Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Haneena PA

Haneena PA is a media student at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, and a freelance journalist.

“New laws on censorship can change face of Indian cinema forever,” filmmakers on Cinematograph Bill

National award winning documentary director and TISS Mumbai faculty Shilpi Gulati, Malayalam filmmaker Muhsin Parari, film critic and director Rajesh Rajamani and the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) students union president Aadhith V Sathwin speak to Maktoob about Narendra Modi government's new draft Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

“She kept asking about her son.” Family, activists mourn death of Siddique Kappan’s mother

"Mother's health was better when he (Siddique Kappan) came home once to meet her. But it worsened when he was taken back to jail" said Raihana Siddique, wife of arrested Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan.
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Kerala’s Farook College stands with Lakshadweep, accuses Patel of trying to turn islanders into second class citizens

On this environment day, Farook College Island Students’ Association ( FISA), a collective of Lakshadweep students studying in Farook College in Kerala'a Kozhikode district, organised a webinar titled ‘Mannu, Manushyan, Adhikaram’ (translates to Land, People, Power) to extend its support for Lakshadweep people who are protesting against the draconian regulations proposed by current UT administrator Praful K Patel.

‘Hany Babu is a champion of social justice,’ political party leaders demand release of jailed professor

Professor Babu has been a strong advocate for social justice and has worked strenuously in the anti-caste movement, speakers said in the Webinar.
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Kerala Muslim youth claims police used pepper spray on his genitals, faced anti-Muslim slurs

Muslim youth from Kerala has reached the offices of Chief Minister of Kerala and Director General of Police (DGP) and lodged the complaint against a sub-inspector of police from Palakkad Town North Police Station, alleging that he sustained personal injuries because the police officer sprayed his genitals with pepper spray and used anti-Muslim slurs after arresting him.

Jamia students say Delhi Police called them ‘Pakistanis’ while beating: Fact-finding report

A fact-finding report has been released on Monday by National Federation of Indian Women (NFIW), the women's wing of the Communist Party of India which has demanded the government to institute a special judicial inquiry to investigate the ‘heinous’ nature of the crimes inflicted by men in uniform against students.
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