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Archive of entries posted on October 2007

The Story of Dr. Binayak Sen

New Internationalist, September 3, 2007 Free Binayak Sen! Mari Marcel Thekaekara The arrest of a doctor who works with poor communities in central India, on trumped-up charges of associating with ‘terrorist’ Naxalites, has sparked worldwide protest. Mari Marcel Thekaekara appeals for support. Doctor Binayak Sen is an unusual 58-year-old. He inspires people as a doctor, [...]

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Security at what cost?

The Hindu, 22 August 2007 Garimella Subramaniam Chhattisgarh’s Special Public Security Act under fire. Chhattisgarh’s champion of rural public health and civil liberties, Binayak Sen, has been incarcerated in Raipur’s Central Jail for over three months. His detention under the draconian Chhattisgarh Special Public Security Act (CSPSA) 2005 brings into focus the government’s dangerous strategy [...]

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Binayak Sen: redefining health care in an unjust society

EDITORIAL IN INDIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ETHICS (JULY – SEPT 2007) C Sathyamala On May 14, 2007, Binayak Sen was arrested by the Chattisgarh police under sections of the Chhatisgarh Special Public Security Act, 2005, and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (2004) for alleged links with the banned Maoist groups (1). His arrest was the [...]

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Dr Binayak Sen, man with a mission

Dr Binayak Sen, man with a mission Diptosh Majumdar / CNN-IBN Sunday , September 30, 2007 New Delhi: No story on saving the poor in Chattisgarh is complete without Dr Binayak Sen. Long before the AIIMS doctors came to work here with the miners, all his work he has been rewarded with the 750 page [...]

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Amnesty International Public Statement on Arrest of Dr. Binayak Sen

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Public Statement AI Index: ASA 20/013/2007 (Public) News Service No: 095 24 May 2007 India: Chattisgarh government detains human rights defender, refuses to arrest police officials suspected of involvement in unlawful killings of adivasis Amnesty International is concerned over the apparently arbitrary arrest and detention of Dr. Binayak Sen, a human rights defender [...]

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