Repeal AFSPA – Irom Sharmila unhappy with the Centre’s delay

Sharmila unhappy IMPHAL, Sept 25 - Rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, who has been fasting for over 15 years demanding repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), has expressed dissatisfaction over the Centre’s delay in scrapping the law. “I am not happy with the Centre’s delay,” Sharmila, who appeared before the court of... Continue Reading →

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Alarming Land Amendments in various states in India – A dangerous proposition for the poor Indian farmers

In the backdrop of the Land Ordinance fiasco at a national level it is imperative to constantly monitor individual states and what they are doing to the land acquisition policies. Draft changes to Land Act  that was presented in state legislature of Rajasthan (THE RAJASTHAN LAND ACQUISITION BILL, 2014) is alarming. According to the latest... Continue Reading →

Immediately Release protesters and activists in Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh

Stop promoting illegal land grab Say no to State violence against democratic protests Release protesters and activists in Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh   A joint statement by Forest and Adivasi Movements of India  July 16, 2015 Today, Indian state is behaving like an autocratic tyrant that will allow no room for democratic dissent. Any attempt at raising... Continue Reading →

Bhoomi Adhikar Andolan demands immediate release of Com. Roma and Com. Sokalo

BHOOMI ADHIKAR ANDOLAN     PRESS STATEMENT   2nd JULY, 2015                    Bhoomi Adhikar Andolan demands immediate release of Com. Roma and Com. Sokalo Stop police crackdown on people’s peaceful and democratic struggle for their rights! Bhoomi Adhikar Andolan strongly condemns the arrest of activists Roma, General Secretary of All India Union of Forest Working... Continue Reading →

Thousands made homeless amidst PM Modi’s promise of ‘Housing For All’

Ghar Bachao Ghar Banao Andolan Press Invite Thousands made homeless amidst PM Modi’s promise of ‘Housing For All’ Those struggling for Housing Right were Manhandled Slum of Mandala (located in Mankhurd Mumbai) was demolished in 2004/05 demolition drive evicting 5000 families without any rehabilitation plan. Social activist Medha Patkar stood with them in their struggle... Continue Reading →

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