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Karnataka Field Notes

Fundraiser: JM Veerasangaiah

This is a film as part of the fundraising campaign for JM Veerasangaiah, farmers’ leader, who is active with the Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha. This interview documents the consequences (kidney failure) of police brutality during a campaign for electricity that JM Veerasangaiah led.

Indefinite Strike by Women. Kalburgi. February 6. 2017

Karnataka Janaarogya Chaluvali along with progressive sanghatans across the state are initiating an indefinite protest from 6th February 2017 in Kalburgi condemning the state government’s inaction, neglect and disregard towards the women who have suffered unwarranted hysterectomies in Kalburgi district ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಜನಾರೋಗ್ಯ ಚಳುವಳಿ ಕಲಬುರ್ಗಿ ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಯ ಮಹಿಳೆಯರ ನ್ಯಾಯದ ಹೋರಾಟಕ್ಕೆ ಕೈಜೋಡಿಸಲು ಮನವಿ ಬಂಧುಗಳೇ, ಕಲಬುರ್ಗಿ ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಅನಗತ್ಯ ಗರ್ಭಕೋಶ […]

Justice for Abhishek 26.01.17 Tumkur

ಮೇಲ್ಜಾತಿ ದುರಭಿಮಾನಿಗಳಿಂದ ಹಲ್ಲೆಗೊಳಗಾಗಿ ಸೊಂಟ, ಕಾಲುಗಳಿಗೆ ಬಿದ್ದಿರುವ ಪೆಟ್ಟುಗಳಿಂದ ವಿಪರೀತ ನೋವನುಭವಿಸುತ್ತಾ, ಅದಕ್ಕಿಂತ ಹೆಚ್ಚಾಗಿ ಬೆತ್ತಲೆಯಾಗಿಸಿ ತನ್ನನ್ನು ಥಳಿಸಿದವರ ಕ್ರೌರ್ಯಕ್ಕೆ ಆಘಾತಗೊಂಡು ತುಮಕೂರಿನ ಜನರಲ್ ಆಸ್ಪತ್ರೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಚಿಕಿತ್ಸೆ ಪಡೆಯುತ್ತಿರುವ ದಲಿತ ಯುವಕ ಅಭಿಷೇಕ್ ಮತ್ತವನ ತಾಯಿ, ತಂದೆಗಳಿಗೆ ನಾವೆಲ್ಲಾ ಬೆಂಬಲವಾಗಿ ನಿಲ್ಲಬೇಕಿದೆ. ವಿಷಯ ಏನು? ಹೈಸ್ಕೂಲಿಗೆ ಹೋಗುವ ಹುಡುಗಿಯೊಂದಿಗೆ ಪರಿಚಯವಾಗಿ ಸ್ನೇಹ ಬೆಳೆದು, ಆ ಹುಡುಗಿ ತನ್ನ ತಾಯಿಯ ಮೊಬೈಲಿನಿಂದ ದಿನವೂ ಕರೆ ಮಾಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದುದು ಕಳೆದ ಮೂರ್ನಾಲ್ಕು ತಿಂಗಳಿಂದ ಮಾತಾಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದರು. ಹುಡುಗಿಯ ಅಪ್ಪ ಕಾಡುಪ್ರಕಾಶ್ ಗೆ ಇತ್ತೀಚೆಗೆ […]

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Condemn the Intimidation of Bela Bhatia: PUDR Statement

People’s Union for Democratic Rights Condemn the Intimidation of Bela Bhatia PUDR strongly condemns the intimidation of activist Bela Bhatia by members of the vigilante group AGNI on 23 January 2017.  This intimidation comes just a few days after the NHRC’s visit to Bastar to record the statements of women who have suffered sexual violence […]

Fuck Trump Reading List – Verso Books

The outrage, fear and depression after Trump’s inauguration is palpable everywhere. Trump’s first acts in office, moving to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, signing an anti-abortion Global Gag Rule, and reviving plans to build the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, signal that he will be as dangerous a leader as we expected. The 2.9 […]

Rohith Vemula: Shahadath Din

Jai Bheem to all…🙏 As part of our struggle and protest to get Justice for my brother Rohit Vemula, we’ve come to meet you and participated in the programmes organised by individual organizations since one year. And we have observed a lot of progress of being united. Now we, Radhika Vemula and Raja Vemula, the […]

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