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Free Dr Binayak Sen, Free Us All!

By Satya Sagar 23 January, 2011 Countercurrents.org There is a spectre haunting the Indian security establishment. A spectre called the national and global campaign for Dr Binayak Sen’s release. Speaking at a function organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry in Calcutta recently M.K.Narayan, Governor of Bengal, claimed that supporting Maoists had become a ‘fad’ [...]

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A grave miscarriage of justice, says Karat

The Hindu, New Delhi, December 29, 2010 PTI The CPI(M) on Wednesday said the life sentence awarded to rights activist Binayak Sen, convicted by a court in Raipur for sedition, was “a grave miscarriage of justice”. “The evidence presented at the trial by the prosecution was so flimsy and concocted that it is surprising that [...]

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A British law scrapped in UK thrives in India

Daily News and Analysis, 30 December 2010 by Antara Dev Sen | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Mahatma Gandhi, accused of sedition by the British Raj, had told the court: “Section 124-A, under which I am happily charged, is perhaps the prince among the political sections of the Indian Penal Code, designed to suppress the [...]

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Chhattisgarh Judgement a “huge perversion of our system of justice” -Amartya Sen

(Hindustan Times, 28 December 2010) Sen’s conviction a ridiculous use of laws: Amartya Press Trust Of India New Delhi, December 28, 2010 Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Tuesday threw his weight behind the campaign for release of rights activist Binayak Sen noting that his conviction on sedition charges was a “ridiculous” use of laws. Expressing [...]

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Dr. Binayak Sen speaking on Malnutrition and Famine in India

Dr. Binayak Sen in this speech given at the Tata Insititue of Social Sciences, Mumbai India, on December 14, 2009, talks of a shocking truth about India. 33% of Adult Indians are Malnutritioned. 43% of Children in India are malnutritioned.

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