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Sonia Sarkar travels to the benighted Bastar heartland and discovers a populace scalded by a rogue conflict between Maoists and proxy striking arms of the state. 1,679 more words


"No witness please, world's largest democracy is at war with its people."

Campaign for Peace and Justice in Chhattisgarh (CPJC) and Women against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS)

Press Release

Giving a whole new turn to the on-going attacks on activists, local leaders and journalists in Bastar, Chhattisgarh Police has now filed an FIR against Nandini Sundar (Professor of Sociology, DU), Archana Prasad (JNU Professor), Vineet Tiwari (Joshi Adhikar Institute and CPI), Sanjay Parate (CPI (M)), villagers and CPI activists Mangla of Nama and Manju Kawasi, Sarpanch of Gadiras, in the case of murder of a villager Samnath Baghel, from Nama village in Sukma. 1,669 more words


Farzi Encounters, Fake Cases: The Curious Case of Chattisgarh | BSN-WSS

A joint statement by Bastar Solidarity Network-Delhi Chapter and WSS on the FIR filed on Nandini Sundar, Archana Prasad and other academics and activists..

Yet again, we are confronted with state impunity in Bastar, which is reaching new levels of absurdity. 853 more words


To NDTV from Resistance Land

Dear NDTV and co.,

We stand with you with our all strength against cowardly attack by fascists on basic democratic essence of journalistic values. We stand with you from torture camps of world’s largest democracy in Kashmir. 483 more words


SPOs charged for attack on Sukma Villages in 2011, 26 accused for attack on Swami Agnivesh: a welcome step



Between March 11 and March 16, 2011, a police party consisting of police, SPOs and CRPF, led by DS Marawi, then Additional SP, Sukma, carried out combing operations in Morpalli, Tadmetla and Timpuram villages, “as per the orders of the then SSP Dantewada”’ (FIR 4/2011, filed by DS Marawi). 695 more words


Political Machismo at the expense of National Interest

Article 21 in The Constitution of India states “Protection of life and personal liberty :  No person shall be deprived of his life or personal liberty except according to procedure established by the Law” 1,939 more words

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