न नक्सल, न पुलिस, हम जनता के साथ हैं: सोनी सोरी

In Conversation with Pranjal Rewa This interview was conducted in New Delhi on March 9, 2016. It is a collaborative effort between Communalism Combat, Newsclick and Hillele TV The battle of the gun fosters more conflict, never peace: Soni Sori Bandook ki ladhai se hamesha Ashaanti hogi, Shaanti Kabhi Nahin: Soni Sori We are neither with the Naxalites who have the guns nor with the … Continue reading न नक्सल, न पुलिस, हम जनता के साथ हैं: सोनी सोरी

Ensure Soni Sori’s safety: Make Chattisgarh administration take effective steps

We appeal to our readers to contact the authorities to ensure that the administration takes effective steps to ensure Adivasi Activist, Teacher and Aam Aadmi Party candidate Soni Sori’s safety. Make administration responsible- Dantewada SP – 07856 – 252224; 9479194300 Dantewada DM – 07856-252455; 7587700111; 9479194313/07856 244437 – Amit Kataria , Bastar collector, 094 25 580306 RN Dash, SP, Bastar, +91 94 79 194003 Soni … Continue reading Ensure Soni Sori’s safety: Make Chattisgarh administration take effective steps

Indian Women’s Press Corps protests intimidation of Malini Subramaniam

The Indian Women’s Press Corps (IWPC) in a Press Statement has said “It protests intimidation and harassment of woman journalist.” IWPC  in Delhi has expressed shock and concern over the reported harassment and intimidation of a woman journalist by alleged functionaries of the BJP and Congress in Jagdalpur, Bastar. Malini Subramaniam, a contributor to an online news portal Scroll.in was reportedly harassed at the instigation of … Continue reading Indian Women’s Press Corps protests intimidation of Malini Subramaniam

छत्तीसगढ़ का दंतेवाड़ा जिला

छत्तीसगढ़ का दंतेवाड़ा जिला सरकार आदिवासियों को मार कर आदिवासियों की ज़मीनें बड़े उद्योगपतियों के लिए का काम कर रही है आदिवासियों की हत्याओं और बलात्कारों का काम करने के लिए इस काम में बदमाश पुलिस अधिकारियों को लगाया गया है . ज़मीनें छीनने के लिए छत्तीसगढ़ का मुख्यमंत्री रमन सिंह और प्रधान मंत्री मोदी दोनों मिलकर आदिवासियों की हत्याओं , आदिवासी औरतों के बलात्कार … Continue reading छत्तीसगढ़ का दंतेवाड़ा जिला

बस्तर के आईजी कल्लूरी ने सोनी को फोन कर के अपने आफिस में बुलाया

      दिल्ली में स्थित एक जर्मन टीवी चैनल से एक टीम कल दंतेवाड़ा गयी . उन्होंने सोनी सोरी का इंटरव्यू लिया . कल रात में ही रात में ही पुलिस के आठ सिपाही बिना वर्दी और बिना नाम की पट्टी लगाए सोनी के घर में घुस गए . पुलिस वाले सोनी से पत्रकारों के आने का मकसद और उनके आगे के इरादों के … Continue reading बस्तर के आईजी कल्लूरी ने सोनी को फोन कर के अपने आफिस में बुलाया

Whose journalism is it anyway? – Suvojit Bagchi

Journalists of Bastar are often exposed to serious security threats by Maoists who want to release a statement or by the police who want to gather information Sometime in the early summer of 2013, while preparing for a motorbike ride in the forests of Bastar, the State administration came up with a request to this correspondent — to mediate with left-wing rebels to recover the … Continue reading Whose journalism is it anyway? – Suvojit Bagchi

‘I don’t know how many Naxals I’ve killed’ – Suvojit Bagchi

In the second of a three-part series, Suvojit Bagchi meets the ‘eyes and ears’ of the Maoist and state militias. During my stay in Dandakaranya’s Maoist-dominated areas that lasted five weeks, I saw hundreds of young boys and girls with staleness in their eyes and an indifferent demeanour. One of them, Suklu, a man in his early 20s, accompanied me to Mettagaon, a village dominated … Continue reading ‘I don’t know how many Naxals I’ve killed’ – Suvojit Bagchi

34 days with Maoists inside the forest (Part 1)- Suvojit Bagchi

After walking for eight hours in a forest that possibly had more hillocks and rivulets than trees, without any long pause, by early evening we entered a narrow barren table of land bounded on either side by two separate ridges. At the far end stood a few blue and yellow tents. Somji, one of the men who had met me at the edge of the … Continue reading 34 days with Maoists inside the forest (Part 1)- Suvojit Bagchi