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Why is Gopal Das free and not Khalil Chishty?

Why is Gopal Das free and not Khalil Chishty?

┬áBy Shivam Vij India’s central government wants him to do it, the Rajasthan government wants him to do it, but Rajasthan’s acting Governor Shivraj Patil is not signing a clemency...
Dr Chishty’s family arrives in India, appeals for his release

Dr Chishty’s family arrives in India, appeals for his release

Dr Khalil Chishty’s family from Pakistan arrived in India on Nov 17, on a month-long visa, hoping Dr Chishty can go with them when they leave. They have appealed to the Governor to sign his...
Supreme Court expresses shock over Pakistanis in Indian jails, seeks status report

Supreme Court expresses shock over Pakistanis in Indian jails, seeks status report

Dhananjay Mahapatra, TNN NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday expressed shock and dismay over 2 Pakistanis being kept in Jammu and Kashmir prisons for over 40 years without ever having faced trial....
Dr Chishty case update: PUCL urges Rajastan CM to move file

Dr Chishty case update: PUCL urges Rajastan CM to move file

The campaign to free Pakistani virologist Dr Chishty from Indian prison continues On September 5, 2011, a delegation of People’s Union for Civil Liberties, Rajasthan, met Ashok Gehlot, Chief...
PUCL letter to CM Rajasthan Jaipur,

PUCL letter to CM Rajasthan Jaipur,

5th September, 2011 Sh. Ashok Gehlot, Chief Minister, Government of Rajasthan, Jaipur – 302001 Subject: Handing over the mercy petition of Dr Khalil Chishty to the Governor Sh. Shivraj Patil...
Bring Dr Chishty home – alive

Bring Dr Chishty home – alive

An elderly, bed-ridden man sentenced to life imprisonment in an ‘enemy’ country for a murder he didn’t commit awaits the signature on his clemency petition Human rights activists in...
I didn’t know I was on the Pakistani side

I didn’t know I was on the Pakistani side

Indian fisher boys incarcerated in Pakistani prisons talk about how they were arrested and their anxiety about their families back home By Sheher Bano The recent arrest of eight Pakistani fishermen...
To the respected Governor Rajasthan Shivraj Patil…

To the respected Governor Rajasthan Shivraj Patil…

As an ailing, aged Pakistani prisoner in an Indian jail awaits a compassionate response to his mercy appeal, activists and legal experts counter the Governor Rajasthan’s objections to the...
A factual response to the Governor

A factual response to the Governor

A summary of the detailed response of People’s Union For Civil Liberties, Rajasthan, to the Governor’s concerns regarding the pardon of Dr Chishty The General Secretary of the...
A constitutional and legal response to the Governor’s objections

A constitutional and legal response to the Governor’s objections

Supreme Court Senior Advocate Dr Rajeev Dhawan has addressed the constitutional and legal issues raised by the Governor Rajasthan In “Further comments on Governor’s pardon” dated...