Even after Stan Swamy’s death, the fight to get justice for Jharkhand undertrials is still alive
Scroll.in / by Riddhi Dastidar, IndiaSpend.com
While the fight has faltered, Swamy’s friends and colleagues are taking forward the work he had lived and died for.
“Until his last breath, Stan had hope in the judiciary,” recalled Sheela*, a Delhi-based lawyer who asked to be anonymous for fear of being targeted. “He was waiting for the July 3 hearing where his interim bail plea was to be taken up. I think when that did not happen, he finally lost hope.”