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Short term Media Grants: What Happened to the Refugees and Migrants in the Covid Year of 2020

Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group (Calcutta Research Group) is offering short term media grants to reporters, journalists, and media practitioners for...

2020 Witnesses the Deliberate Destruction of Democratic Rights Organizations in India

The large scale destruction of lives and livelihoods in 2020 caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in India and its inept...

Why should not the government and people hold corporate abuses to account?

Think about this: Should a government come up with laws to protect a corporation against liability lawsuits, or should it...

CDRO CONDEMNS THE REPRESSIVE, INHUMAN TREATMENT METED OUT TO THE PROTESTING FARMERS

Press Release 30th November, 2020 Thousands and thousands of farmers from the states of Punjab, Haryana as well as Western...

Mahesh Raut Needs To Be Free

A compassionate human being, always popular among his friends and colleagues because of his friendly nature and human sensitivity, 33-year-old...

Commentaries

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2020 Witnesses the Deliberate Destruction of Democratic Rights Organizations in India

The large scale destruction of lives and livelihoods in 2020 caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in India and its inept handling by the government has been accompanied by another sort...

Why should not the government and people hold corporate abuses to account?

Think about this: Should a government come up with laws to protect a corporation against liability lawsuits, or should it come up with laws to regulate corporations and empower citizens...

Habeas-corpus-free bail resistant multi-year detentions for activists like Sudhir Dhawale for no crime

Sudhir Dhawale, a writer, poet, artist, perennial protestor and a Dalit leader, was arrested and jailed in mid-2018. He remains in jail charged under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act  and assorted Indian Penal...

Digital Polarization and the Religion of Profit

What purpose does a religion serve? It serves you the meaning of living a life in the right way. Lately, the sentiment around the religion in our country is undergoing...

Bengali

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APDR Open Letter to Mamata Banerjee to resist NIA in Jangalmahal cases

Date: Kolkata, Saturday, July 25, 2020. ToThe Hon’ble Chief MinisterGovernment of West BengalSub: State government has its due role in resisting the arbitrary and retrospective move of the NIA in...

ন্যূনতম মজুরির জন্য চা বাগান শ্রমিকদের আন্দোলন

দুজন চা শ্রমিককে গুলি করে হত্যা করে, চাঁদমনি চা বাগান উপড়ে ফেলে দিয়ে, দেড় দশক আগে যে সিটি সেন্টার শপিং মল তৈরি হয়েছিল, তার সামনে সার বেঁধে বসে আছেন চা...

Bhangar movement: statements against the arrest of Alik Chakraborty

Statement from Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisations CDRO strongly condemns the arrest of the leader of the Bhangar anti-power grid peasants movement and spokesperson of the Bhangar Land, Livelihood, Environment...

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