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Archive of entries posted on March 2011

Free Binayak Sen Campaign: Justice on Trial

Justice on Trial is a collaborative programme put together by leading
contemporary artists, photographers, film makers, musicians,
performers, and activists to commemorate struggles for democracy,
freedom and rights. An exhibition of photographs and art works, talks
performances and screenings all are directed at drawing renewed
attention to the trial of Dr. Binayak Sen, who has emerged in recent
times as a symbol of courageous resistance, and a reminder of the many
injustices that surround us. Our aim is to provoke a dialogue with the
colours and sounds that emerge from the idea of what Dr. Sen
represents.

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Binayak Sen is our friend: Solidarity from the streets of Mumbai

Krishan Takhar chances upon two supporters of Dr. Binayak Sen in Kurla, Mumbai:

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Tom Pietrasik: The sad story of Dhanga Baiga

Dhanga Baiga, a tuberculosis patient at the Jan Swasthya Sahyog (People’s Health Support Group), Bilaspur, died last Monday. Photographer Tom Pietrasik, who had photographed Mr. Baiga and followed his story, wrote in his blog : Weighing just 29 kilos, Dhanga was certainly not doing very well and [Dr.] Yogesh {Jain] concluded by asking him stay [...]

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An evening of music and activism in Mumbai

“If we are able to raise awareness about the gross injustice done to Binayak Sen and others like him languishing in prison while scamsters are going scot-free, we will have achieved what we set out to do.”

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Release Binayak Sen Campaign at the TUC Rally, London

London campaigners for Dr. Binayak Sen’s freedom took part in the rally called by the British Trade Union Congress opposing budget cuts and neo-liberal reforms in the British economy. Video and photographs follow.

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