Teesta Setalvad case: Gujarat govt harassing human rights activists

The Aligarh Muslim University Teachers' Association alleged that the Gujarat government was attempting to harass human rights activists who have been fighting for minority rights in the country.

hidden February 19, 2015 18:23:48 IST
Teesta Setalvad case: Gujarat govt harassing human rights activists

Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University Teachers' Association (AMUTA) on Thursday alleged that the Gujarat government was attempting to harass human rights activists who have been fighting for minority rights in the country.

Teesta Setalvad case Gujarat govt harassing human rights activists

Teesta Setalvad. AFP/File image

"Noted human rights activist Teesta Setalvad is being harassed by the Gujarat government because she has been fearlessly and tirelessly fighting for the rights of the 2002 riot victims...," the AMUTA claimed in a statement issued here.

Secretary, AMUTA, Aftab Alam said "if the country's highest authorities fail to read the writing on the wall, the country would suffer irreparable damage".

PTI

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