As people will be aware, there is a crisis in India; not just the recent Covid-19 surge but the human rights violations by the current government for the last five years or so including the revoking of Article 370 and atrocities in Kashmir, the Citizens Amendment Act (CAA), the Farm Bill and indiscriminate arrests under … Continue reading Crisis in India
In this issue of the IndiaMatters UK newsletter IMUK NEWSLETTER_Dec_2018 : Unlawful Arrests - Why? .................................. 1 On 28 August 2018, five well-known lawyers, journalists and human rights defenders in India were arrested under anti-terror laws. Prominent citizens in India have protested including renowned historian Ramachandra Guha who described the arrests as a ‘witch-hunt’ and … Continue reading December Newsletter
A great deal has happened in India since January 2018. This extract from an article in scroll.in gives a brief overview of events. To read the full article just click on the link at the end. On New Year’s day 2018, caste violence broke out in Bhima Koregaon village, 30 km from Pune, during a … Continue reading What`s been happening in 2018?