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Archive of entries posted on January 2009

Binayak Sen: 19 months in prison on fabricated charges

(Posted below is a three part article by Vinay Sitapati, published in the Indian Express) Indian Express Jan 13, 2009 Part 1: Laws don’t affect his bail rights yet Binayak Sen in jail for 19 months by Vinay Sitapati New Delhi: While debating the new anti-terror laws passed in Parliament last month, Home Minister P [...]

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The Sens and sensibility

Hindustan Times, January 10, 2009 by Karan Thapar The story of Dr Binayak Sen makes ironic reading at a time when we want to bring the perpetrators of the Mumbai strike to ‘Indian justice’. It questions the phrase I have deliberately placed in inverted commas. Is Sen receiving justice or has he become the victim [...]

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