Freedom of speech: coveted fundamental right at risk
Is Law Getting Twisted in the Hands of Jagan?
Ever since the YSR Congress Party came into power in Andhra Pradesh, there have been numerous cases all over the state where the police have been in the headlines for the wrong reasons.
The Right to Peaceful Protest Is Under Threat
The current government is charging increasing numbers of people with sedition for daring to criticise their policies. Peaceful protestors should not have to risk violence and arrest.
What’s happened to Press Freedom in India?
India needs unbiased reporting, open conversations, and a trustworthy media now more than ever. Yet journalists are under threat for speaking truth to power.
Where is justice for Varavara Rao?
The court has ordered imprisoned 81-year-old poet Varavara Rao to be moved to hospital. But this decision is too little, and far too late.
India: striking farmers close down Delhi in a show of popular democracy
Whether it is the women of Shaheen Bagh and beyond, or the farmers camping at Delhi’s border, Indians are determinedly staking a claim to public space, public resources and the very imagination of India.
Varavara Rao released on bail as report finds that evidence against Bhima Koregaon 16 was faked
Varavara Rao, poet and activist, has finally been granted bail.
Disha Ravi: the 22-year-old climate activist accused of sedition
Democracy welcomes voices of dissent; authoritarianism crushes them.
Jagan turns on the media: attacks on journalists and intimidation of news channels
At times like this we need quality, unbiased reporting more than ever.
Human rights organisations shut down by Modi's increasingly authoritarian government
In forcing Amnesty International to close its doors, the government declared war on civil society
The judicial murder of Stan Swamy
India is the only country in the world that locks up its grandfathers on charges of terrorism. The government must be held accountable for his death.