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Citizens protest against the police raids and illegal arrests of human rights activists

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 29/08/2018
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location
Maharashtra Sadan

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CITIZENS PROTEST AGAINST THE POLICE RAIDS AND ILLEGAL ARREST OF HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS

The illegal arrests and police raids at the houses of the prominent activists, lawyers and writers – Advocate Sudha Bharadwaj, Father Stan Swamy, Senior Writer and Poet Varavara Rao, ‘The Hindu’ journalist KV Kumaranath, Prof. Satyanarayan from EFLU, ‘Namaste Telangana’ journalist Kranthi Tekula, Gautam Navlakha (Founder Memeber, PUDR), Writer Vernon Gonzalves, Anand Teltumbde (General Secretary, CPDR) , Arun Ferreira and Advocate Susan Abraham is nothing but State sponsored terrorism launched by the fascist government to curb the voices of marginalised and voices against injustice.

Since Bhima Koregaon Violence against Dalits, the Maharashtra govt. along with the Central agencies have been targetting Dalit rights activists, intellectuals and journalists who are speaking up or writing about it and lawyers who are taking up their cases. False charges have been leveled and draconian Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) has been invoked.

To condemn and protest against this attack on the democratic rights and civil liberty, please gather @

Venue: Maharashtra Sadan, KG Marg, Next to Baroda House, Connaught Place, Delhi.
Date: 29 August 2018
Time: 2 pm onwards

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Vidyut has a keen interest in mass psychology and using it as a lens to understand contemporary politics, social inequality and other dynamics of power within the country. She is also into Linux and internet applications and servers and has sees technology as an important area India lacks security in.

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