From Anti-National to Urban Naxal: The Trajectory of Dissent in India by Harshvardhan

There has been a significant shift in the narrative of branding dissent in India in the last two years. After the February 9 incident in Jawaharlal Nehru University, the term ‘Anti-National’ gained prominence and captured tremendous attention.

‛Immediate Release the Arrested Intellectual Personalities’ : Mohan Baidya ‛Kiran’

Various media have brought to light that the human right activists, social campaigners, journalists, academicians, lawyers and progressive intellectuals including Var Vara Rao, Gautam Navlakha, Anand Teltumbde, Susan Abraham, Sudha Bharadwaj, Beron Gonzavills have been arrested in false charges by the Indian Government on August 28, 2018 from their residences and they have been physically and mentally tortured in police custody.

63 Poets and Writers from Bangladesh against the Arrest of progressives intellectuals from India!

(On 31 August, a statement was issued with the demand of unconditional release of the Poets, writers, and intellectuals detained in India. This was read on the stage in a ceremony during the ‘Poetry of Block Hour’. 63 signatures were read out during the ceremony)

The present Indian ruling Awadh Hindutva fascist Narendra Modi government has launched a country-wide campaign to suppress poets, writers, human rights activists, intellectuals, journalists, and any organization that is engaged in the struggle for the overall liberation of the oppressed, deprived, and oppressed people of India.

Statement by the Nepalese Intellectuals condemning the simultaneous raids and arrest of prominent Intellectuals in India

At the outset, we, the undersigned writers, journalists, university teachers and social activists of Nepal, strongly oppose and condemn the arrests of 5 prominent Intellectuals : Varavara Rao, Sudha Bharadwaj, Gautam Navlakha, Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreir, in India.

Why are the Indian authorities afraid of a ‘half-Maoist’?

Ninety-percent-disabled Indian professor GN Saibaba is dying a slow death in prison, accused of having ‘Maoist links’.

by Pavan Malreddy & Ashok Kumbamu

Since the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took the reigns of power in New Delhi in 2014, assaults on public intellectuals, humanists, rationalists and secular forces have reached a feverish pitch.

Galician Committee to Support the People’s War in India condemns arrest of activists

The “Galician Committee to Support the People’s War in India” strongly condemns the arrest of the activists;

Statement from Committee for the Release of Political Prisoners on the All India Raids

STRONGLY CONDEMN THE ARRESTS OF CRPP EXECUTIVE MEMBER VERNON GONSALVES, ADVOCATE SUDHA BHARADWAJ, ARUN FERREIRA, GAUTAM NAVLAKHA AND VARAVARA RAO BY THE MAHARASHTRA POLICE, AND THE RAIDS CONDUCTED AT THE HOMES OF FATHER STAN SWAMY, ANALA, KUMARANTH, ANAND TELTUMBDE AND PROF. SATYANARAYANA OTHERS.

In yet another brazen act to stifle dissent, the Maharashtra Police have arrested Vernon Gonsalves, who is an Executive Member of the CRPP, and well known activists and lawyers Advocate Sudha Bharadwaj, Gautam Navlakha, Arun Ferreira, revolutionary poet Varavara Rao, and Kranti Teluka. Raids were also conducted across Goa, Jharkhand, Delhi, and Telangana in the houses of Anand Teltumbde, Father Stan Swamy, Anala, Kumaranth, Prof. Satyanarayana and many others.

All India Fascist RSS-BJP Central Govt. Raids on Human Rights Activists : Statement of CPI (ML) New Democracy

STATEMENT OF CC OF CPI ML NEW DEMOCRACY

In a fascist attack all across India, RSS-BJP Central Govt. has arrested a large number of civil liberties and democratic rights activists.

Police Raid Homes Of Human Rights Lawyers, Activists Across The Country

By : Aman Sethi, Akshya Deshman

NEW DELHI— Investigative agencies have raided the homes of prominent human rights activists, lawyers and public intellectuals as part of an ever-widening probe into the violence visited upon a massive Dalit protest in Bhima-Koregaon, Maharashtra, in January this year.

Austria: 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Communist Party

(Within this year the communists, revolutionaries and the proletariat of Austria are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Communist Party of Austria – the KPÖ. It marks an important year for the revolutionary development, for the reconstitution of the communist party in Austria, which based on that previous once revolutionary proletarian party.