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Prof. K.Y. Ratnam – a true Ambedkarite framed on false charges

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  Agnes Amala (This note was written before the release of the 27 students and 2 teachers on bail. Round Table India shall continue to document all the courageous voices, of students and teachers alike, from UoH. We express great happiness at the release of the students and teachers, and also our continued support to …

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A fig leaf called ‘vandalism by UoH students’

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  SC and ST Faculty Forum and Concerned Teachers of UoH For the past three days the news media has been circulating widely, stories about ‘vandalism’ by students of the University of Hyderabad that led to the police crackdown. Surprisingly little information is actually there on the actual context, timing, duration and nature of the …

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Over 300 academicians, activists, artists and writers condemn the state violence and unlawful detention of faculty and student protesters of the University of Hyderabad

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Justice for HCU We, academicians, activists, artists and writers, condemn the ongoing brutal attacks on and unlawful detention of peacefully protesting faculty and students at the University of Hyderabad by the University administration and the police. We also condemn the restriction of access to basic necessities such as water and food on campus. The students …

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‘What kind of a country treats its students in this manner?’

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  Press Statement by Independent Fact Finding Team which visited University of Hyderabad Hyderabad March 26, 2016. Brute force by police and state apparatus was the only way by which the administration sought to restore in office, the Vice Chancellor, Appa Rao, the prime accused of being responsible for the suicide of Rohith Vemula. Violent …

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DUTA (Delhi University Teachers Association) Press Statement on Hyderabad Central University Crisis 24.3.2016

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Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) The DUTA strongly condemns the the police crackdown on students and teachers of Hyderabad Central University and demands the immediate removal of Vice-Chancellor Prof. Appa Rao Podile. The VC and his team of administrators are yet again responsible for unleashing a series of extremely unfortunate events that have led to …

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Statement by Concerned Faculty from The English and Foreign Languages University on the police crackdown at HCU

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  Concerned Faculty From EFLU We, the concerned faculty from The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, strongly condemn the police brutality at the University of Hyderabad on 22nd March 2016, after the return of Prof. Appa Rao Podile, the Vice-Chancellor accused of abetting the suicide of the Dalit Research Scholar Rohith Vemula. As an academic …

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Condemning the Brahmanical Brutality in UoH!

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Ambedkarite Students’ Association, TISS, Mumbai   Condemning the Brahmanical Brutality in UoH!  #Justice_For_Rohith_Vemula We the Ambedkarite Students’ Association, TISS, Mumbai strongly condemn the brutal police action towards Students, Teachers and Journalist at Hyderabad Central University, who were protesting against the resumption of work of VC Apparao on 22nd March 2016. The VC of University of …

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UoH Alumni Open Letter against the institutional murder of Rohith Vemula, the return of Dr. Appa Rao as UoH’s VC, and the brutal display of state violence in campus

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UoH Alumni As alumni of the University of Hyderabad, we observed with dismay the return of Dr. Appa Rao Podile as the Vice-Chancellor of University of Hyderabad (UoH) on March 22. We strongly condemn this provocation that led to the police brutality on campus. The shutdown of the university which has followed is unacceptable and …

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The ‘Nation’ at War with the Students

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N. Sukumar and Shailaja Menon “The backward classes have come to realize that after all education is the greatest material benefit for which they can fight. We may forego material benefits, we may forego material benefits of civilization, but we cannot forego our right and opportunities to reap the benefit of the highest education to …