It is reported that three international academic publishers – Elsevier, Wiley, and the American Chemical Society (ACS) – have sought a ban on the websites Sci-Hub and LibGen, which make research papers and similar academic material accessible to all. More than 2000 scientists, professors, researchers, teachers and students from all over India have signed a statement supporting free access to knowledge and urging the Court and the Government to allow the Indian academic community to continue to access Sci-Hub and LibGen. The text of the statement and the names of a few signatories are given below. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL STATEMENT

The Breakthrough Science Society has initiated a statement by the members of the scientific community urging a continuation of the services provided by Sci-Hub and LibGen. If you agree, please sign the statement by clicking on the link given below. Please also forward it to your friends.

Click here to read the letter on the draft EIA – 2020 submitted to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.