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PUCL Demands Immediate Transfer of Varavara Rao to Specialised Hospital

Varavara Rao is a renowned Telugu poet and intellectual who has been incarcerated since August, 2018 in the Bhima Koregaon case.

Coronavirus Pandemic Being Communalised in India: PUCL Expresses Concerns

People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), Maharashtra has strongly condemned the attempts of the government, the Media and Hindutva groups- including members of the Bharatiya Janata Party to communalise the region at the time of such unprecedented Coronavirus pandemic.

Fake Encounters in UP: SCI Notice to State Government on Petition by PUCL

Supreme Court of India (SCI) on July 02 sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea alleging that several fake encounters have taken place in the state in recent past.

PUCL Demands Judicial Enquiry Into Malkangiri Encounter Killings

PUCL expresses its strongest sense of outrage and condemnation for the killing of about 39 members of the CPI (Maoist) party and other Adivasis near Balimela reservoir in Malkangiri district of Odisha close to the Odisha – AP border on 24th October, 2016.

As Kashmir Faces Humanitarian Crisis, Time To Show Statesmanship: PUCL

New Delhi (Press Release): An all India team of the People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) visited the Kashmir valley after the 100th day of ...

Stop The Senseless Killing In Kashmir: Coordination of Democratic Rights Organizations (CDRO)

Coordination of Democratic Rights Organizations, (CDRO), expresses grave concern at the situation in Kashmir which has seen the death of 23 people and injuries to more than 300 persons over the last three days at the hands of Police and the Para military forces.

PUCL condemns the AP Police registering FIRs against Fact Finding Team members of HR organisations

Chennai, India: PUCL strongly condemns the registration of a FIR by the AP Forest Department against a team of human rights activists drawn from national ...

PUCL slams Punjab Government and Punjab Police for Human Rights violations regarding the Surat Singh Khalsa’s struggle

PUCL Punjab-Haryana has expressed deep concern over the health and well being of Sh. Surat Singh Khalsa who has been on a fast unto death for the last 68 days, and the indifferent and insensitive response of the Punjab government.

Civil Liberties body Condemns IB Report: Do not criminalize dissent: PUCL to Indian government

People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), a premier civil liberties body in India, recently issued a statement condemning a report of Intelligence Bureau (IB) that was submitted to Indian Prime Minister. PUCL has urged the government not criminalize the dissent as was suggested in IB's report.

I have a right to know that who killed by daughter in cold blood: Mother of fake encounter victim

New Delhi, India(June 18, 2013): People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) has shared a statement by the mother of Ishrat Jehan, a victim of fake encounter. It is notable that the Ishrat Jahan encounter took place on 15 June 2004, and involved encounter killings of four people on an empty road stretch between Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar in Gujarat state, by the officers of Ahmedabad Police Crime Branch.

Case against Sajjan Kumar – Delhi police secured adjournment alleging security reasons; Sikhs protested outside Delhi court

New Delhi, India (March 20, 2013): It is learnt that on March 18, 2013 the CBI was scheduled to conclude it's arguments in a November 1984 case against Indian politician Sajjan Kumar but the Delhi police was able to secure the adjournment of the issue citing security reasons. The trial of this case is being held at a court in Delhi.

Human Rights activists Dr. Binayak Sen & Parveena Ahangar honored by Sikh bodies at Amritsar

Amritsar, Punjab (November 26, 2012): Human rights activist Dr Binayak Sen was honoured by the SGPC and Sikh groups at Information Centre of the Darbar Sahib, Amritsar on November 25, 2012.

Protest Demonstration against Bijapur Massacre

Human rights bodies to hold protest demonstration against the massacre of Adivasis of Bijapur at Delhi

New Delhi, India (July 16, 2012): As per a communiqué sent by Students for Resistance (SFR) a joint demonstration would be held in Delhi tomorrow to protest against recent massacre of Adivasis of Bijapur, Chhatisgarh by Indian armed forces.