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    Posted December 19, 2013 by
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    Bhai Gurbaksh Singh Ji

     
    Indian judicial system has incarcerated people even years after completing their judicial sentences. When request for their release was not heard by the Indian Politicians and judiciary turned deaf years to their appeals, Bhai Gurbaksh Singh was left with no other option but to peacefully protest this and stand for the Human Rights of freedom for these people. He is on HUNGER STRIKE TILL DEATH or until the release of these people incarcerated illegally in the Indian prisons. Bhai Gurbaksh Singh ji is on Hunger strike since 14th November 2013 and today is the 37th continuous day of his hunger strike. This news has hit the social media specially Facebook but for some reason Indian Media has turned deaf ears to his voice. There has been no or very little coverage by the main stream Indian media about this. One reason could be due to political pressure as most of these prisoners are political prisoners. They have been incarcerated between 18 - 23 years and in one case the person was only Juviniele 14 years of age when the lengthy sentence was announced without considering his young childhood and age. He has spent most of his youth in jail and is about 37 yrs of age now in maximum security prison without enjoying any freedom or rehabilitation efforts. I believe this important human right deprivation by Indian central and state Governments to its citizens in a major breach of human right laws in the world and this should be highlighted and people around the world be made aware of this human rights violations by the Indian government.

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