Tuesday, May 19, 2009

India Continues to Imprison Human Rights Activist Dr. Binayak Sen

Last week marked the second anniversary of the detention of the internationally recognized award-winning human rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen, who’s worked as a public health professional in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh for twenty-five years. He was arrested on May 14, 2007, for allegedly helping the Maoist, also known as the Naxalite, insurgency in the state and detained under one of India’s most draconian laws, the Chhattisgarh Special Public Security Act.

(for further details visit the website: http://www.democracynow.org/2009/5/18/india_continues_to_imprison_human_rights)

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