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India: Further information: Indigenous peoples advocate released on bail: Upendra Nayak

, Index number: ASA 20/8155/2018

Upendra Nayak, a 65-year-old lawyer, was granted bail and released from custody on 23 March 2018. Charged with several offences, including ‘sedition’ and ‘waging war against the government of India’, in relation to cases registered by the police over eight years ago, he could face life imprisonment if found guilty.

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