Shows featuring Ilina Sen

Wife of Dr. Binayak Sen.

  • Democracy on Trial: The Imprisonment of Indian Human Rights Activist Dr. Binayak Sen

    An Indian high court is hearing arguments to release the nation’s most famous political prisoner on bail and suspend his conviction. Last month, a trial court sentenced renowned physician and human rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen to rigorous life imprisonment on the basis of an archaic colonial-era sedition law. [includes rush transcript]
    January 28, 2011 | Blog Post
  • Global Call to Release Imprisoned Indian Human Rights Activist Dr. Binayak Sen Binayak
    An Indian high court is hearing arguments to release the nation’s most famous political prisoner on bail and suspend his conviction. Last month, a trial court sentenced renowned physician and human rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen to rigorous life imprisonment on the basis of an archaic colonial-era sedition law. Dr. Sen,...
    January 28, 2011 | Story
  • Indian Human Rights Activist Dr. Binayak Sen Sentenced to Life in Prison in Widely Criticized Ruling Sen
    Renowned Indian physician and human rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen has been sentenced to life in prison on charges of sedition and conspiracy. Described as Indian’s most famous political prisoner, Dr. Sen is known as the "physician of the poor." We play an interview with Dr. Sen, speaking while out on bail earlier...
    December 28, 2010 | Story
  • India Continues to Imprison Human Rights Activist Dr. Binayak Sen Binayak-senweb
    Last week marked the second anniversary of the detention of the internationally recognized award-winning human rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen, who’s worked as a public health professional in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh for twenty-five years. He was arrested on May 14, 2007, for allegedly helping the Maoist, also known as the Naxalite, insurgency in the state and detained under...
    May 18, 2009 | Story