November 27, 2017

Urgent Action Update: Grave Health Fears For Paralyzed Activist In Prison (India: UA 131.14)


Disabled activist and teacher, G N Saibaba was convicted under a draconian anti-terror law on 7 March 2017 and continues to be denied access to adequate medical treatment in Nagpur Central Jail. Due to chronic health issues, his family fear that he will not survive the winter if he is not provided immediate and adequate access to medical care.

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Disabled activist and teacher, G N Saibaba was convicted under a draconian anti-terror law on 7 March 2017 and continues to be denied access to adequate medical treatment in Nagpur Central Jail. Due to chronic health issues, his family fear that he will not survive the winter if he is not provided immediate and adequate access to medical care.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Commute G N Saibaba’s sentence and release him immediately;
  • Pending his release, in consultation and agreement with G N Saibaba and his family, grant him prompt, regular and unrestricted access to medical care on request or as necessary;
  • Ensure G N Saibaba is protected from torture and other ill-treatment while in detention, and that he is allowed, without delay, regular access to his family and lawyer.

Contact these two officials by 4 January, 2018:

Minister of Home Affairs
Rajnath Singh
17 Akbar Road
New Delhi 110001
Fax: +91 11 2301 4184
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Minister

Ambassador H.E. Navtej Sarna, Embassy of India
2107 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington DC 20008
Phone: 1 202 939 7000 | Fax: 1 202 265 4351
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @NatvejSarna
Facebook: https://goo.gl/FxcMH7
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 134.14
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