Elgar Parishad case
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

84-year-old Indian political prisoner Father Stan Swamy dies

Fr. Stan Swamy died in a hospital shortly before his application for medical bail was to be heard. He had already been denied bail and his health had deteriorated since October when he was imprisoned

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

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.

Indian poet and activist Varavara Rao shifted from prison to hospital due to deteriorating health

The health of the 79-year-old poet has deteriorated alarmingly over the past few weeks. He has been in prison since late 2018 in the Elgar Parishad case which critics say is aimed at silencing dissent in India

gautam navlakha update India Indian rights groups demand bail for political prisoners

The letter by prominent human rights organizations comes days after reports emerged of the appalling conditions in the quarantine facility in the State of Maharashtra in which activist Gautam Navlakha is currently lodged in

Bhima Koregaon case: A comprehensive timeline

The case thoroughly exposes the oppressive right-wing domination of the Indian political and legal institutions, and highlights the looming threats to the constitution and human rights in the country

Elgar Parishad Case: Tracking India’s crackdown on dissent

Two years have passed since the arrest of activists in India as part of the Bhima Koregaon case. The case is emblematic in the growing wave of repression against human rights and leftist activists in India

Gautam Navlakha’s struggle for justice

Indian activist and journalist Gautam Navlakha is in prison as part of what many observers have termed a crackdown on dissent in India. The 68-year-old has been fighting a years-long legal battle against the Indian state.

War and peace in the time of COVID-19

Anything which distracts us from what needs to be done to mitigate the suffering of India’s overworked and underpaid working class, is not worth pursuing

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