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Release G N Saibaba 

On 9 May 2014 plain-clothed policemen from Maharashtra abducted G N Saibaba, teacher at Delhi University’s Ram Lal Anand College. This is symptomatic of the impunity with which the police and paramilitary have been conducting themselves, with the sole difference that this is happening in a place...

Homage to Gurusharan Singh

It is with immense grief that the Committee for the Release of Political Prisoners (CRPP) shares the news of the demise of Gurusharan Singh, honorary president of the committee, and a spirited fighter for the oppressed and exploited. An artist par excellence he took the theatre to the common people...

Geelani's Detention

This is in response to Zakir Husain’s article “Health of the National Rural Health Mission” (EPW, 22 January 2011). The NRHM faces the same problems as earlier government schemes since they work with the same type of government staff, with the same working style since 1947. Merely appointing and...

The Insurgent Jurisprudent!

One of the pillars of the civil liberties movement in the subcontinent, K G Kannabiran, left us in the twilight of 2010. Kannabiran’s life as a civil liberties advocate, and a human rights lawyer is a constant inspiration for anyone who is ready to walk the unbeaten track. Kannabiran initiated and...

Release Afzal Guru

On December 13, 2001, five armed persons stormed the Parliament House Complex at New Delhi, and in the ensuing confrontation, the security personnel shot dead all of them. Eight security personnel and a gardener also died in the exchange of fire. This triggered an investigation that spanned 17 days...
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