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India’s Abu Gharibs – Custodial Torture

The custodial torture and death in Wadala Police Station is the latest to draw attention to the endemic practice of police torture. Guest Post By Mansi Sharma, FOR the underprivileged in our country, police stations have become torture chambers. It would… Continue Reading →

“We called for help and they killed our son”: Out-of-control police overreach meets extreme secrecy

  “We called for help and they killed our son”: Out-of-control police overreach meets extreme secrecy Many watchdogs believe the police are killing more innocent Americans than ever. But here’s why they can’t be sure David Mizner  (Credit: Reuters/Philip Andrews)… Continue Reading →

UN Top Torture Investigator Wants Access to American Prisons

By Alex Kane, AlterNet 21 October 13   UN special rapporteur on torture Juan Mendez wants access to California prisons to look into isolation units. he top torture investigator in the United Nations wants access to California prisons to determine whether prisoners’… Continue Reading →

Illegal arrest, detention, custodial torture by police of North 24 Parganas

30 July 2013   To The Chairman West Bengal Human Rights Commission Bhabani Bhaban Alipur Kolkata – 27   Respected Sir, I want to draw your attention on an incident of illegal arrest, Illegal detention, false implication in criminal charges and custodial torture committed upon the victim… Continue Reading →

Custody Deaths in Kerala: A Study from Post-mortem Data in Thrissur Medical College

By: Hithesh Sanker T S, Praveenlal Kuttichira Vol XLVII No.12 March 24, 2012 Though there are reports  pointing to the magnitude of the  problem, there has been no study  conducted on the nature of deaths that have taken place in… Continue Reading →

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