Appeal to the Visitor, Manipur University from Academics and Civil Society: Ensure the Immediate and Unconditional Release of Arrested MU Professors Now!

Appeal to the Visitor, Manipur University from Academics and Civil Society: Ensure the Immediate and Unconditional Release of Arrested MU Professors Now!

We, the undersigned academics and members of civil society, unequivocally condemn the arbitrary arrest and incarceration of six teachers and nine students of Manipur University. Six teachers and seven students have been sent to judicial custody for fifteen days, and the remaining two students for five days. The arrests have been made under sections of…

Over 80 Palestinian, Latin American and International Organisations Send a Powerful Message of Solidarity to Arrested Human Rights Activists

Over 80 Palestinian, Latin American and International Organisations Send a Powerful Message of Solidarity to Arrested Human Rights Activists

In the wake of the arrests of human rights activists and lawyers by Pune police in relation to the Bhima Koregaon case, over 80 Palestinian, Latin American and members of international organisations have sent a message of solidarity to the arrested activists. They demand their release and also an end to draconian laws that are…

Statement: Condemnation of the mob attack on Sanjay Kumar, Department of Sociology, MG Central University, Motihari Bihar

Statement: Condemnation of the mob attack on Sanjay Kumar, Department of Sociology, MG Central University, Motihari Bihar

As sociologists, social scientists and concerned individuals across the world, we strongly condemn the brutal mob assault on 17 August 2018, on sociologist Sanjay Kumar at Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari, Bihar. This particular trend of mob violence directed at dissenting voices in various university/college campuses of late has become ‘normal’. Teachers have been targeted…

#NotoNetanyahu No to complicity with Israel’s Apartheid

#NotoNetanyahu No to complicity with Israel’s Apartheid

  In the coming week, Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will tour different cities of India along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This visit comes at the beginning of a year that sees Israel globally ever more isolated and ever more aggressively advancing its ethnic cleansing and annexation of Palestinian land. To invite the leader…

In Protest Against the Assault on Academic and Constitutional Freedom

In Protest Against the Assault on Academic and Constitutional Freedom

October 26, 2015 We, as social scientists, scholars, teachers and concerned citizens, feel extremely concerned about the lynching at Dadri, and the murders of scholars and thinkers like MM Kalburgi, Narendra Dabholkar, Govind Pansare and others, and wish to register our strong protest. We are not just shocked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s late response,…