More than 14 days since the attack on journalist Kamal Shukla and other journalists in Chhattisgarh, no action has been taken against the perpetrators. Kamal Shukla, who went on a hunger strike in Kanker to protest the attack and the lack of action, was forcibly admitted to hospital […]
Clear that the arrest and detention of Kanojia is politically motivated and driven by vendetta. It fits a larger pattern of Uttar Pradesh administration attempting to silence dissenting voices.
By Malini Subramaniam Senior journalist from Chhattisgarh Kamal Shukla, Editor Bhumkal Samachar, who was brutally assaulted on Sept 26, 2020, told Free Speech Collective that these attacks were a direct consequence of exposes in his newsportal Bhumkal Samachar on illegal sand mining in Kanker district. Shukla was attacked […]
Journalist Kamal Shukla was brutally attacked in Kanker, Chattisgarh today, by goons allegedly of the ruling Congress-I. He said the attack was prompted by those opposed to his reports on illegal sand-mining and other irregularities in the area. Shukla had rushed to the aid of another journalist Satish […]
More than a hundred individuals and members of organisations, includingstudents, womens’ rights activists, academics, lawyers, researchers, film-makers,theatre makers, etc, have lodged a strong protest against the Mumbai policenotice to demand a surety of Rs 50 lakhs from student and anti-case culturalactivist Suvarna Salve. The have demanded that this […]
I have gone through the judgment of this Hon’ble Court. I am pained that I have been held guilty of committing contempt of the Court whose majesty I have tried to uphold — not as a courtier or cheerleader but as a humble guard – for over three […]
Republished from the IFJ Blog As Kashmir locks down yet again – this time to contain the coronavirus pandemic – access to the internet can be a matter of life and death, quite literally. Dr Suhail Naik makes a compelling case for restoration of communication facilities to the […]
What is the legal basis for drone surveillance and videographing of protestors, asks Geeta Seshu On January 1, 2020, Delhi police officers recorded a video of an activist participating in the anti-CAA protest rally by women of Seelampur in North-East Delhi. The police officer recorded the exchange between […]