Attacks on the Indian Left
For Prabir: No jail can arrest the march of time towards a more just tomorrow

Prabir’s ever-growing legacy continues to inspire the struggle for Indian intellectual and material self-reliance, regardless of the misguided attempts of the RSS-BJP to throttle and subjugate the masses’ aspirations for a better and more inclusive tomorrow.

Ante la censura, los estudiantes indios organizan proyecciones del documental de la BBC sobre el primer ministro Modi

Un reciente documental de la BBC sobre el primer ministro indio Narendra Modi, censurado por el gobierno, está siendo proyectado por organizaciones de estudiantes en varias partes del país.

Mass protests in Sudan after military dissolves transitional government and other stories

Today we look at protests in Sudan following a military-led coup, the transfer of jailed Indian activist Gautam Navlakha to a high security barrack, and more

Indian activist Gautam Navlakha shifted to high-security barrack

The health of the 70-year-old activist has deteriorated following the move. Prison authorities are now denying the family and his lawyer phone calls with him on the pretext that inmates can now be met in jail physically

Bombay Court grants bail to intellectual Varavara Rao on medical grounds

After spending nearly 31 months in jail, the 82-year-old intellectual has been granted six months bail on medical grounds while the bench asked him to remain within the jurisdiction of the special National Investigation Agency court

Red Books Day celebrated internationally to mark 173 years since the publication of ‘The Communist Manifesto’

On February 21, 1948 the Manifesto of the Communist Party written by Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels was first published in the UK. The book is recognized as one of the most influential in the history of humankind and it has been translated in almost all languages in the world.

Sedition, dissent and the rights of accused

The law of sedition was introduced in India by the British.

Massive state repression of protesters in West Bengal demanding jobs and educational opportunities

The call to mobilization given by left students and youth organizations had also expressed its support for the ongoing farmers agitation against the pro-corporate legislation

Indian Government’s crackdown on media continues amidst the growing farmers protests

The Enforcement Directorate’s raid on the office of Newsclick and on the residences of its editors came in the backdrop of sedition charges filed against several veteran journalists whose reporting on the farmers’ protests had been critical of the government.

Stand with Newsclick: Journalism With a Spine.

Progressive media projects and journalists stand in solidarity with Newsclick whose office was raided today by authorities in India

Under the cover of the pandemic, states cracked down even harder

Despite promises to focus all efforts towards combating the pandemic, many states used the pretext of the lockdown to intensify repression of people’s movements and dissenting voices

Indian political prisoners, Varavara Rao and G.N. Saibaba face grave health risks

79-year-old Varavara Rao has contracted COVID-19 and G.N. Saibaba, who is 90% disabled, is in a prison where a large number of cases have been reported.