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India Torture Report 2020: Increase in custodial deaths despite COVID-19 lockdown, at least one suicide every week due to torture in police custody

NEW DELHI, 18 March 2020: India: Annual Report on Torture 2020 released today by the National Campaign Against Torture (NCAT) reported that despite the virtual shutdown of the country including complete lockdown from 24 March to 31 July 2020, India witnessed an increase in custodial deaths during the year and over one suicide every week […]