Violating the rights of older persons: Why Stan Swamy’s continued detention is so unjust
Scroll.in / by Arvind Narrain
The activist, by virtue of his age as well as his health condition, should be detained – if at all – only within his home.
On 28 May, tribal rights activist Father Stan Swamy was finally shifted to Mumbai’s Holy Family Hospital for medical treatment on the orders of the Bombay High Court. However one cannot forget that the Jesuit priest was in Taloja Jail for over seven months, along with 15 others in the Bhima Koregaon case.