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Binayak Sen


Binayak Sen is an Indian pediatrician, public health specialist[2] and activist found guilty of sedition, currently serving life term. He is the national Vice-President of the People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL). On May 14 2007, Sen was arrested in Bilaspur on the charges of acting as a courier between jailed Naxalite leader Narayan Sanyal and businessman Piyush Guha, also accused of having links with Naxalites.

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Dr. Binayak Sen urges Maoists to release Collector Menon unconditionally
Human Rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen on Saturday reiterated his call for unconditional release of Chhattisgarh's abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon.

Social activist says police targeting her for crusades against rights violations
Reacting to the raid conducted by police at her residence in Jaipur, Maoist sympathiser and member of People's Union for Civil Liberties organisation, Kavita Srivastava has said the police is targeting her due to her contribution to various crusades to expose government atrocities and other human rights violations.

Supreme Court grants bail to Binayak Sen associate Guha
The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to Piyush Guha, the man who was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment along with civil rights activist Binayak Sen in a sedition case.

Binayak Sen criticises judiciary, government on social issues
Nearly a month after the Supreme Court granted him bail, Maoist sympathiser and medical practitioner Binayak Sen on Saturday criticised the country's lower judiciary for allegedly twisting the legal framework to convict him on sedition charges.

Binayak Sen freed from Raipur prison
Civil rights activist Binayak Sen, who was sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of sedition by a Raipur court on December 24, has been released on bail today.

Binayak Sen to be released today
Civil rights activist Binayak Sen, who was sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of sedition by a Raipur court on December 24, is likely to be released today.

Chidambaram welcomes SC verdict on Binayak Sen
Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday expressed happiness over the verdict of the Supreme Court, which granted bail to civil rights activist Binayak Sen, who had been sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of sedition and for having links with Naxalites.

Binayak Sen's family ecstatic over dropping of sedition charges
Binayak Sen's family, including his wife Illina Sen and mother Anusuya Sen were elated on Friday after the Supreme Court verdict, which granted bail to the civil rights activist, who had been sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of sedition and for having links with Naxalites.

Supreme Court adjourns Binayak Sen's bail plea to April 15
The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned civil right activist Binayak Sen's bail plea till Friday on request of the Chhattisgarh Government.

SC to hear Binayak Sen's bail plea
The Supreme Court will today hear the bail plea of civil rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of sedition and for having links with the Naxalites.

Supreme Court issues notice to Chhattisgarh Govt. on Sen bail plea
The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Chhattisgarh Government on the bail plea of civil rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of sedition and links with Naxalites.

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