Human Rights Issues

Stop killing civilians in the name of insurgency: Popular Front

Press Release | 06 December 2021 – New Delhi Popular Front of India Chairman O.M.A Salam has in a statement termed the killing of civilians by the 21 Para Special Forces of Army in Nagaland, a horrific incident that yet again proved human lives have no value left under the BJP rule. The villagers killed …

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Popular Front expresses deep concern over rampant misuse of draconian laws in UP

New Delhi: Popular Front of Indian Chairman O M A Salam has expressed deep concern over the rampant misuse of draconian laws in Uttar Pradesh A recent study showed that UP police used the dreadful National Security Act against innocent Muslims in an alarming number of cases, mostly related to cow slaughter. In just two …

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Alarming spike in UAPA arrests – Act now to stop heading towards an Autocracy: Popular Front

The revelation by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in the Lok-Sabha that there has been an over 72 per cent increase in the number of persons arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in 2019 compared to the statistics in 2015, is shocking and of grave concern. 2019 was the year when the …

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Low conviction rate proves UAPA being used to deprive civil rights under the guise of fighting terror: Popular Front

In a statement issued today, Popular Front of India Chairman O M A Salam has said that the low conviction rate in UAPA cases filed across the country proves that the law is being used to deprive citizens of their fundamental rights under the guise of fighting terror. According to the data presented in the …

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Popular Front condemns Delhi police harassment against Adv Mahmood Pracha

New Delhi: Popular Front of India National Secretary, Mohammed Shakif, in a statement issued to media, has condemned the searches by Delhi Police Special Cell at the offices of Supreme Court lawyer Mahmood Pracha. The raids by Delhi Police Special Cell at the office of prominent Supreme Court lawyer Mahmood Pracha is part of the …

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Crackdown on Amnesty International to cover up human rights violations: Popular Front

Popular Front of India Chairman O M A Salam, in a statement, has said that the crackdown Amnesty International was part of the attempt to cover up ongoing human rights violations in the country. Modi government has been highly intolerant towards independent organizations, watchdogs and Individuals who question the policies of the government. It is …

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Delhi police trying to obstruct justice to Delhi riot victims by intimidating lawyers: Popular Front

Popular Front Chairman O M A Salam has, in a statement, said that Delhi police is now trying to destroy cases and obstruct justice to Delhi riots victims by intimidating lawyers representing the victims. A Delhi court has ordered probe into Delhi police allegations against prominent human rights lawyer Adv. Mahmood Pracha. These allegations are …

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