Topic: Anand Teltumbde
Four Indian journalists mentioned in the report are Aasif Sultan (Kashmir Narrator), Siddique Kappan (Malayalam freelance journalist) and renowned columnists and writers Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde.
"The government should immediately drop all charges under a counterterrorism law against Anand Teltumbde and Gautam Navlakha for allegedly inciting caste-based violence along with other activists during a demonstration in Maharashtra state in 2017," HRW said.
Prominent Dalit leaders and political representatives have condemned the Supreme Court's order to arrest activist and scholar Anand Teltumbde on Ambedkar Jayanti, in the Bhima Koregaon case.
Condemn SC’s denial of relief from arrest for Teltumbde, Navlakha: Campaign Against State Repression
The Campaign Against State Repression, a collective of more than thirty organizations released a statement on 9th April 2020 to register its strongest condemnation of the impending arrest of Teltumbde and Navlakha.
I, an IIM-A alumnus, IIT Professor, executive director of BPCL, Ex-MD & CEO of Petronet India, senior professor and chair, Big Data Analytics in Goa Institute of Management, author of 26 books, columnist in the Economic and Political Weekly, writer of innumerable articles, a noted scholar of caste-class and public policy issues, leading public intellectual and democratic and educational rights activist face imminent threat of arrest as an ‘Urban Maoist’ in the vilest post-independence plot by the state.