Binayak Sen

Binayak Sen being led to court in Chhattisgarh

Indian doctor Binayak Sen is brought to a court in the central Indian city of Raipur December 24, 2010. A court sentenced the doctor accused of links with Maoist rebels to life in prison on Friday, a high-profile case involving appeals by Nobel laureates for the world’s biggest democracy to uphold human rights. Binayak Sen, 60, was arrested in 2007 in Raipur, capital of Chhattisgarh on accusations he passed on notes from an imprisoned Maoist leader he was treating. Sen denies any wrongdoing.

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