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Archive of entries posted on January 2011

A digest of news reports on Martyr’s Day Protests

Binayak Sen rally held in Raipur The Hindu. See also Sudha Bharadwaj’s report here. Binayak’s mother releases Ekhon Bishangbad, a magazine of social rights activism Times of India. Also includes Himanshu Kumar’s remarks. Rally demands release of Binayak Sen Times of India. Binayak’s mother joins protest march The Hindu …. She joined the rally because [...]

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Nationwide Call for the Release of Dr. Binayak Sen and Others Successful

Kavita Srivastava writes: The nationwide call given for the Release Binayak Sen and other human rights defenders and scrapping the sedition and other draconian laws was extremely successful. There were protests all over the country demanding the Release of Dr. Binayak Sen and others who have been similarly targetted along with the demand of scrapping [...]

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An Appeal to the Prime Minister from BHRPC, Assam

Barak Human Rights Protection Committee (BHRPC), a human rights organization based in Cachar, Assam, has published an appeal to the Prime Minister for the release of Dr. Binayak Sen and for the repeal of laws including the law against sedition, the Chattishgarh Special Public Safety Act, 2005, the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 and the [...]

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Scrap laws that convict Binayak: Mother

From India Blooms Kolkata, Jan 30 (IBNS): The mother of human right activist and physician Binayak Sen convicted for his alleged Maoist links said she will continue her fight against the laws that are not fit for independent India and imprisons people like her son. “I want to fight against these laws which do not [...]

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IMPRESSIVE RALLY AND PUBLIC MEETING IN RAIPUR ON 30TH JANUARY NATIONWIDE PROTEST DAY

Sudha Bharadwaj writes: Despite the fascist propaganda and repression in the State of Chhattisgarh nearly a thousand workers, peasants, students and intellectuals – half of them women, marched from Raipur Railway Station to Budha Talab on 30th January Shaheed Divas to demand RELEASE DR. BINAYAK SEN, KARTAM JOGA, KOPARAM KUNJAM AND THOUSANDS OF OTHER HUMAN [...]

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