Hearing appeals filed by late Jesuit priest Stan Swamy in the Bhima Koregaon-Elgaar Parishad case posthumously on Monday, the Bombay High Court remarked that the tribal rights activist was a ‘wonderful person’ and the court has ‘great respect’ for his work. The observations were made by a bench of Justices S S Shinde and N J Jamadar that […]
Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], July 15 (ANI): Over a week since Stan Swamy passed away in judicial custody in a Mumbai hospital after being denied bail, Left parties and other organisations on Thursday staged a protest and sat in dharna outside the Raj Bhavan here in Ranchi demanding a judicial probe into the death of the rights activist as well as the release of all political prisoners.
Panaji (Goa) [India], July 7 (ANI): To protest against the death of jailed activist Father Stan Swamy, the Goa unit of Congress on Tuesday organised a demonstration at Azad Maidan in Panaji and demanded immediate release of other activists behind bars.
The death of 84-year-old tribal rights activist Stan Swamy, who was in jail on terror charges, has evoked sharp responses from international agencies. The European Union’s Special Representative for Human Rights and United Nations Special Rapporteur for human rights defenders are among those to have spoken out. “The news from India today is devastating. Human […]
New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): After the death of Stan Swamy on Monday, who was arrested last year in connection with the Bhima Koregaon case, even as he was fighting for bail on grounds of health, many political leaders have expressed their outrage.