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India: A year on, demand for justice for Father Stan Swamy’s death in custody

Index Number: ASA 20/5803/2022

On 5 July 2021, 84-year-old Jesuit priest and human rights defender Father Stan Swamy died in judicial custody at the Holy Family Hospital, in Mumbai, India. On the first anniversary of his death, 13 international and national human rights organisations recall our demand for an independent and effective investigation into his death in custody and for the immediate and unconditional release of the 15 other prominent human rights defenders charged in the same case.

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