Prominent individuals, including Nobel laureate Amartya Sen as well as human rights and medical organizations across the globe have responded in protest to the life-sentence imposed on Dr. Binayak Sen last week.
The Chattisgarh Court in India handed down a life sentence to celebrated pediatrician Dr. Binayak Sen, finding him guilty on charges of treason and sedition for alleged support of Maoist rebels.
The trial of celebrated Indian pediatrician Binayak Sen, a tireless advocate for the poor and marginalized in India’s Chattisgarh State, ends on Friday, December 24.
Yesterday was World AIDS Day, a veritable mixed-bag of acknowledgments and modest accolades contrasted with sobering memorials and hard facts.
Kamiar and Arash have no more legal appeals left. Based on current understanding of political prisoners in Iran, inmates are eligible for release on special pardon occasions (such as religious or state holidays), provided they serve one-third of their respective sentences.