Father Stan Swamy, Accused In Bhima Koregaon Case, Dies In Incarceration, UN, EU Human Rights Body Condemn His Death

INDIA Team Latestly|

The death of Father Stan Swamy, the 84-year-old Jesuit priest and tribal rights activist has triggered a flood of messages on social media from political leaders, intellectuals and other activists. He was arrested and jailed last year under draconian anti-terror law UAPA in connection with the Elgar Parishad case. Among those to have spoken out are Eamon Gilmore, the European Union's Special Representative for Human Rights & Mary Lawlor, a United Nations Special Rapporteur for human rights defenders. In January, the United Nation's Human Rights office in Switzerland expressed serious concern over the condition of Stan Swamy and other human rights activists in India. Within the country, Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi & Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren posted messages of tribute & condolences. Trinamool Congress Leader Mahua Moitra tweeted, “84-year old Stan Swamy dies waiting for bail. Ashamed & saddened at how justice is on a ventilator in this country.” Watch the video to know about the status of other accused in the case including Sudha Bharadwaj (59), Hany Babu (55) & Varavara Rao (82).

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