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May 21, Almata: Mass Arrests at a Rally against the Sale of Land

During a peaceful rally in Almata, on May 21, illegal arrests and attempts to arrest various social activists as they were exiting their homes were observed. Journalists were also being detained at their workplace. The events showed that all of … Continue reading

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Press Statement: Bastar and the Bogey of Anti-Nationalisms-WSS

Statement of WSS in response to the attacks on an independent study team in Bastar and local villagers helping them, and a solidarity event in Kolkata WSS (Women against Sexual Repression and State Violence) strongly condemns two recent incidents of … Continue reading

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People’s War in India Clippings 25/5/2016

Police denying permission to TDF meeting decried The TRS government should restrain itself from stifling peoples’ fundamental rights and their right to debate on issues concerning them, said noted human rights activist G. Haragopal. Addressing a public meeting organised by … Continue reading

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People’s War in India Clippings 24/5/2016

Two get lifer for abduction of former Odisha Collector Vineel Krishna Malkangiri Additional District and Sessions Judge court pronounced the judgement and held Tapan Saha and M Dibya alias Shanti guilty in the case. The court, however, acquitted Ghasi Pangi, … Continue reading

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People’s War in India Clippings 23/5/2016

How ‘Naxal’ slipped out of custody with grenade launcher For six days, Mudkam Deva surveyed Basaguda police station, one of the most sensitive outposts in Maoist-affected Bijapur district, from the inside. He had been detained from a checkpost on the … Continue reading

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Warangal Police deny permission for public meeting against Operation Green Hunt

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People’s War in India Clippings 22/5/2016

Maoists train guns on KCR ‘He has given the go-by to his election promise of waiving farm loans’ The CPI(Maoist) has dubbed the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti “feudal and capitalist” like all other parties which protected properties of landlords and … Continue reading

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People’s War in India Clippings 21/5/2016

Political prisoner Basanti Patra’s health deteriorates after ten years of incarceration in Jamshedpur. http://hindi.pradesh18.com/news/jharkhand/jamshedpur/woman-naxal-ill-in-prision-in-jamshedpur-1421185.html Chhattisgarh: Three naxals gunned down in Bastar They were identified as LOS (local organisation squad) ‘commander’ of Darbha ‘division’ Manoj Hapka and his wife Tati the … Continue reading

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People’s War in India Clippings 20/5/2016

Maoists snatch walkie-talkies from Railway staff Jamshedpur, May 20 (PTI) Suspected Maoists snatched walkie-talkies from railway personnel in Ghatsila sub-division of Jharkhand last night, police said today. Ghatsila Sub-Divisional Police officer Sanjeev Besra said the masked Maoists looted four walkie-talkies … Continue reading

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Updates on Political Prisoners in West Bengal

Gour Chakraborty May 19 2016 Great injustice has been caused to Maoist political prisoner Gour Chakraborty (78) lodged in a West Bengal jail since 2009. He got bail on all cases against him except one at Bankshall Court, Kolkata. Hearing … Continue reading

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