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Retooling laws for justice

From The Hindu: Prof. K. S. Jacob Many Indian laws do not reflect modern and enlightened concepts of justice and require major revision. [see original photo] The recent campaign in support of Dr. Binayak Sen has received much publicity. The mainstream media has enunciated his cause and dissected the evidence, conviction and judgment. Amnesty International [...]

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30 January 2011 National Call for protest against Binayak Sen’s incarceration and the law on sedition

NATIONAL CALL 30th January : Martyrs Day : Protest Day against Binayak Sen’s incarceration and the law on sedition Hum Sab Binayak Sen, Hum Sab Jail Jayenge, Agar Sach Bolna Rajdroh hai, toh hum Sab Rajdrohi hai” We all are Binayak Sen, We all will go to Jail IF speaking the truth is seditious then [...]

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In solidarity with Binayak Sen – An afternoon of cultural protest (New Delhi, 15 January 2011)

ARTISTS IN SOLIDARITY WITH DR BINAYAK SEN An afternoon of cultural protest by artists, musicians, poets, film directors and writers against the persecution of Dr Binayak Sen will be held on 15th January at Jantar Mantar from 2-7 PM under the banner of ‘Artists for Human Rights’. Among those participating are well-known film directors Aparna [...]

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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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Washington Post report on countrywide protests againsts life term to Binayak

(Washington Post) Rights activist’s life term sparks protests across India A protester shouts slogans during a rally in Chandigarh calling for the release of physician Binayak Sen, who was convicted of aiding Maoist rebels. (Ajay Verma/reuters) By Emily Wax Washington Post Foreign Service Tuesday, December 28, 2010; 5:50 PM NEW DELHI – Street protests spread [...]

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