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Threat to Constitutional Democracy

A spate of political killings in West Bengal, which in a few months from now will hold state assembly elections, is a matter of deep concern.

Why Ban the Bajrang Dal?

The People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) finds the activities of the Hindutva group, in particular, that of Bajrang Dal (BD) and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), repugnant and considers them a major threat to social peace and harmony.

Investigation in Kashmir

A six-member team from four human rights organisations conducted an investigation into the “economic blockade” in Kashmir and its aftermath and toured the districts of Srinagar, Budgam, Baramulla and Bandipora between August 22 and 25.

Murderous Attack

We, members of Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisations, condemn the murderous attack, according to the eyewitnesses, by personnel from the Central Reserve Police Force and Special Operation Group on human rights defender and lawyer Pervez Imroz.

Silencing Dissenting Voices

PUDR strongly protests against the arrest of and demands the immediate release on bail of Prashant Rahi, a senior journalist who has been in the custody of the Uttarakhand police since December 17, 2007. The police have accused him of being a Maoist commander.

Suppression of Dissent

The People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) condemns the arrest and continued detention of Govindan Kutty, editor of People’s March.


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