The People's Union
for Democratic Rights (PUDR) described the mood in dark imagery.
They are Mongi Rahoui (Leader of the Democratic Patriots' Unified Party), Mohamed Abbou (Secretary General of the Democratic Movement), Lotfi Mraihi (Secretary General of the Republican People's Union
), Abir Moussi (President of the Free Destourian Party), Nabil Karoui (President of the Heart of Tunisia Party), Mounir Jemii, civil society activist, Nidhal Kraiem, jurist, Hamdi Alaya (independent), Fethi Krimi (security guard) and Nizar Chouk (Justice).
(The writer is Delhi based human rights activist and is associated with People's Union
for Civil Liberties and is editor of The Radical Humanist.)
class="MsoNormalOne of the brightest young politicians to make the transition from an activist in agitation for freedom to assumption of leadership in a newly emergent nation, Mr Kodhek died at a time when the country was deeply rived between the authoritarian Kanu regime of President Jomo Kenyatta and an increasingly bold Opposition led by Mr Oginga Odinga of the Kenya People's Union
. class="MsoNormalThe ethno-political divide of 1969 President Kenyatta and Vice-President Daniel arap Moi in a Mt Kenya-Rift Valley power elite resisting the onslaught of an opposition built around Mr Odinga's Nyanza power base is almost perfectly mirrored in the power equation of today that confirms a dynastic duel.
The People's Union
for Democratic Rights (PUDR) and People's Union
for Civil Liberties (PUCL) declared attacks on their place of warship in 2003 'as a well-planned-terrorism'.
Describing as "shocking" that people were being prosecuted under a provision that was invalidated by the top court, the bench of Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman and Justice Vineet Narain said: "We are going to take a strict action against the officials and arrest them." Seeking response from the Centre in four weeks, the court gave a week's time to NGO People's Union
for Civil Liberties (PUCL) to file its rejoinder to the Centre's response.
The march and candlelight vigil were organized by a group of civil society organization including the People's Union
for Civil Liberties and National Alliance of People's Movements.
Earlier on Thursday, the Supreme Court had extended the house arrest of Varavara Rao (Revolutionary Democratic Front president), Sudha Bharadwaj (Indian Association of People's Lawyers vice president), Gautam Navlakha (People's Union
for Democratic Rights leader), Vernon Gonsalves (former secretary, Maharashtra State Committee of CPI-Maoist) and Arun Ferreira (former member, Maharashtra State Committee of CPI-Maoist), who were allegedly involved in the Bhima Koregaon violence, till September 12.
Jaramogi formed an opposition party, the Kenya People's Union
, which became a thorn in the flesh of Kenyatta's government.
New Delhi -- People's Union
of Civil Liberties (PUCL), a New Delhi-based rights body, through a resolution urged India to allow the United Nations Human Rights Council to visit Jammu and Kashmir to conduct an independent enquiry into human rights abuses in the territory.
Such a vote should be held in the spring of next year if no solution is found to "attempts at destabilizing the state and its institutions," the Bulgarian Agrarian People's Union
(BZNS) says in a statement published on its website.