Day 1: History of Anti-Terror Laws before UAPA
Day 2: Developments post the 16th Amendment to the Constitution
Day 3: Post-2004 Amendments to UAPA
Day 5: UAPA and wide discretionary powers under the law
Day 6: UAPA and exceptions to procedural safeguards denying Fundamental Rights
Day 7: On the need to repeal laws like UAPA
Day 8: UAPA and international human rights standards
On Day 8 we were joined by Mrinal (https://twitter.com/mrinpinshar), Policy Adviser, Amnesty International India to discuss how UAPA fails to measure up to international human rights obligations.
Day 9: UAPA and cinema!
Day 9 curation was done by Advocate Sarim (https://twitter.com/SarimNaved) who used instances of violence in movies to show how absurd and unfair the definition of “terrorism” is under UAPA is in reality.
Day 10: Grassroots activists working to #RepealUAPA
On the final day of the curation we were joined by Meera (https://twitter.com/meeracomposes) who shared the work of many individuals and collectives who are working to demand the repeal of UAPA. #RepealUAPA