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Binayak Sen

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Feb 18, 2015 Prachi Pinglay-Plumber

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'Under The Highest Standards Of Indian Law'

Feb 09, 2011 et al

40 Nobel laureates urge Dr. Binayak Sen’s immediate release on bail, insisting that this time his appeal be heard without delay


The Idea Of Sedition

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...

The Binayak Sen Judgement

Dec 31, 2010 B.P. Verma

The full translation of the judgement of Trial court in Raipur which sentenced Binayak Sen, Pijush Guha and Narayan Sanyal to life imprisonment.


Final Statement

'I submit that my prosecution is malafide; in fact it is a persecution. I am being made an example of by the state government of Chhattisgarh as a warning to others'

28 December, 2010

Dr Binayak Sen & Two Others Vs The State

B. Raman

The prosecution and the court had adopted a narrowly legalistic approach to the case without seeing it in the broader context of the benign personality of Dr Sen.


27 December, 2010

Dear Professor Manmohan Singh

Shiv Visvanathan

I hope you don’t mind the temerity of this letter. It is written as one scholar to another, one citizen to another...I was aghast to find that Doctor Binayak Sen has been given a life term for sedition...


26 December, 2010

Critiquing The Binayak Sen Judgement

Kavita Srivastava

A quick analysis of the facts of the case and the judgement convicting Binayak Sen, Pijush Guha and Narayan Sanyal for rigorous life imprisonment


24 December, 2010

A Miscarriage Of Justice

Peoples Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL)

'It is a sad day for the PUCL and all human rights defenders in the country and a black day for the Indian Judiciary'


06 April, 2009

A Wall Of Silence

Arundhati Roy

Dr Binayak Sen's incarceration is meant to silence dissent, and criminalize democratic space. It is meant to absorb all our attention so that the stories of the hundreds of other nameless, faceless people - those without lawyers, without the attenti


16 January, 2009

'Choose Your Politics...'

Binayak Sen

'...before your politics chooses you,' says the jailed doctor in Chhatisgarh. 'As an Indian child of parents from the territory that is now Bangladesh, displacement was a lived reality for me from my childhood, as it was for millions of other childr


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