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Indian environmental activists held

, Index number: ASA 20/025/2011

Two human rights defenders and environmental rights campaigners, Ramesh Agrawal and Dr Harihar Patel, were arrested on false charges on 28 May in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh and denied release on bail. Ramesh Agrawal is now being held chained to his bed at hospital where he is undergoing treatment for hypertension.

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