Archive for March, 2007

The voice of HUMANISTS’ ASSOCIATION on the NANDIGRAM issue

By Prabir Ghosh & Sumitra Padmanabhan 1] Nandigram is basically an agricultural region, some 90% of its population being totally dependent on farming. 40% of its villages have no electricity. Proper roads do not connect 50% of the region. 2] The Chief Minister of West Bengal and his party are hell bent on handing over […]

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State Terror: Government sponsored brutal mass killings at Nadigram

THE INCIDENT: 14 innocent ordinary people, mostly women and children were brutally murdered and hundreds injured by the police and CPI(M) party (the ruling communist party of West Bengal state) cadres at Nandigram on March 14, for forceful land acquisition  by the government. The incident has become one of the darkest events of Indian history. Many […]

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Euthanasia and Death-wish

By   Sumitra Padmanabhan The writer, the General Secretary of Humanists’ Association raises the valid question of why very sick and suffering people beyond recovery should not have the right to choose death. Venkatesh and his mother Euthanasia is a Greek word that means ‘good-death’ (eu = good, thanatos = death). In other words – a […]

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