Statement by WSS Regarding Bhima Koregaon Case Judgement by Supreme Court

Statement by WSS Regarding Bhima Koregaon Case Judgement by Supreme Court

WSS condemns the majority judgment of the Supreme Court regarding the arrests of Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, Gautam Navlakha and Varavara Rao. WSS deeply condemns the majority judgment of the Supreme Court which has dismissed the PIL filed by Romila Thapar, Devaki Jain, Satish Deshpande, Prabhat Patnaik and Maja Daruwalla and has in…

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…

Bhima-Koregaon Case: SC Defers Hearing, Court Notes Gautam Navalakha Not a Party

Bhima-Koregaon Case: SC Defers Hearing, Court Notes Gautam Navalakha Not a Party

Five activists who have been arrested by the Pune police in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence will continue to remain under house arrest till September 17. The Supreme Court on September 12 deferred the hearing on a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by historian Romila Thapar and four others, after it was submitted that senior…

Full text of petition filed by Romila Thapar and others

Full text of petition filed by Romila Thapar and others

Following is the full text of the petition: IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CRIMINAL ORIGINAL JURISDICTION WRIT PETITION (CRIMINAL) NO. ________2018 IN THE MATTER OF : ROMILA THAPAR [Address redacted] DEVAKI JAIN [Address redacted] PRABHAT PATTNAIK [Address redacted] SATISH DESHPANDE [Address redacted] MAJA DARUWALA [Address redacted] (PETIONERS) VERSUS UNION OF INDIA THROUGH SECRETARY, MINISTRY…

WSS Statement On The Arrests of Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, Gautam Navlakha and Varavara Rao

WSS Statement On The Arrests of Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, Gautam Navlakha and Varavara Rao

WSS strongly condemns the arrests of its member Advocate Sudha Bharadwaj, and activists Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, Gautam Navlakha, Varavara Rao, and the raids at the homes of Father Stan Swamy, Dr. Anand Teltumbde, Prof. K. Satyanarayana, Pavana, Anala, Kurmanath, Kranti Tekula and others conducted by the Maharashtra police along with the state police of…