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Delhi Violence: Human Rights Group Seeks Transparency, Demands Making FIRs Publicly Available

About eighty days after the violence 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 Indian Parliament on 11 March, two months ago? If recent media reportage of the investigation and prosecution in the violence related cases is to be followed, the impression conveyed is that a group of persons, mostly Muslims, were responsible for the violence and the many acts of gruesome violence in it, in which the majority of those affected were also Muslims.

PUDR Condemns Use of Draconian PSA in Jammu And Kashmir

New Delhi: People’s Union for Democratic Rights has strongly condemned the continuous use of the draconian J&K Public Safety Act, PSA, against the leaders and ...

Bloody Sunday 2019: PUDR Releases Report on Police Brutality at Jamia Milia Islamia University

The People's Union For Democratic Rights (PUDR) released a report titled "Bloody Sunday 2019: Police Brutalities At Jamia University 13-15 December 2019" on Thursday (Dec. 26).

PUDR Report “Chronic ‘Accidents’: Deaths of Sewer/Septic Tank Workers, Delhi, 2017-2019”

People’s Union for Democratic Rights(PUDR) on September 30, 2019 released its report on deaths of workers in Delhi while cleaning sewers/septic tanks over the last two years, titled “Chronic ‘Accidents’: Deaths of Sewer/Septic Tank Workers, Delhi, 2017-2019.”

‘Clean Chit’ to Indian Chief Justice Is Supreme Injustice

by Shahana Bhattacharya & Deepika Tandon* Today on the 8th of May, 2019, on a second day in succession, people protesting at Connaught Place, against the ...

PUDR Cites Delhi High Court Decision Against Indefinite Incarnation; Seeks Release of Bara Case Life Term Prisoners

New Delhi: People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) has said that four prisoners – Nanhe Lal Mochi, Veer Kuar Paswan, Krishna Mochi and Dharmender Singh- ...

PUDR Condemns Killings of Policemen in Kashmir; Says the State and Militants Must Respect War Law Prohibitions

People's Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR), a human rights group, has strongly condemned the abduction and slaying of one constable and two Special Police Officers (SPOs) by unidentified militants in the Shopian district of Kashmir.

PUDR Condemns New Ordinance by J&K Government; Terms it Draconian

The People's Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) has condemned the promulgation of The Jammu and Kashmir Public Property (Prevention of Damage) (Amendment) Ordinance by NN Vohra, the Governor, Jammu and Kashmir.

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.

Yakub Memon’s hanging is political, stop it: PUDR

Terming Yakum Memon's proposed hanging on July 30 as "political", People's Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) said that the judicial process through which Yakub has been pronounced guilty and deserving of capital punishment has failed to bring to justice the main perpetrators of anti-Muslim carnage in December 1992 and January 1993, despite the Srikrishna Commission of Inquiry identifying a host of police officers and politicians belonging to Shiv Sena for their role.

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.

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.

PUDR seeks clemency for Prof. Bhullar and M. N. Das

New Delhi (June 07, 2011): A major Human Rights body of India, Peoples Union for Democratic Rights, has urged the Union Government of the country to commute the death sentence awarded to Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar as well as Mahendra Nath Das.