We will not be Silenced: The Writers’ Protest Continues

We will not be Silenced: The Writers’ Protest Continues

Once again, the current establishment has manufactured “charges” against those who speak up to divert attention from urgent issues. The former President of the Sahitya Akademi, Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari, has claimed on troll media that the writers who protested against growing intolerance by returning their awards in 2015 were part of a “political conspiracy”. Rather…

Statement from the Indian Writers’ Forum, October 23, 2015

Statement from the Indian Writers’ Forum, October 23, 2015

The Indian Writers’ Forum strongly condemns the attack on a young Dalit writer, Huchangi Prasad, for his writings against the caste system. Prasad, a 23 year-old journalism student in Davanagere, was attacked by a group of men who consider his writings “anti-Hindu”.  “They surrounded me and started to push me around. They said my writings…