People’s War in India Clippings 10/8/2014

State records second highest Red attacks

RANCHI: Jharkhand recorded the second highest incidents of Naxalism-related violence across the country in the first half of 2014. The trend is a significant shift from 2013, when the state had recorded 152 deaths in 387 Naxal incidents, the highest among all left wing extremism-hit states. Security experts [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 8/8/2014

Maoist squad member held in Jharkhand

Chaibasa: An activist of CPI (Maoists) was arrested and arms and ammunition found in his possession from Karampada in Naxal-hit West Singhbhum district, a senior police officer on Friday said. Acting on tip off, the district police force launched a search operation last night and arrested Pradhan [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 5/8/2014

INDIA: SUKMA, CHHATTISGARH REGION OF SORROW – ANALYSIS

On July 28, 2014, a Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadre was killed and three personnel of the 150th battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), including an Assistant Commandant, Alok Kumar, were injured in an encounter in the forest near Ramaram village under the [...]

An Appeal to International Community on behalf of Jonathan (Bold) Board

The Arrest of the Swiss citizen Jonathan Board who came to Kerala on tourist visa, by Kerala police on flimsy grounds, is highly discriminative and with ulterior motive. After the arrest in order to justify the same Kerala police is fabricating canards, that Jonathan has link with Maoists and he has come to attend [...]

PRESS INVITATION-COMMITTEE FOR THE RELEASE OF POLITICAL PRISONERS

185/3, FOURTH FLOOR, ZAKIR NAGAR, NEW DELHI-110025

Committee for the Release of Political Prisoners is holding a day long PROTEST DHARNA on the 23 JULY Wednesday from 11.30 am onwards at the JANTAR MANTAR. The dharna will highlight the issues confronting the hundreds of thousands of political prisoners incarcerated in various jails in the [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 23/7/2014

Jharkhand: Top Naxal Commander Killed

In a pre-dawn operation, security forces today killed a prominent Naxal commander operating in Jharkhand in the forests of Khunti district of the state. According to preliminary information reaching the headquarters here, the Naxal commander Vishal alias Tulsi alias Tadit, also the Special Committee member of CPI (Maoists), [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 20/7/2014

 

After Panda, Focus Shifts to Naxal Leader Nachika Linga

KORAPUT: Following the arrest of Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, the focus of the security forces seems to have shifted to Nachika Linga, President of Chasi Muliya Adivasi Sangh (CMAS), a naxal-backed tribal outfit in Koraput district of Odisha. Nachika, the most wanted tribal [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 16/7/2014

Maoist leader on hunger strike in jail

KOLKATA: Maoist leader Anup Roy, who is lodged in Presidency Correctional Home, is likely to be shifted to MR Bangur Hospital. The state committee member of the CPI(Maoist) was in the sixth day of his fast-unto-death protest on Tuesday when his condition worsened. He is demanding a [...]

ABRAPO AND IAPL CONDEMN MASSIVE ARREST OF ACTIVISTS IN RIO DE JANEIRO

July 13, 2014

The Brazilian Association of People’s Lawyers and the International Association of People’s Lawyers come hereby to repudiate the dispatch of 26 arrest warrants against activists, last July 12, in the eve of the final match of the FIFA World Cup. The activists were literally hunted by the Civil Police of Rio [...]

PRESS RELEASE ON THE FORMATION OF THE COMMITTEE FOR THE DEFENCE AND RELEASE OF G. N. SAIBABA

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Press Release

Dr. G N Saibaba, who was abducted from Delhi by the Maharashtra police on 9 May 2014 and charged under the UA(P)A, remains languishing in Nagpur Central Jail to this date, without any substantial reason for being detained. Saibaba had applied for bail on [...]