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Archive of entries posted on April 2008

Medical camp in support of imprisoned doctor

The Hindu -26th April 2008 Bangalore, Staff reporter Instead of sloganeering and rhetoric, groups of doctors across the country hit upon the idea of organising free medical camps to express their opposition against the imprisonment of human rights activist Binayak Sen. To highlight what they termed an unfair arrest, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), such as People’s [...]

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Statement of Support for Dr Binayak Sen’s Travel to the Washington, DC, to receive the Jonathan Mann Award for Health and Human Rights

Dr Binayak Sen remains incarcerated and unable to travel to receive the Jonathan Mann Award in Person. View statement of support from global health organisations on behalf of Dr Sen, issued on 21 April 2008: 042108_statmt_support_dr_sen1.pdf. View news report on Dr Sen’s receiving the award:

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DR. BINAYAK SEN WINS PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD

The Global Health Council today announced that Dr. Binayak Sen of Chhattisgarh has won the 2008 Jonathan Mann Award for Global Health and Human Rights. The Global Health Council www.globalhealth.org is the world’s largest membership alliance of public health organizations and professionals working to improve health and save lives among the poor. The Jonathan Mann [...]

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Charges Framed against Dr. Binayak Sen

Note: These charges were framed against Dr. Binayak Sen by the Trial Court on 2nd February 2008. We do hope that you would be present at the Trial beginning 30th April and ending on 3rd May, 2008 at Raipur. More details will follow! Regards, In Solidarity, Rajendra K Sail President Chhattisgarh PUCL ——————— In the [...]

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Gunpowder for State

Business Standard, New Delhi April 06, 2008 Sreelatha Menon EAR TO THE GROUND Salwa Judum, the low-cost strategy of the Chhattisgarh government to tackle Naxals, meant uprooting thousands from their villages and suspension of human rights in areas of its operation. After a silence of three years, at least two agencies have spoken against Salwa [...]

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