Protests actions have been taking place all over the country since August 15, when 11 people, convicted for the gang-rape of Bilkis Bano and murder of her family members in 2002, were released. Expressing their outrage, women and men from all walks of life have been participating in different kindsContinue reading
Against the release of convicts in the Bilkis Bano case:
Release of those convicted in the Bilkis Bano case:
The Indian state is thoroughly communal – Let us unite to advance the struggle for justice!
On 15th August, the 75th anniversary of Indian independence, 11 people convicted of gang-rape and murders during the Gujarat genocide of 2002 were set free. They had been sentenced in 2008 with life imprisonment for the heinous crime of gang-raping a pregnant woman Bilkis Bano, and killing 14 members of her extended family.Continue reading
On the 38th anniversary of Operation Bluestar
Lessons from the Army attack on the Golden Temple
The ruling class is afraid of the prospect of the people of India uniting, overcoming religious and other differences, against their common enemy for a common goal. To prevent this from happening, it has perfected the method of unleashing state terrorism including state organised communal violence. At different times, it targets different communities. It carries out vicious propaganda against the targeted community, and then deliberately organises attacks on the community. It then spreads the lie that the people of different religious beliefs are killing each other.Continue reading