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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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A world in which empathy is evaporating - Be the change series 2

A world in which empathy is evaporating – Be the change series

It cannot be doubted that it is a world of increasing intolerance. The space for diversity is decreasing everywhere, though the most obvious aspects are those with implications on human rights of large segments of populations and have a political context. This is convenient, because if someone else – say the political system or the …

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The la ilaha illallah controversy and secular dissent in India 3

The la ilaha illallah controversy and secular dissent in India

It is important to recognize that as dissent, as people insisting on secularism and democracy, we have consistently failed in India. Many people are speaking of these protests as “secular” protests, and in appropriating them as such, seeking to dictate their voice. The reality is that the people who are protesting in any massive numbers, …

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Violence at Aligarh Muslim University and the role of Republic TV

Shocking reports emerge of the role played by Republic TV in the events that unfolded at the Aligarh Muslim Universtity campus. Reports from students describe incitement, accusations of “terrorist college” and violence by BJP activists, including a gun fired. Not the first time that TV crews were present and ready to cover BJP affiliated violence.

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India Unites – Jai Jawan Jai Kisan Jai Samvidhan #PressInvite

To, Editor/Correspondent. Dear Sir/Madam, We are at a strange juncture in the history of our country, where non-issues have taken precedence over real issues, problems and debates which affect the entire country and its people. The issues of farmers, workers, Dalits, youth, women, minorities, tribals and thus the common people of the society, those who …

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Joint Statement condemning arrest of activists and public intellectuals 4

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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