Civil and political rights

Digital forensics reveal evidence tampering to implicate activists: Bhima Koregaon case 1

Digital forensics reveal evidence tampering to implicate activists: Bhima Koregaon case

The Washington Post has published an explosive story about the forensic analysis of Rona Wilson’s laptop that has found that the laptop had been compromised and key evidence in the form of 10 letters implicating the activists was planed in a hidden folder on it a week before the arrests. The letters, widely publicised at …

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Joint Statement condemning arrest of activists and public intellectuals 2

Joint Statement condemning arrest of activists and public intellectuals

We, the undersigned, are shocked by the serial raids across the country on the homes of activists and public intellectuals who are critical of the government and the ruling party at the Centre. The arrests of prominent activists and intellectuals Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves, Gautam Navlakha, Varavara Rao, Arun Ferreira, Kranthi Tekula and others, are …

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Guidelines by Maharashtra government to police allowing arrest of dissenting public

Anti-democracy guidelines on Section 124 IPC by Maharashtra government

When the Bombay High Court dropped the absurd sedition charge against cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, it ordered the Maharashtra government to issue guidelines to the police on how the sedition law may be appropriately implemented. The resulting BJP-led Maharashtra government advisory to the police on Section 124 of the Indian Penal Code makes a mockery of democracy …

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