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14 Jul 2022
This newsletter is the fifth in a new initiative by PUDR to keep
those interested in the organisation’s work and issues of civil
liberties and democratic rights informed of some of the issues
that we are working on. 

A more comprehensive account of the issues and organisation’s work can be found on

https://www.pudr.org/

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06 Aug 2021
Marking a month since  Stan Swamy passed away in judicial custody in a private hospital, a month in which no official inquiry, even the mandated magisterial inquest, has not been initiated, Framed to die: The case of Stan Swamy documents the manner in which Stan Swamy was framed, fettered, and finally forced towards a fatal illness under due process of law called Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
09 Nov 2017
A brief background of six political prisoners convicted under the UAPA is provided in the attached file.
14 May 2017
One of the foundational demands of the Civil Liberties and Democratic Rights organisations in India was the demand for release of all Political Prisoners. In contemporary India the demand has acquired a new salience as members/supporters of proscribed/banned organisations are being charged under draconian laws and/or under other IPC sections for their politics.
12 Sep 2016
One of the foundational demands of the Civil Liberties and Democratic Rights organisations in India was the demand for release of all Political Prisoners. In contemporary India the demand has acquired a new salience as members/supporters of proscribed/banned organisations are being charged under draconian laws and/or under other IPC sections for their politics.