UN Special Rapporteur Repeats Demand for Release of Those Held in Bhima Koregaon Case
United Nations Special Rapporteur Mary Lawlor have once against appealed to the Indian government to immediately release 16 human rights defenders who have been imprisoned on charges of terrorism in the ‘Bhima-Koregaon Case’
Lawlor was speaking on Thursday at a report releasing online event organised by The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), a US-based civil rights advocacy groups of Indian expats. The report titled, “Crushing Dissent: 2021 Status Report on Human Rights in India,” details human rights abuses in India.
Lawlor, who is UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders, hailed the incarcerated activists as “our modern-day heroes” who should “not be in jail”….