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Revisiting India’s obligations against custodial torture

Manubarwala, Aditya (2017) Revisiting India’s obligations against custodial torture. LSE Human Rights Blog (19 May 2017). Website.

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Although it has been 20 years since India signed the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, a ratification of the same is still nowhere on the anvil. India does not have any law specifically catering towards the prevention of custodial torture, nor does it have any robust procedural safeguards against possible custodial violence.

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Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
K Law > K Law (General)
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2017 10:34
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2021 23:25

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