Stan Swamy death

Maharashtra govt submits medical records of late priest Stan Swamy in HC

Suffering from Parkinson's disease and a host of other medical ailments, Swamy, who was then 83-year-old, was remanded to judicial custody following his arrest.

published on : 13th July 2021

Stan Swamy's death in custody can't be jusitified: Sanjay Raut

Raut said Stan Swamy died in custody while Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with those who want autonomy for Kashmir and are demanding restoration of Article 370 there.

published on : 11th July 2021

Which leaders are ‘good and true’?

At every turn, the Government had made it clear that it was out to get Stan Swamy. This is the central fact that needs to be understood and recorded.

published on : 11th July 2021

US Commission on International Religious Freedom condemns death of Stan Swamy

The commission chair, Nadine Maenza, urged the United States to "hold the Indian government accountable and to raise religious freedom concerns in the US-India bilateral relationship."

published on : 8th July 2021

Punish those who framed Stan Swamy: Opposition writes to President Kovind

Meanwhile, a US forensic agency said incriminating evidence was planted on Bima Koregaon case accused Surendra Gadling’s computer.

published on : 7th July 2021

Stan Swamy: Messiah for hundreds of undertrials died as one

Hearing Stan Swamy’s PIL in 2018, the Jharkhand High Court called for detailed information on under-trials languishing in the prisons.

published on : 7th July 2021

'Stan Swamy was fearless, fought for rights of poor tribals': Father Frazer Mascarenhas

Mascarenhas said Stan Swamy in the last few days was feeling confident that things would get better for him and his co-accused.

published on : 7th July 2021

Andhra activists demand probe into Father Stan Swamy’s death, blame Centre

When a number of hardcore criminals were granted bail during the Covid pandemic, Stan Swamy was imprisoned because he fought against attacks on tribals and exploitation of forest wealth, they said.

published on : 7th July 2021

Modi government rejects criticism over Father Stan Swamy's death, says his detention was as per 'due process under law'

The UN body on human rights said it was deeply saddened and disturbed by the death of activist Stan Swamy in pre-trial detention.

published on : 7th July 2021

Broaden definition of custodial death, say lawyers after Stan Swamy dies in hospital

Stan Swamy, who was arrested for his alleged role in the 2017 Bhima Koegaon case, had been on a ventilator since Sunday after his health worsened rapidly.

published on : 6th July 2021

Funeral service for Stan Swamy held at Mumbai church; his friends recall his love for tribals

Peter's church in suburban Bandra on Tuesday as tributes continued to pour in for Stan Swamy from his well-wishers.

published on : 6th July 2021

Activists blame Indian system for Stan Swamy’s demise

All India Progressive Women’s Association secretary Kavita Krishnan blamed the government and the jail conditions. 

published on : 6th July 2021

EU special representative says raised Stan Swamy issue with India

Mary Lawlor, a United Nations Special Rapporteur for human rights defenders, termed the news of Swamy’s death as devastating and called detention of human rights defenders inexcusible. 

published on : 6th July 2021

If not for him, I’d be languishing in jail: Social activist Damodar Turi remembers Stan Swamy

Writer remembers how the priest reached out when Jharkhand government came after him

published on : 6th July 2021

Father Stan Swamy was the 'voice of oppressed' for decades, activist decry 'institutional murder'

The Jesuit priest was the oldest among the 16 accused persons arrested in the Elgar-Parishad case and possibly the oldest in India to be charged under the UAPA.

published on : 6th July 2021
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