The report examines torture and extrajudicial executions with impunity in Gujarat, torture in India during April 2019 and international action against torture during April 2019.
This report discusses India’s refoulement policy, custodial torture in Tamil Nadu i.e. in police custody and judicial custody, incidents of torture in India during October 2018 including torture in police custody and judicial custody, torture and rape of women in custody, judiciary’s action against torture in India, interventions by the NHRC/SHRCs, UN Action Against Torture and examines Kenya’s anti-torture […]
Torture is rampant in Jharkhand. The National Human Rights Commission registered 49 deaths in police custody during 2009-2010 to 2018-19 (as on 20.11.2018) and 552 deaths in judicial custody during 2009-10 and 2017-18 in the State which indicate the patterns of torture, custodial deaths and extra-judicial killings. Apart from the state of torture in Jharkhand, […]
Article 11 of the Constitution of Sri Lanka specifically prohibits torture by stating that “no person shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment”. This prohibition is made absolute by Article 15, which prohibits any limitation on Article 11 under any circumstance, even for reasons of national security and […]