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January 21, 2014
Court commutes the death sentences of 15 prisoners and sets out guidelines to safeguard the rights of prisoners on death row and their families.
November 8, 2013

For decades, The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) has enabled serious human rights violations to be committed by soldiers in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) and parts of northeast India, and...

September 13, 2013
Far-reaching procedural and institutional reform, and not the death penalty, is needed to tackle the endemic problem of violence against women in India.
September 12, 2013

In April the Indian Supreme Court ruled that the affected communities must be consulted if Vedanta were to go ahead with any mining. In August, all 12 of the local villages rejected plans for the m...

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