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Noted artistes, including filmmaker Aparna Sen, actress Sharmila Tagore, theatre actor M K Raina and poet Ashok Vajpayi, gathered at the Jantar Mantar and demanded Sen’s immediate release, alleging that he was being “persecuted” by the system.
Binayak Sen’s brother Dipankar Sen and artistes like Rabbi Shergill and Sushmit Bose were also present.
“If I do not express solidarity with Sen, I will not be fullfilling my responsibility as a citizen of the world’s largest democracy. Injustice has been done,” said noted filmmaker Aparna Sen.
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On December 24, 2010, Dr. Binayak Sen was convicted of conspiring to commit sedition and other charges and sentenced to life in prison. What is the evidence against Dr. Sen? In this video, based on previously published analyses of the judgement and a 2008 PUDR report, we dissect the evidence and ask, “Why is Dr. Binayak Sen is in jail?”
We dedicate it to Dr. Binayak Sen and all the others like him who have been unjustly imprisoned in India.
with lots of assistance from Jyoti Punwani, Preeti Sampat & Ra. Ravishankar.
It was an emotional reunion for human rights activist Dr Binayak Sen, who walked free from jail on Tuesday after two years, with his family and friends. Coming out of jail to the cheers of his supporters, a frail looking Sen said that his movement against state violence would continue and that he feared for his life.
Excerpts from an exclusive interview with Dr Binayak Sen:
Civil rights activist appeals for peace, says he fears for his life.
Video From CNN-IBN
By Scott Shepherd
A GROUP of campaigners chained themselves together yesterday to campaign for the release of a top doctor jailed for speaking out about poverty.
Doctor Binayak Sen worked with the poorest people in central India for decades but was thrown in jail two years a go for speaking up for his patients.
The shackled campaigners – who included MSP and GP Richard Simpson – dressed in white coats and masks outside the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.
DC Protest In front of Indian Embassy
Protest Held at the Indian Consulate, San Francisco, CA