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About 37 lakhs or 89% of the NRC exclusion list suffering from mental torture, trauma and humiliation, NCAT survey   

New Delhi: Releasing its report, “Assam’s NRC: Four Million Tales of Mental Torture, Trauma & Humiliation”, containing the survey on the state of mental health of those excluded from the National Register of Citizens (NRC), the National Campaign Against Torture (NCAT) stated that about 37 lakhs or 89% of over 41 lakhs excluded from the […]

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Rights group condemns high number of custodial deaths in India

Blitz 04 July 2019 Vijaya Laxmi Tripura An organization named ‘Campaign Against Torture in India’ has called upon to ratify the United NGO Campaign Against Torture (UNCAT). The  “Campaign Against Torture in India” while releasing “India: Annual Report on Torture 2018”  on the United Nations Day Against Torture stated that during 2018, a total of 1,966 custodial deaths […]

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India ‘refuses’ to ratify UN convention on torture despite 19% rise in custodial deaths

Counterview Thursday, July 04, 2019 Counterview Desk A European Commission (EU)-funded report, “Campaign against Torture in India: Prevention, Accountability and Rehabilitation”, has regretted that, despite a sharp rise in deaths caused by torture, the Government of India has failed to frame a law on custodial torture and inhuman treatment, even though India is a signatory […]