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Glimpses of Binayak Sen bail celebation party in New Delhi

As news spread on the 15th April 2011, about the supreme court order granting bail to Dr Binayak Sen activists across new Delhi called and greeted each other. A celebration party was organised at the Press Club of India in New Delhi; From 7.30 pm to about midnight the celebation get together drew scores of [...]

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Binayak Sen, A victim of resource conflict in Chhattisgarh

A presentation was made for the Free Binayak Sen Campaign in Hyderabad (India) on 30 January 2011 by Sagar Dhara. The presentation says that Chhattisgarh is a state which has intense resource conflicts are happening with corporates wanting to get at the minerals and the tribals saying they want their homelands promised to them. In [...]

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International Groups Mark Global Day of Protest

International Groups mark Global Day of Protest and demand an end to the Criminalizing of Democratic Dissent in India (Hi-Res photos available here.) Supporters in 12 cities- in the U.S., Canada and the U.K.- took to the streets to mark the Global Day of Protest on January 30th demanding the freedom of Dr. Binayak Sen [...]

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A digest of news reports on Martyr’s Day Protests

Binayak Sen rally held in Raipur The Hindu. See also Sudha Bharadwaj’s report here. Binayak’s mother releases Ekhon Bishangbad, a magazine of social rights activism Times of India. Also includes Himanshu Kumar’s remarks. Rally demands release of Binayak Sen Times of India. Binayak’s mother joins protest march The Hindu …. She joined the rally because [...]

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International coalition to free Dr. Binayak Sen stages demonstration at Indian consulate in New York

Protesters demand: Repeal UAPA, CSPSA, AFSPA, Sedition laws! Release the Indian prisoners of conscience! Disband state-supported vigilante militias! NEW YORK, JANUARY 28 2011: Spearheaded by the Free Binayak Sen campaign (www.freebinayaksen.org), over 35 activists from a global alliance comprising of civil rights, anti-war and students’ groups, south-asian diaspora groups and groups defending social justice and [...]

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