Umar Khalid
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.

Civil society members condemn arrest of prominent activist in India

Former student leader Umar Khalid was arrested under the anti-terror law by the Delhi police for his alleged role in the Delhi riots. Critics have called it another attempt to harass and threaten opponents of the government

AMU student arrested India Amid lockdown, dissenting voices choked in Indian universities

Two student-activists of the Aligarh Muslim University were apprehended by the police in the State of Uttar Pradesh on May 28. With a growing number of such arrests, human rights defenders in India are raising concern about the ongoing COVID-19 crisis being used to target critics of the government and control dissent

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