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Stan Swamy: India outrage over death of jailed activist

BBC News

July 6, 2021

Thousands of activists, political leaders and Indian citizens have taken to social media to pay tributes to jailed tribal rights activist Stan Swamy who died at the age of 84.

Many also expressed anger at the way he was jailed during Covid-19 and repeatedly denied bail.

The Jesuit priest, who suffered from Parkinson’s disease, was the oldest to be accused of terrorism in India.

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