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China Moves to Enact a New ‘National Security Law’ to Tame Hong Kong

The recently-passed draft 'national security' law will soon become Beijing's go-to instrument to crush dissent in the semi-autonomous city.


Who will believe you, Muslim man?

A Strategy for Post-Coronavirus Political Mobilisation

As right-wing leaders move to strengthen their grip during the COVID-19 pandemic, the governed people of the world must push back tactfully and cohesively.

PUDR Condemns “Surreptitious Transfer” of Gautam Navlakha from Delhi to Mumbai Jail

Public statement by the Peoples Union of Democratic Rights (PUDR) condemning the sudden transfer of jailed activist, Gautam Navlakha, from Delhi to Mumbai on 25 May.

PUDR Demands Judicial Inquiry Over Northeast Delhi Violence

Public statement by the Delhi-based Peoples Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR).

A Colossal Blunder

The revocation of the special status for Jammu & Kashmir by the BJP-led Indian government is reckless and dangerous.

‘The Shahidul Alam I Know Is Gentle’

Urvashi Butalia writes about the times she met and worked with the Bangladeshi photojournalist, who was granted bail by the High Court in Dhaka after 102 days of detention.

How Cambodia’s Prime Minister Rigged an Election

The re-election of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen contributes to the growing global democratic crisis. Here's why.

How India’s Key Anti-Terror Law Legitimises the “Urban Naxal” Tag

The right-wing catchphrase "Urban Naxal" that is being used to discredit anti-establishment voices in India finds great relevance in the country's main anti-terror law.