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Stan Swamy


UN representative: India doesn’t properly protect human rights defenders

January 16, 2021 10:48 am

Mary Lawlor was speaking at an online event marking 100 days of Swamy’s incarceration.

Elgaar Parishad case: NIA opposes bail plea of Stan Swamy

December 15, 2020 5:12 am

Father Stan Swamy had moved a plea seeking opportunity to be heard if a decision is taken to transfer him to any other prison. Swamy has been lodged in Taloja Central Jail in Navi Mumbai since his arrest in October.

Elgaar Parishad: NIA opposes Stan Swamy’s bail plea

December 14, 2020 9:34 pm

Swamy has been lodged in Taloja Central Jail in Navi Mumbai since his arrest in October.

Stan Swamy moves plea for hearing if he is to be transferred to another jail

December 05, 2020 7:37 am

Swamy has also moved other applications, including seeking his bag that was allegedly seized by the NIA at the time of his arrest. The court has asked the prosecution to file a reply on this.

We are providing sipper, straw to Stan Swamy: Jail authorities

November 29, 2020 3:59 pm

"Not just sipper and straw, we are providing him other facilities too like wheelchair, walking stick, walker, and two attendants were also provided to him," a senior prison official said.

Group of lawyers sends sipper, straws for Stan Swamy

November 29, 2020 3:07 am

The parcel sent by the lawyers from Delhi also had a letter addressed to the Superintendent of jail. "We, the under signed lawyers, feel that above all detention must be humane. To that effect, we urge you to make arrangements for all inmates as per the jail manual who have special needs," the letter said.

Stan Swamy, 83, waits as the buck is passed on his sipper and straw

November 28, 2020 11:09 am

The Maharashtra government and authorities in Mumbai's Taloja central jail say Swamy, who is suffering from Parkinson's disease, has been provided with all basic facilities, including a straw and sipper cup, since he was taken to the hospital ward within weeks of his arrival in prison.

Why people are posting orders of straws and sippers for arrested tribal activist Stan Swamy

November 28, 2020 10:16 am

Stan Swamy had sought access to a straw and sipper since he suffers from Parkinson's disease, and has trouble eating and drinking in prison because his hands shake too much. 

Stan Swamy seeks bail again: Targeted due to ‘nature of his writings & work’

November 27, 2020 11:45 am

Swamy is the founder of Bagaicha, an organisation working with tribals in Jharkhand on issues that include alleged illegal detention of youngsters on charges of being Maoists.

Parkinson patient Stan Swamy's wait for straw, sipper gets longer as NIA denies confiscating them

November 26, 2020 9:25 pm

Swamy, arrested in the alleged Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, Thursday filed a bail plea in the special NIA court, citing health issues, including Parkinson's disease.