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Archive of entries posted on February 2008

Release Dr Binayak Sen, says IAWS

Press Release 26 February 2008 The Indian Association for Women’s Studies (IAWS), during its Silver Jubilee Conference at Lucknow on February 9, has appealed for the release of Dr Binayak Sen, a human rights activist and a pediatrician, who has been in jail for the past nine months. In its resolution the IAWS has also [...]

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Demand to release doctor

Hindu, Feb 25, 2008 NEW DELHI: The All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Front for Social Consciousness on Saturday passed a resolution demanding release of Binayak Sen, human rights activists and doctor who was arrested on May 14, 2007, for allegedly having links with naxals. Apart from Dr. Sen’s immediate release, the Front also demanded [...]

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The Doctor, The State, And A Sinister Case

Tehelka, February 23, 2008The untenable imprisonment and victimisation of Dr Binayak Sen, a heroic humanitarian from Chhattisgarh, exposes Indian democracy as increasingly hollow, says SHOMA CHAUDHURY. Photographs by SHAILENDRA PANDEY FAR AWAY from the glittering salons of Bombay and Delhi, away from its obsessions with booming malls and plummeting stocks, a good man waits in [...]

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List Of Charges And Evidence Against Dr Binayak Sen

Tehelka, 23 February 2008List Of Charges And Evidence Against Dr Binayak Sen CHARGES I. UNLAWFUL ACTIVITIES (PREVENTION) ACT, 1967 S.NO. SECTIONS PARTICULARS PUNISHMENT 1 10(a)(i) For continuing to be a member of an association declared unlawful by notification issued under Section 3 of the Act Upto 2 years imprisonment and fine 2 20 For being [...]

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Dr. Binayak Sen Must Be Released Immediately

http://www.lokrajsangathan.org B. Ananthanarayan An immediate and unconditional release of Dr. Binayak Sen, who has been under detention in Chhattisgarh, under completely vague and unsubstantiatable charges is a pressing demand of the times. Dr. Sen is a pediatrician, public health specialist and a leading figure in the democratic movement for the defence of human rights, especially [...]

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