Custodial torture and custodial deaths have been rampant in Bihar. Tacit sanction by the police top brass and impunity has worsened the situation. This report discusses custodial torture in Bihar, torture in India during September 2018, UN action against torture in September 2018, EU’s action to eradicate torture and lessons for India from the anti-torture law in the Philippines.
As this report, “Torture: India’s Self Made Hurdle to Extradition“, is released today on 10th December 2018, the Government of India is awaiting the judgment of the Chief Magistrate Court, London, United Kingdom (UK) on its request for extradition of poster boy of India’s economic fugitives, Vijay Mallya. During the hearing, Mallya, inter alia, had […]
UN Committee against Torture The 64th session of the UN Committee against Torture (CAT) was held in Geneva from 23 July to 10 August 2018. The Committee adopted concluding observations and recommendations on the reports of Mauritania, Russian Federation, Seychelles, and Chile on the implementation of the provisions of the Convention against Torture and Other […]
This briefing paper examines the state of custodial torture in Madhya Pradesh, torture in India during February 2019 and international action against torture during February 2019. Download the Full Report Share the story