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Archive of entries posted on March 2008

DR. SEN’S TRIAL BEGINS ON 30th April 2008

PEOPLE’S UNION FOR CIVIL LIBERTIES- CHHATTISGARH Post Box No. 87, Main Post Office, Raipur – 492001 Chhattisgarh: India E-mail: pucl.cg@gmail.com ============================================================ UPDATE On Dr. Binayak Sen’s Illegal Detention: Raipur, 23rd March 2008: TRIAL BEGINS ON 30th April 2008 The much awaited trial of Dr. Binayak Sen, General Secretary, Chhattisgarh PUCL begins on 30th April 2008. [...]

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Civil Liberties and People’s Movements under Attack in India: The “Maoist” Scare

Analytical Monthly Review, March 2008 [Analytical Monthly Review, published in Kharagpur, West Bengal, India, is a sister edition of Monthly Review. Its March 2008 issue features the following editorial.] The struggle for democratic rights in India, its forward and backward movement, has been continuous from the days of British colonialism to the present. Independence and [...]

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FREE BINAYAK SEN MEDICAL CAMP AMONG RAGPICKERS IN DELHI

FREE DR BINAYAK SEN CAMPAIGN PRESS RELEASE 16 March 2008 Over 125 men, women and children attended the first Free Binayak Sen Medical Camp held in the Jai Hind basti, a colony of ragpickers and domestic workers in New Delhi. They were treated for ailments ranging from anemia and urinary tract infections among women to [...]

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FREE BINAYAK SEN MEDICAL CAMPS

FREE DR BINAYAK SEN CAMPAIGN PRESS RELEASE 14 March 2008 MEDICAL CAMPS FOR DR BINAYAK SEN’S RELEASE A nationwide initiative has been launched for the release of popular health and human rights activist Dr Binayak Sen,controversially arrested in May last year on false grounds of having links with Maoists in Chattisgarh. The initiative, of holding [...]

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