Please support this campaign circulated by our sisters
We join Citizens for Justice & Peace in India to urge you to
please sign this petition & share it widely
Release Dalit Trade Union Activist Nodeep Kaur
On 12 January,
and factory worker, Ms Kaur, with
other Kundli Industrial Area factory workers,
was participating in the farmersí protest near the Singhu border
when she was snatched by police.
Ms Kaur was denied bail and sexually assaulted in Karnal jail,
where she remains.
Ms Kaur speaks powerfully on how factory workers and
agricultural workers, especially if they are women, face similar
problems: exploitation, low wages often withheld, sexual
violence, poverty and loss of livelihood by corporate takeovers.
See her excellent six-minute interview
Millions of farmers have been on strike for months demanding the
repeal of the
Three Farm Laws,
which would starve millions by taking farmersí land for
corporations (including Monsanto) and ending the subsidies on
the basic crops on which the whole population depends for
Ms Kaurís sister is campaigning for her release, along with
Citizens for Justice & Peace.
urge you to sign the petition and to also write to the Karnal
jail authorities protesting the atrocities against Ms Kaur:
Amit Kumar, Superintendent
District Jail, Karnal
Haryana Ė 132036
Support the India Farmers
Strike. See Global Womenís Strike messages to
Women Farmers Day