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Call for protest and Photos: Global Day of Rage - NO GOING BACK! (15th Dec 2013 | Jantar Mantar, New Delhi)

by sacw.net, 15 December 2013

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Global Day of Rage: NO GOING BACK!

Sunday 15th December | 3 pm onwards | Jantar Mantar, New Delhi

On December 11th, 2013, The Supreme Court of India reinstated the Criminality of Homosexuality in India. This Judgment has inspired anger across different sections of society around the world. While the legal battle continues, it is important that we make our voices heard. Loud and Clear.

This Judgment is not about any one community in any one country but about the hegemonic structures that oppress many across the world. It is a blow to the various other LGBTIQ communities across the world who might have ...taken strength from the Indian story to challenge laws/social norms/prejudices that criminalise homosexuality in their own countries. It is time we begin to heal this lasting scar of colonialism. It is time we are given the space and freedom to pursue the work of fundamental social change which is made impossible with a law such as Sec. 377 of the Indian Penal Code choking us.

Gather your friends, lovers and anyone else who is enraged by this injustice. Make your voices heard.

Events are happening in many cities across the world! Organise one in yours or join one that is happening!

For more details:
Global Day of Rage, Delhi: www.facebook.com/events/168797849996585
Global Day of Rage, World-wide: www.facebook.com/events/168797849996585

See a collection of photos (first 3 photos are by HK and all the following photos by Mukul Dube) posted below:

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Photo from No Going Back Demo at Jantar Mantar - 15 Dec 2013 Photo of Maya Rao Performing at the No Going Back Protest site at Jantar (...) Nivedita Menon Speaking at No Going Back protest at Jantar Mantar -15 (...)