Saturday, March 2, 2024

Topic: political prisoners

Four years of wrongful incarceration: Remembering Sharjeel Imam as an act of memory resistance

Sharjeel Imam’s politics was no-nonsense, action-oriented, and pointedly disruptive of existing political power hierarchies that sought to disenfranchise Muslims politically and socially

Activists recount custodial torture for opposing govt, urges for release of all political prisoners

The Campaign Against State Repression (CASR), a collective of more than 35 organisations, on Friday gathered in the Press Club of India in Delhi...

“Narendra Modi: coward and insecure, Umar Khalid: brave,” say activists and friends on Khalid’s 1000th day in jail

As Umar Khalid, rights activist and a doctoral degree holder from Jawahar Lal Nehru University (JNU), completes 1000 days of incarceration under draconian UAPA, concerned citizens, activists, his friends and family gathered today at the Press Club of India to commemorate and remember the ‘struggles for social justice.’

For political prisoners, pandemic period was worst: Kerala student accused in UAPA case

The Supreme Court on 28 October granted bail to Thwaha Fasal, a journalism student in Kerala, accused under the draconian UAPA for allegedly having Maoist links.

“Dehumanised in prison, detained indefinitely”: Public statement seeking release of Bhima Koregaon accused

The signatories condemned the continued incarceration of the country's prominent human rights defenders.

Stan Swamy’s “institutional murder”: Political prisoners observe hunger strike in Maharashtra and Kerala

Protesting the "custodial death" of the Jesuit priest and human rights activist Father Stan Swamy, the Bhima Koregaon accused prisoners who were lodged in Taloja jail in Maharashtra have announced to sit on a one-day hunger strike on Wednesday. Meanwhile, alleged Maoist leader Roopesh, an undertrial prisoner in Viyyur jail in Kerala, have observed a day-long hunger strike on Wednesday protesting the same.