Civil liberties volunteers stage protest for VV Rao release from jail

Civil liberties volunteers stage protest for VV Rao release from jail
Indian poet and activist Varara Rao (C) gestures as he is escorted by policemen as he is arrested in Hyderabad on August 28, 2018. Indian police arrested prominent lawyers and left-wing activists on August 28 for alleged links to Maoist rebels, drawing a rebuke from rights watchdogs who labelled the raids a "massive crackdown" on government critics. / AFP PHOTO / -

Hyderabad: Activists of civil society organizations on Saturday held a protest at TNGOs bhavan in Nampally demanding release of noted writer Vara Vara Rao from jail.
The protest was organized by Democratic Teachers Federation. The police took some teachers, who have come to attend the protest, into custody. They also arrested Prof. Haragopal. (NSS)

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