CDRO CONDEMNS THE CULTURE OF FAKE ENCOUNTER BY THE LAW ENFORCING AGENCIES

Press Release, 12th July 2020 CDRO CONDEMNS THE CULTURE OF FAKE ENCOUNTER BY THE LAW ENFORCING AGENCIES CDRO, in unequivocal terms, considers the killing of the main accused VikasDubey of Kanpur on 10th July2020 by the STF on the way via Shivpuri in MP and Jhansi, as cold-blooded murder. All pieces of evidence, as emergedContinue reading “CDRO CONDEMNS THE CULTURE OF FAKE ENCOUNTER BY THE LAW ENFORCING AGENCIES”

Coal privatization and commercial mining should be stopped in the name of outsourcing

Press Statement 29-6-2020, Hyderabad Civil Liberties Committee, Telangana fully supports the 72-hour strike by four and a half million Coal Mineworkers across India and Singareni Coal Mines on July 2, 3 & 4, 2020 against privatization of Coal Mines. At the Call of National Trade Unions INTUC, AITUC, BMS, HMS, CITU, AIUTUC, TUCC, SEWA, AICCTU,Continue reading “Coal privatization and commercial mining should be stopped in the name of outsourcing”

TRAVESTY OF JUSTICE- PERSECUTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

We cannot forget 2018.  In fact that the violence in Bhima-Koregaon in Maharashtra on January 2018 was a planned and organized by the RSS and other Hindutva outfits in order to foil Edgar Parishat, a conglomeration of Dalits, Bahujan, and minorities who gathered in a single platform. The Parishad proclaimed to fight against fascist HindutvaContinue reading “TRAVESTY OF JUSTICE- PERSECUTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS”

Death of father-son duo in Tamil Nadu in police custody – A CPDR (TN) report

“Their cries weren’t heard just by us standing outside, but the entire town.” – Manimaran, Jayaraj’s Friend “Imagine, if a man doesn’t even have his front and backside. That is how my brother looked when his friends saw his dead body. … I didn’t have the heart to go inside and see him. My friendsContinue reading “Death of father-son duo in Tamil Nadu in police custody – A CPDR (TN) report”

A Letter to The Honourable Chief Minister of the State of Maharashtra

25 June 2020The Honourable Chief Minister of the State of MaharashtraMantralaya, Mumbai.Respected Chief Minister,We are the five petitioners who had approached the Supreme Court regarding the so-called ‘Bhirna-Koregaon case’ in September 2018, requesting that if the charges against the accused were persisted with,then there should be a Court-monitored probe into the matter (Romila Thapar &Continue reading “A Letter to The Honourable Chief Minister of the State of Maharashtra”

An open letter in the name of the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra

The Hon’ble Chief Minister Maharashtra 25 June 2020 Subject: Urgent action needed towards inhuman conditions in Maharashtra jails Dear Sir As we mark the 45th anniversary of the day when emergency was imposed in the country and thousands of political dissenters were locked up in the prisons, we wish to bring to your notice the deplorable andContinue reading “An open letter in the name of the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra”

Death of a political activist in judicial custody

A Report by APDR , West Bengal Sushanta Shil, a political under-trial prisoner, was jailed in 2011 under alleged robbery and murder. In these nine long years that the case had been dragging in the Sessions Court of Barrackpore Sub-divisional Court (North-24Pargana,West Bengal), the police could produce no evidence against Shil. In between the CalcuttaContinue reading “Death of a political activist in judicial custody”

Demand justice for the innocent citizens killed by the police and the military in Assam

Jayanta Borah ,Age 23 On midnight of Sunday, 14thJune, Jayanta Borah, a resident of  Kakodonga village, in Borholla under Titabor subdivision of Jorhat district, was picked up in a joint operation by Indian army’s 249 Field Regiment and the state police. Borah was sleeping on his bed when he was picked up. According to theContinue reading “Demand justice for the innocent citizens killed by the police and the military in Assam”

condolence on loss of (Retd) Justice Hosbet Suresh (1929 – 2020)

COORDNATION OF DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS ORGANISATION(CDRO) PRESS RELEASE 14TH JUNE, 2020 CDRO would like to express deep condolence on loss of (Retd) Justice Hosbet Suresh (1929 – 2020), we pay our deep respect to this great Rights activist as well as a Justice. After his retirement Justice Hosbet Suresh remained at the forefront of the humanContinue reading “condolence on loss of (Retd) Justice Hosbet Suresh (1929 – 2020)”