"The shameful truth is many Indians don't consider Dalits, Muslims and Tribals to be human," Gandhi said.
More than 50 academicians, politicians, civil servants, and student leaders have condemned the arrest of Campus Front of India leaders and a journalist while on their way to Hathras and said the arrests are the latest instances of flagrant violation of law by the Uttar Pradesh Police.
In Hathras, cops barricade a raped woman’s home, hijack her corpse, set it afire on a murderous night, deaf to her mother’s howling pain. In a land where Dalits cannot rule, they cannot rage, or even mourn. This has happened before, this will happen again.
Collective against Violation and Abuse of Civil and Human Rights (CAVACH), a coalition of human rights defenders in India and Europe has condemned the arrest of student leader Masud Ahmed by UP Police under draconian UAPA en route Hathras.
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The Delhi Union of Journalists released a statement condemning the arrest of Delhi based Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan under draconian UAPA and demanded his immediate release.