Tras una década en prisión, el académico indio G.N. Saibaba es absuelto por segunda vez

G.N. Saibaba, un antiguo profesor de la Universidad de Delhi, fue detenido en 2014 y posteriormente condenado mediante la legislación antiterrorista india por presuntos vínculos con el proscrito Partido Comunista de la India (Maoísta)

After a decade in prison, Indian academic G.N. Saibaba acquitted for a second time

G.N. Saibaba, a former professor at Delhi University, was arrested in 2014 and subsequently convicted under India’s anti-terror legislation over alleged ties to the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist)

Kashmiri journalist arrested NIA Arrest of Kashmiri journalist under draconian law draws widespread condemnation 

32-year-old Irfan Mehraj was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA)  for allegedly having close associations with “terror accused” human rights organizations. He has been charged under the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act

Delhi riots Human rights groups raise concerns on flawed investigation of 2020 Delhi riots

At least 18 activists were detained in connection to the Delhi riots. 13 of those arrested under various charges, including the draconian Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, are currently languishing in various jails in New Delhi

Sudha Bharadwaj bail ‘People’s Lawyer’ Sudha Bharadwaj released after three years in jail

The activist-lawyer was granted default bail on December 1 following more than three years of her incarceration without trial in the Bhima Koregaon case in which a number of other activists were also implicated

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

India continues crackdown on activists, critics of govt.

Over the past few days, the Indian government has moved against several leading leftists and progressive political and social activists in this case.

Israeli Forces Arrest BDS National Committee General Coordinator Mahmoud Nawajaa

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

Kashmir University student arrested under draconian act

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

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.

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