Correspondence between Harithra Murugan and Sonia Gandhi

The ‘End Death Penality in India’ campaign has received huge media interest which reflects the enormous anger that exists against the planned execution of three men for the alleged assassination of Ragiv Gandhi.

To assist in the accurate reporting of the situation we publish here some of the correspondence between Harithra, the daughter of Murugan, one of the three men held on death row, and Sonia Gandhi, Indian national Congress leader, and the Tamil Nadu government. We campaign for the abolition of the death penalty and believe this information strengthens the case.

We appeal to the media to respect those involved and to take care in their coverage of this situation, especially ensuring that no damage is done to Murugan’s case. Please contact us if you need to veryfy any details.