Foreign Office expresses concern about human rights activists like 83-year-old Father Stan Swamy – advocate for Adivasi and Dalit rights – harassed and arrested in India. India should be making caste history – not prosecuting those who follow in the footsteps of the great Dr.Ambedkar, the Dalit who was father of India’s constitution.

Foreign Office expresses concern about human rights activists like 83-year-old Father Stan Swamy – advocate for Adivasi and Dalit rights – harassed and arrested in India. India should be making caste history – not prosecuting those who follow in the footsteps of the great Dr.Ambedkar, the Dalit who was father of India’s constitution.

Fr Stan Swamy SJ, is an 83 year old Indian Jesuit in Ranchi Province of India. He is a well-known activist on behalf of Adivasi (tribal) and Dalit rights. He has been arrested before and repeatedly harassed by the Indian state because of his defence of the poorest...

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For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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