Activists condemn Hazare arrest

August 16th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Social activists Aruna Roy and Nikhil Dey Tuesday condemned the arrest of Gandhian Anna Hazare.

“(We) condemn the refusal of permission by Delhi Police to Hazare and his team to fast peacefully,” they said in a statement.

“While we disagree with some of India Against Corruption’s demands, (we) support their fundamental democratic right to peacefully protest.

“We demand that the authorities immediately give permission (to them) to hold their peaceful protest without imposing unreasonable conditions.”

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