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Detention Solidarity Network

Detention Solidarity Network

By Detention Solidarity Network
Detention Solidarity Network (DetSolNet) is an online space to critically engage with the structures and experiences of detention that constitute the carceral state in India. Transcripts for each episode are available on our website. Find transcripts and more about us on www.detentionsolidarity.net or on Twitter @detsolnet.
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1. Forensic Techniques and State Violence in India

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4. Prison Experiences | In conversation with Seema Azad
इस पॉडकास्ट एपिसोड में हमने बात की पत्रकार और PUCL से जुड़ी कार्यकर्ता सीमा आज़ाद से। 2010 में उनपे और उनके हमसफ़र विश्वविजय पर माओइस्ट होने का इलज़ाम लगा और 2.5 साल उन्होंने Naini Central Jail में बिताये। सीमा और विश्वविजय दोनों ने अपने जेल अनुभव को अपनी किताब ज़िन्दानामा में कैद किया है। इस एपिसोड में हम सीमा से बात करते हैं उनके जेल अनुभव के बारे में, जेल की स्तिथि के बारे में और एक औरत कैदी होने के क्या मायने हैं।   You can learn more about Detention Solidarity Network on our website and Twitter page.
37:10
February 20, 2021
3. Police violence against students at AMU & Jamia | One year on
A conversation with Aiman Khan & Ishita Chakrabarty on the police attack against students protesting the Citizenship Amendment Act at Jamia Millia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim University on December 15 2019, one year on. We discuss what happened, NHRC's deficient investigation & the findings of a recent report titled "The Dismantling of Minority Education: Police Violence at Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia Millia Islamia" released by Citizens Against Hate which argues that these acts constitute cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment as per the international law on torture. Aiman Khan and Ishita Chakrabarty are independent researchers. For a read-along transcript of this episode, click here.  You can learn more about Detention Solidarity Network on our website and Twitter page.
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January 16, 2021
2. Pandemic Policing in Madhya Pradesh
A conversation with Criminal Justice and Police Accountability Project (CPAProject) on their 2020 report, "Countermapping Pandemic Policing: A Study of Sanctioned Violence in Madhya Pradesh" & on what motivates their intervention in the criminal justice system, the everyday policing of certain groups (like denotified tribal communites) and the over-reliance on criminal law to manage the COVID-19 pandemic in India.  For a read-along transcript of this episode, click here. The CPAProject is a grassroots litigation-research intervention based in Bhopal that particularly focuses on accountability against the criminalisation of marginalised communities across the state of Madhya Pradesh. You can learn more about Detention Solidarity Network on our website and Twitter page.
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January 6, 2021
1. Forensic Techniques and State Violence in India
A conversation with Professor Jinee Lokaneeta on her latest book, "The Truth Machines: Policing, Violence, and Scientific Interrogations in India" (2020). For a read-along transcript of this episode, click here. Dr. Jinee Lokaneeta is Professor and Chair of Political Science and International Relations at Drew University, USA. She is also the author of "Transnational Torture: Law, Violence and State Power in the United States and India" (2011). You can learn more about Detention Solidarity Network on their website and Twitter. Music and audio editing assistance for this episode was provided by Words n Bites.
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December 16, 2020