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Celebrating the Second Acquittal of Professor GN Saibaba, and his Co-Accused

March 10 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Ten years in solitary confinement.
Ten years of shuttling from one bail plea to another.
Endless health ordeals, systematic discrimination.
The custodial death of 32-year old co-accused Pandu Narote.
The shocking overnight reversal of an acquittal order.
The life and trials of GN Saibaba and his co-accused remind us of the extent the repressive Indian state will go to in order to silence voices of dissent.

But this week, they finally walked free. Acquitted after ten years of arbitrary detention, we celebrate this overdue step:

On 7 March 2024, GN Saibaba, Hem Mishra, Prashant Rahi, Vijay Tirki and Mahesh Tirki walked out of jail after being acquitted for the second time and exonerated of all charges. Join us to celebrate this milestone in the movement for social justice in India and to reiterate our commitment to work to free them all and abolish the cruel system that hounds voices of dissent.

Co-sponsored by:
• International Solidarity for Academic Freedom in India (InSAF India)
• South Asian Diaspora Action Collective (SADAC)
• Indian Workers Association (Great Britain) (IWA-GB)
• India Labour Solidarity (UK)
• Foundation The London Story
• The Humanism Project, Australia
• Hindus for Human Rights
• Free Saibaba Coalition (USA)
• Boston South Asian Coalition (BSAC)
• India Civil Watch International (ICWI)
• South Asia Solidarity Group, London

Join us for an international online protest meeting on March 10, 2024, 8pm IST / 2:30pm GMT / 3:30pm CET / 9:30am EDT / 6:30am PDT

Register here: https://uva-live.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUvd–hqTwsHtdEHTuhwpwW-KgXcgqH8hDP



March 10
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm