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"AIDS Action demonstrates in front of Indian Consulate"



DESCRIPTION
News clipping of an article written by Esha Dutt in Spotlight weekly newspaper. Article summarizes the simultaneous demonstrations in front of several Indian Consulates in U.S. and U.K. The demonstration organized by AIDS Action sought to bring attention to the way the Indian government was handling the AIDS public health crisis in August 1991. Organizers maintained that the Indian government was not implementing the World Health Organization’s guidelines and instead was confining and refusing medical treatment to HIV positive people.

THEMES
Activism

ADDITIONAL METADATA
Date: August 16, 1991
Type: Newspaper Clipping
Language: English
Creator: Esha Dutt
Location: New York, NY

PROVENANCE
Collection: South Asian AIDS Action (SAAA) Records
Donor: Radhika Balakrishnan
Item History: 2014-09-05 (created); 2016-06-20 (modified)

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