84 year old human rights activist, priest and political prisoner Stan Swamy died in hospital on July 5 in India. Many have called his death an ‘institutional murder’ and a ‘custodial killing.’
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The law of sedition was introduced in India by the British.
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
The family of 23-year-old Irfan Ahmad Dar said he was killed in cold blood while in police custody even as the police claim he escaped. The alleged custodial killing triggered protests in northern Kashmir