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‘Binayak Sen Verdict: Life Imprisonment for Democracy?’: report on a convention at Delhi University

Around 500 students from DU, JNU, Jamia Millia Islamia and IIMC attented a Convention on Binayak Sen and State repression organised by the All India Students’ Association (AISA) on 19th January 2011 at the Arts Faculty, Delhi University. Among those who addressed the Convention were Harbans Mukhia, Nandini Sundar, Prashant Bhushan, Jean Dreze, Achin Vanaik, [...]

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Amnesty International will hand over thousands of signatures demanding justice for Dr Binayak Sen at the Indian Consulate in Edinburgh

Amnesty International Scots protest at ‘politically motivated’ life sentence for Indian doctor Posted: 17 January 2011 Photo opportunity: Amnesty to hand over thousands of signatures demanding justice for Dr Binayak Sen Where: Indian Consulate, 17 Rutland Square, Edinburgh EH1 2BB When: 1-1.30pm, Wednesday 19 January. Amnesty International will hand over thousands of signatures demanding justice [...]

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Photos from Artists from Human rights protest in New Delhi

Some of India’s most prominent actors, poets, writers and upcoming independent musicians came to Jantar Mantar on 15 January 2011 to speak out read and perform against the unjust imprisonment of Dr Binayak Sen. This public protest was held under the aegis of Artists for Human rights. There is a growing movement by civil rights [...]

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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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Binayak Sen’s conviction: a mockery of justice – Editorial in The Lancet, 8 January 2011

The Lancet, Volume 377, Issue 9760, Page 98, 8 January 2011 Binayak Sen’s conviction: a mockery of justice Editorial On Jan 4, the day this issue of The Lancet went to press, Binayak Sen should have been celebrating his 61st birthday. Instead, found guilty of treason and sedition by a court in the central Indian [...]

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