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Condemn the conviction of Professor GN Saibaba and five others in India!
Please find the statement from the Indian Workers' Association (GB) condemning the life imprisonment given to Professor Saibaba and others by the Maharashtra State court in India. Please post this on your website and circulate widely. - IWA, 10 March 2017
The life sentence given on 7th March 2017 to Delhi University Professor G N Saibaba by the Gadchiroli District and Sessions Court in Maharashtra State of India is shockingly unjust. The court has convicted him and five others under the draconian anti-terror law, the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). Besides Saibaba, the five people convicted are journalist and social activist Prashant Rahi, Jawaharlal Nehru University student Hem Mishra and tribals Pandu Narote, Mahesh Tirki and Vijay Tirki. (While five have been sentenced to life term in prison, the court sentenced Vijay Tirki to 10 years in jail). Read the full statement here.