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Archive of entries posted on December 2010

A British law scrapped in UK thrives in India

Daily News and Analysis, 30 December 2010 by Antara Dev Sen | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Mahatma Gandhi, accused of sedition by the British Raj, had told the court: “Section 124-A, under which I am happily charged, is perhaps the prince among the political sections of the Indian Penal Code, designed to suppress the [...]

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Outsourcing state terror

They are the world’s most powerful and largest democracies, respectively, but the United States and India have something most undemocratic in common.

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The loyal, seditious Dr Sen

Hindustan Times by Samar Halarnkar, Mumbai, December 29, 2010 “Take again Section 124-A of the Indian Penal Code. Now so far as I am concerned that particular section is highly objectionable and obnoxious and it should have no place both for practical and historical reasons, if you like, in anv body of laws that we [...]

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PUCL Public Meeting: Prosecution of Binayak Sen- Implications for Indian democracy! (Chennai, 30th Dec 2010)

People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) – Tamil Nadu Invites you to a protest meet Prosecution of Binayak Sen – Implications to Indian Democracy!! Speakers: Dr. Sara Bhattacharjee, Dr. Zachariah, Dr. Anand Zachariah, CMC, Vellore; Mr. M.G. Devasahayam, ex-IAS, Dr. V. Suresh, National Secretary, PUCL, and others —————————————————————– On 30.12.2010 (Thursday) at 5.30 pm @ [...]

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“This is a warning to others” Arundhati Roy Commenting on the Verdict Against Binayak Sen on CNN – IBN TV

Never expected a fair verdict: Arundhati Roy – CNN-IBN, 29 December 2010

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