Two Legal Heroes Under Siege
July 26, 2019: In a new commentary, Stephen Lewis discusses the Indian government's targeting of Indira Jaising and Anand Grover, two human rights lawyers of international renown who lead the prominent NGO, Lawyers Collective. Criminal charges have been lodged against Mr. Grover, clear retaliation for decades of the Lawyers Collective’s fearless advocacy on behalf of marginalized and vulnerable people.
AIDS-Free World has prepared a brief backgrounder that outlines the history of the Indian government's persecution of Jaising, Grover, and the Lawyers Collective. (Filmed July 25, 2019)