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[Press Statement] Visit by PUCL-Bangalore to POSCO Affected Areas in Odisha 22-24 July, 2011

07.27.2011 · Posted in Uncategorized

A five member team of PUCL Bangalore visited the POSCO project villages of Govindpur, Dhinkia and Patana in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha between July 22-24, 2011on a solidarity visit with people’s struggle against the POSCO project and to probe large-scale forced acquisition of lands by the State for the proposed POSCO steel plant in the ...

Defending Rights, Expanding Freedoms! Why Citizens Should Know Constitutional and Criminal Law

06.17.2011 · Posted in Meetings and Events

Defending Rights, Expanding Freedoms! Why Citizens Should Know Constitutional and Criminal Law A Workshop by V Suresh, Lawyer, Activist, PUCL National Secretary Sunday, June 19 · 9:00am – 4:30pm Venue: ISI Benson Town, Bangalore This one day workshop is being offered by PUCL to introduce citizens to the laws. The approach is to learn the ...

PUCL Karnataka State Council Meet Resolutions

05.25.2011 · Posted in Meetings and Events, Press Releases, Report

The meeting of the State council of PUCL-Karnataka was held at the premises of Fatima Retreat, Mangalore, on 14-5-2011, from 10.00 am to 2.00pm. Mr P.B. D’Sa, President , PUCL-K, presided over the meeting. Dr V. Lakshminarayana, General secretary, welcomed the gathering. The deliberations was attended by 17 state council members hailing from Bangalore, Mysore, ...

Press Release – Police Crackdown on Hijras

05.13.2011 · Posted in Human Rights, Minorities, Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE PUCL, Bangalore, strongly condemns the call by city’s new police commissioner JP Mirji to target and crackdown on Bangalore’s Hijra community authorising mass arrests for creating public nuisance and under the Karnataka beggary Act. Criminalising either poverty or sexuality of a community are against the fundamental rights and freedoms constitutionally guaranteed and are ...