The police in Tamil Nadu have responded to peaceful protests against the commissioning of the nuclear power station with force. Of the more than 1,000 protestors, 53 face sedition charges and imminent arrest (including the key leaders of the movement Dr S.P. Udayakumar and M. Pushparayan). If convicted of these charges, they could face life imprisonment. More than 25 protestors including four boys (under 18 years of age) have been arrested and charged with offences including sedition and rioting.
URGENT ACTION: http://amnestyindia.tumblr.com/post/32185602654/urgent-action-anti-nuclear-protestors-arrested-in