Skip to content
Archive of entries posted on April 2009

May 14, 2009 will mark an ignominious date for Indian democracy

The Times of India, 27 April 2009 Prisoner of conscience by Anand Patwardhan May 14 this year will mark an ignominious date for Indian democracy the start of the third straight year of Binayak Sen’s incarceration in a Chhattisgarh jail. I wonder if there are words left to describe this travesty. What is left to [...]

|

Upcoming Protest in Bombay April 27 2009

Protest Gathering in Mumbai on Monday, April 27, at 5 30 at Churhgate Rly. Stn. (East Side) Dear Friends, Dr, Binayak sen, an award-winning doctor with brilliant academic records – who had settled in Raipur with the mission of serving the poor and oppressed adivasis – and a leading human rights activist – national Vice [...]

|

Release Binayak Sen Now

The Hindu, 27 April 2009 Set Binayak Sen free now by Siddharth Varadarajan Alongside the arming of private militias, the jailing of a human rights defender for two years on trumped up charges is proof that there is no rule of law in Chhattisgarh. Every criminal case is unique but there is something truly peculiar [...]

|

Binayak Sen – Prision Interview (April 2009)

Indian Express, 25 April 2009 ‘I have always condemned violence, whatever the justification’ by Vinay Sitapati Arrested for being a Naxal supporter, Chhattisgarh doctor BINAYAK SEN has been in Central Jail, Raipur for the last two years. His trial is currently going on in the Raipur sessions court. In the 47 degrees Celsius heat and [...]

|

Front Line expresses concern regarding denial of medical treatment to Dr Binayak Sen

http://frontlinedefenders.org/node/1901 India: Denial of recommended medical treatment for human rights defender, Dr Binayak Sen (Posted on 2009/04/24) Front Line would like to express its grave concern in relation to updated information received concerning the medical needs of detained human rights defender Dr Binayak Sen. Dr Binayak Sen is the General Secretary of the People’s Union [...]

|