India Must Put An End To The Unjust Cruel And Continued Incarceration Of Bhima Koregaon Activists
On the second anniversary of the Bhima Koregaon arrests, the Government of India must consider the release of the 11 human rights activists pending trial and ensure that their health and safety amidst COVID-19.
A Daughter Pleads For Her Mother’s Release From Jail During A Pandemic
Koel Sen talks about the risks prisoners like her mother, Shoma Sen, face in overcrowded jails amidst the COVID-19 outbreak in India.
Have we even considered, what would happen if the virus spreads inside Indian jails? Forget sanitizers and masks, these undertrial activists who are lodged in Taloja and Byculla jails only get two buckets of water for each cell that is crowded with at least 30 inmates! Even washing hands repeatedly, as is advised by health authorities, is not possible.
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