Add your voice to the “Opt-out from Aadhaar” Campaign

Petition to be delivered to GoI (PMO), UIDAI & Supreme Court: I demand that the Government of India stop asking citizens to link one identity card - Aadhaar - to multiple services. The multiple problems surrounding the Aadhaar have convinced me that such linking serves no purpose except to create a surveillance state. Since Aadhaar [...]

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Switch off your mobiles at 11 am on 11/11

Join #NoAadhaar#NoMobile #SwitchOff #AadhaarFree November Earlier this year, the government ordered us to link our mobile connections to our Aadhaar numbers or have our mobile connections cut off. NO hesitation in jumping the gun even as the legal challenge to Aadhaar comes up for hearing in the Supreme Court! NO qualms against violating our Constitutional [...]

16 Million-Strong Organization in India Joins the BDS Movement

Earlier this month, the largest national organization representing farmers and agricultural workers in India, All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), has announced that it has joined the BDS movement. AIKS is is spread across 21 states in India and is over 16 million members strong. AIKS has resolved to: 1, Endorse the call for Boycott, Divestment [...]

U.S. Lawmakers Seek to Criminally Outlaw Support for Boycott Campaign Against Israel

The criminalization of political speech and activism against Israel has become one of the gravest threats to free speech in the West. In France, activists have been arrested and prosecuted for wearing T-shirts advocating a boycott of Israel. The U.K. has enacted a series of measures designed to outlaw such activism. In the U.S., governors [...]

Disabled 85-year-old woman dragged across busy road by police at fracking protest

A disabled 85-year-old woman was left bruised after being dragged across a busy road by three police officers during an anti-fracking protest. Anne Power, a Green Party member and anti-fracking campaigner, was sitting outside a fracking site near Little Plumpton, Lancashire, when a scrum of officers lifted her from her seat. The retired teacher and [...]

Vice President Mike Pence Stages Walkout Amid NFL Player Protests

on Sunday, Vice President Mike Pence flew to Indianapolis, where he staged a walkout of an NFL game between the San Francisco 49ers and Indianapolis Colts, after players on both teams held a protest against racial injustice during the national anthem. Pence’s decision to leave appeared pre-planned, after President Trump said he asked his Vice [...]