Harsh Mander:Stan Swamy has stood with the oppressed.The state considers him an enemy
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“It is adversaries as powerful as these that Swamy and the young Adivasis, who he stands in unflinching solidarity with, are fighting. Is it a surprise then that he is seen as a dangerous enemy of this government?” writes Harsh Mander in indianexpress.com
Harsh Mander:What does the state’s treatment of pre-trial political prisoners tell us?
“It’s been three years since Bhima Koregaon accused were incarcerated by a state that continues to oppose bail for them, despite Covid and other grave threats to their health.” writes Harsh Mander in indianexpress.com
John Dayal:Jailed activist Stan Swamy has spent half a century making Adivasi struggles his own
“The Jesuit priest has sought to interpret his vocation and training in Ignatius Loyola’s philosophy in the service of the most deprived, the most threatened.” writes John Dayal in scroll.in
Harsh Mander:To Sanjiv Bhatt, a Man Who Displayed the Highest Courage
“The fact that you could be punished in this way holds a mirror first to the craven collapse of the integrity and independence of India’s institutions of criminal justice.” writes Harsh Mander in thewire.in
Harsh Mander:Umar Khalid’s arrest shows the future of dissent in India only gets darker from here
“Those questioned by Delhi Police share with me their harrowing experience of being repeatedly called to interrogation chambers and threatened with imprisonment.” writes Harsh Mander in theprint.in
“Malala was attacked for going to school. We are living in a similar reality in our country today. Young women and men are being put behind bars to suppress their voice and to also let the younger generation know that there will be consequences if they try to raise their voice against the government.” says Uma Chakravarti as she spoke powerfully at the press conference held in Delhi to mark over a year of wrongful incarceration of Gulfisha Fatema and several other political prisoners.
“You are a Revolution,
Galloping through the ages…”
Listen to the brave words of Nabiya Khan as we remember Umar Khalid , who has been imprisoned for 300 days now. A poem for all activists and students who continue to be incarcerated by the government for raising their voice against injustice.
“We are already seeing that all those cases are collapsing, one after another. Cases against Dr. Kafeel Khan, against Pinjra Tod activists, and various other cases are collapsing and eventually they will collapse. And if enough people stand up – how many people will they put in jail? How many?” Says Prashant Bhushan as he speaks his mind out in an exclusive interview to Karwan e Mohabbat.