Aparna Ray · July, 2010

Latest posts by Aparna Ray from July, 2010

India: RTI Activist Murdered

  27 July 2010

On the 20th of this month, 33yr old Amit Jethwa, a prominent environmentalist and Right to Information (RTI) activist was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen opposite the Gujarat High Court in Ahmedabad, India. Netizens react with shock and anger.

India: Selective About Denouncing Violence?

  7 July 2010

On 4th of July, 2010 a group of unidentified assailants attacked and hacked off the right hand of Mr. T. J. Joseph, a college lecturer from Kerala. He was earlier suspended after accusations by Muslim groups for making some derogatory references to the Prophet in a question paper set by him and had apologized publicly. Bloggers react.

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