Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act
Haiti’s de facto president Jovenel Moïse killed in overnight attack and other stories

Today we look at the killing of Haiti’s de facto president Jovenel Moïse, soldiers accused of killing civilians as part of Colombia’s false positives case and more

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

Political prisoner and activist Father Stan Swamy dies at 84 in India and other stories

Today we look at the imprisonment and death of Indian activist Stan Swamy, the arrests of Palestinian activists by Israeli and Palestine Authority forces, and more

Indian farmers hit streets in the thousands on ‘Save Agriculture, Save Constitution Day’

With the farmers’ protest in India completing seven months, tens of thousands organized to reiterate their opposition to the three farm laws. Mobilizations took place in at least 20 States and Union Territories in the country

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

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

Police action against three Kashmiri journalists receives widespread condemnation

26-year-old photojournalist Masrat Zahra and senior journalists Peerzada Ashiq and Gowhar Geelani have been booked under various charges. Masrat and Geelani are in the dock for their social media posts according to the police

Crackdown on activists continues in India amid COVID-19

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.

Hyderabad teachers meeting Teachers detained in India for holding meeting demanding release of activists

The teachers were holding a meeting demanding the release of nine activists arrested last year on charges of association with the Communist Party of India (Maoist)

G N Saibaba Indian political prisoner GN Saibaba denied bail again despite deteriorating health condition

Saibaba, a tireless fighter for the rights of Indigenous communities, has been in jail since March 2017 on charges of association with the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist)