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Archive of entries posted on January 2008

Pressure mounts up against detention of Binayak Sen in Chattisgarh

Asian Tribune, 2 Jan 2008 Pressure has been mounting against the detention of Dr Binayak Sen in Chattisgarh with swelling number of people demanding unconditional and immediate release of Sen. Petitions addressed to the Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Chattisgarh Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh, and others are swelling with numbers of people signing [...]

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DR. BINAYAK SEN AWARDED THE PRESTIGIOUS RR KEITHAN GOLD MEDAL

PEOPLE’S UNION FOR CIVIL LIBERTIES– CHHATTISGARH Post Box No. 87, Main Post Office, Raipur – 492001: Chhattisgarh: India E-mail : pucl.cg@gmail.com Raipur, 31st December 2007 (Monday) Dr. Binayak Sen, General Secretary, People’s Union Civil Liberties (PUCL) – Chhattisgarh has been given the prestigious RR Keithan Gold Medal instituted by the Indian Social Science Congress at [...]

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A MOTHER’S APPEAL

by Anasuya Sen I am a woman in my eighties. When we were young, people were inspired by the examples of karmayogis who were patriotic, motivated by ideals of service, wise and virtuous. We considered ourselves blessed if we could follow in their footsteps. I had so far been a silent spectator to the injustice [...]

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Binayak Sen’s imprisonment raises concerns of a threat to civil liberties

Livemint.com Two threats Binayak Sen’s imprisonment raises concerns of a threat to civil liberties Even if we ignore the raw emotion in the 80-year-old Anasuya Sen’s appeal for justice for her jailed son, Binayak Sen, a social activist working in Chhattisgarh, there are several rational concerns triggered by this case. We refer to her appeal [...]

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Binayak Sen imprisonment raises concerns of a threat to civil liberties

Livemint.com, 2 January 2008 Two threats Even if we ignore the raw emotion in the 80-year-old Anasuya Sen’s appeal for justice for her jailed son, Binayak Sen, a social activist working in Chhattisgarh, there are several rational concerns triggered by this case. We refer to her appeal published at Sanhati.com, references and excerpts of which [...]

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