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Govt Misusing UAPA Against Those Opposing Its Anti-People Policies: Akhil Gogoi

Jul 05, 2021 Preetha Nair

Repeal UAPA immediately, says Akhil Gogoi

Who Killed Stan Swamy?

Jul 05, 2021 Ruben Banerjee

Any post-mortem of how state and courts failed Swamy will be a case of too little, too late.


'Even In Our Moment Of Freedom, State Tried Inflicting Pain': Activists Natasha Narwal And Devangana Kalita

In an interview with Outlook, student activists Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita discuss their arrest and bail, the use of UAPA on protesters and the future of the anti-CAA movement

'I Was Called Traitor And Jihadi': Activist Asif Iqbal Tanha On Being Imprisoned Under UAPA

Jun 25, 2021 Intifada P Basheer

Student activist Asif Iqbal Tanha tells Outlook why he feels UAPA is being used to silence voices of dissent, the future of the anti-CAA movement and the ‘mental torture’ he underwent in Tihar.


Anti-CAA Violence: NIA Court Clears Akhil Gogoi Of Charges In One Case

The court found materials presented not adequate to attribute any act of terrorism to Akhil Gogoi in a case registered against him at Chabua police station in Dibrugarh district

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21 June, 2021

Auditing Of Police Stations, Processes Needed To Check Abuse Of Laws Like UAPA

Dr Ajoy Kumar

We must start thinking of power as a weapon and therefore have a framework to regulate its abuse


18 June, 2021

HC Judgement On Activists Not To Be Treated As Precedent By Any Court To Give Similar Reliefs: SC

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court has said that reading down of UAPA may have pan-India ramifications.


18 June, 2021

A Rare Activist Judgement On UAPA

Prashant Reddy T.

The recent judgments of the Delhi High Court releasing on bail, three university students charged under UAPA can be classified as a rare act of judicial activism


17 June, 2021

Delhi Riots: Student Activists Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita, Asif Iqbal Tanha Released From Prison On Bail

Outlook Web Bureau

'Very happy with bail order; for many months we couldn't believe we're in jail under such charges,' Natasha said.


16 June, 2021

Hope Floats For Bhima Koregaon Political Prisoners After Delhi HC Order

Preetha Nair

Kin and lawyers of imprisoned activists say the ruling will help in the delivery of justice


16 June, 2021

A Mother’s Voice: ‘I Am Proud Of Devangana, Delhi HC Verdict Is A Win For Democracy’

Astha Savyasachi

'You haven't done anything wrong. You have protested against CAA. Go and answer the questions bravely,' Devangana's mother told her


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16 June, 2021

Delhi HC Sets The Right Template for UAPA Cases: Right To Protest Is Not Terrorism

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

It’s vital for courts to proactively uphold individual freedoms when probe agencies seek to curb them


16 June, 2021

Wipe Out Sedition From The Penal Book Completely

Colin Gonsalves

A law which is prone to so much misuse should have no place in the statute book


15 June, 2021

‘Right To Protest And Terrorist Activity Line Blurred’: Delhi HC Frees Three Activists

Outlook Web Bureau

The Delhi High Court Tuesday granted bail to Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal and Asif Iqbal Tanha in connection with a case pertaining to the Delhi riots


12 May, 2021

Some Oxygen For Siddique Kappan, Please?

Mrudula Bhavani

An extraordinary story unfolds, mostly away from public eyes: a journalist is condemned to seemingly endless prison for merely trying to report news. Even a Supreme Court order goes abegging.


19 April, 2021

Clause By Clause, Taking Liberties With Human Liberty

Radhika Chitkara

Among all our laws, Section 43D(2) of UAPA is arguably the most violative of principles of justice—it totally eclipses procedural fairness, and permits pre-trial incarceration up to 180 days


28 February, 2021

Clooney Foundation For Justice To Monitor Trial Of Arrested Kashmiri Journalist

Naseer Ganai

Kashmiri journalist Sultan has been booked under the anti-terror Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) on charges of supporting a militant group and conspiring to kill a police officer


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18 January, 2021

Editors Of Manipur-Based News Portal Charged Under UAPA: Reports

Outlook Web Bureau

Two editors of ‘The Frontier Manipur’ have been charged with sedition over the publication of an article that criticised the state’s militant movement


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A disabled girl walks through a corridor at a school run by the Association of People with Disability in Bengaluru.

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