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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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AISA strongly condemns the use of lethal weapons on unarmed protesters in Bandipora by Kashmir police. Firing by police and CRPF led to the killing of an 18 yr old boy, Farhat Dar. Two other people were injured in the incident.
While the Deputy Commissioner of district Bandipora, Shah Faisal, has ordered a probe, we know very well the nature and content of these probes. In 2010, a 13 yr old innocent boy named Wamiq Farooq fell prey to unprovoked tear gas shelling from the police. In 2013, non-bailable warrants were …
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With the 2014 Lok Sabha at the doorstep, the carefully orchestrated campaign for past few years to project Narendra Modi as the next Prime Minister of the country has crossed all limits. PR managers and media blitzkrieg are trying to paint Modi, who presided over a horrific communal genocide in 2002, as the messiah of ‘good governance’ and ‘economic growth,’ now far removed from any communal politics. We are being told: Forget 2002, Forget the rapes, murders and fake encounters, Forget the state machinery’s role in 2002, and Parade Modi …
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JOIN PROTEST DEMO AT UP BHAWAN
Time :3 pm
Date: 7 March 2014
We express deep concern over the recent developments in Swami Vivekanand Subharti University. On 2 Mar, 2014 students of Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut were watching a cricket Match between India and Pakistan in the community hall of the hostel. Kashmiri students were beaten up then they allegedly “celebrated” the victory of Pakistan cricket team. Following this, 67 Kashmiri students were suspended for 3 days from the University and were even forced to evacuate their hostels for three days with …
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AISA and AIPWA condemn the Calicut Bar Association’s decision to suspend Adv. Anima Muyarath for her Facebook post on 25th October 2013 regarding sexist comments from the fellow male lawyers in the Bar as well as at the office. She was suspended by the Association for a month since 30th December 2013 on grounds of ‘severe misconduct.’ At the General Body Meeting on 10th January 2014 which ratified the decision, Anima and another woman lawyer who supported her were attacked physically and verbally by male members. One of them threw …
Several urgent concerns need to be addressed in the wake of the arrest of Indian Deputy Consul Devyani Khobragade on charges of visa fraud and under-paying her domestic worker. The issues of the mutual and reciprocal dignity of nations, reflected in diplomatic protocol, and those of the rights of domestic and migrant workers; the rights and dignity of Devyani Khobragade as an Indian diplomat and those of Sangeeta Richards as an Indian citizen and worker should not be used to undermine each other.