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Agonising Autumn Sonata of One of the Seven (Step-) Sisters: Tripura  

Agonising Autumn Sonata of One of the Seven (Step-) Sisters: Tripura  

Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are more pliable. — Mark Twain Counter Currents gave me some space on Oct 30, a piece was published “Tripura after Bangladesh – Curious Turn of Events”. That article contained some interesting facts and chronologies which were and still are usually not discussed in the media. It took much time to collect those, and[Read More…]

by 24/11/2021 1 comment India
Condemn the targeting of lawyers exposing anti-Muslim violence in Tripura!

Condemn the targeting of lawyers exposing anti-Muslim violence in Tripura!

Withdraw the charges against the Fact-Finding team and social media users and prosecute the perpetrators of violence in Tripura! On November 3rd, the Tripura Police sent notices to four Delhi based lawyers charging them under several sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the draconian Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). These lawyers, Advocate Ansar Indori, secretary of National Confederation[Read More…]

by 08/11/2021 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
Tripura UAPA Case – Don’t criminalise Fact-Finding Enquiries

Tripura UAPA Case – Don’t criminalise Fact-Finding Enquiries

   The PUCL strongly condemns the Tripura Police for registering a FIR dated 03rd November, 2021 under the UAPA and other draconian provision of the IPC against a team of advocates from Delhi, the “Lawyers for Democracy”, for conducting a Fact Finding Enquiry into communal violence incidents in Tripura in mid-end October, 2021. It is clear that the police have[Read More…]

by 06/11/2021 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
Revoke UAPA And Other Criminal Charges Against Tripura Fact-Finding Team Members

Revoke UAPA And Other Criminal Charges Against Tripura Fact-Finding Team Members

The invocation of UAPA charges against members of a fact-finding team shortly after they released its findings on the communal violence in Tripura, is shocking and condemnable. Besides S. 13 of UAPA (punishment for ‘unlawful activity’), a slew of IPC offences has also been invoked: 153 A and B of IPC (promoting enmity and anti-national activities), 120 B, 503, 504[Read More…]

by 06/11/2021 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
Tripura Violence: Hate and Communal Polarization

Tripura Violence: Hate and Communal Polarization

The story of contemporary Indian society is mired by the regular outburst of violence against its religious minorities. As the Prime Minster is hugging Pope, back home the anti Christian violence is on the constant rise, though in low intensity endemic form. Muslims as a community have been the prominent victims with violence against them erupting at diverse places. The[Read More…]

by 03/11/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Tripura after Bangladesh – Curious Turn of Events

Tripura after Bangladesh – Curious Turn of Events

We landed in a messy Halloween today after curious turns of events in October. There were eruptions of anti-Hindu barbarism in Bangladesh during mid-October, during Bengali Hindu religious festival centring Durga Puja. And after that we got a week when news of vandalism against Muslim community came from Tripura. The Bengali-Hindu community in eastern India including West Bengal, Assam, Tripura[Read More…]

by 30/10/2021 1 comment India