Frontlines of Hope

 

Recording

21st March, 2021

Join us as we speak of the two great people’s movements to come out of India in recent times: the Anti-CAA/NRC Protest, and the Farmers’ Protest. It is the brave women and men at these protests who constitute the frontlines of hope in these dark times.

Our esteemed guests include Navsharan Singh and Bill Fletcher Jr. We are also featuring music and brief comments by musician Sonny Singh. This event is moderated by Prachi Patankar.

Telegraph India: Father Stan’s name to be added to the list of 52 tribal martyrs

Animesh Bose, The Telegraph India – https://www.telegraphindia.com/jharkhand/why-the-mighty-indian-state-feared-father-stan-swamy/cid/1822910

There was no dais or chief guest, no expensive floral decorations. Not even a speech.

Just veneration for a man whom the gathering had never seen but who it believed had lived and “died for the poor”. A man whom the Indian State accused of waging war against it and held captive for nine months till, aged 84 and suffering from Parkinson’s and other ailments, he died in custody on July 5.

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