one year since Rohith Vemula’s institutional murder in the HCU. He, along with four more activists of the Ambedkar Students Association (ASA – HCU), was suspended from the University after ABVP (student wing of RSS) filed a complaint against them. Political vendetta and targeting was clear: …

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[24 Dec 2016 | No Comment | 110 views]
Stop Intimidation and Targeting Voices of Dissent in Kerala!

Hold the Kerala Government Accountable for Encounter Killings, use of Black Laws Like the UAPA, Wanton Arrests and Crackdown on Democratic Space!
 

 
The way the Kerala police has been involved since last month in encounter killings, arrests and framing of charges on political activists clearly transcends the boundary of merely maintainglaw and order in the state and indicates of a ceratin tactics of intimidation of political opponents to the ruling LDF government in the state.
On Nov 24th two maoist leaders were gunned down in the Karulayi forests in Nilambur, Kerala. The police as …

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[2 Dec 2016 | No Comment | 464 views]

STOP the Ominous Trend of State-Backed Fake Encounters and
Extrajudicial Killings in the Name of Fighting ‘Maoism’!!
AISA Statement regarding the Malappuram Killings 

 
AISA expresses deep concern over the gruesome killings of two Maoist” leaders, Devraj and Ajitha, who were gunned down in the Karulayi forests of Nilambur, Malappuram, Kerala last Thursday. There are many disquieting questions about this alleged encounter.  No police personnel were injured in the encounter and the victim’s bodies were not shown to the media even after more than 24 hours.  Further in the postmortem report, it was …

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[8 Feb 2016 | No Comment | 244 views]
Condemn the Racist Attack and Molestation of the Tanzanian Women Student  in Bangalore!

 
Colossal Shame!
Condemn the Role of Karnataka Police and Shameful Denial of the State Govt!
AISA strongly condemns the shocking racist attack on a Tanzanian woman student in Bangalore on (31st January, 2016) Sunday night.
According to eyewitnesses, the victim along with her five friends was traveling in a car and had the misfortune to reach the spot, where in an accident some 30 minutes before a woman was run over by a car driven by a Sudanese national. The Tanzanian girl and her friends, who had nothing to do with the earlier …