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India: Dalit rights activist held without charge: Chandrasekhar Azad

, Index number: ASA 20/7431/2017

Chandrasekhar Azad, a prominent Dalit rights activist from Uttar Pradesh, India, has been held in administrative detention since 3 November 2017, the day after he was granted bail following over four months in prison. Under the National Security Act, he is at risk of being detained for up to 12 months without charge or trial.

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