The Jesuit priest and human rights activist Stan Swamy died of complications from Covid-19, reports Ricardo da Silva, S.J. An Indian court has approved a judicial inquiry into Father Swamy’s arrest, custody and death.
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Stan Swamy, S.J., has tested positive for Covid-19, two weeks after the Jesuits in India suspected that he had been infected with the coronavirus.
Stan Swamy, S.J., the 84-year-old Indian priest and human rights activist who has been held in Taloja prison in Mumbai since October, is experiencing symptoms of Covid-19.
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Jesuit priest Stan Swamy remains incarcerated in Mumbai after a judge denied his bail request. Father Swamy’s arrest almost six months ago followed a two-year-long period of interrogation, raids of his home and seizure of his personal property, including electronic communications devices.
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