Bulletins

2020

  • Jun 2020

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    EDITORIAL

    Post Covid Lockdown Scenario – The Dark Challenges to Democracy and the Human Rights Movement in India

    ARTICLES, REPORTS & DOCUMENTS

    • After Riverfronts, comes the Season of Water Aerodromes: The Priorities of Government of Gujarat, in April-May 2020 - Covid 19 - Rohit Prajapati & Krishnakant

    PRESS STATEMENTS, LETTERS AND NEWS

    • Lift Total Lockdown and Continue only in Select Places
    • Statement on Oppose Dilution of Labour Laws!!
    • A Letter from Gautam Navlakha
    • Open letter to the People of India - Anand Teltumbde 
    • PUCL Gujarat Letter: Issues of Migrant Workers in Suratand providing relief to them
    • PUCL Maharashtra: 
      • Statement on Coronavirus and Civil Liberties
      • Statement on Communalisation of the Coronavirus
      • Pandemic and hate crimes against Muslims and other ethnic groups 
    • Notification issued by V. Suresh, National General Secretary, PUCL: Immediate suspension of PUCL - Dakshina Kannada (Mangalore) unit
    • PUCL Delhi: Press statement on the Arrests of Anti-CAA activists by Delhi Police 
  • Mar 2020

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    • Presidential Speech in the PUCL NC Meeting in Allahabad: The Supreme Court abdicating its Constitutional Obligation - Ravi Kiran Jain

    ARTICLES, REPORTS & DOCUMENTS

    • CAA and Indian Citizens - N.D. Pancholi
    • Why NSA is a Draconian Law against Justice? - Prabhakar Sinha
    • In Gujarat, Tribal Evictions, State Repression in the Guise of Tourism - Rohit Prajapati 
    • Large-scale Bangladeshi Migration to Assam a Myth? - Debasish Bhattacharjee
    • Bombay HC Says Peaceful CAA Protesters Cannot Be Called Traitors, Anti-National
    • 'Attempt to Cover up Police Excesses': Karnataka HC Grants Bail to Mangalore Protesters
    • The Contrasting Police Responses to a Play against CAA and Reenactment of Babri Demolition - Sukanya Shanta 
    • 'Sedition' for School Play on CAA in Bidar: Arrested Parent, Headmistress Granted Bail
    • Illegal and inhuman: Child rights groups condemn Bidar police's investigation of children 

    PRESS STATEMENTS, LETTERS, AND NEWS

    • Press Release: Karnataka High Court holds Imposition of Sec 144 on Bengaluru as Illegal
    • Open Letter to Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi
    • PUDR Statement: Oppose Death Penalty 
  • Feb 2020

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    Press Statement: PUCL (Delhi) Condemns Violence at JNU

    ARTICLES, REPORTS & DOCUMENTS

    • Brief Report about Pro-Constitution, Pro-Democracy Protests in Chhattisgarh - Shalini Gera
    • People's Tribunal on State Action in UP: Citizenship, Democracy and Protest 
    • The Second Justice Sachar Memorial Lecture - Justice Jaspal Singh
    • Anti-CAA Protests in Chennai: The Fraud on Chennai and irony of AIADMK's Claim to Anna's Legacy - Gayatri Khandhadai
    • PUCL Karnataka: Report of the incidence of Alambadi Kavalu village, KRpet Tq, Mandya District
    • From the horse's mouth: MHA releases data on deportations and illegal immigration - Sanchita Kadam
    • Interim Report of the FFFT into Police Excesses in Mangaluru during the Anti-CAA Protests - Priyanka Kavish
    • Police Excesses in Mangaluru on December 19, 2019 

    PRESS STATEMENTS, LETTERS, AND NEWS

    • Announcement of PUCL National Council Meeting
    • PUDR Statement: 5 January Attack on JNU: An Orchestrated Conspiracy
    • AIFRTE Press Release: Brutal Attack on JNU Students and Faculty by Fascist ABVP/RSS Thugs
    • PUDR Statement: Oppose the Politics of Banning Organizations and Targeting of Rights Organizations
    • PUCL condemns strongly the Rearrest of Shahbaz Ahmed by the ATS
    • PUDR Statement: Bloody-Sunday 2019: Police Brutalities at Jamia University
    • PUDR Condemns the Passage of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2019
    • Rajendra Sail is no more 

     

  • Jan 2020

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    EDITORIAL

    PUCL Statement on Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019: A Hate Driven Move 

    ARTICLES, REPORTS, & DOCUMENTS

    • Indian Scientists and Scholars Issue Statement on CAB 
    • Don't support CAB, it's Divisive: IIM-B Faculty, Students to MPs 
    • Four Myths about the Citizenship Bill – from Fighting Religious Persecution to helping NRC-Excluded
    • The Citizenship Bill Rests on Shaky Legal Grounds 
    • Note on Public Interest Litigations filed in the Karnataka High Court 
    • Samjhauta Blast (2007) & Role of NIA 
    • PUCL Karnataka Report of encounter killings at Kerala 

    PRESS STATEMENTS, LETTERS, AND NEWS

    • PUCL Statement on Police Violence in Jamia, AMU, DU & other Universities 
    • CAA– CAB - Press Briefing on India 
    • CFD Statement: Citizenship Amendment Bill: A Black Spot on Indian Democracy - Must Be Abrogated 
    • Tribute to Lakhan Singh, President, PUCL Chhattisgarh by Sudha Bharadwaj 
    • Letter by Bhima Koregaon Prisoners to SHRC, Maharashtra, sent by Sudha Bharadwaj
    • Solidarity Statement against Police Brutality at JMI University & AMU

2019

  • Dec 2019

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    EDITORIAL

    • International Human Rights Day: "Speaking Truth to Power": What Citizens need to do to Protect and Promote Human Rights

    ARTICLES, REPORTS & DOCUMENTS

    • Freedom or Slavery - N.D. Pancholi  
    • Building a Broad based Civil Liberties Movement - Rajni Bakshi
    • Surveillance and the Erosion of Privacy - Geeta Seshu
    • Undeclared Emergency for the Tribals in the Vicinity of “Statue of Unity” Crisis Area - Rohit Prajapati & Krishnakant 
    • PUDR Report: 90 Days of Lockdown in Jammu and Kashmir
    • No to RCEP: India must walk out of ongoing negotiations is the overwhelming demand from farmers and movements organsiations
    • UN Human Rights Office sign new agreement, stepping up commitment to protect the human right to a healthy environment
    • Highest Judicial Office Under RTI Purview - Venkatesh Nayak
    • We hold human life sacred: Bhagat Singh - Farooque Chowdhury 

    PRESS STATEMENTS, LETTERS, AND NEWS

    • PUCL Karnataka: A millennial struggle for dignity: Manual scavenging in Karnataka
    • Press Statement: Killing of migrant workers & others by Militants in the Kashmir valley condemned 

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