Teesta Setalvad issue: AMU Teachers' Association criticises Gujarat govt

The Aligarh Muslim University Teachers' Association (AMUTA) on Thursday alleged that the Gujarat government was attempting to harass human rights activists who have been fighting for minority rights in the country.

Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University Teachers' Association (AMUTA) on Thursday alleged that the Gujarat government was attempting to harass human rights activists who have been fighting for minority rights in the country.

"Noted human rights activist Teesta Setalvad is being harassed by the Gujarat government because she has been fearlessly and tirelessly fighting for the rights of the 2002 riot victims...," the AMUTA claimed in a statement issued here.

Secretary, AMUTA, Aftab Alam said "if the country's highest authorities fail to read the writing on the wall, the country would suffer irreparable damage".  

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