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29 Nov 2020

PUDR condemns the Haryana Government and the Police for filing cases against farmers protesting against the three farmers and Electricity Act.  As per various news reports, Haryana Police have registered cases at Sadar Ambala PS, Baldev Nagar Ambala PS

28 Nov 2020

PUDR raises questions about the death of a 24 year old man Mesar, in Mandoli jail, Delhi on 11th November, the contradictions that have emerged in the official version of the incident and the lackadaisical manner in which the post death inqui

19 Nov 2020

On November 17, 2018, Dr P Varavara Rao was taken into custody for his alleged role in the Elgar Parishad Case, after spending 79 days under house arrest. So far he has spent 732 days in jail.

04 Nov 2020

This year marks the 36th anniversary of the genocide of Sikhs in Delhi which began on 31 October and went on till 4 November. The genocide spread to 40 cities. Official figures state that 2700 were killed in Delhi.

13 Sep 2020

PUDR mourns the passing away of Swami Agnivesh on September 11, 2020.

13 Jul 2020

PUDR is shocked to learn of the deteriorating condition of P. Varavara Rao in Taloja Jail.

01 Jun 2020

With the surrenders of Anand Teltumbde and Gautam Navlakha on April 14, 2020 in Mumbai and Delhi respectively, the NIA, the investigative agency, has ensured the arrest of all 11 prominent human right

28 May 2020

People's Union for Democratic Rights is aghast at the National Investigating Agency (NIA) surreptitiously whisking away Gautam Navlakha from the Tihar Jail to Mumbai on 25 May 2020, withou

12 May 2020

About eighty days after the riots that convulsed NE Delhi, what is the status of the investigation into the ‘over 700’ FIRs reportedly registered, according to the Home Minister’s statement in Parliam

27 Apr 2020

PUDR expresses apprehensions over the health status of Anand Teltumbde and Gautam Navlakha who surrendered before the NIA in Mumbai and Delhi respectively on 14 April 2020.

14 Apr 2020

The attempt to browbeat rights activists, Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde to ‘surrender’ to the National Investigation Agency, amidst a nation-wide lockdown on account of Covid-19, marks a deep and scathing new low in the political histo

02 Apr 2020

Peoples Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) welcomes the directions passed by the Supreme Court of India on 23.03.2020 in Suo Moto Writ Petition (C) 1/2020 titled In Re: Contagian of Covid 19 Virus in Prisons.

30 Mar 2020

करोना वाइरस से बचने के लिए देश भर में लगाए गए लाक्डाउन के बावजूद भी आनंद विहार बस अड्डे, दिल्ली बॉर्डर और यमुना ऐक्स्प्रेस्वे पर पैदल चलते मज़दूरों की तादाद कम नहीं हो रही है। इस संदर्भ में केंद्रीय सरकार, दिल्ली सरकार और

20 Mar 2020

१६ दिसम्बर २०१२ को दिल्ली में हुए गैंग रेप और हत्या कांड के चार दोषियों को २० मार्च २०२० की सुबह ५-३० बजे होने वाली फाँसी की सज़ा पर पीयूडीआर चिंता व्यक्त करता है । ये विदित है की उनके द्वारा किया गया अप

20 Mar 2020

PUDR expresses anguish at the impending hangings of Pawan, Mukesh, Akshay and Vinay who were convicted for the brutal gang rape and murder committed on 16 December 2012 in Delhi. Their crime was heinous, and PUDR condemns it in no uncertain terms.

17 Feb 2020

People’s Union for Democratic Rights strongly condemns the continuous use of the draconian J&K Public Safety Act, PSA, against the leaders and people of Kashmir.

22 Jan 2020

People’s Union for Democratic Rights strongly opposes the impending death penalty for gang rape and murder that the four convicts in the Nirbhaya case, Akshay, Mukesh, Pawan and Vinay are awaiting.

08 Jan 2020

PUDR strongly condemns the violence unleashed by right-wing hoodlums inside Jawaharlal Nehru University campus on the evening of 5 January 2019.

06 Jan 2020

People’s Union for Democratic Rights condemns the attempts being made by the Uttar Pradesh government towards securing a national level ban on the Popular Front of India (PFI) and also trying to