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We Stand with The Wire

We Stand with The Wire

We are writing as diasporic Indian organizations and allies to express our solidarity with The Wire. We strongly condemn the witch hunt to which they are being subjected by the state. This is a grossly disproportionate and politically motivated response to the filing of cases of cheating, forgery, fraud, defamation, and criminal conspiracy against them by Amit Malviya, who heads[Read More…]

by 07/11/2022 Comments are Disabled India
PUCL Condemns Delhi Police Raids on the Wire’s Editors & Seizure of Electronic Devices

PUCL Condemns Delhi Police Raids on the Wire’s Editors & Seizure of Electronic Devices

The PUCL strongly condemns the raids on the residences and office of senior editors of the news portal, The Wire, in New Delhi and Mumbai on 31st October and 1st November, 2022 and manhandling of the lawyer, Mr. Shadan Farasat and other staff members of the Wire.  The raids followed a First Information Report (FIR) registered in New Delhi on[Read More…]

by 02/11/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Criminal Intimidation of The Wire & its Editor, Siddharth Varadarajan and in defence of a free, non-communal media

Criminal Intimidation of The Wire & its Editor, Siddharth Varadarajan and in defence of a free, non-communal media

Over 3500 jurists, academics, actors, artists, writers and people from all walks of life have endorsed a statement expressing shock at the action of the Uttar Pradesh government and police under Yogi Adityanath in filing criminal charges against The Wire and one of its founding editors, Siddharth Varadarajan for an entirely factual story on the Covid-19 and religious events. This[Read More…]

by 14/04/2020 Comments are Disabled India