Topic: Hany Babu
“Beyond ethically compromised”: Jenny Rowena on Pune police’s role in planting evidence on Hany Babu’s computer
Jenny Rowena, Delhi University professor and wife of the jailed professor and human rights defender Hany Babu said that the new Wired magazine report which says the Pune police planted evidence on computers of Bhima Koregaon accused including Babu, once again exposed the devious conspiracy, involving the police, in incarcerating law-abiding citizens who were doing good work in society, in order to punish them for their social interventions.
Security researchers in the United States have found a provable connection between the Pune police and a hacking campaign conducted against jailed human rights activists Rona Wilson, Varavara Rao, and Hany Babu who have been arrested in connection with the Bhima Koregaon case under draconian UAPA.
A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Mumbai on Monday rejected the bail applications filed by Delhi University professor Hany Babu and members of Kabir Kala Manch Sagar Gorkhe, Ramesh Gaichor, and Jyoti Jagtap in the Bhima Koregaon case.
Noam Chomsky, one of the world’s most famous public intellectuals and the 90-year-old Professor Emeritus from MIT has said that the Professor Babu's case is one egregious example of a clamp down on freedom of expression by the increasingly authoritarian Narendra Modi government.
"Even after his death, they didn't stop," says Syed Athif Geelani, son of Syed Abdul Rahman Geelani whose phone was found infected with Pegasus...