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Binayak Sen in Mumbai: Repeal Sedition Law (plus Rediff Interview)

“Sedition laws are not benefiting free people in free polity and they should be repealed. The law is being used to suppress the voice of the people,” Dr. Sen, currently on bail after being convicted on charges of sedition by a Chhattisgarh court for his alleged links to Naxals, told reporters at the Press Club in Mumbai.

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PUCL Seminar: Attack by the State on Life and Personal liberty of its people, May 7-8

SEMINAR On Attack by the State on Life and Personal liberty of its people in Democratic India: Examining the Law on Sedition, other Draconian Laws and Human Rights Violations of Citizens under Ordinary Laws 7th -8th May, 2011 (Saturday and Sunday) From 10.30 am onwards Gandhi Peace Foundation, 223 Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg, Delhi PRESS [...]

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Full Text of Statement by Artists at Justice on Trial, April 4, New Delhi

Statement by Artists at Justice on Trial, April 4, New Delhi We the undersigned artists have gathered our works and our forces, and over the next three days stand in solidarity with the demand for justice for Dr. Binayak Sen, and with the many other lesser known detenus and prisoners who are being held in [...]

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Dr Sen’s jailing is a stain on democracy – A letter to The Guardian (UK)

The Guardian, 26 January 2011 Letters As India celebrates Republic Day today, we draw attention to our concerns about the increasingly common cases of human rights violation and miscarriage of justice in the world’s largest democracy. The case of Dr Binayak Sen, who was sentenced to life imprisonment on 24 December 2010 on a charge [...]

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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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