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Frontline special issue on Binayak sen (15 January 2011)

Frontline, Vol. 28 :: No. 02, January 15 – 28, 2011 Cover Story: Shocking sentence Interview: Ilina Sen The sedition law Interview: M. Veerappa Moily Barefoot doctor Interview: Justice Rajinder Sachar Sen and Geelani “Trumped up charges” Praful Bidwai: Travesty of justice

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An Animation Film on the Dr. Binayak Sen Case

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Amartya Sen: Binayak’s work is great, his conviction unjust

The Hindu, January 09, 2011 Staff Reporter ‘Binayak was against sedition; I am amazed by the decision’ — Photo: Rajeev Bhatt In defence of Binayak:Nobel laureate Amartya Sen during the release of Minnie Vaid’s book A Doctor to Defend: The Binayak Sen Story in New Delhi on Saturday. NEW DELHI: Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen on [...]

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The Idea of Sedition

Outlook, Jan 04, 2011 Those who protest most loudly their devotion to their country are the truly seditious; that is, if anyone should be so foolish as to dwell on archaic offences… by Jeremy Seabrook The disproportionate sentence passed on Dr Binayak Sen suggests India is waging war against its own people. This should come [...]

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Repeal Sedition Law – Press Release by Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch India: Repeal Sedition Law Prosecutions Used to Silence Political Dissent January 5, 2011 (New York) – The Indian parliament should immediately repeal the colonial-era sedition law, which local authorities are using to silence peaceful political dissent, Human Rights Watch said today. The Indian government should drop sedition cases against prominent activists such [...]

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