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Democracy & Dissent in India today: A conversation with investigative journalist Niranjan Takle
||Tuesday, October 02 2018 @ 06:30 PM - - 08:30PM
San Jose Peace & Justice Center
48, S. 7th st.
San Jose, CA 95112
||Award-winning Indian investigative journalist Niranjan Takle will speak about the rise of Hindu Nationalism (Hindutva) in India and the ongoing attacks on journalists, human rights defenders and minority communities.
It was Mr. Takle that broke the Judge Loya story, about the suspicious circumstances of the death of Judge Loya who was hearing the Sohrabuddin Shaikh case which implicated several members of the ruling party. Mr. Takle is the recipient of The Mumbai Press Club's National Red Ink Awards for Excellence in Journalism in 2013 and 2015. He has worked for CNN-News18, an Indian English-language news television channel; The Caravan, an Indian-English-language magazine that covers politics and culture; and The Week, an Indian news magazine founded in 1982.
1. "The Man Who Told The Truth, Niranjan Takle" at https://sabrangindia.in/interview/man-who-told-truth-niranjan-takle
2. A Family Breaks its Silence http://www.caravanmagazine.in/vantage/shocking-details-emerge-in-death-of-judge-presiding-over-sohrabuddin-trial-family-breaks-silence
This event is sponsored by Ambedkar King Study Circle, India Civil Watch
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