Jed Bickman is a writer living in Brooklyn. He is currently a graduate student in Nonfiction Writing at The New School, and an intern at The Nation. His writing has appeared in The Huffington Post, Counterpunch, Creative Nonfiction, Ashe Journal, and The Commotion. He maintains a blog at www.jedbickman.com.
Dr. Binayak Sen, a 61-year-old pediatrician, has been sentenced to life in prison, accused of aiding the Naxals, India‘s largest armed guerilla insurgency.