Social activist / Indigenous militant Stan Swamy dies in prison | Stan Swamy, from Trichy, has also been a voice for the tribal people of Jharkhand for many years.

Social activist / Indigenous militant Stan Swamy dies in prison | Stan Swamy, from Trichy, has also been a voice for the tribal people of Jharkhand for many years.

Pastor Stan Swamy, a social activist who worked for the tribal people, has died at the age of 84.  In the Elgar Parishad case, a Taleja prisoner died due to ill health.

Social activist / Indigenous militant Stan Swamy dies in prison.

Pastor Stan Swamy, a social activist who worked for the tribal people, has died at the age of 84.  In the Elgar Parishad case, a Taleja prisoner died due to ill health.

Stan Swamy, from Trichy, has also been a voice for the tribal people of Jharkhand for many years.

Pastor Stadeen Swamy from Trichy, Arrested in Jharkhand by NIA.  He was charged in 2018 with inciting violence by Bhima Goregaon and causing violence by speaking at an Elgar Parishad meeting.  He was also accused of having links with Maoist organizations.  He was arrested by the National Intelligence Service while he was serving the tribal and Dalit people in Ranchi, Jharkhand.  He continued to be questioned by the NIA court.

Pastor Stan Swamy is the oldest person to be arrested by the NIA under the Unlawful Activities Act (UAPA) for falsely accusing social activists, human rights activists and writers from various parts of the country in connection with the events that took place on January 1, 2018 in Bhima Gorakhpur.

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A priest from Tamil Nadu, he has been involved in human rights work in the state of Jharkhand for more than 60 years, especially among the tribal people.  The priest was reportedly abducted from his home in Ranchi and later arrested without any connection to the Bhima Gorokan incident.

MH Jawaharlal Nehru, the leader of the Humanitarian People’s Party (HPP), called for the immediate withdrawal of the false charges against Stan Swamy, a cleric who continued to fight state terrorism and human rights abuses against indigenous women by seizing tribal lands and rendering them landless.  Dravidar League leader K. Veeramani and others, including the leader of the Naam Tamil Party, had condemned the arrest of the priest.

Stan Swamy was lodged in the Taleja Jail in Maharashtra.  The National Human Rights Commission had condemned the failure to provide adequate medical care to Stan Swamy in this situation.  The National Human Rights Commission had sent a notice to the Chief Secretary of the State of Maharashtra regarding his health.

father stan Swamy death in prison due to ill health has come as a shock to social activists.

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Lore, issued a statement.  In it, he insisted that Stan Swamy be given special treatment immediately.

Mary Lawler was shocked to hear that Stay Swami was in critical condition and was being treated with a ventilator.  The Human Rights Commission said in a notice to the Maharashtra government that Sami should be given proper treatment and special treatment to look after his individual rights.

Social activist / Indigenous militant Stan Swamy dies in prison | Stan Swamy, from Trichy, has also been a voice for the tribal people of Jharkhand for many years.
Social activist / Indigenous militant Stan Swamy dies in prison | Stan Swamy, from Trichy, has also been a voice for the tribal people of Jharkhand for many years.

In this situation, Stan Swamy died today.  His death in prison due to ill health has come as a shock to social activists.