Tuesday, January 27, 2009

The story continues

The human rights organisation, GHRD, is calling for an immediate review of the case of Bhutanese journalist Shanti Ram Acharya who has been imprisoned for seven and a half years for allegedly having links with a banned Maoist organisation. GHRD wants the accused represented by an independent lawyer, the prisoner’s whereabouts and condition made public and monitored, allegations of torture investigated and compensation and legal assistance for damages caused.
Source: www.mediahelpingmedia.org

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