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
Over the past few days, the Indian government has moved against several leading leftists and progressive political and social activists in this case.
On July 30, Israeli forces stormed into Mahmoud Nawajaa’s house, blindfolded and handcuffed him and took him away from his wife and three young children
Aqib Mushtaq was arrested under the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on Friday. His family says he is being persecuted for raising questions regarding alleged irregularities in his university
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.
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
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
The arrest of Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde is the latest in a series of steps aimed at cracking down on dissent in India
Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde, both civil rights activists, surrendered to Indian authorities on April 14 in a case which has been widely and severely criticized as being unfounded.
They are accused of instigating violence and having links with a banned Maoist party. Both Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde have been vocal critics of the ruling far-right Bharatiya Janata Party and its Hindu supremacist ideological framework
The police have registered an open case against individuals who have defied government orders prohibiting the use of social media via Virtual Private Networks
One year has passed since 5 activists and human rights defenders were arrested in India on trumped up charges in what was largely seen as a crackdown on dissent