Browsing: human rights

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The forgotten people

Prisons, an integral part of our criminal justice system, receive little or negligible official attention.…

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Human rights first!

Many of India’s State Human Rights Commissions are today dysfunctional. Hence, the latest Supreme Court…

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Future imperfect

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 has been awarded jointly to the young Pakistani activist…

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End of the noose?

India has 400 people currently on the death row. N. Jayaram argues that however horrible…

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India’s shame

Lalibai’s parents had her married off at age eight, at which time she moved away…