Best Practices

ACHR secures Rs 103 million as compensation for victims as on 31.12.2018

Asian Centre for Human Rights was formed in March 2003, among others, with the twin aims to secure justice and reparation and conduct research and advocacy to set the human rights agenda. Its interventions led to the award of compensation for victims, prosecution of culprits, judicial inquiries, questions in the Parliament and wide media coverage. Its complaints with […]

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Kenya’s anti-torture law shows India’s failure to criminalise torture

Kenya had a very tumultuous history. Kenyans suffered unspeakable and horrific gross violations of human rights at the hands of the British colonial administration between 1895 and 1963. In order to establish its authority in Kenya, the colonial government employed violence on the local population on an unprecedented scale, including massacres, torture and ill-treatment and […]