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India: Fear for safety

, Index number: ASA 20/027/1999

There are fears for the safety of Basanti Panda and other members of the Singha Bahini Youth Club (SBYC) in Orissa, after SYBC member Dileswar Dandasena was murdered on 7 July 1999, allegedly by members of the "liquor mafia". Basanti Panda received a death threat on 9 July and has requested police protection.

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