In this monthly briefing paper, ACHR covers the indispensability of ratification of the UNCAT for the extradition of fugitives to India; torture in India as shown by five custodial deaths daily during 2017-2018; UN action against torture; and Lessons for India from the neighbourhood i.e. Sri Lanka’s anti-torture law.
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 […]
37th Session of SPT held: The UN Subcommittee on the Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (SPT) held its 37th Session in Geneva, Switzerland from 18 February to 22 February 2019. The SPT session information is confidential, but the SPT publishes annual reports on its activities. Its sessions generally […]
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