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Wanted! A Responsible Government

The Maoist attack that took place in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on 24 April 2017 left 25 Central Reserve Police Force soldiers and at least one Maoist dead. This is the latest instance in the cycle of violence and counter-violence bet­ween the security forces and the Maoists in the state, which...

Kashmir: Killing Civilians

The Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisation (CDRO) is alarmed at how a demand for justice results again in the killing of civilians by a trigger-happy government force in Kashmir. The alleged molestation of a 16-year-old girl on 12 April by a member of the 21 Rashtriya Rifles posted in...

UAPA: Political Vendetta

Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisations (CDRO) unequivocally condemns the judgment of the Midnapore (West Bengal) District and Sessions Court on 12 May 2015, which convicted Chatradhar Mahato, spokesperson of the People’s Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCPA) of Lalgarh, along with...

Silencing Democratic Voices

The Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisations (CDRO) strongly condemn the arrest of Prashant Rahi and Hem Mishra, accusing them of Naxal links. Though the exact date of Hem Mishra’s arrest is yet to be ascertained, he was most probably picked up by the police around 15 August. Prashant Rahi,...

J & K Police Bill

Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisations (CDRO) denounces the draft Jammu and Kashmir Police Bill 2013, prepared by senior police officers of the Home Department of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). The draft bill was put up for public comments on 14 February for a fortnight, at a time when the...
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