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Koyyuru Reflections on a Kidnap

Koyyuru: Reflections on a Kidnap Kannabiran For human rights activists Koyyuru (and earlier Gurthedu) raises issues regarding the concept of human rights itself: the advisability of expanding the concept and thereby enlarging the field of operation of human rights work. What should be its relations with radical and democratic movements? Has it any transforming role while operating the institutions available within a democratic set-up? Should it merely confine itself to maintaining a crime audit of the state? All such and other related questions need to be debated.

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