ED Raids and NewsClick: Weaponising the law by Criminalising Free Speech

Type: Press Release | Published Date: 14 Feb 2021

People’s Union for Civil Liberties is shocked at the illegal detention of the editor-in-chief of news portal, NewsClick, Prabir Purkayastha and well known author, Githa Hariharan, at their home in Delhi as the 113-hour “search” by the Enforcement Directorate continued. Senior citizens aged 73 and 67 years, they were kept in confinement and not allowed access to phones and even to their lawyers in gross violation of their fundamental rights.

Posted on: 15 Feb 2021

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